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  1. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, February 25, 2013

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... for the Lunar New Year celebrations - because of heavy air pollution that again shrouded the capital in smog, The Beijing News reports. Taxi companies shamed Municipal traffic authorities have named ... injured, and one remained in hospital with serious injuries. Seventeen people were rescued from the blaze. Polluting police apologise A police station in Taizhou apologised on its microblog account ...

  2. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, November 22, 2012

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... environmental protection bureau said it is installing a network of 16 noise pollution monitoring stations in the city centre and the Binhai New Area by 2015, local newspaper Meirixinbao reported. Citing ... where noise pollution is monitored only by human ears. No more long run Most universities in the municipality have joined a growing trend among higher education institutes in China, ...

  3. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, December 19, 2012

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

    ... Anhui Firecracker labels blasted The director of the supply and market co-operative in Lixin county, Haozhou, was ridiculed online after his portrait appeared on "anti-fake" labels on firecrackers, the Southern Metropolis Daily reports. He had b ...

  4. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, December 8, 2012

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... triggered disputes. Car ban to cut pollution Lanzhou will ban about half its vehicles from downtown roads on days with high air pollution from next year, the Lanzhou Evening News reports. City traffic authorities said they would closely monitor the air pollution index. If it reaches a certain limit, they will ban cars with either odd or even plate numbers. Jiangsu Drink-driver's ...

  5. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, May 1, 2013

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am

    ... feared it was polluted and have demanded an investigation. Five die in floods At least five people were killed and six others were injured when torrential rain flooded three major cities ... projects such as a waste-water treatment plant and tree plantation. But many residents, fearing pollution, strongly opposed the project. High costs weigh on firms More than 80 per cent of small ...

  6. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... that are plagued by heavy traffic jams during morning and afternoon commutes, the Beijing Evening News reports. Pollution stations on track Environmental authorities say the construction of 35 stations to monitor PM2.5 pollution levels in the city will be finished by early October, and data on the airborne pollutants will be published online, The Beijing News reports. CHONGQING Suspended for road ...

  7. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, February 12, 2013

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... on the banks of Lake Dian during the Lunar New Year holiday to protect wild birds, with 100 police officers deployed to enforce the ban, China News Service reports. Temple cuts pollution To reduce air pollution, the largest Buddhist temple in Kunming banned the use of incense and candles, and gave worshippers free smoke-free alternatives, the Kunming Daily reports. Monks at the Yuantong Temple say ...

  8. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, February 6, 2013

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am

    ... unsafe to set off fireworks- such as during heavy wind or on very smoggy days- but no ban will be imposed. New rules on air pollution Beijing is expected to publish new regulations on air pollution prevention by the end of this year, the standing committee of the city's People's Congress said on Monday, the Beijing Morning Post reports. The regulations are currently being ...

  9. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, January 9, 2013

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... The Leping city government recently sacked three environment protection officials who last year fined one of the city's largest chemical plants 30,000 yuan for allegedly discharging pollutants ... that may pollute underground water, burning rubbish was relatively harmless. ...

  10. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, January 4, 2013

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cases of robbery and rape since 2010, when he finished a 10-year prison term for rape. Shanghai Ship a pollution suspect Shanghai maritime authorities have intercepted a Panama-flagged cargo ship believed to have discharged more than 162 cubic metres of polluted wash water near the Yangtze estuary in November, the People's Daily reports. Authorities are investigating. Happy ...




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