About 1,000 residents of a Shanghai suburb are protesting a report that a petrochemical plant may be moved to their neighborhood, although authorities have dismissed the report as untrue.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Asian Development Bank says climate change has been making the poor in the Asia-Pacific region even poorer and is also setting back efforts to haul them out of poverty.
This rare basking shark was brought ashore by a fishing trawler in Australia earlier this week, with scientists hoping that it will help them learn more about the world’s second largest living fish.
Images of people wearing masks on the streets of China in a desperate attempt to prevent breathing harmful smog can inspire a variety of reactions: pity that individuals should suffer for the wealth of a few; frustration with an unfair global system; incredulity that no one — whether in government or a private citizen — seems to be doing anything that will put a stop to this madness.
It is possibly the most reviled festival on the planet. But despite massive international and domestic outcry, restaurateurs in the southern Chinese town of Yulin reported a brisk trade in dog meat dishes as the annual ‘dog meat festival’ got underway Sunday.
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