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1. opinion | 18 Jun 2013
» Better late than never. The Yingluck government is finally back-peddling on its most ambitious and, perhaps, most destructive populist policy, the rice pledging scheme -- which set the purchase price of paddy about 40% a...
2. opinion | 10 Jun 2013
» Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom's press conference last Friday which was supposed to enlighten us as to the actual status of the rice pledging scheme was a farce, a letdown as always as far as the populist sch...
3. opinion | 06 Jun 2013
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» The government plans to counter Moody's Investors Service's warning about the perils of the rice-pledging scheme. The rating agency said the scheme's higher-than-anticipated losses could hurt the economy and ...
4. learning | 28 May 2013
» Govt to lose 200 billion on rice scheme not 70-100 billion. Asean neighbors importing less rice, global supply rising.
5. news | 10 Jun 2013
» The ruling Pheu Thai Party on Monday asked the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) to investigate possible irregularities in the former Democrat-led government's rice price guarantee scheme.
6. news | 18 Jun 2013
» Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has instructed four ministers with responsibilities relating to the rice pledging scheme to hold a press conference Tuesday afternoon.
7. 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.
8. 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 ...
9. 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.
10. 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.