Air pollution remains a problem in many parts of Asia. While most coverage tends to focus on China, another country in the region has an even worse problem, and is now trying to do something about it. HPR’s Bill Dorman explains in today’s Asia Minute.
Forecasters say the vog that has settled over much of the islands may linger through at least part of the weekend. And while local residents may complain about the lack of trade winds, it’s lucky we don’t live in Beijing. HPR’s Bill Dorman explains in today’s Asia Minute.
Governments have come up with a variety of policy proposals to try and combat global warming. One idea involves using taxes to discourage companies from releasing airborne pollution. But an Asia Pacific country that led the way in this direction has now changed course. HPR’s bill dorman explains in today’s asia minute.