From grubby packaging engulfing small Southeast Asian communities to waste piling up in plants from the US to Australia, China’s ban on accepting the world’s used plastic has plunged global recycling into turmoil.
For many years, China received the bulk of scrap plastic from around the world, processing much
Hong Kong’s reputation as a stable financial hub has been shaken by a controversial extradition bill that prompted massive protests, and its loss might just be Singapore’s gain, experts say.
The Chinese territory and the South Asian city-state have long vied for the title of Asia’s
These are hard times for billionaires, or so I must suppose because the latest edition of The Economist contained two articles in their defence. Apparently, in both the United States and the United Kingdom, politicians of a progressive disposition have been rude about billionaires.
The Hong Kong protests are caused by deep-rooted economic frustrations… This argument has been all too common in the discourse surrounding Hong Kong’s months-long struggle against authoritarianism.
Western analysts, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government, and various Chinese state media outlets have argued that
Chinese secret police sought to extract information about Britain's role in Hong Kong protests, Simon Cheng says.
A former officer at the United Kingdom's consulate in Hong Kong accused Chinese secret police of torturing him in an effort to extract information about the UK's role in massive anti-government
Samsung’s new foldable phone, the Galaxy Z Flip, is selling like hotcakes. Launched on Valentine’s Day in South Korea and the U.S., stock of the $1,380 phone quickly sold out on Samsung’s websites and most physical stores across both nations.
But, as is often the case with highly
The White House under the direction of President Trump made its move official yesterday — the international equity portfolio used by retired military personnel should not be investing in any Chinese stocks.
Period. A note warning about mainland China investing was sent to Labor Secretary
The air quality in the United States is dramatically declining, leaving about 150 million people -- nearly half of America's population -- breathing unhealthy, heavily polluted air, according to the newly released "State of the Air" 2020 report by the American Lung Association.
"We're moving in the
The 2020 West Pacific typhoon season is off to a slow start.
It took until Tuesday for the first named storm of the year -- Vongfong -- to form, but it has quickly become a threat to the Philippines.
The West Pacific typhoon season doesn't have
On Thursday, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists set the Doomsday Clock at two minutes to midnight. Welcome to what we call "the new abnormal." This phrase describes the catastrophically dangerous world in which we live.
We have to go back 66 years, to 1953, to find