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Obsessive fans organise to push Chinese idols to top of global hit parades
  • •Devotees dip into their own pockets to get their favourites to No 1.
  • •Multibillion-dollar ‘fan economy’ effectively a closed shop for non-Chinese
15 Nov 2018 - 5:17PM
  • •Devotees dip into their own pockets to get their favourites to No 1.
  • •Multibillion-dollar ‘fan economy’ effectively a closed shop for non-Chinese
Obsessive fans organise to push Chinese idols to top of global hit parades
Dying alone in Japan: the industry devoted to disposing of what’s left behind

As the country’s population ages and shrinks, there is increasing demand for services that clean out and dispose of the property of the dead

24 Sep 2018 - 10:11AM

As the country’s population ages and shrinks, there is increasing demand for services that clean out and dispose of the property of the dead

Dying alone in Japan: the industry devoted to disposing of what’s left behind
Now China refuses to be dumping ground for the world’s waste, where on Earth will it all go?

Plastic, paper, metal – with other countries unable to handle the sheer volume of recycling needed, the planet’s trash is piling up

9 Jul 2018 - 8:02PM

Plastic, paper, metal – with other countries unable to handle the sheer volume of recycling needed, the planet’s trash is piling up

Now China refuses to be dumping ground for the world’s waste, where on Earth will it all go?
How to fight Asian slavery, one shrimp supplier at a time