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Three-point plan to help farmers

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The Ministry of Commerce has proposed three measures to help rice growers suffering as a result of overdue rice payments, caretaker Deputy Commerce Minister Yanyong Puangraj said on Wednesday. 

Mr Yanyong made the announcement after a meeting of his ministry, rice millers and representatives of rice farmers.

The meeting was intended to explore ways to help ease financial hardship for farmers who are yet to be paid for rice pledged several months ago under the government’s rice subsidy scheme.

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