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  1. News - Asia - POLLUTION

    Jakarta backs Singapore’s higher fines for overseas polluters

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:02pm by BLOOM

    ... record smog in Singapore. Singapore's Pollutant Standards Index peaked at 401 in June 2013, 100 points above the "hazardous" threshold. While the index hasn't topped 100 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1562935/jakarta-backs-singapores-higher-fines-overseas-polluters
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLLUTION

    MTR yet to switch to new Air Quality Health Index for pollution warnings

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 05:01am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com MTR yet to switch to new air-quality index The switch to the government's new measure of air pollution appears to be proving a challenge for the MTR. Although the new Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) officially came into force at the end of last year, the Sunday Morning Post found the train company was still using the old Air Pollution Index (API) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1403394/mtr-yet-switch-new-air-quality-health-index-pollution-warnings
  3. Business - China Business - POLLUTION

    Carmakers lure Chinese buyers with cars that provide refuge from smog

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 01:15am by AFP

    ... he now takes an interest in whether or not a car has an air purifier. "It is definitely an important index for people who are looking to buy a car," he said. "For the sake ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1499415/carmakers-lure-chinese-buyers-cars-provide-refuge-smog
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLLUTION

    Average hours of unhealthy air in Hong Kong up on last year

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:40am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Average Hongkonger has already breathed polluted air for more hours this year than they did in all of last year, figures show Unhealthy air hangs around for longer Hongkongers endured an average of 2,727 hours of unhealthy air this year, surpassing last year's figure with a week to spare. The Post examined hourly air pollution index (API) data ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1388500/average-hours-unhealthy-air-hong-kong-last-year
  5. News - China - POLLUTION

    Public anger in Beijing as authorities fail to post the highest smog alert

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:12am by Teddy Ng, Li Jing

    ... the second in a four-tier system- that had been in place since Friday, as the official Air Quality Index dropped from above 500 to about 460 at 5pm. At the US embassy, the PM2.5 reading- which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1435892/public-anger-beijing-authorities-fail-post-highest-smog-alert
  6. News - China - POLLUTION

    Choking smog over eastern provinces spreads into Beijing

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 06:27am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Air quality index above 'severe' in capital as threat grows, while Shanghai breathes easier Goodbye to blue skies as eastern smog hits Beijing The massive smog cloud choking the eastern provinces since midweek expanded northwards to Beijing yesterday. The air quality index in the capital was as high as 356 at 9pm, ending a week-long streak ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1375712/choking-smog-over-eastern-provinces-spreads-beijing
  7. News - China - POLLUTION

    Shanghai grinds to a halt as smog nears top of air pollution scale

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 11:57am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... to a halt as smog nears top of air pollution scale Shanghai experienced one of its worst episodes of air pollution on Friday, with the air quality index reaching the "severe" level, the worst on a six-tier national rating system. The municipality's landmark buildings disappeared from the skyline in the morning as the official air quality index exceeded 400. By 8pm, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1374386/children-and-elderly-told-stay-home-severe-smog-continues-envelop
  8. News - China - POLLUTION

    Liquid nitrogen may help to clean up Beijing smog, Chinese scientists say

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 11:43pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... in vaporised liquid nitrogen, could remain hanging in the atmosphere for several hours. Video: A view of Beijing's smog from atop the Forbidden City Beijing Vice-Mayor Lin Keqing said this week ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1385401/liquid-nitrogen-may-help-clean-beijing-smog-scientists-say
  9. News - China - POLLUTION

    Flights resume and schools reopen as smog eases in Harbin

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 12:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... of 1,000 micrograms per cubic metre. The World Health Organisation’s recommended standard is 25. Video: a view of Beijing's smog from atop the Forbidden City The overall air quality index ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1337901/flights-resume-and-schools-reopen-smog-eases-harbin
  10. News - China - POLLUTION

    Beijing residents hoping for a breath of fresh air to blow away severe smog

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 06:41am by Keith Zhai

    ... that will close schools and curb traffic. The capital is being forced to consider the restrictions after the city's air quality index (AQI) shot above 300 late on Friday night and remained ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1346236/beijing-residents-hoping-breath-fresh-air-blow-away-severe-smog

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