Malaysians named as Asia's worst plastic polluters


A Malaysia Airlines hostess wearing a protective face mask checking the temperature of a passenger at the KL International Airport in Sepang. A report published on Tuesday (Feb 18) listed Malaysians as the biggest per capita users of plastic packaging in a region responsible for more than half the plastic litter in the world's oceans. - AFP

KUALA LUMPUR: A report published on Tuesday (Feb 18) listed Malaysians as the biggest per capita users of plastic packaging in a region responsible for more than half the plastic litter in the world's oceans.

The report by the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) covers China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, which together account for "around 60% of plastic debris entering the ocean."

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