Chinese Companies Reportedly Halt Rare Earth Mining in Myanmar After Protests

Voice of America

Protests broke out in Myanmar’s Kachin State following the Kachin Independence Organization’s decision to grant Chinese companies permission to mine in the area near the border with China’s Yunnan Province.


Death Toll Rises to 21 in China's Worst Mining Accident of 2018

China Labour Bulletin

22 miners were building a drainage when a rock burst blocked both its ends. Only one miner survived.


Choked by Waste and Overfishing, Asia's Marine Habitats Are Dying

Only 13 percent of the planet’s oceans are untouched by human activity, according to a recent study by the Wildlife Conservation Society.


Corruption 101: An Insider's Guide to Graft in Indonesia

Jeffrey Hutton

Jeffery Hutton offers a rare peek inside the sooty world of coal mining and the greased palms that make it happen.


Endangered Green Peafowl on Last Legs in China amid Illegal Mining

Shreya Dasgupta

Greenpeace East Asia says its has found evidence of illegal mining within the core zone of the Konglong River Nature Reserve in Shuangbai County of Yunnan Province, a key habitat of the endangered green peafowl.


Mining the Art of Taiwan: Calls for Taroko Gorge Protection

TNL 編輯

Taroko Gorge is one of the most well-known tourist attractions in Taiwan, but Asia Cement’s mining in the region has sparked controversies for years. As the new director of EPA recently announced that the mines should be banned by 2017, whether Asia Cement will leave Taroko Gorge or not remains a question.

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