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The government last night failed to convince rubber protesters to open the main road to and from the South which they blockaded earlier the same afternoon with trailer trucks. 

Rubber and palm oil farmers listen to protest leadersasthey resumea blockade of Phetkasem Road in PrachuapKhiriKhan’s Bang Saphan Noi district on Sunday.The farmers lashed out at the government for ignoring their calls for the rubber price to be guaranteed at 100 baht/kg and palm oil at 6 baht/kg. THITI WANNAMONTHA

More than 3,000 rubber and palm oil farmers blocked the main Phetkasem Road in Prachuap Khiri Khan in their campaign for higher rubber prices.

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