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India bans some plastics to tackle waste crisis

India banned some single-use plastics on Friday as part of a plan to phase out the material. The country generates around 4 million tons of plastic waste each year, a third of which is not recycled a...

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Market Share | Industry Trends, Growth, Size, Segmentation, Future Demands, Latest Innovation

The global Respiratory syncytial virus market held a market size of USD 1,669.5 Million in 2020 and is expected to reach USD 4,202.6 Million by 2027. The market is anticipated to grow at a healthy CAG...

Molded Pulp Packaging Market [RISING TODAY] 2022 Industry Demand, Consumption Status, Upcoming Trends and Forecast 2030

Quadintel published a new report on the Molded Pulp Packaging Market. The research report consists of thorough information about demand, growth, opportunities, challenges, and restraints. In addition,...

Opinion: Hong Kong-China: Beijing must be held accountable for its actions

I was born a year before the 1997 handover. I grew up in a time where Hong Kong was free — relatively speaking. I was taught to think critically, to voice my opinions, and fight for democracy an...

France bans use of 'steak,' 'sausage' to describe vegetarian products

France will become the first European Union country to ban the use of words like "steak" and "sausage" from being applied to plant-based food, according to an official decree publi...

Russian Duma passes law on retaliation against foreign media

LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - Russia’s top prosecutor will be empowered to shut down media from countries that ban or restrict Russian news organisations under a law passed by the lower house of p...

Fact check: Is India violating the EU oil embargo?

Is India importing more oil from Russia? Claim: " [...] India, taking advantage of the moment and knowing about the sanctions, buys oil from Russia at a discount of 40%," writes Twitter use...

Taiwan announces prolonged mask rules for July 1-31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (June 29) announced its mask regulations for July. It said, taking into account the large-scale epidemic in Taiw...

Ukraine bans Russian music and books

In Ukraine, it is now illegal to play Russian music in public or import large numbers of books from Russia and Belarus. The new ban passed by Kyiv's parliament covers "products from artists o...

EU seeks ban on flavored heated tobacco products

The European Commission on Wednesday proposed a ban on the sale of flavored heated tobacco products amid a "significant increase" in use in the EU. "With nine out of 10 lung cancers c...

Today in History: June 29, first trans-Pacific flight

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 29, the 180th day of 2022. There are 185 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June...

2021 Wimbledon runner-up Matteo Berrettini out with COVID-19

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Matteo Berrettini, last year's runner-up at Wimbledon, dropped out of the grass-court Grand Slam tournament hours before he was scheduled to play his first-round match Tuesda...

Court lets Tennessee 6-week abortion ban take effect

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal court on Tuesday allowed Tennessee's ban on abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy to take effect, citing the Supreme Court's decision last week to overturn th...

Abortion ban takes effect in Tennessee, paused in Texas

A federal court Tuesday allowed Tennessee to ban abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy, while a Texas judge temporarily blocked enforcement of that state's ban on virtually all abortions, in ...

EU agrees new cars must be emissions-free after 2035

The environment ministers from the European Union's 27-member states struck a deal to approve a raft of measures to combat climate change in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The agreement ca...