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Sandstorms turn sun blue and sky yellow in Beijing

Thick dust carrying extremely high levels of hazardous particles blows in from drought-hit Mongolia The second sandstorm to hit China in less than a fortnight has reversed the colours of the sky, turning the sun blue and the heavens yellow. … Continue reading

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Choking smog hits Beijing, with clear skies not expected until Monday 

Beijing woke to more choking smog on Friday morning with the skies not expected to clear until Monday. The capital’s Environmental Protection Bureau issued a blue alert for air pollution on Thursday afternoon, forecasting an air quality index of between … Continue reading

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Air Pollution Threatens China Anew 

Major cities in China will need to cope with thick smog in the next five days as the country records extreme levels of air pollution, according to a report by China Daily. Aside from the northeastern provinces of Heilongjiang, Jilin … Continue reading

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Eight Chinese cities fined for air pollution

Local governments in eight cities in northeast China’s Liaoning Province have been fined a total of 54.2 million yuan (8.9 million U.S. dollars) for air pollution, the provincial department of environment protection said Tuesday. The fines, the first the provincial … Continue reading

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