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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Farewell to 'Apec blue' as smog returns to Beijing following summit

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 03:22pm by WU NAN

    ... of pollution before Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum leaders met in Beijing earlier this month. The authorities imposed tight curbs on traffic and industry in Beijing and neighbouring provinces. ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog alert continues for Beijing after brief weekend respite

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 12:08pm by Nectar Gan

    ... the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit earlier this month sought to make up for lost production time. Some cities have imposed emergency measures such as traffic and production limits to cut ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Putin's tiger may be readying for run home to Russia

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 06:12am by MANDY ZUO

    ... at a banquet in Beijing during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit last week, People's Daily reported. Xi told Putin the government was protecting Kuzya and Putin was quoted as saying he ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Apec blues: Beijing villages lose heat to keep skies clear for high-profile summit

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 11:42am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Beijing The nights are freezing for villagers near the site of an Asia-Pacific summit on the outskirts of Beijing, where authorities have banned wood fires to curb ... at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit in a lavish new resort on the capital’s outskirts. At best, they are likely to catch only a glimpse of the surrounding rural life. The fruit-farming ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Angry merchants protest against Cathay Pacific's shark fin ban

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Protest over Cathay's shark fin ban More than 100 angry merchants yesterday protested outside Cathay Pacific's headquarters against ... not banned the import and export of shark fin. This business is not illegal. How can Cathay Pacific decide on a ban without even consulting us?'' She noted merchants can still use of other ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Cathay Pacific bans shark fin from its cargo flights

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Airline bows to pressure from environmental groups, who hail the decision as a major victory Cathay Pacific bans shark fin from its cargo flights Cathay bans shark fin from cargo flights Cathay Pacific has bowed to pressure from environmental groups and banned shark fin from its cargo flights. The move by the airline- believed by environmentalists to fly up to 50 ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    How leaders and an army of staff turned Beijing's grey into 'Apec blue'

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 04:10am by Mimi Lau

    ... to the monitoring centre. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, attended by world leaders including US President Barack Obama, ended last week and the smog swiftly returned. As more cars returned ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    High smog alert likely as pollution goes off the charts in Beijing, Hebei

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 04:27am by Li Jing

    ... and yesterday. The dismal results came less than a fortnight after the capital experienced "Apec blue" skies during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit. Beijing is expected ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smoggy skies replace 'Apec blue' in Beijing after pollution curbs end

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 06:56am by Nectar Gan

    ... in the city and surrounding regions were lifted on Wednesday, the day after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit ended. Factories and construction sites resumed operations and private cars ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog returns to Beijing with pollution levels set to worsen by weekend

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 02:10pm by Nectar Gan

    ... pollution during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum meeting. Beijing was ranked among the 10 cities with the worst air quality on the mainland for the third consecutive month in September ...




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