Rice exports continue to decline Business

Rice exports continue to decline

Vietnam exported over 3.8 million tonnes of rice, raking in 1.6 billion USD from January 1 to August 31, showing considerable drops in both volume and value over the same period last year.
Philippines faces worst El Nino ASEAN

Philippines faces worst El Nino

The Philippine government and environmental groups have introduced measures to mitigate the effects of the El Nino, which is expected to hit many countries in the region later this year.
 Japan to increase support to Philippines ASEAN

Japan to increase support to Philippines

Japan has pledged to provide a 2 billion USD loan to the Philippines in order to upgrade the national railway system, according to a statement released by the Philippines’ Foreign Ministry.
Philippines likely to halt rice imports World

Philippines likely to halt rice imports

The Philippines is unlikely to import any additional rice this year given its current abundant supply, according to a source from the country’s Ministry of Agriculture.