Beijing is battling to keep the Apec venue, Yanqi Lake, clear from smog despite its proximity to the capital. Photo: Simon Song Beijing is battling to keep the Apec venue, Yanqi Lake, clear from smog despite its proximity to the capital. Photo: Simon Song
Beijing is battling to keep the Apec venue, Yanqi Lake, clear from smog despite its proximity to the capital. Photo: Simon Song

Beijing bans grieving relatives burning their loved ones' clothes to clear skies for Apec

The authorities have banned people from burning the clothes of dead relatives – a traditional funeral rite to ensure they can dress in the afterlife – in latest smog measure

Topic |   China pollution
Beijing is battling to keep the Apec venue, Yanqi Lake, clear from smog despite its proximity to the capital. Photo: Simon Song Beijing is battling to keep the Apec venue, Yanqi Lake, clear from smog despite its proximity to the capital. Photo: Simon Song
Beijing is battling to keep the Apec venue, Yanqi Lake, clear from smog despite its proximity to the capital. Photo: Simon Song
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