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20 kg of trash gathered in two hours on south Taiwan island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 20 kilograms of trash was collected in two hours by volunteers during a beach clean-up event on the southern islet of Xiaoliuqiu. Up to 50 volunteers hit the shore...

Taiwan's ASE Group establishes diving team to clean up marine debris

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) Group’s Environmental Protection and Sustainability Foundation has established an “ASE Environment Protection Divi...

Manila mayor declares Philippine presidential bid

MANILA, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Manila mayor, Francisco Domagoso, said on Wednesday he will run for the Philippine presidency in the 2022 election. Francisco Domagoso, 47, better known by his celebrity...

Update: People clear beach before Han's scheduled cleanup event in S. Taiwan

Update: 10/21 6:20 p.m. A member of Kaohsiung's 6th River Management Office surnamed Huang (黃) told Liberty times that a team from his bureau had planned the beach cleanup a month bin advance a...

Taiwan environmentalists clear 10,000 plastic bottles from Penghu beaches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During a special beach-cleaning campaign, environmentalists removed 3 tons of trash including 10,000 plastic bottles from the beaches of Penghu, reports said Saturday. ...

NYC subway trash bin ban yields to better cleaning methods

NEW YORK (AP) — Faced with too much trash in one of the world's biggest — and arguably dirtiest — subway systems, New York transit officials tried an unusual social experiment. They removed garbage bi...

Sao Paulo street art debate over what makes cities livable

SAO PAULO (AP) — When completed in 2015, the mayor's office hailed the graffiti panels along Avenida 23 de Maio as Latin America's largest open-air mural — 70 works of street art stretching for more t...