Clashes over rising rubber prices
A group of rubber growers protesting against the drop of rubber prices clashed yes
The police officer was hit in the head by a stone lobbed in his direction when clashes kicked off at around 1pm Friday as 1,400 riot police officers tried to remove 400 villagers from a road they were blocking. Later last night, another 600 police were deployed, while the number of villagers rose to 1,000. Confrontation was continuing as of press time.