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Red air pollution alert expands across northern Taiwan

By Wednesday evening, parts of Taipei City and New Taipei City were also covered by an expanding red pollution alert, meaning the air quality would affect all parts of the population, the Environmental Protection Administration said. On a warm day … Continue reading

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Southern Taiwan engulfed by air pollution 

Air quality in southern Taiwan reached hazardous levels on Saturday, with the key indicator of fine particulate matter smaller than 2.5 micrometers (PM 2.5) hitting the highest level of 10 in Kaohsiung, Pingtung and Tainan, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) … Continue reading

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Air pollution from China clouds skies in the south 

The EPA said the elderly or people who suffer from chronic lung and heart disease should try to avoid strenuous outdoor activity because of the poor air quality Southern Taiwan saw very poor air quality yesterday due to pollution from … Continue reading

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Air pollution from China expected to hit, to be at its worst Wednesday 

Taiwan will feel the impact of air pollution from China starting Tuesday due to increasing seasonal winds, which have contributed to a large portion of Taiwan’s air pollution in recent years, a local weather company said Monday. The degree of … Continue reading

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Air pollution ‘largely responsible’ for rise in lung cancer cases in recent years: doctor

TAIPEI–Air pollution is largely responsible for an increase in the number of lung cancer cases in Taiwan in recent years, a doctor said Tuesday. The latest statistics released Tuesday by the Health Promotion Administration (HPA) show that 11,692 people were … Continue reading

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Central, southern Taiwan battling hazardous air pollution

The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) issued an air pollution alert Sunday for central and southern Taiwan and the Kinmen islands off southern China, saying particulate concentrations were at levels that could affect people’s health. The index for PM2.5 particulates, which … Continue reading

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Poor air quality forecast for Taiwan through Tuesday

The air quality throughout most of Taiwan is expected to remain poor through Tuesday as a result of pollutants being carried on cold air mass from China, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said Monday. The most severely affected areas are … Continue reading

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EPA warns of high air pollution levels in nation’s south

Southern Taiwan will continue to experience poor air quality as a result of pollutants being carried on a cold air mass from China, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said. In Kaohsiung and Pingtung, the level of particle pollution — the … Continue reading

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