RGE Vice-Chairman Bey Soo Khiang discusses Food Security

RGE Vice-Chairman Bey Soo Khiang discusses Food Security

RGE Vice-Chairman Bey Soo Khiang recently attended the Tropical Landscapes Summit 2015 on 27 April organised by the United Nations Office for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia (ORCID). He was among six speakers at the plenary session, themed “The Challenge of Food Security for All”. The discussion, chaired by World Agroforestry Centre Director General Dr Tony […]

Asia Symbol Chinese Chess Competition draws 187 students in Rizhao

Asia Symbol Chinese Chess Competition draws 187 students in Rizhao

187 primary school students in Rizhao City participated in the Asia Symbol Primary Schools Chinese Chess Competition on 18 April 2015. The competition was jointly organised by the Rizhao Economic and Technology Development Zone public relations department and Asia Symbol (Shandong). The event is one of many that Asia Symbol, a part of the RGE […]

Unlocking the Rural Potential in Indonesia

Unlocking the Rural Potential in Indonesia

Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy continues to see growth momentum despite the slowdown in the global economy. The World Bank expects Indonesia’s GDP to expand to 5.2 percent this year, picking up moderately to 5.5 percent in 2016; largely due to private consumption growth remaining relatively stable, increase in fixed investment spending and a gradual […]

Sustaining the Future of Palm Oil

Sustaining the Future of Palm Oil

A common ingredient in many products on supermarket shelves – ranging from food-related to personal care – palm oil is the most widely used vegetable oil in the world. It holds a market share of 38 percent of the world’s major oil and fats today. With a rising global population and affluence especially in the emerging economies such […]

Woodfibre LNG Limited launches Engagement Portal Askwoodfibrelng.ca

Woodfibre LNG Limited launches Engagement Portal Askwoodfibrelng.ca

Canadian-based Woodfibre LNG Limited launched Ask WoodFibre LNG, a community engagement web portal for the Woodfibre LNG Project, on April 1, 2015. The interactive website aggregates questions and answers (Q&As) on the Woodfibre LNG Project for its stakeholders, which include local communities and non-governmental organisations. Visitors can access the website to engage the Project team […]

Asian Agri receives Best Community Program award

Asian Agri receives Best Community Program award

Asian Agri received the Best Community Program Award at the 7th Annual Global CSR Summit and Awards 2015. The award recognises Asian Agri’s continuing commitment to improving the economic conditions of the local communities, comprising smallholders and independent farmers. Mr Kelvin Tio, Managing Director of Asian Agri, was on hand to receive the award. “We do not just build […]

Asian Agri Committed to Assisting Independent Smallholders

Asian Agri Committed to Assisting Independent Smallholders

Asian Agri, one of RGE‘s group of companies,  has long been committed to improving the livelihood of its partnered Indonesian smallholder farmers. Since 2011, the company has also worked to assist independent smallholders who are not part of its large-scale plasma scheme. In 2015, Asian Agri renewed its dedication to furthering the interests of all […]

APRIL Participates in Singapore’s Inaugural Haze Exhibition

APRIL Participates in Singapore’s Inaugural Haze Exhibition

APRIL participated in Singapore’s first-ever public exhibition on haze as a sponsor and exhibitor. The exhibition: “Haze: Know it. Stop it.”, held at VivoCity, one of Singapore’s busiest metropolitan shopping malls, from 7 to 9 November 2014, is organised by the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA). The interactive exhibition, launched by Senior Minister of […]

Asian Agri and Smallholders Partnership in Agri Business Contributes to National Economy

Asian Agri and Smallholders Partnership in Agri Business Contributes to National Economy

The development of the agri business in Indonesia is still being challenged by the poor welfare of smallholders, even when these smallholders are the front liners of the industry who contribute to the country’s national income. One of the ways to increase smallholders’ welfare is to develop a partnership between them and the companies,  which has been […]