An analysis of Thailand’s sugar industry hampered by low world sugar prices, farmers consistently growing at a loss, and local opposition to new sugar mills as the government champions “Smart Farming,” an 80 percent increase of sugarcane production by 2026, and 29 new mills in the Northeast. How do these plans square up with reality?
The junta’s “Thailand 4.0” policy might turn out to be a poisoned arrow for the people in the Northeast.
Journalists, academics, and observers criticized the Thai government’s repression of press freedom at a public forum at Mahasarakham University last month.
The Isaan Record06/10/2017
Ahead of Prime Minister General Prayuth’s visit to Khon Kaen, police and military officers searched the house of activist group Dao Din.