PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: On January 5, Thailand Gulf storm surges generated waves as high as five meters in the area of Prachuap Bay, leaving muang district’s coastal roads flooded, obstructed with debris and impassible for small vehicles.Continue reading “Pabuk storm inundates, litters Prachuap coastline with debris”
PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: Among the millions of Thais reveling in celebration to welcome the 2019 New Year were tens of thousands set back from their own injuries, or those of “lucky” and “unlucky” friends or family members who were the latest statistics on Thailand’s infamous roads.Continue reading “Prachuap accidents make headlines in New Year ‘deadly week’”
PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: Farmers are demanding the government intervene to curb unchecked cross-border trade, as coconut prices at local markets have fallen to or below the cost of production.
A representative from the Prachuap Coconut Farmers Network staged a press conference in December to seek clarity from the Commerce and Agriculture ministries in the face of plummeting coconut prices, Matichon reports. Continue reading “Prachuap farmers distressed from falling coconut prices, blame ‘Free Trade’”
PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: Thai media outlet, Matichon reports that “Siam Gold” pineapples from Prachuap Khiri Khan province are growing in popularity among domestic retailers and exporters, citing increased demand in China, Japan and South Korea. Continue reading “Pushing Production of Prachuap Pineapples for Export”