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60 Percent of Plastic Waste Dumped to Sea Comes from these Five Countries

60 Percent of Plastic Waste Dumped to Sea Comes from these Five Countries

Every year, more than 8 million metric tons of plastic makes its way to the ocean, according to research cited by Science Magazine. Who is responsible for most of this waste? If you guessed the U.S., you guessed wrong. According to Ocean Conservancy, a U.S. non-profit, 60 percent of the plastic that’s dumped into sea […]

Tensions with China Pushing Vietnam Toward Closer Ties with the U.S.

Tensions with China Pushing Vietnam Toward Closer Ties with the U.S.

In a race to open up markets for Chinese companies, Beijing is offering its regional neighbors tens of billions of dollars in loans and investments. The average Vietnamese, however, would rather tell China to stick it. A tense history between the two nations along with Vietnam’s discontent at China’s shady business practices and territorial claims […]

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