Beijing mayor Wang Anshun said last week that the capital would spend 760 billion yuan (HK$970 billion) in the fight against smog after the city pledged in September to cut levels of PM2.5, particulate matters smaller than 2.5 microns, by 25 per cent by 2017. Photo: AFP

Beijing announces strict new curbs on heavy industry to combat smog

New measures to combat smog, including strict curbs on heavy industry and stiffer fines, but critics argue city could have been even tougher

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Beijing mayor Wang Anshun said last week that the capital would spend 760 billion yuan (HK$970 billion) in the fight against smog after the city pledged in September to cut levels of PM2.5, particulate matters smaller than 2.5 microns, by 25 per cent by 2017. Photo: AFP
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