#China

  • Article: Illegal Plastic-Burning Factories Fill Town With Toxic Fumes, Forcing Malaysia to Act
    Environment

    Illegal Plastic-Burning Factories Fill Town With Toxic Fumes, Forcing Malaysia to Act

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 13, 2019

    "I couldn't sleep at night because it was so smelly. I became like a zombie, I was so tired.” Read more

  • Article: Eat Less Pork and Help the Planet, Advocates Say Ahead of Chinese New Year
    Food & Hunger

    Eat Less Pork and Help the Planet, Advocates Say Ahead of Chinese New Year

    Feb. 4, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    China consumes more meat than any other country. Read more

  • Article: We Need to Rethink This Concept to End Extreme Poverty, Researchers Say
    Citizenship

    We Need to Rethink This Concept to End Extreme Poverty, Researchers Say

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 29, 2019

    The global poverty rate was cut by more than half in 40 years; now, the reduction rate is slowing. Read more

  • Article: This Chinese Village Is Fighting Poverty With Yoga
    Citizenship

    This Chinese Village Is Fighting Poverty With Yoga

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 11, 2019

    Lotus position. Shavanasa. Prosperity. Read more

  • Article: China Lifts Ban on Rhino Horns and Tiger Bones Even as Species Near Extinction
    Environment

    China Lifts Ban on Rhino Horns and Tiger Bones Even as Species Near Extinction

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 31, 2018

    Rhino and tiger populations have plummeted over the past century. Read more

  • Article: Dozens Dead as Typhoon Mangkhut Strikes the Philippines, Hong Kong, and China
    Environment

    Dozens Dead as Typhoon Mangkhut Strikes the Philippines, Hong Kong, and China

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 17, 2018

    The storm is reportedly this year’s strongest. Read more

  • Article: Asia's Growing Appetite for Meat and Seafood Will 'Strain Environment'
    Environment

    Asia's Growing Appetite for Meat and Seafood Will 'Strain Environment'

    Sept. 4, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A land area the size of India will be needed for additional food production. Read more

  • Article: UN Calls for the Immediate Release of Uighurs Detained in Chinese Re-Education Camps
    Citizenship

    UN Calls for the Immediate Release of Uighurs Detained in Chinese Re-Education Camps

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 31, 2018

    As many as 1 million Uighurs, an ethnic Muslim minority, are believed to be forcibly detained. Read more