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Jun 03, 2022

(Photo : Chien-Tong Wang)

Discarded fishing nets are extremely harmful to marine ecology, but an alliance of fishermen’s associations, fishing net makers and nylon producers in Taiwan are trying to solve the problem by turning waste nets into outdoor clothing. Here’s what they’re up to.

On February...

May 29, 2022

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) opened its 78th session in Bangkok today with global and regional leaders calling for strengthened regional cooperation and multilateralism as reverberating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and geopolitical conflicts...

May 29, 2022

Leaders from around Asia and the Pacific – a region at the forefront of the world’s innovation and economic growth – today pledged to leverage its advantages towards protecting people and the planet.

The Bangkok Declaration, adopted at the conclusion of the 78th session of the Economic and Social Commission...

Apr 14, 2022

Singapore-based craft beer brewery Brewerkz Brewing has created what it calls a “uniquely Singapore beer with premium ingredients” called Newbrew which is made from recycled water and will go on sale in a limited edition later in April.

The beer, described as “tropical blonde ale with a special taste profile...

Apr 02, 2022

Suhon Lin, Founder of the Chang Chun Group, is 94 years old. He is a living historical figure from Taiwan’s petrochemical industry. In the 70-plus years he has devoted to petrochemicals, he has been honored as Taiwan’s “Petrochemical Edison”. Even when he takes a swim, he is thinking about how to refine the...

Feb 06, 2022

Photo Source:Ming-Tang Huang

Baked sweet potatoes, a traditional street food in Taiwan that is also sold at 3,700 convenience stores across the island, have now made it into one of Japan’s oldest supermarket chains. How did Jacky Chiu, general manager of Taiwan’s leading sweet potato processing company K.K....

Oct 14, 2021

Oido Sea Street ⓒ Gyeonggi Tourism Organization

SUWON, GYEONGGI PROVINCE, SOUTH KOREA, October 14, 2021 – The Gyeonggi Provincial Government and the Gyeonggi Tourism Organization announced that they will operate tour and hands-on programs from October at seven tourist sites selected for the 2021 Themed Alley...

Oct 07, 2021

香港科技大學(科大)與香港特別行政區政府合作開展一個為期三年的開創性跨領域研究,從海、陸、空三方面監測空氣質素,為本港以及大灣區臭氧的形成和傳送路徑提供更深入的理解。

是次合作為大型科研計劃「大灣區光化學臭氧污染及區域和跨區域傳輸特徵研究」的一部分。該計劃由廣東省政府、香港特區政府和澳門特區政府聯合推出,旨在研究臭氧對整個區域所造成的空氣質素問題。

空氣污染乃世界上最大的環境健康威脅,每年導致全球700萬人早逝1。香港政府環境保護署(環保署) 今年推出「香港清新空氣藍圖2035」,以進一步改善本港和區內的空氣質素,並協助本港於2050年達至碳中和。儘管當局近年在控制影響健康的空氣污染物﹕...