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Empty promises made by a company claiming a royal connection have left many farmers in the North in debt and angry

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Farmer Wiroj Sakulpan, 50, was unsure about taking out a loan to get into date palm growing, but put his apprehension aside when he believed it was a royal project. 


And, after all, how could you not make a fortune growing date palms from what were called ''gold seeds''.

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