Vision needed to reduce pollution costs

A senior government leader warned that the nation will pay more dearly for having neither a vision nor a full understanding of environmental protection, as he sounded the alert on rampant violations of environment law, with violators becoming more cunning and sophisticated in their actions.

Poachers threaten rare species

Illegal hunting and trading of wildlife are increasing at an alarming rate, posing a serious threat to rare and endangered species, conservationists have said.