A Beijing resident wears a mask in a bid to beat the smog which blanketed the city, with the air quality index staying above 300 yesterday. Photo: Xinhua

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

New emergency air pollution measures may be in force for the first time unless winds clear the air that has reached 'hazardous' levels

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A Beijing resident wears a mask in a bid to beat the smog which blanketed the city, with the air quality index staying above 300 yesterday. Photo: Xinhua
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