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Thai EC frees state funds to pay rice farmers

Thailand ’s Election Commission (EC) has approved a request by the caretaker government to use 712 million THB (almost 22 million USD) from the central budget to pay farmers under the state rice-pledging programme.
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Thai electoral body suggests election delay

Thailand ’s Election Commission (EC) on December 26 suggested the government postpone the general election slated for February 2, 2014 to prevent the escalation of the political conflict.