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  1. 1. learning | 08 Aug 2011

    State officials altered land records

    About the law

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Illegal transfer of land reform and forest reserve land to private ownership used politicians and village headmen. Land even sold over the internet.

  2. 2. learning | 03 Aug 2011

    Land reform abuse

    About forests

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Only half of 1990s land reform land from forest reserves actually got to the poor landless farmers. Buildings of rich developers on this land to be demolished.

  3. 3. learning | 08 Feb 2011

    Land reform proposal

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Land ownership inequalities will be targeted with land tax, cap on ownership, land bank, zoning, and database.

  4. 4. learning | 05 Oct 2010

    Essential land reform vocabulary 1

    Vocabulary by topic

    By Jon Fernquest

    » The goal of land reform policy is to give poor farmers land but the real challenge is a policy to prevent farmers from losing this land during bad years.

  5. 5. business | 28 Jan 2015

    Land transfers surge at year-end

    By Kanana Katharangsiporn

    » The Lands Department reported around 9,500 land transfers worth a total of eight billion baht were processed last quarter, as people moved to avoid paying higher taxes under the Land and Building Tax Act now under consid...

  6. 6. business | 07 Jan 2015

    Reprieve for developers' land banks

    taxation

    By Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Newspaper section: Business

    » The Finance Ministry is likely to set a one- or two-year grace period for imposing the land and buildings tax on land banks held by property developers.

  7. 7. news | 03 Dec 2014

    Govt to give land rights to 10,000 poor

    By Patsara Jikkham, Newspaper section: News

    » The government is expected to grant land usage rights on more than 50,000 rai of state land to about 10,000 people starting this month, said Natural Resources and Environment Minister Gen Dapong Ratanasuwan.

  8. 8. learning | 01 Oct 2010

    Land and building tax: 90% of properties exempt

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Residences and land for personal farming will be exempted. Landholders who sit on land for long-term capital gains without developing will be penalised.

  9. 9. news | 29 Jan 2015

    Asean ministers rap China land grabs

    By AFP

    » KOTA KINABALU - Southeast Asian foreign ministers on Wednesday expressed concern at Chinese land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea, as the Philippines urged them to stand up to Beijing.

  10. 10. news | 27 Jan 2015

    SRT may swap land for debt

    By Chatrudee Theparat, Newspaper section: Business

    » The State Enterprises Policy Commission or superboard has endorsed the state agency reform framework including a proposal to swap certain land ownership rights of the loss-ridden State Railway of Thailand (SRT).

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