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Four M16s found in rubber plantation in South after arrest

Security officers seized four M16 machine guns and ammunition in Pattani’s Thung Yang Daeng district yesterday morning. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Govt, private sector to boost domestic rubber demand, back processed sector

Domestic manufacturers and the Commerce Ministry have agreed that measures need to be taken to increase domestic demand for rubber and support processed-rubber production, to bolster the price of the key commodity. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Rubber growers to receive subsidy of Bt1,000 per rai

The Natural Rubber Policy Committee Thursday pushed through a Bt58-billion package to help para-rubber farmers suffering from a sharp drop in rubber prices. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Thai rubber farmers wheeze as prices slump

As rubber prices slump, hard-up farmers in Thailand — the world’s top producer of the commodity — are appealing for a bailout, testing the junta’s resolve to end populist policies and an entrenched subsidy culture. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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With declining rubber prices, what will rubber farmers do in Thailand?

Last year, rubber farmers were unhappy with the Yingluck government. AP on September 4, 2013: More than 12,000 rubber farmers protested and blocked roads Tuesday in Thailand’s south to demand that the government boost declining rubber prices, police said. Farmers from several provinces in the south, where most of Thailand’s rubber plantations are located, were […]

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Study finds jewellery, rubber industries most prepared for Asean integration

TWO THAI industries – jewellery and ornaments, and rubber and products – have the strongest capacity to compete in the Asean export market after full regional integration, a study by the Trade Negotiations Department has found. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Rubber farmers cancel planned protest after govt measures

Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha yesterday claimed success in curbing a planned protest by rubber farmers in the South, after pledging to raise the minimum price of the commodity to Bt50 per kilogram, which is the current global rate. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Thai rubber farmers feel 'betrayed' by military government

Thai rubber farmers feel 'betrayed' by military government The six months of protests in Bangkok that helped bring about the ouster of Yingluck's government were led by Suthep Thaugsuban, a former deputy premier in a government run by the Democrat Party. Suthep, a southerner, called on rubber farmers to help … Full News here – Read […]

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‘Let the poor tap rubber at reclaimed plantations’

With the Army and related agencies looking to reclaim at least 3,000 rai from groups which had encroached on state forest in Phu Phan district in Sakhon Nakhon, officials have suggested that the province should let poor people tap rubber at reclaimed plantations. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Is Thailand’s rubber stamp parliament a sign of things to come?

The Bangkok Post: The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) voted on Monday to accept in principle the 2015 budget bill, with the Education Ministry getting the biggest budget, followed by the Interior Ministry. The members voted 183 in favour, with three abstentions. … Defence spending, which typically increases in Thailand after a coup, grew 5.3% from […]

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Rubber growers urged to fund tyre plant

Rubber growers urged to fund tyre plant The Rubber Growers Cooperative Federation of Thailand has proposed raising money from rubber planters to establish their own car tyre factory in response to falling natural rubber prices. The group expects the investment to cost around 3 billion baht, … Full News here – Read more on Bangkok Post

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Government has formulated a strategy for use of natural rubber in roads as recommended by experts

Thailand to Use Buoyant Rubber Stocks to Build Roads

Rubber’s bear market is poised to deepen as the global supply glut stretches into a fourth year and stockpiles in Thailand swell BANGKOK  – Thailand’s ruling Junta have come up a new way to deal with the country’s bulging stockpile of natural rubber: pave the roads with it. Buoyant rubber stocks, inherited by Thailand’s military […]

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Thai Altis team burns rubber at Nurburgring

The Toyota Corolla Altis became the first Thai production car to participate in and complete the formidable ADAC Zurich 24-Hour race at Nurburgring in Germany late last month. The Nation The Thai contingent made up of Suttipong Smitchart, Natthavude Charoensukawattana, Nattapol Horthongkham and Sak Nana participated in the Super Production 3 category and finished the […]

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Yala rubber wood processing factory hit by arson

Insurgents launched arson attack against a rubber wood processing plant in Yala’s Raman district early Friday, causing over Bt10 million worth of damage. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Rubber growers urge govt to disburse aid funds

Rubber growers have urged the caretaker government to speedily distribute Bt6 billion in financial aid before the project’s deadline arrives on March 31. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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