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Panama first Central American nation to ban plastic bags

Panama has now joined more than 60 other countries that have totally or partially banned single-use plastic bags, or introduced taxes to dissuade their use.

Trash found littering ocean floor in deepest-ever sub dive

Deepest-ever dive finds plastic bag at the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean.

What a pity! Plastic bag kills whale shark in Sabah

The plastic bag was blocking the digestive system of the young whale shark, found washed up onto a beach in Menumbuk.

‘Bag rage’ as Australia supermarkets impose plastic ban

According to US journal Science, eight million tonnes of plastic are dumped into the Earth's oceans and seas each year, with toxic particles ingested by fish and, through the food chain, by humans.

Plastic bag brings Sirotkin’s debut to an early end

Williams technical head Paddy Lowe said that a plastic bag caused Sergey Sirotkin's Williams car's brakes to fail.

Wong: Data on ‘no plastic bag’ campaign ready in 6 months

Selangor exco Elizabeth Wong says public must be given time to adapt, adding retailers will be fined if 20 sen not charged for plastic bags.

No plastic bags? Oh please!

What about eggs and household cleaning products in plastic containers; mineral water in plastic bottles; and fruits, vegetables, fish and meat products in plastic bags?

KL City may someday be free of kap chai

The ban on small motorcycles and the move to deter motorists from driving into the city may be enforced once public transportation is available at a reasonable price.

Noh Omar: ‘No Plastic’ drive will fail if sale of bags...

Minister also queries what happens to the 20 sen collected by shops and supermarkets that sell plastic bags.