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  1. 61. business | 06 Jan 2015

    B100bn 'Let's Be Happy' bonds launched


    By Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Newspaper section: Business

    » The Finance Ministry has launched 100-billion-baht bonds aimed at funding a budget deficit and refinancing debt incurred from the rice-pledging scheme of the previous government. 

  2. 62. business | 06 Jan 2015

    Anatomy of a fiasco

    Newspaper section: Business

    » From the start, the rice-pledging scheme was slammed by academics for buying every single grain at a generous price and at a huge potential loss. But the calls for the Yingluck Shinawatra administration to end the progra...

  3. 63. news | 05 Jan 2015

    B100bn bonds to clear rice debts

    By Online Reporters

    » Attempts to clear the debts incurred by the rice-pledging scheme continued on Monday with the launch of 100-billion-baht bonds by the Finance Ministry and the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperative (BAAC).

  4. 64. tech | 01 Jan 2015

    India to check on toilet use in 'real time'

    By AFP

    » NEW DELHI - India's government Wednesday announced a nationwide scheme to check whether people are using toilets as part of a cleanliness drive championed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  5. 65. news | 26 Dec 2014

    OAG puts off Yingluck call

    rice scheme

    Newspaper section: News

    » The Office of the Attorney-General (OAG) and the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) have put off a decision whether to indict former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra over the rice-pledging scheme, saying they n...

  6. 66. news | 25 Dec 2014

    Two witnesses to be questioned in Yingluck rice case

    By Online Reporters

    » The joint panel of public prosecutors and graft-busters has agreed two more people still need to be questioned about the purported government-to-government (G2G) rice sales before a decision can be made on the indictment...

  7. 67. business | 23 Dec 2014

    Tax amnesty pushed for smaller firms


    By Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Newspaper section: Business

    » The Association for Promotion of Thai Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (ATSME) plans to ask Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to launch a tax amnesty scheme for small businesses in a bid to lure them into the formal tax sys...

  8. 68. news | 22 Dec 2014

    Agency to oversee health plans


    By Paritta Wangkiat, Newspaper section: News

    » Healthcare scheme operators will set up an independent organisation to regulate the country's three core healthcare plans to eliminate disparities and ensure a fairer deal for members.

  9. 69. news | 20 Dec 2014

    Premier pledges legal action over B680bn rice losses


    By Patsara Jikkham, Newspaper section: News

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has vowed to pursue criminal and civil charges against those responsible for an estimated 680 billion baht of losses incurred in the rice-pledging scheme.

  10. 70. news | 20 Dec 2014

    Panel to fix hospital finances falls flat


    By Paritta Wangkiat, Newspaper section: News

    » The chairman of a committee set up to tackle financial problems at state hospitals — allegedly caused by the universal healthcare scheme —  resigned on Friday.

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