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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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City aims to be top transit metropolis

Capital selected as pilot to pursue greener, more efficient public transport system similar to those in other large foreign cities.

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Road to nowhere is route to despair

Traffic jams and overcrowded sites leave many feeling they hit a dead end during the holiday, report Jiang Xueqing and Hu Yongqi in Beijing. Crawling along at just a few kilometers an hour, Jiang Qian, a 25-year-old tour guide, and her group of 49, were trapped in a traffic jam for more than 18 hours […]

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Fast lane in Guangzhou

He is happiest looking at traffic as it hums smoothly along a major thoroughfare in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. Xu Jingxi talks to the man responsible for helping cure congestion in the city. It used to be a nightmare taking a bus across Gangding, a downtown area full of IT malls, office blocks and hotels in […]

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