Brunei shares concern over obesity rise, tobacco consumption

Brunei Darussalam shared concerns over the rise of obesity, particularly among children, despite increased awareness of healthy eating among the population and health awareness programmes on a healthy diet at the ongoing 70th Session of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Committee for the Western Pacific in Manila, Philippines. Brunei Darussalam called for concerted action to take into account how media companies and online technology industries can operate responsibly and in the public interest, given their capacity to shape public opinion on food consumption.  More details in Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin