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  1. 1. business | 29 Jan 2015

    PTT 'to take LPG subsidy'


    By Yuthana Praiwan, Newspaper section: Business

    » The burdensome subsidy on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is expected to be switched to national oil and gas conglomerate PTT Plc from the state Oil Fund, says an Energy Ministry source.

  2. 2. news | 11 Jan 2015

    Cabinet considers expanding welfare subsidy

    By Lamphai Intathep, Newspaper section: News

    » Cabinet is considering a proposal for a 600 baht monthly subsidy in a move that would expand an existing welfare programme to a further four million young children.

  3. 3. business | 29 Jan 2015

    40% of digital TV coupons redeemed

    digital tv

    By Saengwit Kewaleewongsatorn, Newspaper section: Business

    » Some 7.07 million digital TV subsidy coupons have been distributed to Thai families, with the average redemption rate of over 40%, says the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC).

  4. 4. business | 22 Jan 2015

    Rice losses likely to top B682bn


    By Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Newspaper section: Business

    » Financial losses incurred from rice subsidy schemes dating back to 2004 are likely to exceed the estimated 682 billion baht, says the Finance Ministry.

  5. 5. news | 16 Jan 2015

    Impeachment calls grow as D-Day nears for ex-Thai PM Yingluck

    By AFP

    » BANGKOK - A Thai anti-graft official said ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra must face a "political punishment" for a costly rice subsidy scheme, as calls for her impeachment gathered steam Friday.

  6. 6. business | 15 Jan 2015

    Fair deal for rice farmers

    Newspaper section: Business

    » While a fierce debate is raging over whether the government's rice subsidy is more effective than the rice-pledging policy initiated by the Yingluck Shinawatra administration, at least the cash giveaways have proved...

  7. 7. learning | 23 Sep 2014

    What's new in business news: September 23, 2014

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Sugar-cane crop hit by long drought, global glut & low prices, wild swings in stock prices point to stock manipulation & hospital subsidy freeze after universal healthcare budget cut.

  8. 8. 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.

  9. 9. learning | 10 Sep 2013

    What's new in business news: September 10, 2013

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » New "per rai" subsidy for rubber farmers, stocks up on disappointing US jobs data & oil falls below $109 on Syria disarmament plan.

  10. 10. learning | 16 Aug 2013

    Rice scheme hits bonds sale

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Interest rate govt pays to borrow money increasing under burden of financing the rice subsidy program for farmers.

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