23 Oct '11, 9pm

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SINGAPORE - Parts of South-east Asia face "serious food shortages" after flooding devastated rice and other crops since the start of last month and aid deliveries are disrupted, the United Nations said. About 12.5 per cent of rice farmland in Thailand has been damaged, along with 6 per cent in the Philippines, 12 per cent in Cambodia, 7.5 per cent in Laos and 0.4 per cent in Vietnam, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization said in a report on Friday. Crop losses may help sustain a 17-per-cent rally in rice futures in Chicago this year, adding pressure on food costs, and creating more problems for government leaders across Asia, where the grain is the main staple, said Ms Lynette Tan, an analyst at Phillip Futures. The UN Food Price Index of 55 commodities including cereals, meat, sugar and dairy rose to a record in February. "Given that flooding in Thailand is not really ...

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