A couple wear masks to help protect themselves from the heavy smog as they embrace on a Beijing street on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AFP A couple wear masks to help protect themselves from the heavy smog as they embrace on a Beijing street on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AFP
A couple wear masks to help protect themselves from the heavy smog as they embrace on a Beijing street on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AFP

Heavy smog back to choke northern China over three-day New Year holiday

Residents in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area and Shandong and Henan provinces warned latest heavy air pollution will last until Thursday

Topic |   China pollution
A couple wear masks to help protect themselves from the heavy smog as they embrace on a Beijing street on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AFP A couple wear masks to help protect themselves from the heavy smog as they embrace on a Beijing street on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AFP
A couple wear masks to help protect themselves from the heavy smog as they embrace on a Beijing street on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AFP
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