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Poll: Further rice payment delays likely

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More than half of people polled believe the caretaker government will be unable to pay farmers any more than 50% of the 130 billion baht owed in overdue rice payments by the end of February, Nida Poll said on Wednesday. 

Between Feb 17 and 18, the pollster at the National Institute of Development Administration (Nida) surveyed 1,253 people of all education levels and occupations on the government's ability to make overdue rice payments.

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