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China ban on ivory sales begins Sunday, aims to curb elephant poaching

China ban on ivory sales begins Sunday, aims to curb elephant poaching

  HONG KONG: A ban on ivory sales in China, the world’s largest importer and end user of elephant tusks, takes effect on Sunday with wildlife activists calling it a vital step to reducing the slaughter of the endangered animals. China has made a big push to eradicate ivory sales and demand has fallen since early 2014 because of […]

Amazon halts sales of Indian flag doormat after visa threat

Amazon halts sales of Indian flag doormat after visa threat

Amazon.com removed doormats resembling the Indian tri-color flag from its Canadian website on Wednesday, after an Indian government threat to rescind visas of the American company’s employees if they did not stop selling the product. “Amazon must tender unconditional apology,” India’s external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Twitter. “They must withdraw all products insulting […]