17 Dec 2021
On 15 December, the Criminal Court dismissed charges of defamation and violation of the Computer Crime Act against Witoon Lianchamroon, an environmental rights advocate and Director of BioThai. The charges had been filed by the Weed Science Society of Thailand.
28 Nov 2015
Agricultural groups have sparked concerns over a newly approved Biological Safety Bill, saying it will have a highly detrimental impact on Thailand’s food security through widespread Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) contamination of farm crops. The move follows cabinet approval on Wednesday 25 November of the bill proposed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment. The bill will now to pass to the National Legislative Assembly for final consideration.
6 May 2015
Thailand’s think tanks for consumer rights and sustainable agriculture are urging people to boycott a giant convenient store chain and to call on the junta to revise business laws against market monopolisation.