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Thailand boosts organic farming

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Thailand made another step forward in its aim to increase the share of organic farming in its agriculture sector as 20 northeastern provinces signed...
Former Thai PM ordered to repay $8.1 billion for failed rice scheme

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Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, ousted in 2014 by a coup d'etat,  on May 13 was held accountable to pay around $8.1 billion...
High cost to pull down Thailand’s rice exports in next decade: Study

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Thailand's share in the international rice market will drop further in the next 10 years if the plantation system is not altered to lower...
Thailand to reclaim top rice exporter spot after poor Indian season

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Thailand is set to reclaim its status as the world's top rice exporter as weak monsoon rains curb India's crop, helping the Southeast Asian...
Philippines abandons rice self-sufficiency plan

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The Philippines has shifted away from setting a target date for its plan to be completely self-sufficient in the production of rice, a senior...
Philippines to consider more rice imports, ending subsidy

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Philippine officials will meet next week to consider more rice imports and ending a subsidy for farmers to cut debt at the National Food...
Thai junta promises to clear rice farmers’ outstanding bills

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The army-led National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) in Thailand has instructed the Finance Ministry and Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives to...
Laos seeks to export rice to Brunei

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The Lao government has said that it is ready to export rice to Brunei and has invited officials from Brunei’s Finance Ministry to conduct...
Philippines to import 800,000 tonnes of rice

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The Philippines is looking to import as much as 800,000 tonnes of rice this year to boost thinning stockpiles and curb local price increases,...
Massive withdrawals from Thai banks reported

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Local media reports in Thailand on February 5 said that bank customers withdrew about 9 billion baht ($273 million) from their accounts at two...
Thai rice farmers plan huge rally in Bangkok

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Thailand's rice farmers have demanded to talk with a deputy prime minister or minister with a relevant portfolio about ending their ongoing road blockade...
Cambodia’s rice exports to EU under fire

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Amid falling local production in Italy, officials there are calling on the European Union to scrap a preferential trade agreement that gives Cambodia’s rice...
Angry Thai farmers want their rice back

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Thousands of upset rice farmers in Thailand have said they will block major roads in their home provinces as well as join the anti-government...
No buyers for Thai rice stockpiles

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Global rice buyers remain reluctant to purchase Thai rice even though prices have fallen drastically and are now on par with Vietnamese grain, the...
Cambodia’s rice exports up 94% in 11 months

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Cambodia exported 332,000 tonnes of milled rice in the first eleven months of 2013, up 94 per cent from a year earlier, according to...
Thai rice prices in free fall

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The Thai government's delay in paying farmers for rice as per the disputed pledging scheme has resulted in declining domestic paddy prices, traders say....
Thai rice scheme gets another cash injection

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Thailand's Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC), responsible for payouts to rice farmers, will borrow 140 billion baht ($4.51 billion) with the finance...
India overtakes Thailand to be Singapore’s top rice supplier

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India has overtaken Thailand as the biggest rice supplier to Singapore - the first time this is believed to have happened. Thailand has been the...