Continued price drop makes Kingdom’s pepper unprofitable

Publication date 07 December 2018 | 10:51 | ICT

The Kingdom’s non-GI pepper farmers continue to struggle due to low prices while cultivation is projected to decline next year, said Dar-Memot Pepper Agriculture Development Cooperative executive director Yin Sopha.



  • Thai workforce ‘needs to be reskilled’

    Publication date 05 December 2018 | 08:25 | ICT

    SMART Investment in human resources and infrastructure are necessary to advance the Thailand 4.0 policy and develop the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), experts suggest.

  • Asiana ups flight quality assurance

    Publication date 05 December 2018 | 08:23 | ICT

    South Korean full-service carrier Asiana Airlines has completed the first phase of advancement for its system for Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA), the company said on Sunday.

  • China media lauds trade truce, questions linger

    Publication date 05 December 2018 | 08:23 | ICT

    China’s state-run media hailed the trade war truce with the US as “momentous” on Monday but warned of complex negotiations ahead, even as US President Donald Trump said Beijing agreed to cut car tariffs.


  • Kingdom petrol price spike looms

    Publication date 04 December 2018 | 08:17 | ICT

    Retail petrol prices in the Kingdom continued to fall on Monday amid an increase in crude oil prices in the international market.

  • South Korea has an appetite for the Kingdom’s agriculture

    Publication date 04 December 2018 | 08:07 | ICT

    South Korean investors may look further into Cambodia’s food processing and agriculture sectors instead of its technology industry said the Asean-Korea Centre (AKC).

  • Water suppliers warned to expand distribution

    Publication date 04 December 2018 | 08:06 | ICT

    On Monday, the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft alerted private water suppliers to expand their distribution areas through a proposed plan, warning that their licenses will be revoked and their monopolies lost if they do not fulf

  • Lao Airlines opens Vientiane- Luang Prabang-Changsha route

    Publication date 03 December 2018 | 14:05 | ICT

    Lao Airlines, the national flag carrier, has opened a new sector from Vientiane-Luang Prabang-Changsha city in China’s Hunan province, aiming to attract more Chinese travellers, especially during Visit Laos Year.

  • Microsoft empire strikes back

    Publication date 03 December 2018 | 11:59 | ICT

    Microsoft is back at the top of the technology world following an extraordinary comeback to close the gap with Apple, some three years into a transformation of the onetime leader by CEO Satya Nadella.

  • Kingdom, Nepal sign for 14 weekly flights between them

    Publication date 03 December 2018 | 10:30 | ICT

    Cambodia and Nepal last week signed their first air service agreement (ASA), which allows 14 weekly flights between both countries, according to Cambodia’s State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA).

  • US, China in tariffs truce after G20

    Publication date 03 December 2018 | 10:30 | ICT

    The US and China on Saturday announced a ceasefire in their tariffs war, hours after US President Donald Trump upended another international forum by snubbing G20 action on trade disputes and climate change.