Crude Palm Oil Indonesia Update: Limited Production Growth in 2015

Indonesia’s production of crude palm oil (CPO) is estimated to reach 31 million tons this year, up from an expected 29.5 million tons in 2014, accordi...

Indonesian deforestation moratorium extended – WWF

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, the President of Indonesia, has extended the country’s moratorium on deforestation for another 2 years. This moratorium proh...

Palm oil firm accused of hiring men to kidnap smog inspectors in Indonesia

Seven people from a ministry of environment team documenting illegal forest fires were taken hostage and threatened, ministry says. Up to 100 Indon...

WWF – Indonesia report on illegal palm oil sourcing in Sumatra makes waves...

In June 2013, WWF released “Palming off a National Park,” a report on illegal encroachment of oil palm plantations into the Tesso Nilo National Park a...

Eagle High and Rajawali exposed for unsustainable palm oil cultivation

Eagle High Plantations which is owned by the Peter Sondakh controlled Rajawali Group has not obtained its Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) ce...

Palm Oil Contains Carcinogenic Substance, Says EU Food Safety Authority

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) announces that substances found in palm oil raise a potential health concern. They identified one component ...

New Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement Lacks Protections for One-Sixth of World’s Fore...

In an era of rising anti-globalisation and protectionism, countries in the Asia-Pacific region have turned their eyes to the China-backed Regional Com...

Palm oil drops from 7-week top ahead of official data release

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures dropped over 1% in evening trade on Tuesday, falling from a near seven-week high hit earlier, weighed down by...

Malaysian palm oil/Vegoils: Market factors to watch Friday May 5

KUALA LUMPUR: The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil markets on Friday May 5. FUNDAMENTAL...

Ganda dan Martua Sitorus cabar KHLK

Jakarta – Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia (Walhi) menilai Kementerian Lingkungan Hidup dan Kehutanan (KLKH) tidak transparan dalam pengelolaan uang ...

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