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1. opinion | 04 Apr 2013
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» Finally, the government has agreed to accept the hard truth that it can no longer buy every grain of paddy from rice farmers as promised when it launched the populist rice pledging scheme two years ago.
2. business | 11 Apr 2013
» The state-owned Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) will use its excess liquidity to advance payments for the rice pledging scheme if the government falls short of its target in selling rice stockpi...
3. opinion | 21 May 2013
» Most people still know little or nothing about the rice pledging scheme, with the actual details fiercely guarded by a handful of officials at the Commerce Ministry, including Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapriom.
4. news | 31 Mar 2013
» CHACHOENGSAO - The cabinet on Sunday approved the Commerce Ministry's proposal for a budget of 105 billion baht for use in the rice-pledging scheme for the off-season produce of the 2012-2013 crop year, government sp...
5. opinion | 23 May 2013
» It seems like the line drawn in the sand is fading with each day. Policymakers had previously insisted that the 500-billion-baht allocation to the rice pledging scheme was enough to ensure financial self-sufficiency for ...
6. business | 23 May 2013
» Losses from the government's rice pledging scheme for the 2011-12 harvest year are estimated to reach 200 billion baht, far above the Finance Ministry's earlier forecast of 70-100 billion baht, says a source.
7. business | 13 Apr 2013
» The Thai rice industry, already reeling from a staggering stockpile thanks to the government's rice pledging programme, took a body blow courtesy of an analysis of commercially available rice imported to the US that ...
8. learning | 07 Oct 2011
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» 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.
9. learning | 23 Sep 2011
» Poor stuck buying more expensive rice. Rice exporters, millers, warehousers, richer farmers, the cronies of politicians, the ones who will really benefit.
10. opinion | 01 Apr 2013
» The government appears to be treating the infrastructure development megaprojects like the rice pledging scheme - withholding key information which is supposed to be disclosed publicly and releasing details only when pre...