Lop Buri (Thailand)

Type: City
Name: Lop Buri (Thailand)
Country: Thailand
Latitude: 14.8
Longitude: 100.620003
population: 57,761
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Thailand a happy hunting ground for loan sharks

Home » opinion » A toxic mix of inequality and lax financial discipline has left too many citizens prey to illegal lenders The problem of illegal money-lending is in the spotlight again after a middle-aged woman from Lop Buri set herself ablaze while ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Get facts straight

Re: “Tidy your own yard”, (PostBag, Oct 21).Let’s just clarify things Somsak Pola, shall we? You write that the foreign media thinks Thais treat their leaders like fools. What a load of nonsense. The foreign media knows that most Thais respect Gen Prayut ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Court drops lawsuit over GMO trial

Greenpeace fears move will lead to more openair testing and crop contamination AFTER MORE than a , the Supreme Administrative Court yesterday dismissed Greenpeace's lawsuit against the Department of Agriculture (DOA) for alleged negligence in relation ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Police monitoring 3,000 loan sharks

Home » national » Debtor's fiery action spurs moves to prevent more tragedies Police are now monitoring the activities of more than 3,000 non-institutional moneylenders across the country to try to prevent any further tragic incidents, after a heavily ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Burn victim's claims disputed

Sangvean Raksaphet may be too injured to detail the circumstances behind the unpaid debt that led her to set herself on fire, a supposed relative of her 80-year-old Lop Buri province creditor has taken to social media to tell their side of the story.Det-udom ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Prayut helps woman who set self ablaze

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered authorities to provide full assistance to the woman who set herself on fire at the people's service centre of Government House yesterday while submitting a complaint about her debt.Sangvean Raksaphet, 52, told ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

AFP - Thailand-economy-debt-social

Thailand-economy-debt-socialContributed by NAMPA / AFP.Thai woman sets herself on fire over debts: officialsBANGKOK, Oct 15, 2014 (AFP) - A Thai woman set herself on fire inside a Bangkok government building Wednesday after she was unable to pay off ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Food for all seasons

Why is it that in the past Thais ate seasonally, cooking different dishes at different times of the year? One reason is that they lived much closer to nature than most of us do now. They understood the natural cycles — what ingredients would be at their ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 12 2014]
Entities: Jalapeño, Fruit, Shallot
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Rail transport committee 'needed'

Businesses are urging the government to set up a rail transport committee chaired by the prime minister to help accelerate rail network development and cut logistics costs.A team inspecting a cargo train after it went off the track in Prachuap Khiti Khan ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

EC's UK trip 'waste of money'

Former Pheu Thai Party MPs have voiced criticism over election commissioner Somchai Srisuthiyakorn's participation in a recent study trip to the UK, saying the trip was a waste of taxpayers' money.Amnuay Khlangpha, a former Pheu Thai MP for Lop Buri, ... [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Villagers question Chakramon's role

Twenty people from Phichit, Phitsanulok, Lop Buri and Phetchabun provinces has filed a complaint against Industry Minister Chakramon Phasukvanich for a possible lack of ministerial qualifications.Mr Chakramon at a meeting in Hat Yai, Songkhla province, ... [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Eppo eyes Myanmar power purchase MoU

Thailand is expected to renew an electricity purchasing agreement with Myanmar that expired in 2010, says the Energy Policy and Planning Office.Director-general Chavalit Pichalai said the original memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed in July 1997, ... [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 19 2014]

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...The public could also be offered education on how to best manage their savings and finances. "Measures such as lower interest rates and micro-finance improve borrowers' ability to repay their debts only in the short term. It's like taking a painkiller from time to time - but you can't take painkillers every day of your life" said Prasarn
"This would allow agricultural giants to easily join up with a government body and open the door to future testing," he said. "GMO technology, developed to support corporate"
"Many countries such as the United States already had such laws in place" Dej-udom noted
"Lop Buri officials told me Mrs Sangvean had asked for help with her debt restructuring several times but she might not have been satisfied with the efforts" he said

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Thailand a happy hunting ground for loan sharks [Published The Nation - Thailand - 22 hours ago]
Get facts straight [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 22 2014]
Court drops lawsuit over GMO trial [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 21 2014]
Police monitoring 3,000 loan sharks [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 17 2014]
Burn victim's claims disputed [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 17 2014]
Prayut helps woman who set self ablaze [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 16 2014]
AFP - Thailand-economy-debt-social [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 15 2014]
Food for all seasons [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 12 2014]
Rail transport committee 'needed' [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 08 2014]
EC's UK trip 'waste of money' [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 23 2014]
Villagers question Chakramon's role [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 20 2014]
Eppo eyes Myanmar power purchase MoU [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 19 2014]
A different school of thought [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 14 2014]
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