consumer issue

Food consumed by Indians hundreds of years ago is making a comeback as some consumers switch to sustainable cuisine variants.

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The automated vehicle ‘trolley problem’ shows where self-driving technology can fail. But there could be upsides to coding human values into these machines.

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Mums face a barrage of advertising claims for maternal and baby products that may pose health risks.

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Malaysia’s elderly population is set to feel the full force of its planned removal of fuel subsidies.

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For nine of the last ten years, the most searches were for why Apple products and Evian water are so expensive.

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It is a myth that only price increases of household items cause inflation as consumer behaviour may also be a factor.

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While there is some correlation, it is wrong to say supply chain kinks are a primary cause of inflation.

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Whether microplastic particles cause long-term damage is uncertain but reducing our exposure to them will be wise.

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There is no escape from them as they are in the air we breathe and in the everyday products we use.

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Measuring microplastics in humans is challenging but researchers already have preliminary figures.

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To reduce the threat of microplastics in our bodies, we need to reduce the use of plastics in the environment.

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