Public Warehouse Organisation chief faces probe over missing tapioca

A truck laden with tapioca roots in Thailand
A truck laden with freshly-harvested cassava roots in Thailand. Photo by Neil Palmer (CIAT) / flickr.

Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has been asked to investigate the former acting director of the Public Warehouse Organisation (PWO) for alleged corruption concerning 30,000 [Read More…]

Disgruntled Farmer Strips in Front of Government House

Korat woman Patcharida Keeratinoppadol protests in front the Government House in Bangkok
Korat woman Patcharida Keeratinoppadol protests in front the Government House against tapioca policy. Photo: TAN Network.

A 40-year-old tapioca farmer took drastic measures in trying to be heard by government officials. Her name is Patcharida Keeratinoppadol and she is a tapioca [Read More…]