Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra questioned by reporters

Yingluck rice-loss bill cut to B286bn


Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra will be fined 286.6 billion baht in compensation for losses incurred by her government’s rice-pledging scheme following the latest evaluation by a government panel.

Jirachai Moonthongroy, deputy permanent secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office, who headed a committee looking into administrative offences involving the rice programme, reported the findings to Prime Minister’s Office Minister ML Panadda Diskul Monday.

Full story: Bangkok Post

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