Toxic air divides Delhi between poverty and privilege

NEW DELHI: According to experts, the poorest people in India’s harmful, smog-filled capital, which includes the air people breathe, are the hardest hit by climate change. 39-year-old Rizwan rides a rickshaw tricycle through congested streets that are frequently too narrow for cars in Old Delhi, the historic center of theContinue Reading

China health sector sees better sentiment from anti-graft drive: Executives

According to Larry Merizalde, China CEO of South African manufacturer Aspen, “we’ve seen some disturbance in our ability to implement some clinical application actions and in the ability of our health representatives to attend hospitals.” AstraZeneca was likewise “facing challenges from the medical anti-corruption investigations in China, reducing AZN’s exposureContinue Reading

Two dead as Bangladesh garment workers protest low pay

DHAKA: Thousands of garment workers in Bangladesh walked off the job in protest at low wages on Monday (Oct 30), sparking clashes with security forces and damaging multiple factories in unrest that left at least two people dead, police said. Bangladesh is one of the world’s largest garment exporters, withContinue Reading