Foreign tourists wear masks at Tiananmen Square in Beijing during a hazey day in December. Photo: EPA Foreign tourists wear masks at Tiananmen Square in Beijing during a hazey day in December. Photo: EPA
Foreign tourists wear masks at Tiananmen Square in Beijing during a hazey day in December. Photo: EPA

Beijing’s air quality is supposed to be improving ... so why is the city still shrouded in smog?

A promising nine months followed pledges of a crackdown, but pollution is back on the increase and experts are blaming unchecked emissions

Topic |   China pollution
Foreign tourists wear masks at Tiananmen Square in Beijing during a hazey day in December. Photo: EPA Foreign tourists wear masks at Tiananmen Square in Beijing during a hazey day in December. Photo: EPA
Foreign tourists wear masks at Tiananmen Square in Beijing during a hazey day in December. Photo: EPA
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