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Southeast Asia starts to dump single-use plastics

Mounting pollution problems threaten fishery, tourism and other sectors

Plastic waste litters a beach in Bali: The Indonesian government will implement a trial ban on plastic bags on the island from July.

JAKARTA/BANGKOK -- Governments and businesses in Asia's emerging economies are trying to reduce plastic pollution in an effort to burnish their green credentials before the international community, not the least its global investors.

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