The haze, crazy weather patterns, the increasingly hot climate - the proof is in the pudding what climate crisis is real and we need to play our part in reducing our carbon footprint that exacerbates the issue.
Reducing our waste, taking steps to consume less energy from power grids, and becoming as self sufficient as possible are the main ways we can all move towards carbon neutral territory. These ideas sound harder to achieve than it really is, you don’t need to have a complete life change to help fix the problem. Here are some very easy, simple steps that you can take to reduce your own carbon footprint.
Drive less! Non-renewable energy and fossil fuels are one of the main contributors to the climate crisis. Take public transport; get an electric scooter or bicycle if you live far away from an MRT station, like this Xiaomi electric scooter that goes up to 30km per charge and folds up when not in use
Vietnam is facing its largest banking scandal, with the recent arrest of real estate developer, Truong My Lan, accused of embezzling around 304 trillion dong (approximately $12.4 billion). The embezzlement: On Nov. 17, Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security alleged that Truong, the 79-year-old chairwoman of Van Thinh Phat Group, embezzled from Saigon Commercial Bank (SCB), where she was a majority stakeholder. Over several years, Truong allegedly operated over 1,000 domestic and foreign subsidiaries and shell companies, securing more than $43 billion in loans from SCB, with approximately one-third of this sum misappropriated through the creation of "ghost companies" by Truong, her family and associates.
As economic indicators shift, even seasoned investors like Warren Buffett are adjusting their outlook. In a recent announcement, the famed investor known as the "Oracle of Omaha" voiced his concerns...
Myanmar pro-democracy fighters in a battered pickup truck drive past abandoned and bombed-out houses in the eastern city of Loikaw, on their way to the front lines of the battle to capture their first state capital from the junta.Pro-democracy fighters say they are battling on, spurred by the prize of seizing a state capital in what would be a major victory in their fight against the junta.