TOKYO, June 13: Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis by enabling for the first time the full recycling of bottles.
KATHMANDU, July 29: Beer producers will be required to put excise duty stickers on beer bottles from now on, according to a recent amendment in the Excise Duty Rules 2002. Currently, they put the stickers on the cartons only.
SEOUL, South Korea, July 15: Angry residents in a rural South Korean town have thrown raw eggs and water bottles at the prime minister to protest a plan to deploy a U.S. missile defense system in their neighborhood.