The Latest: Lockdown largely ending in Melbourne, Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s former coronavirus hot spot Melbourne will largely emerge from lockdown after the city on Monday recorded its first day without a new COVID-19 case in more than four...

Asia Today: Sri Lanka shuts Parliament after case detected

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s Parliament was closed on Monday in order to disinfect the premises after a police officer at the complex tested positive for the coronavirus amid a new surge of t...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and Biden in their last clash on stage

WASHINGTON (AP) — A more measured President Donald Trump does not necessarily mean a more truthful one. In the final debate of the presidential campaign, he was loose with facts on ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's skewed indictment of wind power

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's dismissal of wind power as a glitchy, pricey, bird-slaughtering way to make electricity is out of step with the times. He slammed the techn...

Air pollution in Lahore forces PCB to shift Zimbabwe T20s

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan has shifted its three Twenty20s against Zimbabwe next month to Rawalpindi because of increasing air pollution in Lahore. The move means Rawalpindi will host...

Sino Group Announces Sustainability Vision 2030

Creating Better Lifescapes through Initiatives in Adopting Renewable Energy, Reducing Single-Use Plastics and Redefining Property Development Philosophy HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 23 October...

Chinese air pollution to blow into Taiwan on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is predicting orange Air Quality Index (AQI) warnings across much of the country as air pollution drifts down from China on Frida...

The Latest: India adds 61,800 new cases, 1,033 deaths

NEW DELHI — India has added 61,871 new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours, raising its total to about 7.5 million. The Health Ministry on Sunday also registered 1,033 new fataliti...

Smog returns to Indian capital as agriculture fires start

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian capital’s air quality levels plunged to “very poor” on Friday and a smoggy haze settled over the city, days after the state government initiated stricter measures to fight ...

Wildfire smoke in US exposes millions to hazardous pollution

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires churning out dense plumes of smoke as they scorch huge swaths of the U.S. West Coast have exposed millions of people to hazardous pollution levels, causing emergenc...

Five years on, Israelis see few benefits from major gas deal

JERUSALEM (AP) — Five years after Israel signed a landmark agreement to develop large offshore gas fields over the objections of antitrust authorities, environmentalists and consumer advocates, ordina...

Mario Molina, Mexico chemistry Nobel winner, dies at 77

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mario Molina, winner of the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1995 and the only Mexican scientist to be honored with a Nobel, died Wednesday in his native Mexico City. He was 77 years old...

Indian capital launches campaign to curb toxic air pollution

NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities in New Delhi launched an anti-pollution campaign on Monday in an attempt to curb air pollution levels ahead of winter, when the capital is regularly covered in toxic haze,...

Is rapid urbanization making Pakistan's cities less livable?

Lahore, the capital of Pakistan's Punjab province, is shrouded in plumes of smog from October to February every year as crop burning exacerbates the city's air pollution problem. The monsoo...

Chinachem Group first to introduce "Enertainer" to promote clean energy use on construction sites

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 24 September 2020 - Committed to fostering sustainable development and making Hong Kong a more liveable city, Chinachem Group (the Group) has introduced Enertainer,...