The local police in Gebang, Malaysia have been accused of suppressing basic human rights following the illegal arrests of civilians who are protesting against the Lynas Advanced Materials Plant (LAMP), an Australian-owned rare earths mining company.
BEIJING (AP) — China says at least 30 percent of newly purchased government cars will be electric and other types of “new energy vehicles” as it attempts to tackle air pollution and encourage the electric car market. The official Xinhua News Agency was quoting a joint plan from government departments
Warning: Graphic image in this article Despite all efforts by governments and activist groups, the trade in illegal wildlife is as strong as ever. The growth of the wealthy and middle classes in Asia — especially in nominally socialist, but in reality ultra-capitalist China and Vietnam — has insured the
BEIJING (AP) — China and the United States have taken small steps toward their shared goal of fighting climate change but remain significantly apart over a wider global plan to cut carbon emissions.
GENEVA (AP) — The United States, China, the European Union and 11 other members of the World Trade Organization have begun negotiations toward a new agreement on almost $1 trillion of environmental goods.
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