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  1. 61. learning | 03 Nov 2014

    What's new in business news: November 3, 2014

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Possible sale of Tesco Lotus Thailand, new law to loosen foreign control over Thai joint-ventures & rice pledging scheme losses will depend on accounting method used.

  2. 62. learning | 30 Jun 2014

    What's new in business news: June 30, 2014

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Anger over Facebook's 'creepy' secret study, 3G auction found to be corrupt but regulator urges don't do anything & rice pledging scheme replaced by loans to farmers.

  3. 63. learning | 08 May 2014

    Confusion as PM forced out (updated)

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The threat of a political vacuum has lessened a bit today after the NACC indicted former PM Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in the government rice-pledging scheme, but spared her replacement and said it was not seeking ...

  4. 64. learning | 21 Jun 2013

    Farmers threaten mass Bangkok protest

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Farmers are threatening to bring a mass convey of farm vehicles to Bangkok if the Government does not reverse its cuts to the rice-pledging scheme within seven days.

  5. 65. learning | 31 May 2013

    Populist policies: Yingluck's worse than Thaksin

    About government & economics

    By Jon Fernquest

    » First generation populist policies (universal healthcare, OTOP) better than second generation policies (rice pledging scheme, first car rebate).

  6. 66. news | 16 Jan 2015

    Last chance for Yingluck to answer rice questions

    » Yingluck Shinawatra faces another session in the hot seat next week after failing to show up in person on Friday to answer legislators' questions about her government's failed rice-pledging programme.

  7. 67. business | 12 Jan 2015

    Slow sales for rice bonds

    By Online Reporters

    » Sales of the 100-billion-baht government bond issued to clear rice-pledging debts have not been brisk on the first day on Monday, with Krungthai Bank showing the highest numbers.

  8. 68. opinion | 27 Jan 2015

    Rice money wasn’t lost

    Postbag

    Newspaper section: News

    » It is probably a waste of time, but here are some facts about the rice scheme that you might not have read about:

  9. 69. learning | 14 Nov 2014

    What's new in business news: October 14, 2014

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Rice scheme cost 682 billion baht in 10 years with 76% from Yingluck, taxi fares going down in Vietnam but up in Thailand & water-saving rice irrigation in Vietnam.

  10. 70. learning | 03 Feb 2014

    Rice subsidy dangers

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Silos across country filled with millions of tonnes of rice with govt only buyer & slow to sell. As cost of scheme soars, delayed payments to farmers & protests nationwide.

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