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South Korea smothered in Chinese air pollution

South Korea issued Tuesday dust advisories in some parts of the country as microdust particles and yellow dust blow in from China. The Korea Meteorological Administration said the concentration level of fine dust particles, categorized as PM 10, is recorded … Continue reading

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Smog becomes a political issue in South Korean election

A rare springtime election will send South Koreans to the polls early next month, but here in smog-bound Seoul they may be gasping all the way. Spring is notorious for its poor air quality here. The combination of smog and … Continue reading

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Worst yellow dust blankets peninsula

The year’s worst yellow dust hit much of the nation Sunday, prompting the authorities to issue health warnings against the sandy, chemical-laden wind from China. The Korea Meteorological Administration issued yellow dust advisories in Seoul and 16 cities and counties … Continue reading

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