Tag Archives: air pollution

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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More people booking Spring Festival getaways

More Chinese are choosing to travel during Spring Festival rather than return to their hometowns for family reunions, a break from one of China’s most important traditions.

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To go green, coal city taps tourism, IT

Anybody who lives in northern and central China must have terrible memories of the heavy smog that descended on the major cities there. The Ministry of Environmental Protection warned a total of 23 cities, including Beijing municipality, to issue red alerts on air pollution. Six of those cities are in Henan province.

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Major centers look for ways to cure ‘big city disease’

Unbalanced urban and rural development is driving up the populations of China’s largest cities and resulting in a lack of basic amenities and social services. Du Juan reports.

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