• Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
    Price and subsidies cast a shadow over rice policy
    PRICE STABILITY and government subsidies are two key challenges facing international rice trade, experts say.
    Economy
  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:40
    Govt to sell 8m tonnes from rice stocks this year
    The government plans to sell 8 million tonnes of white rice inventory within this year, Wiboonlasana Ruamraksa, permanent secretary at the Commerce Ministry, said on Wednesday after a meeting of the National Rice Policy Committee.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:48
    Rice panel approves sale of 1.35 million tonnes of rice
    The National Rice Policy Committee approved the sale of 1.35 million tonnes of rice worth Bt13.19 billion to 41 bid winners out of the 2.86 million tonnes put up for auction. 
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:38
    Rice release agreed
    The National Rice Policy Committee Monday agreed to allow the release of 8 million tonnes of rice from government stockpiles this year, aiming to cut storage costs. 
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 20 Dec 2016 01:00
    Commerce Ministry eyes using rotten rice as energy source
    THE National Rice Policy Committee is soon to consider releasing about 5 million tonnes of deteriorated and rotten rice for alternative energy production to cut stockpiling costs.
    Economy
  • Mon, 19 Dec 2016 18:16
    Ministry eyes rotten rice as energy source
    THE National Rice Policy Committee is soon to consider releasing about 5 million tonnes of deteriorated and rotten rice for alternative energy production to cut stockpiling costs.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 04 Nov 2016 01:00
    Prayut faces acid test over rice policy 
    As the price of rice falls, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha finds himself caught between a rock and a hard place.
    politics
  • Thu, 03 Nov 2016 01:00
    Critics flay govt rice policy
    Amid raft of measures to stop paddy prices from falling, academics warn they will not help farmers.
    national
  • Mon, 26 Sep 2016 01:00
    Yingluck govt had role in 2011 flood: Atthawit
    A FORMER DEMOCRAT MP yesterday said he would submit information to the National Anti-Corruption Commission today about alleged water mismanagement by the Yingluck government that was partly to blame for the 2011 flood disaster.
    politics
  • Tue, 28 Jun 2016 01:00
    Auction of 1.11 tonnes of rice expected to yield a good price
    THE Rice Policy Management Committee yesterday agreed to sell 1.11 tonnes of rice to 29 traders, which should earn the country Bt11.54 billion.
    Economy
  • Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:47
    Good price expected when 1.11million tonnes of rice goes to auction
    The Rice Policy Management Committee Monday agreed to sell 1.11 million tonnes of rice to 29 traders, which should earn the country Bt11.54 billion.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 31 May 2016 17:58
    Govt rice on sales
    The Rice Policy Management Committee has agreed to sell 780,000 tonnes of rice to 23 traders, from which the country should earn more than Bt7 billion.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 22 Dec 2015 01:00
    Thai rice exports expected at 9m tonnes next year
    THAILAND will strive to ship out 9 million tonnes of rice worth US$4.78 billion (Bt172 billion) next year, versus the almost 10 million tonnes expected this year, according to the Thai Rice Policy and Management Committee.
    Economy
  • Tue, 15 Dec 2015 18:34
    Govt to sell rotten rice
    The Rice Policy and Management Committee Tuesday agreed to sell 37,412 tonnes of rotten rice to two enterprises for electricity and fertiliser production, with the government bringing in Bt198 million from the sales.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 27 Oct 2015 01:00
    Prayut warns against bullyboy tactics over rice scheme
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday instructed the National Rice Policy Committee (NRPC) not to give in to stakeholders in the rice-pledging scheme if they threaten or intimidate officials.
    national
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