The Government Food Laboratories in Brunei Darussalam will be consolidated under Laboratory Services, the Ministry of Health (MoH) commencing today, according to a press release. The laboratories are as follows: The Energy and Industry Department at the Prime Minister’s Office – Halal Science Centre and Meteorology, Global Halal Industry Development Division – Halal Science Laboratory and Standard Measurement Laboratory; The Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism – Agrifood… Read more.
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Following a number of productive meetings with Brunei Government officials, a high-level Russian company, led by Viktor Tarusin, the President of the Odintsovo Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia, is looking forward to establishing practical cooperation and partnership with local companies to help boost Brunei’s food security and exploration of oil and gas. Also among the visiting Russian delegation are Ruslan Tokaev, the CEO of LLC NIPT; Rustam Kazakov, the Strategic Development… Read more.
In a boost for Singapore's food security, local company Apollo Aquaculture Group will be setting up a high-tech farm in Brunei in a joint venture. Mr Eric Ng, 44, group chief executive officer of Apollo Aquaculture Group, said the vertical fish-farming system will be remotely controlled and monitored from Apollo Aqua- culture's farm in Singapore. With underwater sensors to measure parameters like temperature and salinity, the need for manpower is reduced and workers can respond to… Read more.