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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Beijing does not have the most polluted air in the world

    Posted May 13th 2014, 01:03am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn For those of you familiar with Beijing's horrendous air pollution, it may come as a surprise to know that it is by no means the world's worst. That distinction went to Delhi. Indeed 13 of the top 20 cities in the world with the dirtiest air were to be found in India, three in Pakistan, and one in Iran, Qatar, Turkey, and Bangladesh. These findings were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1510850/beijing-does-not-have-most-polluted-air-world
  2. News - China - AIR POLLUTION

    Beijing ramps up ‘war on pollution’ with record number of fines

    Posted May 05th 2014, 04:49pm by Reuters

    ... to fight pollution. Beijing’s air quality has come under intense scrutiny since January last year, when heavy smog settled over the city to the alarm of its residents. Premier Li Keqiang in March promised a “war on pollution” as the country seeks to stem public anger over premature deaths while weaning the economy off over-dependence on energy-guzzling heavy industry. Beijing’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1505028/beijing-ramps-war-pollution-record-number-fines
  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Traffic pollution seen as a major contributor to new asthma cases

    Posted May 12th 2014, 09:57am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Traffic pollution seen as major contributor to new asthma cases By the time you've finished reading this sentence, you've likely taken two breaths and inhaled about two litres of air. In a day, the average person will breathe in about 20,000 litres. Consider the amount of pollution that air contains and it's easy to imagine how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1508353/traffic-pollution-seen-major-contributor-new-asthma-cases
  4. Business - Economy - AWARDS

    Hong Kong scoops up top awards in Asia travel survey

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:28am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... of pollution, flight delays and traffic, in an ‘oasis’ of calm, granting brownie points to this ‘safe haven’ and others like it,” said Verghese, pointing to the exception to the general synergy between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1578060/hong-kong-scoops-top-awards-asia-travel-survey
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing can breathe more deeply as air quality improves in 2014, says government

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 02:22pm by Stephen Chen in Beijing stephen.chen@scmp.com

    ... to calm the growing public discontent – said in March that the capital was on the front line of a “war against pollution”. Public complaints about Beijing’s smog more than doubled to 12,599 in the first five months of the year, compared with the period last year Authorities have been trying to highlight the measures being taken to reduce the pollution, but many residents are still ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551857/beijing-can-breath-more-deeply-years-air-quality-improves-2013-says
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    You can't run or hide: Hong Kong pollution threatens vulnerable street workers

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Street workers such as newspaper vendors have no escape from the smog in Central, where rush-hour levels greatly exceed healthy limits 'Pollution: you ... problems can be dealt with, but pollution, you can't run or hide from it when working on the streets," said Lee, 62, who has been running the newspaper stand in Central with his sister ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1509861/newspaper-vendors-bear-brunt-hong-kongs-pollution
  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Photographer defies light pollution to capture stunning night shots of Hong Kong skies

    Posted May 09th 2014, 08:40pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... pollution, but undaunted astronomy photographers are still finding ways to snap captivating shots of the stars above us.   Mew Chu is one such photographer. A computer animator and toy designer, Chu ... astronomy shots have been featured in the Hong Kong Space Museum, and the photographer has lent his knowledge of the city's skies to a 2008 light pollution research project at the University ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1507457/photographer-defies-light-pollution-capture-stunning-night
  8. News - China - REGIONAL INTEGRATION

    Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei take different approaches to beating smog

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:45am by Jing Li

    ... Li Jing Jing.li@scmp.com Despite their different stages of economic development, neighbours Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei share a desire to defeat a common enemy Tackling pollution is easier ... not in dispute is the need to tackle the region's chronic air pollution. With as many as eight of the region's cities usually making the list of China's 10-most polluted places, officials ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1543915/beijing-tianjin-and-hebei-take-different-approaches-beating-smog
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Families packing up and leaving Hong Kong over pollution life expectancy fears

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:08pm by ANGHARD HAMPSHIRE

    ... Angharad Hampshire With children the most at risk from Hong Kong's air pollution, some families have reluctantly packed up and left behind friends and comfortable lifestyles. Angharad ... to leave. "Will became very concerned about the air pollution as he is an ultra-marathoner," says Haldane. "He was really noticing the air quality when he was running, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1501490/bad-air-daze-air-pollution-and-our-children
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei's multimillion-yuan studies find smog is coming from neighbours

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 07:22pm by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com As much as 36 per cent of smog coming from other cities, data shows as officials splurge to find more precise analysis of pollution Smog-plagued cities Beijing, Tianjin and Shijiazhuang have each splashed several million yuan on research that could pinpoint the sources of the toxic pollutant PM2.5 in their air, with initial results showing other cities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1544375/beijing-tianjin-and-hebeis-multimillion-yuan-studies-find-smog-coming

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