Thailand postpones Dec 1 ban on two toxic farming chemicals following protests

Thailand postpones Dec 1 ban on two toxic farming chemicals following protests

The Straits Times - Asia·2019-11-27 19:40

BANGKOK - Thailand on Wednesday (Nov 27) postponed a controversial plan to ban two toxic farming chemicals, paraquat and chlorpyrifos, while reversing a planned ban on a third chemical glyphosate and permitting its restricted use.

This comes after protests and warnings both at home and abroad of the plan's disastrous effects on the livelihood of farmers and exports to Thailand.

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