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Keep the masks on as smog set to stay

Pedestrians wear masks in downtown Shanghai yesterday. The smoggy air is likely to stay with more pollutants being brought into the city by the cold climate today. It was moderately polluted in the morning yesterday with the air quality index peaking at 178 at 10am. The concentration of PM2.5 particles also peaked at 10am with a reading of upper 130 micrograms per cubic meter, five times the WHO’s safety guideline. ...

March 3, 2015, Tuesday


Pollution fight on target, says official

Shanghai is aiming to eliminate all high-polluting vehicles in the city and smaller coal-burning boilers in local factories by the end of the year, Zhang Quan, director of the Shanghai Environmental Protection...

March 3, 2015, Tuesday


Amended smoking law coming

SHANGHAI’S lawmakers are working to amend the current anti-smoking law to include a ban on smoking in indoor public and at work places after an earlier effort during the 2010 World Expo delivered expected ...

March 3, 2015, Tuesday


Wind blows in pollution from the north

Shanghai yesterday suffered one of its worst days of the year so far with choking smog taking air quality readings into the “severely polluted” range....

February 13, 2015, Friday


City to struggle with poor air quality

Shanghai Environmental Monitoring Center said yesterday that the city will continue to struggle with pollution today as the temperatures are set to rise....

February 12, 2015, Thursday


Clean air and icy temperatures

FREEZING weather is forecast for today, with temperatures down to minus 4 degrees Celsius in outlying areas....

February 9, 2015, Monday


US$16b to be spent on anti-pollution projects

SHANGHAI will spend 100 billion yuan (US$16.13 billion) in the next three years on more than 200 projects in an effort to rid the city of pollution, authorities said yesterday. The funds will be spent ...

February 5, 2015, Thursday


Air pollution 10 times WHO safe level

AIR pollution in Shanghai this afternoon reached almost 10 times the World Health Organization safe level. Concentrations of tiny PM2.5 particles, especially harmful as they can get deep into the respiratory ...

February 4, 2015, Wednesday


Hope for village blighted by development

In Qinfen, a rural village in the northeast of the Pudong New Area, fetid air, sewage-tainted creeks and contaminated groundwater are jeopardizing the health of its roughly 6,000 residents....

February 2, 2015, Monday


More sleet and snow ... and less pollution

Sleet and snow is expected in the city through Friday, forecasters said yesterday....

January 28, 2015, Wednesday




 

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