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Progress made in fishery industry, says executive

Nov 25, 2015

Seafood
Progress made in fishery industry, says executive
The Nation, The Jakarta Post

The THAI government has made remarkable progress on the issues of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and human trafficking, according to Thai Union Group's president and chief executive, Thiraphong Chansiri.

He said that to be fair to every party, the public should consider whether a report on such issues is "old or new", referring to a Nestle report released this week outlining labour abuse in the Thai fisheries industry.

EU nvite spurs wide debate

Nov 25, 2015

Politics
EU nvite spurs wide debate

Court will decide if Yingluck will be able to go abroad : Prawit
THE EUROPEAN Parliament's invitation for former premier Yingluck Shinawatra to visit for a meeting was the talk of the town yesterday - on whether the junta and Supreme Court will allow her to leave the country.

A lawyer for Yingluck said she had not contacted him yet to make a request to go abroad.

Yingluck gets invitation to visit from EU Parliament

Nov 24, 2015

Politics
Yingluck gets invitation to visit from EU Parliament

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT has invited former premier Yingluck Shinawatra to go to Europe to exchange views on the political situation in Thailand, which it considers "worrying" following the coup.
The venue of the briefing could be conducted either in Brussels or in Strasbourg, France - on any date that Yingluck finds convenient.

Major ocean garbage field cleaned up

Nov 24, 2015

Environment
Major ocean garbage field cleaned up
Salinee Prap,
Pratch Rujivanarom

Operation followed pictures of the 400 square metre site going viral online
AN underwater garbage-cleanup operation off Karon Beach in Phuket yesterday removed hundreds of kilograms of trash - including from a coral reef.

The Office of Marine and Coastal Resources Management 6 led the operation to clear the garbage field, near Sai Cape, south of Karon Beach.

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