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2022.08.03
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The south-east Asian nation's water agency, the Public Utilities Board (PUB), teamed up with award-winning local craft brewery Brewerkz to produce the drink, which was first unveiled at a conference in 2018 and went on sale in supermarkets and at Brewerkz outlets in April. Named NEWBrew, the...
2022.08.02
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Taiwan's Council of Agriculture (COA) said Tuesday that China had temporarily halted imports of products from multiple Taiwanese food companies, in a move that is being viewed in some quarters as retaliation for the expected visit of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi. In a press...
2022.08.01
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After a period of chicken supply disruptions in Malaysia, the situation has stabilised after steps taken by the government, said Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Ronald Kiandee on Monday (Aug 1). He also told parliament that Malaysia is now in an oversupply situation and can export...
2022.08.01
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Vietnam is gaining a stronger foothold in the EU market, though the COVID-19 wreaked havocs on both sides, after the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) took effect in August 2020. The high-quality trade deal has enabled many Vietnamese enterprises to stand strong through the pandemic over...
2022.07.21
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The Philippine Society of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineers (PSABE) said the signing of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 10915, or the "Philippine Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Act of 2016," will help avert a food crisis or shortage in the Philippines...
2022.07.05
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The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved computerisation of Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS) with the aim of increasing efficiency of PACS, bringing transparency and accountability in their operations. This project...
2022.07.05
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The Philippines on Wednesday appealed directly to consumers in its top export market Japan to pay higher prices for imported bananas to help shoulder a surge in production costs. Prices for fuel and agricultural supplies are driving many farmers to the brink of bankruptcy, according to a report...
2022.07.05
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Hanwha Group has installed South Korea’s first solar beehive at the Korea National University of Agriculture and Fisheries (KNUAF), as part of a pilot program to increase the population of the world’s most important pollinators. Around 40,000 bees will help pollinate the fruit trees on campus and...

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