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Plantation

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...
Singapore company plans Oud factories in the Middle East

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Asia Plantation Capital, a Singapore-headquartered group that operates agarwood plantations in Southeast Asia that deliver the precious raw material for expensive Oud perfumes highly...
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...
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...
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...
Forest fire haze: Still no effective solution

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The suffocating smog that much of Southeast Asia suffered through in June is back. Last week it started to again blanket much of Malaysia,...
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...
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...