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Nation 26 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Disclose details of FTA, govt urged

A forum organised by three non-governmental organisations yesterday called on the Government to reveal the details of the free trade agreement (FTA) between Malaysia and the United States.

Letters 19 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

La Nina may be a blessing in disguise

B>MANILA:/BThe predicted 'La Nina' weather phenomenon (of heavy rains even during summer, the opposite of drought caused by 'El Nino') can be a blessing in disguise to Filipino rice farmers.

Letters 26 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Feed ourselves first, then export

From CHUBASHINI SUNTHARALINGAM, Research manager, South-East Asian Council for Food Security and Fair Trade

AseanPlus News 15 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Concern over future grain supplies

A steady decline in arable land is posing a threat to the country's long-term grain supply.

World 31 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Future for U.N. food body in North Korea still in doubt

BEIJING (Reuters) - The World Food Programme is fighting to maintain projects in North Korea that aim to feed a third of the country's population after talks in Rome ended without agreement, its country director said on Monday.

World 24 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

EU mulls ban on wild fowl trade to curb bird flu

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union mulled a ban on the import of live wild birds after a parrot in Britain died of a virulent strain of avian flu that might one day spread to humans.

World 03 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Mugabe: Africa vulnerable to unsafe food imports

HARARE (Reuters) - President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, which is in need of food aid, urged Africans on Monday to monitor imports to prevent poor quality or unwanted foodstuffs from being dumped on the continent.

World 03 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Mugabe: Africa vulnerable to unsafe food imports

HARARE (Reuters) - President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, which is in need of food aid, urged Africans on Monday to monitor imports to prevent poor quality or unwanted foodstuffs from being dumped on the continent.

AseanPlus News 28 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Increase in grain output hurting farmers

A CONTINUOUS increase in China's grain output this year will ensure 'food security,' but falling crop prices will create difficulties for farmers, according to a top agricultural policymaker.

AseanPlus News 22 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

UN: Beijing has solved food problem

CHINA has marvellously succeeded in raising its grain output steadily through the introduction of reform and opening-up drive, along with the development of agro sciences.