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Old 20-03-2016, 08:29 AM
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Unhappy Rubber prices so low, tapper has to turn to neighbours for food

BALING, March 20 — With rubber prices in a deep slump, rubber tapper Mohamad Nor Said from Kampung Kaki Bukit here in Kedah sometimes has to resort to asking neighbours for food to feed his family of three.

“It is quite embarrassing, but times are tough. Some of the adults in the village will ration their food by only eating once a day to save food for their children to eat,” the 55-year-old told Malay Mail Online recently.

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