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  1. 61. learning | 23 Jul 2012

    Rice policy: Thailand to lose top ranking

    » India or Vietnam set to become #1 in world rice exports as expensive govt rice purchases sit in warehouse.

  2. 62. learning | 11 Jun 2012

    Fake rice business cheats farmers

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » 50 farmers in Chiang Rai, Phrae, Nan & Phayao told to setup cooperative, borrow from banks, buy rice, but then given fake checks for their rice.

  3. 63. learning | 21 May 2012

    Govt rice prices ignore global markets: Road to ruin?

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Paying for rice far above world market prices, govt may be destroying Thailand's rice sector & handing leadership to India & Vietnam.

  4. 64. learning | 02 Mar 2012

    Rice: Govt purchases of 1st crop finished

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Govt purchases pushed price of rice inside country up 5%. Only 100 billion of 400 billion in rice bought due to flood damage. Govt aims to break even.

  5. 65. learning | 07 Oct 2011

    High prices but no rice

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Rice farmers should be reaping large profits from the government's rice mortgage scheme, but for many, their harvest has been almost completely submerged by the worst floods in memory.

  6. 66. learning | 23 Sep 2011

    Rice scheme mostly helps rich

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Poor stuck buying more expensive rice. Rice exporters, millers, warehousers, richer farmers, the cronies of politicians, the ones who will really benefit.

  7. 67. learning | 11 Jul 2011

    Hoarding rice, supply shortages

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Rice may be difficult to find on store shelves soon as millers hold back stocks from packers, expecting windfall profits with new rice policy.

  8. 68. learning | 05 Jul 2011

    Rice markets freeze

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Rice trading grinds to a halt in anticipation of new rice policy likely to drive rices higher in Thailand as well as world.

  9. 69. learning | 29 Jun 2011

    Rice policy corruption

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Revival of past rice policy will create opportunities for middleman rice millers to profit, not the small farmers who need help.

  10. 70. learning | 26 Apr 2011

    Government rice purchases: Back to the future?

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Huge stocks of rice were once kept in government warehouses. Will this hotbed of corruption and cause of reduced rice quality return?

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