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Indonesia halts new palm oil plantation development

Indonesia halts new palm oil plantation development

Indonesia's president has signed a moratorium on all new palm oil plantation development, an official said Thursday, in a move hailed by environmentalists.

Growing demand’ for Filipino cuisine among expatriates

Growing demand’ for Filipino cuisine among expatriates

Kulinarya Qatar’s three-day event also featured an ‘Asian Food Festival’, which showcased not only Filipino food but also cuisine from other countries in Asia.

Thieves take wing with 1 million euros of Red Bull in Belgium

Thieves take wing with 1 million euros of Red Bull in Belgium

Thirsty thieves stole more than 300 pallets of Red Bull cans worth around one million euros from a depot in Belgium in what police described on Tuesday as a ‘very professional’ heist.

Qatari food and culture to be highlighted at Russian music fest

Qatari food and culture to be highlighted at Russian music fest

This comes as part of the Qatar-Russia 2018 Year of Culture, which offers exhibitions, concerts, heritage events and festivals aimed at further strengthening relations between the two countries.

Ooredoo Myanmar provides relief for flood victims

Ooredoo Myanmar provides relief for flood victims

The Ooredoo Myanmar family has reached out to flood-affected areas to send food and aid provisions for the victims.

Qatar inflation expands 0.4% m-o-m in May 2018

Qatar inflation expands 0.4% m-o-m in May 2018

The CPI inflation was up 0.1% year-on-year in June this year as the country witnessed price increase in the seven sectors.

Careem planning to spend $150 mn to launch food delivery business: sources

Careem planning to spend $150 mn to launch food delivery business: sources

Middle East ride-hailing app Careem is planning to spend up to $150 million to launch its food delivery business as early as September, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the matter.

Qatar seeks more self-sufficiency in food and manufacturing: EIU

Qatar seeks more self-sufficiency in food and manufacturing: EIU

Qatar’s self-sufficiency drive extends beyond food and fits with the country’s long-standing drive for diversification and private-sector development, Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has said in a report.

UN, EU call for global action to protect bees

UN, EU call for global action to protect bees

The United Nation's food agency and the European Union on Saturday called for global action to protect pollinators, and bees in particular, which are crucial for ensuring food security.

India splutters in anger after toilet water used for train tea

India splutters in anger after toilet water used for train tea

An Indian tea vendor caught on video taking water from a train toilet before selling his drinks to passengers has been fined amid heightened concern in India over food safety.

Death toll in Kabul suicide bombing climbs to 10

Death toll in Kabul suicide bombing climbs to 10

The death toll in a Kabul suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State has risen to 10, the Afghan Health Ministry said Saturday.

Food arrives in Syria's battered Eastern Ghouta

Food arrives in Syria's battered Eastern Ghouta

The Syrian army continued its offensive against rebel-held Eastern Ghouta Saturday, a day after an aid convoy delivered food to the hunger-stricken residents of the enclave despite heavy bombardment.