Category: BIZ

Why is China Buying up the World’s Donkeys?

China’s domestic donkey population has already halved in the last century, while the world’s total is facing extinction by the next decade. But what is the reason behind China’s strange appetite for the beloved beast-of-labor?

Oil Industry Placing Risky Bet on Plastics: Report

Big oil producers are pinning their future growth on the world’s insatiable appetite for plastic, researchers said Friday, in a “bet” on society’s failure to tackle disposable consumption that risks stranding billions of dollars in petrochemical investments.

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