Health & Environment
South Korea is one of the world’s most polluted countries and its killer dust claims thousands of lives a year. But rather than blame diesel cars and coal-powered plants, it has become trendy to look abroad for a bogeyman.
In 2017, China, India and Japan were ranked first, third and fifth among the world’s worst polluting countries.
Saving the world, and its animals – there’s a lot to be said for going vegetarian. But sceptics, Chinese medicine practitioners among them, say without a balance, your body may pay the price
A multibillion-dollar industry wants meat-eaters to embrace plant-based alternatives –but why eat mock meat when the real thing is half the price and twice as tasty?
India is flushing away valuable nutrients, says a minister who is campaigning to turn the nation’s liquid waste into fertiliser.
Since China banned plastic waste imports in January 2018, Southeast Asia has become the world’s dumping ground
Experts estimate more than half of diabetes cases in Indonesia remain undiagnosed, especially among young people
The government claims jeepneys need to go because they are old, dirty and unsafe
The decision by the government and the tsunami-devastated plant’s operator to release contaminated water into the Pacific was ‘driven by short-term cost-cutting’, a new study has found
Book also warns girls to wear clothes that “protect the modesty of their genitals”, to shut the door when they change, and to avoid quiet places when alone