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North China air pollution off the scale

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SUBSCRIBERS TO CHINA Air Quality Index (AQI) apps on their smart phones or tablets will have seen the pollution indicators go off the scale above 500 μg/m3 (micrograms per cubic metre) at times over the past few days as parts of North China including Beijing are enveloped by smog.  As the images accompanying this article show, […]

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Beijing revises one-child policy regulations

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BEIJING IS THE latest province-level entity to follow up on the relaxation of China’s one-child policy announced by the National People’s Congress (NPC) in December 2013. The NPC’s resolution on family planning provides for provincial congresses and their standing committees to make their own calls on implementation of the new policy.   The Standing Committee of the […]

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Smog starts to lift from north, east China cities

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HEAVY SMOG THAT prevailed around the Yangtse Delta area – including cities such as Shanghai and Hangzhou – and northern cities such as Beijing and Tianjin at the back end of last week has finally started to subside  the week starting Monday, 9 December.  While we experienced the smog and mist first-hand for ourselves in […]

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