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  1. 1. news | 28 Jan 2015

    PM bans Friday rubber farmer rally

    By Patsara Jikkham

    » Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed growing frustration at southern rubber planters who plan a protest over falling prices on Jan 30, urging them to be patient while efforts are made to solve problems thro...

  2. 2. news | 31 Dec 2014

    Rubber growers threaten mass protest

    By Online Reporters

    » A leader of southern rubber growers has warned a mass rally could be organised early in January to protest against the government's handling of natural rubber prices and for the removal of Deputy Agricultural and Co...

  3. 3. news | 29 Jan 2015

    Upset farmer storms PM's motorcade

    By Online Reporters

    » A distressed Phetchabun tamarind farmer stormed Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s motorcade Thursday in an attempt to enlist his help in recovering her foreclosed home from the bank.

  4. 4. learning | 16 Oct 2014

    Farmer: No second crop, no money

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » "We don’t want the government and the general public to view us as being stubborn. We just want enough rice to eat during the dry season. Farmers do not get salaries or paid vacations," said Mr Chanachai, 46, a farmer in...

  5. 5. learning | 29 May 2014

    Gold treasure found buried in farmer's field

    About gold

    By Jon Fernquest

    » After farmer finds gold in field while plowing, hundreds rush to field to search for gold. Fine Arts Department finally arrives & offers to buy gold.

  6. 6. learning | 21 Apr 2014

    Bananas, not rice, the future for this farmer

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Forty-six-year-old Wichian Sonchaiying has been a rice farmer his whole life, but not this year. Problems with government support programmes have caused him to turn to growing bananas.

  7. 7. learning | 31 Jan 2014

    Farmer Nutriam gets her money

    Really easy news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Nutriam is a rice farmer from Kalasin. Like tens of thousands of other farmers around the country, she has been waiting and waiting for her money from the government. Today she got it.

  8. 8. learning | 20 Mar 2013

    Govt controls rice price, small farmer businesses fail

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » As govt becomes only buyer of rice, local farmer groups producing high quality rice products forced out of business.

  9. 9. news | 29 Jan 2015

    PM says he won't allow rubber protest

    By Patsara Jikkham, Newspaper section: News

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has insisted he will not allow rubber planters to stage a protest calling for a price increase tomorrow. 

  10. 10. learning | 04 Sep 2013

    Updated: Rubber protest spreads as talks fail

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Thousands of rubber growers escalated their protest Tuesday by blocking several roads in the South and Rayong. The government is continuing without success its attempt to negotiate a way out of the crisis.

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