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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chengdu mainland's most liveable city, says Asia Development Bank

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:06am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Chengdu takes liveable-city honours Chengdu is the most liveable city on the mainland, followed by Guangzhou and Ningbo, according to the Asian Development Bank. Beijing ranked 18th, while Shanghai came in at 22nd. Lanzhou languished at the bottom of the study of 33 cities, with Harbin for company. The bank used a measure called ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chengdu hospital opens smog clinic

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 05:23pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... a concern pollution has become for Chinese. The dedicated clinic at the Chengdu No. 7 People’s Hospital has already treated more than 100 patients since opening last week. One public health expert ... following suit, because I think it’s a way to increase hospitals’ revenues,” Pan said. Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, which borders Tibet to the west, has relatively little industry ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Governments toughen stance on environmental protesters amid Kunming, Chengdu actions

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... and Chengdu show. After two street protests in Kunming this month against a controversial petroleum refinery and a related chemical plant producing paraxylene- a suspected carcinogen- residents ... the refinery to be called off...social stability is the priority now Kunming Protester In Chengdu, provincial capital of Sichuan, a planned protest against a PX project in nearby Pengzhou on May ...

  4. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark fin vendors report 82 per cent drop in sales after anti-corruption campaign

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:34pm by James Griffiths

    ... Guangzhou and Chengdu. The respondents also cited concerns about mercury levels and the prevalence of potentially dangerous fake shark fin as reasons for not consuming it. Falling demand has led ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Air quality in Beijing second worst out of 31 mainland cities

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... the past few years, those of other cities changed considerably. For example, Tianjin was ranked 17th in 2011, but fell to 26th last year, and Chengdu in Sichuan has slipped from 16th in 2010 to 19th in 2011 and 28th last year. Chengdu residents blamed the serious decline in air quality to an infrastructure boom. The local government last year launched an unprecedented road-renovation ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Zhangzhou chemical plant blast highlights safety fears

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 04:55pm by Li Jing

    ... of protests against PX projects in cities including Chengdu and Kunming earlier this year. Li Bo, a senior adviser with the environmental advocacy group Friends of Nature, said the blast proved ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing marks one year since devastating floods

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... decade, after several major cities such as Beijing, Wuhan and Chengdu flooded as a result of inadequate infrastructure. It stipulated that no major casualties should be caused by floods in urban ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Thick smog closes airports and highways across China

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... and southern cities such as Wuhan and Chengdu. It was the first time the ministry had released satellite data on the extent of smog, which had also plagued China on three other occasions this month, ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Northern China on health alert as smog worsens

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... patients a day. Exacerbated by heavy fog, pollution in Chengdu, Jinan, Wuhan, Xian, Zhengzhou and many other cities has worsened significantly in recent days. Visibility fell to less than 50 metres ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese drive to create vast vineyards spark concern

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... winemakers from countries such as France, Spain, Australia and the United States to visit Chengdu and take a tour of prefectures such as Liangshan, Aba and Ganzi- all regions that are officially ...




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