Anxious Mauritians use hair to stem Japanese ship's oil spill

World Aug 10, 2020

Anxious Mauritians use hair to stem Japanese ship's oil spill

Mauritians are making floating booms of human hair and leaves in a round-the-clock scramble to mop up oil leaking from a grounded Japanese ship onto their pristine Indian Ocean beaches. The MV Wakashio, owned by the Nagashiki Shipping Company and operated by Mitsui O.S.K. Line, ...

Editorials Jan 22, 2018

A costly message from the Sanchi

The sinking of the Sanchi oil tanker must be a wake-up call to officials and publics in Northeast Asia and compel them to better prepare for such accidents.