Governments grapple with coronavirus border closures and lockdowns

World Mar 18, 2020

Governments grapple with coronavirus border closures and lockdowns

Governments around the globe grappled Wednesday with how to implement border closures, travel restrictions and lockdowns that have unleashed transportation chaos and imperiled economies, but which authorities say are needed to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. European Union leaders agreed to shut down ...

Machine lubricants leave bad taste for palm oil producers and buyers

Business Feb 20, 2020

Machine lubricants leave bad taste for palm oil producers and buyers

The palm oil industry, long accused of large-scale deforestation, is bracing for another hit to its business: machinery lubricants seeping into the world's most consumed edible oil during processing. European food companies, including Nestle, have in recent months asked top palm oil producers in Indonesia ...