Thailand’s rice subsidy scheme needs additional budget World

Thailand’s rice subsidy scheme needs additional budget

At least 2.6 billion baht (86.6 million USD) must be added to the subsidy scheme for rice farmers after the number of participants gets higher than expected, according to the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives of Thailand (BAAC).
Former Thai PM Yingluck confirmed to be in London World

Former Thai PM Yingluck confirmed to be in London

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country to avoid being imprisoned over a rice subsidy scheme, has been in London, Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai confirmed on January 9.
Thailand revokes former PM Yingluck’s passports World

Thailand revokes former PM Yingluck’s passports

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced on August 28 that the government will revoke passports of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, a fugitive after fleeing judgment in her rice scheme trial.