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PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry has cautioned Malaysians against consuming several brands of traditional medicine from China and Hong Kong.
KERENG PANGI (Indonesia) (AFP): In a desolate area of central Indonesia where lush rainforest once stood, illegal miners on the frontline of a modern-day gold rush tear up the earth in the hunt for the precious metal.
If you find yourself getting angry and is one breath short from a violent rage, look at the thermostat and check what you had for lunch. The wave of aggression could be related to your food and the weather.
GENEVA: More than 140 countries agreed Saturday on a ground-breaking treaty to rein in the use and emission of health-hazardous mercury, the UN said, but environmental activists lamented it did not go far enough.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Lead emission from factories and the natural environment in China's manufacturing heart of Guangdong has poisoned 160 children, Xinhua said on Sunday in the country's latest case of unfettered industrial toxins.
PETALING JAYA: Restaurant operators who overcharge customers ordering water can be punished under the Price Control and Anti-Profiteering Act 2011.
BEIJING (Reuters) - About one tenth of China's farmland is polluted by lead, zinc and other heavy metals to
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese environmental groups accused Apple Inc of turning a blind eye as its suppliers pollute the country, the latest criticism of the technology company's environmental record.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Lead pollution from workshops in eastern China seriously poisoned 103 children and has affected hundreds of other residents in the country's latest case of unfettered industrial toxins, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - More than half of China's cities are affected by acid rain and one-sixth of major rivers are so polluted the water is unfit even for farmland, a senior official said on Friday in a bleak assessment of the environmental price of the country's economic boom.