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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Inland smog seen as warning for broader anti-smog measures on mainland China

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 04:59am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Calls for broader effort to tackle smog The worsening air quality of inland cities should be a warning to policymakers that tough anti-smog measures need to be expanded beyond the traditional industrial centres, environmentalists said. "The smog problem is expanding fast into inland cities, and their residents simply cannot wait another five ...

  2. News - China - AIR POLLUTION

    Smog persists across northern China

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 11:53am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo Thick smog once again descended upon parts of northern China on Monday, with cities in Hebei, Henan and Shaanxi provinces posting off-the-charts air pollution readings. The air ... continued to loom over the city of Xi'an as it suffered a sixth straight day of serious smog.   “[We have] temporarily limited the production of seven major coal companies including Xingtai ...

  3. News - China Insider - AIR POLLUTION

    Sales of air purifiers and face masks leap on Taobao as China vanishes in smog

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 04:41pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Sales of air purifiers and face masks have gone through the roof in China as the country struggles with the worst smog so far this winter. Interest ... the capital of Henan province, are using smog to boost their sales. Two botanical stores sold around 200 plants promising to cleanse air of PM2.5 particles on Sunday, the local Dahe Daily reported ...

  4. News - China Insider - AIR POLLUTION

    Schools in eastern China move flag-raising ceremonies indoors to avoid pollution

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 01:55pm by Chris Luo

    ... severe smog ever experienced by the region. Large areas of China’s Yangtze River Delta region, one of the country’s most flourishing economic hubs, have since last week been affected by the longest-lasting, most widespread smog weather since authorities began to monitor the levels of tiny particle PM2.5. Many schools in Jiangsu province were ordered to close as local government issued ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Pollution from China triggers health alert in Japan's Kumamoto prefecture

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Officials in Kumamoto, Kyushu island, advise residents to stay indoors in Japan's first official health warning over smog drifting from China Japanese health warning over smog from China A prefecture in southwestern Japan yesterday advised residents to stay indoors or wear masks when they go outside, in the nation's first official health ...

  6. News - China

    Chinese netizens look to London for solution to smog problem

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 11:49am by Amy Li

    ... Beijing’s worst smog in decades has many Chinese people worried and searching for answers. Some have turned to Britain's past experience in dealing with the problem. The United Kingdom introduced tough measures to control smog in the 1950s. “What did London do to get rid of their notorious smog?”, asked a frustrated Chinese blogger on Sina Weibo, China’s twitter-like ...

  7. News - China

    Briefs, February 13, 2013

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter, Bloomberg

    ... were investigating. Staff Reporter   Smog in Hebei delays flights, shuts highways Flights to and from Hebei airport in Shijiazhuang city were delayed yesterday morning because of smog, which also caused the temporary shutdown of highways in the province. Most flights resumed in the afternoon. Roads in Handan city, in the south of the province, were the hardest hit, as smog and icy ...

  8. News - World - HEALTH

    Airborne pollution causing surge in heart attack deaths, says study

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 04:31pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris, France

    ... period. Particulate smog is becoming a major problem in Asian cities that have built up over the past decade. In Beijing last month, PM2.5 levels reached 993 microgrammes per m3, almost 40 times ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog returns to Beijing with pollution levels set to worsen by weekend

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 02:10pm by Nectar Gan

    ... Nectar Gan nectar.gan@scmp.com Air 'heavily polluted' as southerly winds bring contaminants from Hebei; no relief until Sunday Smog blankets capital for third time in month Beijing will remain shrouded in smog until tomorrow, forecasters have warned. Pollution returned to the capital yesterday, with the official air quality index reaching 212 at 6pm, a level deemed ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Hebei orders factory shutdowns to stop smog casting pall over Apec

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 03:31am by Nectar Gan

    ... to stop smog over Apec Hebei province will idle more than 800 polluting factories for nearly two weeks to stop smog shrouding Beijing as world leaders visit the capital for next month's Apec summit. Beijing has been choked by heavy smog twice this month, with the city's air quality index (AQI) twice charging past the 400 mark. A reading of above 300 is considered ...




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