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  1. News - China - POLLUTION

    Polluting industries should leave Beijing, says vice mayor

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 01:20pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Li Shixiang told the People's Daily, the Communist Party's mouthpiece. Li also dismissed rumours that institutions, including some universities, hospitals and central ... "We object to relying on administrative measures to do this," Li said. "It is up to an enterprise to decide itself where to put its headquarters. But, indeed, many functions do ...

  2. 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

    ... Teddy Ng and Li Jing Beijingers see red over inadequate smog alerts Public anger continued to rise in Beijing yesterday at the city government's failure to issue a top-level smog alert after days of heavy pollution, though the air started to clear in the evening as a cold front brought rain and wind. The Beijing Environmental Bureau removed an orange alert for smog- ...

  3. News - China - POLLUTION

    Beijing's air quality will worsen without coal control, Greenpeace says

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Campaigners say Beijing’s air quality will not improve until consumption reduced Greenpeace campaigners warned yesterday that Beijing's air quality would only deteriorate without drastic changes to control coal consumption on the mainland, because th ...

  4. News - China - POLLUTION

    Monitoring to force China to come clean on air pollution

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Intensive monitoring in mainland cities will curb the manipulation of data on air quality Officials forced to come clean on pollution Environmental experts say real-time air quality updates mandated to start in 74 mainland cities on New Year's Day will leave local officials less room to manipulate data and hide the country's worsening pollution ...

  5. News - China - POLLUTION

    Beijingers respond to planned BBQ bans with a scoff and a cough

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan, Li Jing

    ... Official suggestions for ordinary citizens to help fight smog are dismissed as ludicrous by public Government proposals to reduce air pollution, in part by banning barbecues and encouraging people to eat less fried food, have sparked an online backlash, w ...

  6. News - China - POLLUTION

    Pollution at some mainland industrial plants 10 times safe limit, study finds

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 04:20am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Mainland study praises rising transparency but says emergency measures are flouted Pollution at some plants 10 times safety limit Industrial plants in some of the most polluted mainland provinces have been emitting toxins at levels at up to 10 times national or local standards, a new study claims. Ma Jun, director of the Beijing-based Institute of Public ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLLUTION

    Hong Kong, Guangdong lower pollution reduction targets for 2020

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Li Jing, Emily Tsang

    ... Stuart Lau, Li Jing in Guangzhou and Emily Tsang Under eight-year plan, HK and Guangdong set separate reduction rates on emissions, which is a departure from ambitious goals set previously Bar lowered on 2020 air quality targets Hong Kong and Guangdong have decided on reduction targets for air pollutants up to 2020 that are much less ambitious than goals set in the previous ...

  9. News - China - POLLUTION

    Beijing to adopt emergency measures to combat smog

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 05:12pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... neighbouring provinces, such as Hebei to the south. “We have no control over Hebei, but this is a national priority and we hope we can be a positive role model,” Fang Li, vice director of the city’s ... improvement in air quality. Cleaning up the air is considered a decades-long project and Li said the emergency measures to deal with pollution spikes were just part of a programme to reduce the use ...

  10. News - China - POLLUTION

    Jazz star Patti Austin cancels Beijing concert after suffering asthma attack

    Posted Oct 19th 2013, 04:04am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Asthma forces jazz star to cut concert Grammy winner Patti Austin was forced to cancel her performance in Beijing last night after she suffered an asthma attack, as the city was once again shrouded in smog for the whole day. The 63-year-old singer was treated for severe asthma in combination with a respiratory infection at the Peking Union Medical College ...




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