All news articles for January 2014

WWF welcomes forest conservation policy in Indonesia

WWF welcomes forest conservation policy in Indonesia

Global campaign group WWF has welcomed a Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) launched by Asia Pacific Resources International Ltd (APRIL), that will hopefully support forest conservation in Indonesia.

Dabur India posts strong personal care results

Dabur India posts strong personal care results

By Simon Pitman

Dabur India, one of the leading domestic providers of personal care in India, has reported a strong surge in third quarter on the back of strong oral care and toothpaste sales.

Philippines plays catch up on lead regulation

Philippines plays catch up on lead regulation

By Simon Pitman

The Philippines government has introduced laws to ban the use of lead in a host of consumer products, including cosmetics and personal, in a move that brings it up to speed with other Asian countries.

Expert reveals hair trends on the Japanese market

Asia in Focus

Japanese anti-aging hair care category sees major innovations

By Michelle Yeomans

Hair care in Japan reached 523 billion yen in 2012 and rose by 6% last year. Although this represents only a slight rise, our regional expert says the category is not to be underestimated, considering many segments have remained stagnant.