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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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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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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‘Abominable’ film axed in Malaysia after rebuffing order to cut China map

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – DreamWorks’ animated movie “Abominable” will not be released in Malaysia after its producers declined to meet

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U.S. agency considers how it might implement new music royalty rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As the Justice Department considers an overhaul of music royalties rules, its top antitrust enforcer said on

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Philippines braces for ‘very destructive’ typhoon

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine authorities evacuated more areas on Friday and warned an estimated 5.2 million people in the path

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Vietnamese website taunts Chinese drama fans with South China Sea quiz

HANOI (Reuters) – A Vietnamese website, which only works when users correctly answer a quiz about disputed islands in the

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