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Taiwan’s latest crisis: farmers going bananas over glut

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen reportedly threw a tantrum in a cabinet meeting and told off the island’s agriculture officials over the slumps in prices of home-grown bananas due to tepid exports and an oversupply at home. Tsai blamed poor planning and lax oversight when farmers in southern Taiwan, particularly those in rural Pingtung county, rushed to […]

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