Out of six Asian countries, Malaysia is reportedly one of the leading consumers of plastic packaging.
TIOMAN - Every weekend, a team of volunteers comb the coastline of the Malaysian resort of Tioman to collect plastic trash that washes up on the white-sand beaches of the island lapped by the South China Sea.
While the initiative does help clean up the environment and recycle waste, Mr Steenland admits: "It's never going to actually stop the situation if you don't tell people to stop using the plastic first.".
Heng Hiap, based in the southern Malaysian state of Johor, is one of a growing number of companies working with environmentalists to collect and remove plastic waste in the country's waters.
After peaking in February 2020, private real estate prices dropped 7.00 per cent across Singapore.
Thus, it is possible to surmise that while the pandemic remains a real global threat, these real estate pricing trends can be expected to persist.
The data presented in this study has been collected from Singapore Urban Redevelopment Authority, Value Champion’s Hong Kong Real Estate Study, and Value Champion’s South Korea Real Estate Study, Hong Kong & New York data came from Value Champion Hong Kong, Seoul data came from Value Champion Korea.
To understand the real estate price changes, we gathered the average price per square foot for private properties from each postal district.
A WorldView-1 satellite image shows an overview of people assembled in formation near Kim Il Sung Square and rehearsing for the upcoming military parade of the 75th Anniversary of the Workers' Party of North Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, September 17, 2020.
SEOUL - Analysts and security officials say they are watching for signs that North Korea may use an upcoming holiday to unveil new weapons or test fire a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), after a flurry of activity was detected at a key base.
Some observers say North Korea may showcase its largest missiles for the first time since 2018.
Although North Korea could roll out a new weapons system, there are no indications that the country is looking at "lashing out" ahead of the expected military parade, the commander of US military forces in South Korea said last week.
Months after announcing a planned remake of the popular Korean drama Boys Over Flowers in October, Thailand-based television production and talent agent GMMTV officially released an almost two-minute teaser of the so-called F4 Thailand on Wednesday.
Loosely based on the Japanese manga, Boys Over Flowers follows a relationship between a strong-willed student Geum Jan-di (Ku Hye-sun) and her school’s four richest boys or F4, namely Gu Jun-pyo (Lee Min-ho), Yoon Ji-hoo (Kim Hyun-joong), So Yi-jung (Kim Bum) and Song Woo-bin (Kim Joon).
Slated for release in 2021, the Thai version of Boys Over Flowers is produced by Thai independent creative and production company Parbdee, whose projects include the critically-acclaimed drama The Gifted.
A number of them said they wanted Bright and Win to return as a couple just like in 2gether and Still2gether.