Swiss reject ban on animal testing in referendum

Pharmaceutical industry opposed testing ban Tobacco advertising more restricted to protect youngsters Proposals on equity tax and media funding rejected ZURICH, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Swiss voters rejected a proposal by animal rights activists to make Switzerland the first country to ban medical and scientific experiments on animals, but approved tougher restrictions on cigarette advertising … Read more

China suspends Lithuanian beef imports as Taiwan row grows

A general view of the Lithuanian embassy in Beijing, China December 15, 2021. REUTERS / Carlos Garcia Rawlins Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register BEIJING, Feb 10 (Reuters) – China suspended imports of beef from Lithuania this week, China’s General Administration of Customs said on Thursday, amid a growing trade dispute over … Read more

Column: Rio’s dreadful workplace report may boost cost of energy transition: Russell

A sign adorns the building where mining company Rio Tinto has their office in Perth, Western Australia, November 19, 2015. REUTERS / David Gray Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register LAUNCESTON, Australia, Feb 7 (Reuters) – Rio Tinto’s decision to go public with a self-damning report into its workplace culture should be … Read more