A military vehicle passes along a street in central Beijing on Saturday during a rehearsal for the parade on October 1. Photo: Reuters

China steps up environment checks amid fears National Day parade will be marred by smog

  • Pollution across northern region of Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei and surrounds this week may linger, and high humidity is likely to exacerbate the problem
  • Factories will come under more pressure as ministry sends out inspectors
Topic |   China pollution

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A military vehicle passes along a street in central Beijing on Saturday during a rehearsal for the parade on October 1. Photo: Reuters
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