Asia Environment

Chinese automaker builds London’s first 100% electric doubledecker buses

By Tue, Jul 21, 2015 9:47AM UTC

Shenzen-based automobile manufacturer BYD has been producing K9 electric buses since 2010, cementing contracts with mass and public transit companies at home in China as well as around the world.

Australian health company invites Sea Shepherd for krill product talks

By Wed, Jul 08, 2015 7:00PM UTC

Blackmores, Australia’s leading health brand, summoned the Sea Shepherd Australia for a meeting in response to the conservation group’s sudden attack on the company’s krill oil products.

Amazing images, videos show the 3 typhoons bearing down on Asia

By Wed, Jul 08, 2015 11:08AM UTC

Asia was bracing for itself Wednesday as satellite images and videos revealed a trio of typhoons heading across the Pacific Ocean this week. The first one – Linfa – has already made landfall in the Philippines and is on its way to Hong Kong.

Reactor in Japan being loaded with nuke fuel before restart

By Wed, Jul 08, 2015 9:38AM UTC

TOKYO (AP) — A nuclear plant operator has begun loading fuel into a reactor in southern Japan before it resumes operating next month in the first restart under safety requirements set following the Fukushima disaster.

Is Asia’s growth creating a generation of sick people?

By Fri, Jul 03, 2015 9:52AM UTC

Recent scientific research on air quality and human health has only underscored how much — and in how many ways — pollution can cause harm and even death. High concentrations of particulate matter in the air result in higher instances of diseases of the heart and lungs, asthma and other respiratory problems.