Protesting rubber farmers pushing for higher prices have vowed to cripple transport in the South by blocking all main roads in the region from Tuesday.
The southern farmers decided to intensify their protest after hearing that rubber growers in the North and Northeast had accepted the government's subsidy offer and called off their rallies.
Paving anewway: Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt shows reporters a road surface containing rubber in Don Muang yesterday. The government plans to pave roadswith excess rubber. APICHIT JINAKUL
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