Prospect of Another Rice Revolution To Feed World’s Hungry, Says International Rice Research Institute Scientist


Nov. 10 (EIRNS)–Citing two senior scientists, Dr. Jauhar Ali and Li Zhi-Kang, {Asia Sentinel} correspondent John Berthelsen said the world could be on the verge of experiencing another rice revolution. Berthelsen said the variety, Green Super Rice, developed jointly by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the Philippines, has...

IRRI Working to Create an Entirely New Rice Plant, 50% Higher Yield- Genetic Manufacturing, Not Just Modifying!


Sept. 30, 2014 (EIRNS)–The International Institute for Rice Research (IRRI), in the Philippines, is now in year six of what they expect will be a 20-year success story to manufacture an entirely new rice plant, at a higher level of photosynthetic power, than any current variety. It will increase rice yields by 50 percent, a great prospect for mankind, half of whom rely on rice for their...

Robert Zeigler, Director of the IRRI, Praises BRICS and AIIB as Crucial for Transforming Rural Development Worldwide


Sep. 27, 2014 (EIRNS)–Dr. Robert Zeigler, Director of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI, based in the Philippines) for the past ten years, said on Sept. 25 that the New Development Bank of the BRICS and the Chinese-initiated AIIB have the potential to “transform rural societies.” Speaking at a Brookings Institute event, Dr. Zeigler said in his presentation that the...

Is Enterovirus America’s Ebola?


Sept. 27, 2014 (EIRNS)–As the deadly Ebola virus sweeps across Africa, Americans continue to be assured that there is no real danger of the epidemic spreading to the U.S.  Aside from the fact that that is a total lie, the truth is that Americans have more immediate infections they should be worried about. As the long-term effects of the economic breakdown assert themselves, health officials...

Russia Calls on ASEAN To Increase Food Exports


Aug. 28, 2014 (EIRNS )–Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev called on the member-nations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to increase their food exports to Russia, at a meeting in Myanmar’s capital, Naypyidaw, today. “I would like to draw your attention to the opportunities that present themselves to ASEAN countries in the sphere...

Storms and Earthquakes Threaten Major Catastrophes


Sept. 4, 2011 (LPAC)–A deadly storm, Typhoon Talas, passed through Japan’s western coast September 3 and 4, leaving behind a trail of destruction. Available reports indicate that at least 20 were dead and another 50 missing. Prior to Talas’ arrival, evacuation orders and advisories were issued to 460,000 people in western and central Japan. At least 3,600 people were stranded by flooded rivers...

In Nuclear-Shy Asian Countries, The Fight for the Future Continues


May 25, 2011 (LPAC)–Misled by Prime Minister Naoto Kan, who pays public homage to “public opinion” and backroom pressure from the United States and other, more ominous arm-twisters, Japan had taken a decidedly backward posture in the wake of the Fukushima accident. The government has 35 of 54 nuclear reactors shut, and is “re-evaluating” it energy policy in favor of a reliance on absurdly...

Human Reproduction is a Physical Economic Issue of Profound Implications


May 23, 2011 (LPAC)–The strongly Catholic country of the Philippines has been wracked in the recent period by debate over a “reproductive health” bill widely, and correctly, seen as designed to reduce human reproduction in the Philippines so that there are fewer and fewer Filipinos. Philippines President “NoyNoy” Aquino with liberal, technocratic and U.S. support is in favor of the bill while the...

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