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National Food Security Action Plan Approved

National Food Security Action Plan Approved

The Malaysian Cabinet Ministers have adopted the 2021-2025 National Food Security Policy Action Plan (DSMN) as part of the country’s measures to enhance food security. The ...
Mindanao Eyes Largescale Production of Avocado and Jackfruit

Mindanao Eyes Largescale Production of Avocado and Jackfruit

Philippine Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said that the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) plans to have a large-scale expansion in the production of ...
Vietnam’s Retail Players Make Inroads Abroad

Vietnam’s Retail Players Make Inroads Abroad

The Vietnamese retail industry is growing rapidly, and its key players have started expanding to foreign markets. In of the most illustrative recent examples, in May 2021, ...
Vietnam Emerges as a Global Supplier of Personal Protective Equipment

Vietnam Emerges as a Global Supplier of Personal Protective Equipment

As the significant shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) in many countries has impacted the containment of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past 18 months, the ...
Maynilad Spends USD 8.4 Million for PRV Technology

Maynilad Spends USD 8.4 Million for PRV Technology

West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) has spent PHP 410 million (USD 8.4 million) for the installation of pressure-regulating valves (PRV) in ...
Danone-AQUA and Veolia Indonesia Inaugurate the most Modern and Largest Plastic Recycling Facility in Indonesia

Danone-AQUA and Veolia Indonesia Inaugurate the most Modern and Largest Plastic Recycling Facility in Indonesia

PT Veolia Services Indonesia (Veolia Indonesia) in partnership with PT Tirta Investama (Danone-AQUA) have inaugurated the largest and the most modern recycling and ...
Pavilion Energy and bp Singapore Sign a 10-year LNG Supply Agreement for Singapore

Pavilion Energy and bp Singapore Sign a 10-year LNG Supply Agreement for Singapore

Singapore's Pavilion Energy has signed a 10-year deal to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) from bp's Singapore unit starting in 2024, as the city-state seeks to diversify its ...
US Company to Produce Polylactic Acid from Agricultural Feed in Thailand

US Company to Produce Polylactic Acid from Agricultural Feed in Thailand

In May 2021, the Board of Investment (BOI) of Thailand announced to have approved an application from American-headquartered company NatureWorks to invest around USD 490 ...
Nestlé to Build New USD 220 Million Dairy Factory in Indonesia

Nestlé to Build New USD 220 Million Dairy Factory in Indonesia

Nestlé has commenced the construction of a new factory in Batang, Indonesia. The factory will create about 200 new jobs in the Central Java province and will produce Bear ...
Unilever Muslim Center of Excellence Launched in Indonesia

Unilever Muslim Center of Excellence Launched in Indonesia

Consumer goods manufacturer PT Unilever Indonesia has just launched its Uniliver Muslim Center of Excellence (Uniliver MCOE). The MCOE will be a research hub for halal ...
Pick & Go Opens Singapore’s First AI Unmanned Convenience Stores

Pick & Go Opens Singapore’s First AI Unmanned Convenience Stores

Retailer Pick & Go has opened three unmanned and checkout-free stores in Singapore, offering daily necessities such as snacks, drinks, and other essential ...
Export of Thai Durians to China Reaches New Heights

Export of Thai Durians to China Reaches New Heights

Thailand has exported USD 186 million worth of durian to China during the first quarter of 2021. In 2020, Thailand shipped 575,000 tonnes, which represented almost 90% of ...

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