China plastic waste ban throws global recycling into chaos

Sam Reeves

In mainland China, imports of plastic waste have dropped from 600 000 tonnes per month in 2016 to about 30 000 a month in 2018

Chinese South Africans still fight racism

Melanie Yap

A case in the equality court shows that 300 years of discrimination against South Africans of Chinese descent has not stopped

Remote Cape with 'world's cleanest air' offers smog respite

Andrew Beatty

While Cape Grim boasts the cleanest air in the world, it is not immune to rising levels of pollution.

Brics could pave the way to a new world order

​Klaus Kotzé

Despite its flaws, this network of independent states steers towards global co-operation