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Paddy farmers block roads, demand delayed payments

Demo urges govt to pay for rice or return it

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Farmers in several provinces yesterday blocked roads to demand the government resolve the delayed payment problem with the rice-pledging scheme. 

Farmers drive to Khiri Mat district office in Sukhothai yesterday to protest against the government’s delayed payments under the rice-pledging scheme. PHUBES FAITES

In Phitsanulok's Muang district, about 150 farmers from Phrom Phiram district shut the Indochina intersection at tambon Samo Khae.

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