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Fishermen waiting to net piety offerings

FISH that Buddhists are buying and releasing into the Huangpu River are being caught by fishermen shortly afterward....

November 25, 2014, Tuesday

Clearer picture of city pollution promised

ENVIRONMENTAL officials say they are going to provide more detailed data on the composition and sources of Shanghai’s air pollution....

November 24, 2014, Monday

Air pollution in city 8 times WHO recommended maximum level

POLLUTION in Shanghai yesterday reached levels more than eight times the World Health Organization recommended maximum....

November 18, 2014, Tuesday

Pollution punishment for SK ship

A SOUTH Korean ship that sailed past the Bund belching black smoke has become the first foreign vessel to be punished under Shanghai’s new pollution laws....

November 15, 2014, Saturday

Helicopters trace straw-burning farmers

POLICE helicopters are being used to spot farmers illegally burning straw, as part of efforts to reduce pollution in the city....

October 30, 2014, Thursday

Residents may be paid to hand in used syringes

CITY residents could be paid to give used syringes and other medical waste to Shanghai hospitals for disposal, under a new proposal....

October 20, 2014, Monday

Country’s ‘strictest’ air pollution laws introduced in city tomorrow

SHANGHAI tomorrow introduces “China’s strictest air protection law,” with maximum fines of 500,000 yuan (US$81,244) — five times the current level. And this fine itself will be hiked on a daily basis ...

September 30, 2014, Tuesday

Farmers strike it big after returning to their land in a reversal of trend

FOR decades, China’s demographic has been farmers leaving the soil to seek their fortunes in city jobs. However, government efforts to encourage farmers to stay on the land is reversing that trend in ...

September 2, 2014, Tuesday

PM2.5 pollution down by 10%

SHANGHAI saw a 10 percent fall in the level of PM2.5 pollutant particles in the first seven months of this year, compared to the same period in 2013, the city’s green watchdog said yesterday. However, ...

August 16, 2014, Saturday

New air pollution law is ‘China’s strictest’

BONFIRES and straw burning are being banned in Shanghai under what an official has called “China’s strictest air protection law.” The new legislation, passed by lawmakers yesterday and to be introduced ...

July 26, 2014, Saturday


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