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Brunei Opens Largest Rice Farm To Boost Food Self-sufficiency

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Brunei’s largest commercial rice farm has begun operations in Kandol in the western district of Belait, with...
Vietnam to cooperate with Qatar in food security

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Vietnam and Qatar have decided to work closer in the field of food security as the Middle East country is looking for new import...
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In an updated report just released by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nation (FAO), the institution revealed that about 795 million...
Brunei limits agricultural land use to 1% to protect tropical forests

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Brunei will limit its agricultural land use to just one per cent, a government minister pledged this week, saying that the tiny country on...
Laos seeks to export rice to Brunei

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The Lao government has said that it is ready to export rice to Brunei and has invited officials from Brunei’s Finance Ministry to conduct...
Malaysia remains fattest country in Southeast Asia

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A new report once again put Malaysia at the top rank in Southeast Asia's obesity statistics. According to a report by UK-based poverty and...
Philippines, Myanmar to sign visa-free agreement

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The Philippines and Myanmar will sign an agreement that will grant Filipino visitors visa-free access to Myanmar. This is one of the deals to...
Third GCC-ASEAN meeting held in Bahrain

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The foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) held their 3rd ministerial meeting on November...
India, Indonesia to team up for food security

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Eager to add “further depth and content” to the strategic partnership established in 2005, India and Indonesia on October 11 decided to join hands...
A government that delivers

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Interview with Dr Ali Hamsa, Chief Secretary, Government of Malaysia
Singapore aims to become self-sustainable in food production

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The Singapore government has added another $10 million into a fund to help Singapore become self-sustainable in food production, the Minister for National Development,...
South Korea, ASEAN to boost agro-cooperation

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South Korea and the ten-member ASEAN  bloc will hold talks on September 27 on boosting their agricultural cooperation and on establishment of a joint...
Brunei, solid as a rock during volatile times

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Economic growth of some ASEAN countries seems to have hit a speed bump lately. A combination of Indonesia's record current account gap, Thailand's economic...
Our series: Ethics in Business – Are we aware of the ‘Iagos’ in our midst?

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A conversation with Dr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, OIC Secretary-General
Women could sow greater food security

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Empowering women to reach their full potential in the agriculture sector could create unleash greater productivity, a report released by the Asian Development Bank...
Vietnam seeks investment opportunities in Haiti

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Vietnam is looking into possibilities to invest in the Caribbean nation of Haiti, it turned out during a meeting of Haitian officials over trade,...
Five implications of appreciating ASEAN currencies for the GCC

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Forecast from Steve Troop, CEO of Barwa Bank, Qatar Heading one of the fastest growing Islamic banks in Qatar, Steve Troop, CEO of Barwa Bank,...
UAE scopes out Philippine poultry

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A UAE mission including halal inspectors recently took a tour of the Philippines to visit poultry plants just weeks after a ban on meats...