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Dems say China firm used as rice sale proxy

Debate cites links to Thaksin-era exporter

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The opposition says it suspects that a Thai rice exporter has used a Chinese firm as a front company, in an attempt to benefit from the government's rice pledging scheme. 

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra responds to allegations from opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva that the rice-pledging scheme has failed. PATTANAPONG HIRUNARD

The Democrat Party highlighted alleged irregularities in the scheme on the second day of its censure debate against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her administration yesterday.

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