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Indonesia proposes palm oil to be used as jet fuel

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Indonesia, the world’s top producer of palm oil, has suggested to use palm oil as biofuel in jet fuel and asked Boeing and Airbus...
Potential for biofuel in Vietnam growing

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Sales of biofuel have gone smoothly in Vietnam’s central province of Quang Ngai, the first locality in the country to fully phase out the...
Philippines targets 8 million hectares for palm oil production

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The Philippines is proposing to convert 8 million hectares (20 million acres) of 'idle, denuded and unproductive lands' for oil palm plantations, reports the...
Japan assists Cambodia to Reduce Carbon Footprint

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The government of Japan on April 11 signed a Low Carbon Growth Partnership agreement with Cambodia, aiming to assist the country to reduce the...
Indonesia: Biodiesel use lets palm oil exports stall

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A jump in palm oil consumption for biodiesel in Indonesia, the world’s biggest supplier, will probably mean that shipments fail to increase this year...
Indonesia’s GDP to grow up to 6 per cent in 2014

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Indonesia's Vice President Boediono has said he is optimistic that with better control of food-price inflation Indonesia's economy will grow by between 5 per...
Indonesia world’s largest palm oil producer

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Growing demand for Indonesia's palm oil and its domination of the world market was an attracting topic in a conference held at the Indonesian...
Becoming a truly global company

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Felda's group CEO Mohd Emir Mavani Abdullah about his strategy
Palm oil exports from Indonesia rise 11%

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Palm old shipments from Indonesia advanced in September 2013 for the first time in four months on reduced supplies of substitutes, boosting demand for...
Coconut oil price surges on biofuel plans

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The Philippines' plans for using coconut oil as biofuel and blending diesel sold at gas stations with five per cent of the alternative fuel...
Malaysia to introduce ‘green’ palm oil standard

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Malaysia will officially launch its national palm oil standard - the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil  (MSPO) - by 2014, Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister...
Malaysia’s agro giant Felda in expansion spree

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Felda Global Ventures Holdings, one of the world's largest palm oil companies and agro conglomerates based in Malaysia and listed at the stock exchange...
Malaysia palm oil businesses coming to Myanmar

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Myanmar, a country still intimately hinged on agriculture, will become the recipient of investment by Malaysian companies looking to construct palm oil factories, Minister...
Roadmap set for ‘low-carbon’ Thailand

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Thai and Japanese researchers have embarked on a "Roadmap for a Low-carbon Thailand towards 2050" initiative that is aimed at contributing to widespread climate-policy...
Cargill to boost palm oil investments

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US food and agro-giant Cargill Inc. has said it will "aggressively" expand its palm oil holdings in Sulawesi, Indonesian Borneo and Sumatra in order...

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Malaysian palm oil reached more than a three-month high in exports in late January 2013 due to dry weather in main soy-producing areas in...
Food security a concern: ASEAN can help

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The future outlook for affordable food supply in the world is bleak: A new norm of costlier food is setting in globally. Food imports for the more arid countries in the world , notably those in the GCC region, will become more challenging.
Food Security

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Ironically enough, overweight countries can do a lot more for the future of underprivileged and famine-prone nations by changing their eating habits than by dropping some greenbacks off at a food charity.