Historically seen as the lifeblood of economic prosperity, agriculture is at a crossroads as soaring global demand for food exposes the limitations of traditional farming. However, advances in technology, production techniques and farming know-how are starting to bear fruit in the drive for food security.
The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went down 6.19 points, or 0.40%, to close at 1,558.40 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 17.88 billion baht, with 5.43 billion shares traded.
PTT Plc, the national oil and gas conglomerate, is considering building a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in a southern province at the request of the government, says executive vice-president Pitak Janyapong.