Bangkok farmer refuses to sell land and wants to turn farm into inner city retreat

Housing estates, office buildings and traffic-clogged roads are fast encroaching in the area surrounding the farm. Image: REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Alex Gray
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 MahaNakhon Tower, one of the highest hotels in the capital of Thailand
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 Sompot Tubcharoen, 60, rides his motorbike at his farm in Bangkok
Image: Reuters/ Soe Zeya Tun
 Over half of Thailand's population lives in urban areas.
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