Business / Tech Jun 21, 2019

Southeast Asia looks to Taiwan as recycling pioneer

Once dubbed "garbage island" for its overflowing landfills and filthy streets, Taiwan now has Asia's highest rate of recycling and is a role model for the region, analysts said on Thursday. With untreated waste causing marine pollution and clogged drains triggering fatal floods from Bangkok ...

Kyoto deals with 'garbage house' by force

National / Social Issues Nov 13, 2015

Kyoto deals with 'garbage house' by force

The Kyoto Municipal Government enforced an ordinance Friday to deal with overflowing garbage at a resident's house. After failing to persuade a man in his 50s to rid his house and an adjoining private road of mountains of garbage after meeting with him at least ...