Thursday, November 30, 2017

Taiwan’s Kaohsiung fights pollution with 3 months of free public transport

Taiwan News: "TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In an effort to combat air pollution, Kaohsiung announced Tuesday it was making its public transport at least partly free for passengers in December, January and February.

Each winter, the weather and the city’s geological position prevented polluted air from escaping the area, harming air quality in the area, Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) said Tuesday."

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Taiwan Cannot Develop Renewable Energy While Secretly Subsidizing Fossil Fuels

The News Lens: "Taiwan plans to triple its renewable energy production to 20 percent by 2025 but carefully hidden subsidies threaten to keep Taiwan tied to coal, oil and gas."

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Yangon traffic has killed over 500 people in 2017

Coconuts Yangon: "Furthermore, police figures show that the danger of Yangon’s roads is not decreasing significantly. In January, 174 traffic accidents killed 35 people and injured 197. In May, 215 accidents killed 51 people and injured 275. In October, 182 accidents killed 42 people and injured 224."