• Sat, 23 Feb 2019 01:00
    Why do we keep eating poison?
    Despite facing death threats, Sri Lankan researcher Dr Sarath Gunatilake testified at the International Monsanto Tribunal that glyphosate and its adjuvants has caused mass ecocide.
    your say
  • Sat, 25 Aug 2018 01:00
    Vietnam welcomes Monsanto ruling: ministry
    Hanoi - Vietnam wants Monsanto to pay compensation for Agent Orange victims in Viet Nam. 
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
    Activists plan lawsuits over farm chemicals
    ACTIVISTS ARE planning to launch lawsuits against policymakers for their failure to ban certain hazardous agrochemicals in Thailand, following victories in two separate cases in the United States against major US agriculture conglomerate Monsanto.
    national
  • Sat, 11 Aug 2018 09:40
    US jury orders Monsanto to pay $290mn to cancer patient over weed killer
    A California jury ordered chemical giant Monsanto to pay nearly $290 million Friday for failing to warn a dying groundskeeper that its weed killer Roundup might cause cancer.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 11 Aug 2018 06:07
    US jury finds Monsanto guilty in Roundup trial
    A California jury on Friday ordered agrochemical giant Monsanto to pay nearly $290 million for failing to warn a dying groundskeeper that its weed killer Roundup might cause cancer.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:38
    Monsanto faces first US trial over Roundup cancer link
    In the first trial of its kind, a Californian dying of cancer is suing US agrochemical giant Monsanto, claiming its popular herbicide Roundup caused his disease -- a case that could have sweeping ramifications.
    business
  • Mon, 04 Jun 2018 13:34
    Bayer to ditch Monsanto name after mega-merger
    German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer will discard the name Monsanto when it takes over the controversial US seeds and pesticides producer, the group said Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 20 Apr 2017 01:00
    Monsanto Tribunal shows why we need to switch from industrial to eco-farming 
    The culmination yesterday of the Monsanto Tribunal – an international civil society initiative to hold Monsanto accountable for human rights violations – saw five judges deliver a legal opinion on the agrochemical company.
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  • Tue, 13 Dec 2016 23:19
    Monsanto shareholders back Bayer takeover
    NEW YORK - Shareholders of Monsanto overwhelmingly approved Tuesday the $66 billion takeover of the US company by German chemicals giant Bayer.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Sep 2016 21:26
    Bayer buys Monsanto for $66 bn after months-long pursuit
    FRANKFURT - German chemicals giant Bayer said on Wednesday it had signed a $66 billion (58.8 billion euros) takeover deal with US seeds and pesticides firm Monsanto.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:00
    Monsanto accepts sweetened bid from Bayer: report
    NEW YORK - US seeds and pesticide giant Monsanto has agreed to a sweetened takeover bid from the German pharmaceutical and chemical group Bayer, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 19 May 2016 13:13
    German pharma giant Bayer bids to acquire Monsanto
    BERLIN - German drug giant Bayer AG said Thursday that it is in talks to acquire US agriculture behemoth Monsanto, a tie-up that had been the subject of weeks of speculation.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 02 Mar 2016 20:58
    NGOs sue Monsanto, EU food safety watchdog over pesticide
    VIENNA - A group of European NGOs on Wednesday sued agri-giant Monsanto and the EU's food safety watchdog for allegedly distorting scientific data on the carcinogenic effects of controversial weedkiller glyphosate, ahead of a key EU vote to renew its app
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Jan 2015 01:00
    Genetic engineering tainting more crops
    Genetically modified (GM) rice should be a concern for everyone, particularly Asians. US-based Monsanto corporation, the world's most active and successful GMO corporation, has genetically modified the seeds to dozens of common foods.
    your say
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2013 00:00
    Greenpeace protests against GM field trials
    Urges govt to block university's maize project with Monsanto
    national
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