Indonesia processing requests for deep-sea mining waste disposal, says gov’t official

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian authorities are considering two companies’ requests to dispose mining waste into the ocean, a senior government

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Plastic piles up in Thailand as pandemic efforts sideline pollution fight

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand began the year with a ban on single-use plastic bags that Bangkok office worker Nicha Singhanoi

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Philippine lawmakers vow to get broadcast giant ABS-CBN back on air

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine legislators pushed on Wednesday to get the country’s biggest broadcaster back on air, amid widespread shock

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Explainer: Could warmer weather help contain the coronavirus?

(Reuters) – The world is looking for signs that the arrival of warmer weather in the northern hemisphere could slow

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Chinese dams held back Mekong waters during drought, study finds

BANGKOK (Reuters) – China’s Mekong River dams held back large amounts of water during a damaging drought in downstream countries

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Singapore ramps up rooftop farming plans as virus upends supply chains

FILE PHOTO: Comcrop CEO Peter Barber shows vegetable seedlings at his rooftop hydroponics farm at an industrial estate in Singapore

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Singapore’s Pavilion Energy seeks industry standard for green LNG

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s Pavilion Energy is asking potential liquefied natural gas (LNG) suppliers to help develop an industry standard

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Say nothing at all: Ronan Keating chided for Singapore coronavirus post

FILE PHOTO: A bird’s-eye view of ships along the coast in Singapore July 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Silva SINGAPORE (Reuters) –

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Indonesia proposes to tax sweet drinks, polluting cars, plastic

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s finance minister proposed on Wednesday new duties on sweetened drinks, vehicles that emit carbon dioxide and

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Rising sea levels threaten sovereign credit ratings: Moody’s

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Economic shocks stemming from rising sea levels pose a long-term risk to the sovereign credit ratings of

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