Saturday, May 24, 2008

News on Food for Shahrir to read.

Philippine Headline News, Philippines - 27 minutes ago
He ended up buying groceries – including tiger prawns and pork – for the lunch he was cooking for the Thai Embassy staff. Playing down any fears of a food ... (Pressemitteilung)

'Chef' Thai PM goes to market, Philippines - 9 hours ago
The Philippines is the largest importer of the food staple, amid soaring rice prices and shrinking supply. In Bangkok, at least 10 countries have approached ...
Thai PM pledges rice sales in Philippines visit: Arroyo aide AFP
Arroyo calls on Asean to unite on food security Sun.Star
Sources: RP may import 300000T Thai rice ABS CBN News
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Spokesman: ‘No plans to increase NFA rice prices’, Philippines - 14 hours agoMANILA, Philippines --
The government has no plans of increasing the price of government-subsidized rice, the spokesman for the National Food Authority ...

Thai ties bind Myanmar cyclone relief
Asia Times Online, Hong Kong - 17 hours ago
Thai Transportation Minister Santi Prompat has said the port project will cost between 40 and 50 billion baht ($1.2-1.6 billion) and that another 100 ...

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Gorkhapatra, Nepal - 2 hours ago
Similarly, the Thai government has asked its people to eat less rice in order to maintain the level of export of the past and benefit from the soaring price ...

Rwanda: Rising Food Prices - Trends and Out Comes, Washington - May 22, 2008
Thailand rice export prices increased from $365/ton to $562/ton. These increases followed a 181 percent increase in overall global wheat prices over three ...

Rising oil prices seen to keep rice prices high in next two years
ABS CBN News, Philippines - 10 hours ago
The Arroyo government has taken the same step by negotiating with Thailand, Japan, and the US for their rice surpluses. The agriculture experts had the same ...

World Bank's Sour Outlook On Food Prices
Forbes, NY - May 20, 2008Earlier this month, Thailand backed away from trying to organize an OPEC-style rice cartel among Southeast Asian producing countries. ...
World Bank warns about rising food prices The Associated Press
World Bank's Daboub Says No Quick Fix for Soaring Food Prices CEP News
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BERITADARIGUNUNG: Politic is on the plate where food is. Shahrir.