Thai opposition plans more protests after thousands join rally

Asia Pacific / Politics Dec 15, 2019

Thai opposition plans more protests after thousands join rally

Thailand's highest-profile opposition party warned of more demonstrations after drawing thousands of people to an anti-government rally Saturday that also protested the prospect of its looming dissolution. The crowd assembled on an elevated walkway in a Bangkok shopping district three days after the Election Commission ...

Thai rice farmers shun pesticides and fight climate change

Business Dec 12, 2019

Thai rice farmers shun pesticides and fight climate change

Battling drought, debt and ailments blamed on pesticides, rice farmers in northern Thailand have turned to eco-friendly growing methods despite powerful agribusiness interests in a country that is one of the top exporters of the grain in the world. Walking through a sea of green ...