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Sukanto Tanoto Provides Education Opportunities

Sukanto Tanoto believes that everyone should have an opportunity to obtain a better life and education is the key to achieve this goal. Hence, Tanoto Foundation was established to be a centre of excellence in alleviating poverty through Education, Empowerment and Enhancement of Quality of Lives. Participating journalists were informed during the Dialogue with RGE Senior Executives - Sihol P Aritonang from the Tanoto Foundation - at the RGE Journalism Workshop held in Singapore in early December 2014.

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APRIL on the Challenges faced by Indonesian Pulp & Paper Industry

During the Dialogue with RGE Senior Executives at the RGE Journalism Workshop held in Singapore in early December 2014, the journalists were able to gain a good understanding of the state of the global forestry products market and a sense of the problems and opportunities faced by the pulp & paper industry through conversations with APRIL’s President Director Kusnan Rahmin and APRIL’s Sustainability Director Dr. Petrus Gunarso.

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RGE Journalism Workshop

A total of 24 senior journalists and editors from Indonesia attended a 3-day RGE Journalism Workshop in Singapore from 2 to 4 December 2014. This is the third year that RGE, a group of natural resources-based manufacturing companies founded by entrepreneur and visionary Sukanto Tanoto, hosted this workshop to provide the participants with a unique learning experience to improve their knowledge and professional skills. This year’s workshop is in partnership with the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, and the Singapore Press Holdings.

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Asian Agri Shares Outlook on Palm Oil Industry

At the recent RGE Journalism Workshop held in Singapore, Asian Agri’s Managing Director Kelvin Tio provided an overview on the palm oil industry to the journalists participating in the workshop. He said that Indonesia is still the biggest producer of palm oil in the world, producing 30 mn MT in 2013, which accounted for 53% of the global volume. Indonesia’s output surpassed that of Malaysia, which produced 19 mn MT in 2013.

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Sukanto Tanoto Website

Sukanto Tanoto is a visionary entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the Founder and Chairman of Royal Golden Eagle (RGE), which manages a global group of companies in resources manufacturing. Tanoto is also the co-founder of Tanoto Foundation, a philanthropy that aims to improve lives by alleviating poverty.