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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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Two killed, one injured in rubber plantation shooting

Unknown gunmen shot dead two villagers and seriously injured another at a rubber plantation in Narathiwat’s Reu So district Wednesday morning. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Protesters ‘hit by rubber bullets’

CAPO insists police only using tear gas, chemically-treated water spray Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Myanmar police fire rubber bullets at protesters

YANGON, Myanmar — A lawmaker says police fired rubber bullets on protesters who gathered at a roadblock near a copper mine in northwestern Myanmar, injuring seven. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Rubber and oil-palm protesters reopen road

Rubber and oil-palm farm demonstrators from 16 southern provinces yesterday reopened the Bangkok-bound side of Prachuap Khiri Khan’s Petchkasem Highway, but insisted they would continue to block the south-bound lanes in protest. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Association between rubber farmers protest and Bangkok rallies noted

The rubber farmers’ protest in the South appears to be related to the anti-government protesters, National Security Council secretary-general Paradorn Pattanatabutr said on Tuesday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Rubber farmers vow to fight on

Still seeking a subsidy from govt Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (second from left in front) and Thailand

Thailand: Buying High-Speed Rail with Rice and Rubber

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (second from left in front) and Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (left) visit a Chinese high-speed railway exhibition on Saturday at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in Bangkok BANGKOK- Thailand is to hand over rice and rubber in part-payment for its new high-speed rail system, it’s reported.   The country’s […]

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