Tag Archives: air pollution

Sandstorm engulfs a sixth of nation as flights affected, health warning issued

A sandstorm that engulfed one-sixth of China, including Beijing, turned the sky hazy on Thursday as particulate matter readings soared.

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Shanghai still top spot for those moving from abroad

Shanghai has ranked as the “most attractive” city for foreign residents for the fifth consecutive year due to its international atmosphere and multicultural environment, according to an annual survey.

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New area to be ‘historic’ development

China will develop a new area in the northern region parallel to the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone in the south and the Shanghai Pudong New Area in the east to serve as another economic engine and advance the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.

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Harsher measures will target smog

Curbing winter smog in the north has become a priority and challenge for air quality improvement, leading to harsh measures this year, the environmental minister said on Thursday.

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Two sessions to highlight Xi’s thoughts

The annual sessions of the top legislature and top political advisory body are among the most important political events for the world’s second-largest economy.

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‘Vertical forest’ to help clear air

Asia’s first “vertical forest”, which helps reduce air pollution and save energy, will be built in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, next year.

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