Rice corruption crackdown pledged
- Published: 13 Oct 2012 at 12.46
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The government will add more representatives and install security cameras at all rice-buying points to deter corruption, Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom said on Saturday.
Currently three representatives -- one each from farmers, millers and the government -- witness the purchases of rice under the state pledging scheme.
Two more people from each of the three groups will be added to ensure transparency, Mr Boonsong said on the government's weekly TV programme on NBT.
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