This poisoned berry thing (the berries with Hepatitis A), is a good example of the externalities associated with globalisation. Notwithstanding some of the good globalisation does for the third world, it’s really a fairly insidious mechanism to allow reduced standards and wages that wouldn’t otherwise be allowed in the first world countries. 95 more words
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The non-existence of alternative means of transportation of goods within the country is fast turning Nigeria into a thriving market for heavy duty trucks. Movement of locally manufactured products from the industrial cities to the hinterland, imported goods from the ports to the cities, agricultural products from the farms to the densely populated urban areas and circulation of petroleum products throughout the nation is mainly via the roads. 472 more words
IAEA report on Fukushima slams lack of tsunami preparedness despite awareness of threat -- The Japan Times
” VIENNA – The International Atomic Energy Agency criticized Tokyo Electric Power Co. and Japanese regulatory authorities for their failure to prevent the 2011 Fukushima No. 423 more words
Following the death of some 70 workers after a factory was set ablaze accidentally.
For no other reason but the value of life, health and safety standards must be upheld. 50 more words