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  1. Heavy pollution prompts health fears for Games

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... athletes' safety. At a meeting in Beijing, IOC president Jacques Rogge said some events might be disrupted to make sure the health of athletes was 'protected'. Additional reporting by Jane ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... is more important than caring for your health I think. ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Li Keqiang warns fighting pollution will 'take time' as choking smog continues grip

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... issue, and fixing it will take a long time. But we need to do something about it," Li said. He added that the government regularly releases data on health-threatening PM2.5 particles, ... released on Monday by Tsinghua University and the Asian Development Bank said fewer than five out of 500 mainland cities have PM 2.5 counts that meet the World Health Organisation's standard ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing air quality plummets after Lantern Festival fireworks

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 11:56am by Chris Luo

    ... Health Organisation recommends that PM2.5 levels be kept below 25 micrograms per cubic metre. Starting on Monday morning, no fireworks were allowed in Beijing's downtown until the next Lunar ...

  5. News - China - POLLUTION

    Flights cancelled as Beijing is blighted by smog yet again

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by XU DONGHUAN

    ... was reported in much of the city, accompanied by high levels of health-threatening PM2.5 pollutants. Measurements of the fine particles, less than 2.5 microns, exceeded 200 micrograms per cubic metre ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health

    Fashion-forward face masks a big hit in China amid soaring air pollution

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 11:22am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan in Beijing China’s worsening air pollution has had a surprising and unexpected consequence – fashionable face masks. A trend has sprung up among people who want to look good while trying to avoid the smog. Face masks are now an accessory and are ma ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    US study links autism to roadside pollution

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... a specialist psychiatrist, told Lai See that it was known that exposure to pollution affected health, but it was hard to say at this stage exactly what factors triggered autism in children. ... of adverse health effects from smoking despite "massive documentation" in their own files, and have known since 1964 that there was a medical consensus that smoking cigarettes causes lung ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Germs winning the war What doesn't kill you only makes you stronger - that can certainly be said of bacteria. Researchers from the University of Exeter and Kiel University treated E coli with different combination ...

  9. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, December 19, 2012

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... treated for a fever, the International Travel Island Business News reports. The Longhua District Health Bureau said the girl began to vomit 10 minutes after being put on an intravenous drip. ... a self-criticism. Zhejiang Benefactor insures 3,000 A businessman from Dalingyang village in Ruian city has spent 1.5 million yuan over the past three years buying basic health insurance for some 3,000 ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 16, 2013

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... it as an effective way to deal with our waste problems, green groups oppose it because they believe the emissions from such a plant would cause air pollution and thus harm people's health. Apart from ...




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