The Administrative Court on Wednesday postponed a ruling on a petition seeking an injunction to suspend the ban on three toxic farm chemicals.
Micro-organisms may offer an alternative to weed the killers paraquat and glyphosate for farmers, according to Thailand’s Office of Policy and Technology for Sustainable Agriculture.
“They should never have been arrested because they were only practicing their basic rights to their land.” Some detainees only 14-15 years old.
“Another challenge facing them, besides health concerns, is their livelihoods. Nobody is buying the agricultural products they have grown. They also have problems with drinking water.”
An informed source said the SRT’s plan that is set to be announced at the Asean Summit is a five-year plan to expand Thailand’s rail network from its current length of 800km to 4,565km.
Bangkok, HCM and many in the Mekong Region at much greater threat from sea level rise.