Seafood

Hong Kong, accounting for a quarter of Japan’s food export trade, is among 55 countries that have blocked shipments from Fukushima. ©GettyImages

Hong Kong to maintain Fukushima export ban

By RJ Whitehead

Seven years after a tsunami wiped out a nuclear reactor in Fukushima, causing widespread radiation contamination in a largely agricultural region, the prefecture continues to struggle in getting crucial overseas markets to accept its produce.

China and Malaysia joint shrimp venture to create 1,000 jobs

China and Malaysia joint shrimp venture to create 1,000 jobs

By Lester Wan

An aquaculture project between a Chinese chemical firm and a Malaysian property cooperative is set to make Langkawi — an archipelago off the Malaysian state of Kedah — a major producer of South American white shrimp.