Environment

China reports new outbreak of African swine fever

Feb 9, 2019

China has reported a new outbreak of African swine fever that is threating the country's vital pork industry

In year of the pig, Hong Kong has had enough of wild ones

Feb 5, 2019

Hong Kong ushers in the year of the pig while studying how to reduce potentially dangerous encounters between people and wild boars

Hong Kong makes record seizure of pangolin scales, ivory

Feb 2, 2019

Hong Kong customs officers have intercepted a record 8.3 tons of pangolin scales and hundreds of elephant tusks worth more than $8 million

Bangkok flies drones as PM warns of costs in pollution fight

Feb 1, 2019

Drones are spraying water to try to reduce air pollution around Bangkok while the governor invited critics to brainstorm better ideas to improve air quality in the Thai capital

Bangkok schools closed over air pollution concerns

Jan 30, 2019

More than 400 schools in Thailand's capital, Bangkok, have been shut due to increasing concern over dangerously unhealthy air pollution

Heavy smog, worsened by weather, raises alarm across Asia

Jan 14, 2019

Unusually high levels of smog worsened by weather patterns are raising alarm across Asia

Chinese premier meets with Tesla's Musk as trade talks end

Jan 9, 2019

Chinese premier meets with Tesla's Musk as trade talks with US end

Giving up gas: China's Shenzhen switches to electric taxis

Jan 8, 2019

One of China's major cities has reached an environmental milestone: an almost all electric-powered taxi fleet

Dead whale had 115 plastic cups, 2 flip-flops in its stomach

Nov 21, 2018

A dead sperm whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach including 115 drinking cups, 25 bags and two flip-flops

China suspends rules allowing tiger bone, rhino horn trading

Nov 13, 2018

China says it is suspending rule changes allowing the trading in tiger and rhinoceros parts, following an outcry from environmental groups

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