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Thai Farmers Protest to Demand Rice Payments

Hundreds of farmers have rallied outside Thailand's Justice Ministry in the capital, Bangkok, to demand overdue payments for rice sold in a controversial rice subsidy program. Protest leaders said Monday they also plan to march to the Defense Ministry, where caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has her temporary offices, to press her to take action on overdue payments. Disruption by anti-government protesters of the February 2 snap election prevented voting from being...

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