The Thai Commerce Ministry on Monday announced it will start distribution of glutinous rice packs, with price set much lower than the market prices to provide relief to low-income consumers in the wake of the all-time high prices of glutinous rice.
Taiwan on Monday included the Philippines among the countries deemed as affected by African swine fever (ASF), after the neighboring country earlier in the day confirmed an outbreak of the deadly pig disease there, according to Taiwan\'s Central Emergency Operation Center for ASF.
The announcement that Scottish farmers will benefit from £160 million as a top up payment from the UK Government, as well as a £51.4m boost in convergence funding, has been slammed as political game playing by the Farmers’ Union of Wales.
The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) has begun its largest ever fish rescue and restocking program on Monday, with specialist teams embarking on a two-week operation in the Darling River at Menindee.
Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua has urged the country\'s main hog production areas to step up efforts to stabilise and recover production, Xinhua reported, amid a highly damaging outbreak of African swine fever.