Thailand offers rubber farmers subsidy amid falling latex prices

Critics say the government's subsidy programme is too little too late.

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    Thailand is the world's largest exporter of raw rubber. However, as its global price is plummeting, the country's farmers are suffering.

    The government has launched a subsidy programme. But critics say it's too little too late, and just an attempt to win votes ahead of elections.

    Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Krabi province in southern Thailand.


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