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World 21 Dec 2018 | 2:36 PM

In Indonesia, splits emerge over efforts to stem plastic tide

JAKARTA (Reuters) - As Indonesia struggles with mountains of plastic waste going into landfill and polluting its rivers and oceans, business groups are pushing to overturn restrictions on importing plastic scrap into Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

So Aunty, So What? 09 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Plastic – from wastelands to waistlines

Here I go again, with good reason, on the horrors the imperishable pollutant unleashes on Earth.

Letters 21 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Solving the plastic problem

From S. M. DAS, Nebula Waste Management of Shah Alam

Lifestyle 24 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Bag the plastic

A growing number of cities are clamping down on use of plastic bags as the ubiquitous carriers have proven to be earth-unfriendly, writes Sophie Hares.

Lifestyle 07 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Practise recycling plastic waste

Using fewer plastic bags is great. But let's not stop there.

Community 11 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Most shoppers happy with plastic bag ruling

THERE were mixed reactions to the 'No Plastic Bag Day' ruling in Selangor that came into effect last Saturday.

Business 07 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Stable outlook for plastic resin

GEORGE TOWN: The price of plastic resin is likely to remain stable this year hovering around US$1,600 per tonne, influenced largely by the lower demand from China and shortage of resin supply.

Views 01 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

No more plastic bags on Mondays

Pinang Points by Cavina Lim WHEN you go for your weekly grocery shopping starting today, do not be alarmed if you are refused a plastic bag.

TECH 27 Mar 2019 | 2:30 AM

Inside the cutthroat combination of plastic surgery and social media

In South Florida, an area known for its high volume of successful and botched plastic surgeries, social media has brought a whole new level of craziness to the industry.

AseanPlus News 21 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Japan’s not so fantastic love affair with plastic

Tokyo: From bento boxes to individually wrapped bananas, plastic reigns supreme in Japan. But amid global concern about single-use waste, new legislation could help end the country’s love affair with plastic.