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Greenpeace clears 422kg of underwater garbage from northern Taiwan coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An ocean cleanup event in an ocean protection zone and wildlife reserve near Keelung’s Badouzi area yielded 422 kilograms of underwater garbage, Greenpeace said in a...

China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers

Ma Xiaolin frequently wrote about current affairs on one of China's leading microblogging sites, where he has 2 million followers. But recently, he said in a post, the Weibo site called and asked ...

British national cleans up Taipei’s rivers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British national, Peter Lowe, was stuck in Taiwan due to pandemic travel curbs but decided to do something meaningful with his time and clean up Taipei’s rivers. ...

Card games, pool, TV shows entertain Zimbabweans in lockdown

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — It’s come to this: Some children in Zimbabwe are so tired of the weeks of coronavirus lockdown they are yearning to return to school. “This is all now boring,...

Mount Everest clean-up team picks up 3 tonnes of garbage

A 14-member team sent by the Nepalese government to tidy up Mount Everest has so far collected three tonnes (3.3 US tons) of garbage including cans, bottles, plastic and discarded climbing gear. &quo...

Clean-up campaigns held around Taiwan ahead of Earth Day

Taipei, April 21 (CNA) Several metric tons of trash were cleared from beaches and mountains in Taiwan Saturday, a day ahead of Earth Day. The Environmental Protection Bureau of Penghu County mobili...

Indonesian migrant workers volunteer to clean up the environment in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A group of Indonesian workers initiated a "Clean up" campaign and took it upon themselves to clean the environment in Taichung starting from the Green River, the...