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Hong Kong to phase out fossil fuel cars and go all electric, minister says

Hong Kong plans to phase out all fossil fuel vehicles over the next 10 to 20 years and switch to electric modes of commercial and public transport to improve air quality, according to the city’s environment chief. Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing’s commitment to the city’s electric vehicle (EV) transition came just a week […]

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No plan to change Bali, Lake Toba to be ‘Muslim tourist-friendly’ sites, minister says

Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Wishnutama has asserted that he has no plans to make Bali and Lake Toba in North Sumatra more Muslim-friendly destinations, rebuking circulating media reports that suggested he would do so in two of Indonesia’s favourite tourist sites. “We always believe we have to maintain and manage local culture, natural and […]