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Unions blast rice loan scheme

Govt says farmers will be paid from today

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The Government Savings Bank’s 20-billion-baht loan to the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) came under strong opposition by their labour unions yesterday, casting doubts on the government’s bid to begin paying farmers for the rice sold under the pledging scheme today. 

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The caretaker govenment, however, insisted the farmers will gradually receive long-overdue money from today.

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