Environment And Nature

Big plastic user Japan fights waste ahead of G-20 summit

Jun 26, 2019

Japan, host of the Group of 20 Summit this weekend, hopes to lead the world in reducing plastic waste

Thai cave boys mark year since ordeal with Buddhist rites

Jun 25, 2019

The 12 soccer players and their coach rescued from a flooded cave last year took part in a Buddhist ceremony marking the anniversary of when their ordeal began and spoke about how their lives have changed

Thailand's Wild Boars mark year since going missing in cave

Jun 23, 2019

When the 12 young boys and their soccer coach walked into a cave complex in northern Thailand a year ago, they didn't know their lives were going to forever change

UN agencies urge stronger efforts to stop illegal fishing

Jun 5, 2019

Major United Nations agencies are urging key fishing nations to join efforts to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

Toyota reports dip in quarterly profit, projects recovery

May 8, 2019

Toyota sees 4% dip in 1Q profit on weaker vehicle sales in North America

Netflix announces deal for film about Thailand's cave boys

May 1, 2019

Netflix and "Crazy Rich Asians" production company agree to make a film about rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from flooded Thai cave

Taiwan's president reaffirms anti-nuclear stance at march

Apr 27, 2019

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has reaffirmed her opposition to nuclear power before marching with anti-nuclear protesters

Xi: China wants to expand sprawling infrastructure project

Apr 27, 2019

Xi calls for more countries to join China's sprawling infrastructure-building initiative as other leaders expressed support for a project Washington worries is building Beijing's strategic influence

The Latest: Hammond says Britain a good Belt & Road partner

Apr 26, 2019

British treasury chief Philip Hammond says the U.K.'s finance industry would be a "natural partner" for future projects under China's Belt and Road infrastructure initiative

Aussie doctors bestowed Thai royal honors for cave rescue

Apr 19, 2019

Australian doctors in Thailand to receive royal honors for helping rescue a boys soccer team from a flooded cave say they are looking forward to a reunion with the people they helped save