The Swiss government has pledged financial support for disaster relief and resilience across Asia. Southeast Asian nations will benefit from the commitment to enhance life-saving early warning systems.
Amid the global coronavirus pandemic, the impacts of Typhoon Vongfong and other natural disasters have the potential to leave the Philippines exposed to further economic shocks and humanitarian crises.
Just because a company says its products and packaging is eco-friendly does not mean we should accept that claim without giving it a second thought. In fact, a healthy dose of scepticism could do us all a whole lot of good.