December 2006

BioThai website hacked

Dec 16, 2006

The website of a Thai non-governmental organisation which has advocated for Thai farmers against foreign agricultural conglomerates has been hacked and had its information stolen for the third time over the past few years.

US patent on modified Thai papaya upsets BioThai

Dec 16, 2006

The Agriculture Department should object to a US government move to grant exclusive rights for a genetically modified (GM) papaya - developed from papaya native to Thailand - to a team of American researchers and Cornell University's research arm, Thai activists say.