Ban Khuan Nong Hong intersection has been put back on the map following a violent stand-off on Monday between rubber farmers and police.The rubber farmers have returned with a demand for a price guarantee of 90 baht/kg, rejecting the government's 2,520-baht-per-rai subsidy proposal.
Threecompaniesof riot police take part in a rehearsal at Srinakharintaracampin NakhonSiThammarat’s Thung Song district yesterday. They are being trained inhowto use shields to protect themselveswhen attacked by protesters. PATIPATJANTHONG
The farmers, mostly from four districts of Cha-uat, Chulabhorn, Ron Phibun and Bang Khan, say a lack of proper land ownership documents is stopping them from receiving any subsidy.
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