Community Forestry for the Local Economy [Video]

Tan-Yong-Mu-Long, community in the southern province of Songkhla to see how ‘community forestry’ helps people there, sustain their livelihoods. Keep watching ...

Cabinet approves new economic campaigns [Video]

The Cabinet has approved three new job and income promotion campaigns in communities, focusing mainly on the promotion of jobs and improved incomes in local communities.Keep watching ...

Local economy most urgent issue for provincial govt: poll

Community-level economic development is the most urgent issue for new provincial administration organisations (PAOs) to tackle following the elections of PAO chairmen and council members on Dec 20, according to an opinion poll conducted by Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll.The survey was ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Recovery stimulus coming together

The Finance Ministry is gearing up to launch both financial and non-financial measures aimed at revitalising the economy once the pandemic is under control.The stimulus package prioritises job creation in the local economy, said Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana.The measures call for specialised financial institutions including ...

Wichit Chantanusornsiri

Economic rehab plan en route

A 400-billion-baht borrowing plan intended for economic and social rehabilitation after the pandemic to strengthen the domestic economy will be added to the cabinet’s agenda next week, with the first batch expected to be doled out later this month.Rehabilitating the farming sector is crucial to ...

Wichit Chantanusornsiri

Village Funds to get B99bn

As much as 99 billion baht is set to be channelled to Village Funds this year, as the government wants to beef up the local economy.The figures include 14 billion baht for projects and the 75 billion baht in debt suspension for members of the ...

Chatrudee Teeparat

Four industries targeted for boost in productivity

The Industry Ministry plans to raise the productivity of four industries by at least 2.2 per cent this year in coordination with 17 govt agencies, including eight ministries and a state enterprise.Industry Minister, Suriya Jungrungreangkit said on Friday (December 3) that the four targeted sectors ...

The Nation Reporter

Rural economic stimulus vowed

The Commerce Ministry has pledged to move ahead with plans to drive local economic development, e-commerce, exports and big data for farm products and trade.Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong said on March 16, 2018 after a workshop that the ministry is still focused on stimulating the ...

Phusadee Arunmas

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