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Nation 13 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Rubber output in Johor on the decline

THE amount of rubber being produced in the state is fast declining, with the acreage of rubber plantations almost halved in a period of two years.

Community 21 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Rubber tree target in five years

THE Government expects to reach its target of at least 800,000ha of rubber trees in the country by 2012, said Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Abdul Aziz Shamsuddin.

Community 22 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Najib: There’s pride in tapping rubber for a living

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said that smallholders should not regard rubber tapping as a non-glamourous profession.

World 04 Sep 2013 | 12:30 PM

Protesting Thai rubber farmers block roads, threaten airport closure

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Thai rubber farmers protesting against a sharp drop in prices escalated protests across southern Thailand on Wednesday, cutting off access to large swathes of the region by blocking roads leading to tourist and commercial hubs.

Nation 20 Mar 2019 | 7:28 AM

Govt approves RM338mil to help rubber smallholders

BALING (Bernama): The government has approved an allocation of RM338mil to implement Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (Risda) development programmes this year, which is expected to benefit 552,543 smallholders nationwide.

World 25 Nov 2014 | 2:30 PM

Thai rubber farmers protest draft measure, defy martial law

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Around fifty Thai rubber farmers gathered outside Bangkok's Government House on Tuesday, in defiance of martial law, to protest a draft rubber law and to demand the government buy their produce at higher prices.

Community 19 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

Rubber forest plantation well received

Rubber forest plantation in a Forest Management Unit (FMU) in Sabah augurs well for the states reforestation efforts and is in line with the Sabah Development Corridor (SDC) plan.

Nation 01 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM

Tapping the rubber boom

As the Prime Minister read out the 9MP details, a rubber tapper allowed himself to dream of a better future in the next five years.

Nation 01 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Reporter taps rubber for extra income

Local rubber tappers have been smiling lately - the price of rubber in the commodities market had gone up due to tight global supplies and declining stocks.