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Forestry

Foreign direct investment into Malaysia increased 350% in past three quarters

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Malaysia’s foreign direct investments (FDI) volume increased to 49 billion ringgit ($11.72 billion) for the first nine months of this year compared with the...
Indonesia presents new economic stimulus package

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Indonesia on November 16 announced a new economic stimulus package to support the rupiah and spur growth in the lead-up to the upcoming presidential...
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...
Myanmar to expand private investment in forest plantations

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Myanmar is inviting foreign and domestic companies to invest in forest plantations on more than 100,000 hectares of government land, state media reported on...
Rate of deforestation in Indonesia overtakes Brazil, says study

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Indonesia has greatly under-reported how much primary rainforest it is cutting down, according to the government's former head of forestry data gathering. UN and official...
Myanmar ends raw wood export

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The Forest Department of Myanmar has recently announced a deadline for raw log exports through Yangon ports. The deadline is midnight on March 31,...
Illegal logging costs Indonesia $7b

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Illegal logging and mismanagement of Indonesia’s forestry industry may have prevented more than $7 billion flowing to state coffers from 2007 to 2011, costing...
Norway’s state fund blacklists 2 Malaysian companies

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Norway's sovereign wealth fund Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG), the world's largest ahead of Saudi Arabia's and Abu Dhabi's with assets of about $760...
Harrison Ford threatened with deportation from Indonesia

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Hollywood actor Harrison Ford, famous for movie series such as Star Wars and Indiana Jones and a number of great blockbusters, has been accused...
Burning questions for the palm oil industry

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The Sumatra forest fires that covered Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia even with hazardous haze over the past two weeks and caused an estimated damage...
Sumatra fires: First culprits named

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Environmental organisations via NASA satellite data have identified a great number of fire hotspots in Sumatra, source of the hazardous smog that enveloped Singapore...
Rainforest

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Resource-dependent economies and corporations of Southeast Asia have the opportunity to boost both the environment and their bottom lines after Brazil’s Rio +20 Earth Summit.