China's environmental situation has been described as "grim" in an annual update on the country's environment released this week. The update by China's Ministry of Environmental Protection said that overall pollution problems were serious last year and reporting on the update, the state-controlled newspaper China Daily said there has been a "marked deterioration in China's...
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China’s bad air prompting many expats to rethink career moves by Louise Watt The Associated Press Published May 4, 2013 08:58PM MDT Beijing • Whitney Foard Small loved China and her job as a regional director of communications for a top automaker. But after air pollution led to several stays in the hospital and finally a written warning from her doctor telling her she needed...
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The smog in China is now so bad that one millionaire is manufacturing cans of air to help people breathe! No joke. It's so bad that on the Air Quality Index
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Good news for jet-setters who want to divide a trip to China with a stay in Hawaii. Hawaiian Airlines today (April 10, 2013) announced plans to launch non-stop service between Honolulu and Beijing, China starting...
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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) plans to set up a joint venture company in Beijing with total investment of $3.6 billion, it said on Monday. SMIC said it had entered into the agreement with SMIC Beijing, Beijing Industrial Developing Investment Co Ltd and China's ZDG. (Reporting by Anne Marie Roantree; Editing by Daniel Magnowski)
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Brown and China's environmental minister are expected to sign an agreement to work together to clean up the dirty air plaguing Beijing and other cities.
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The Beijing skyline is pretty, when you can see it. Take a breathe of that fresh Shanghai air? No thank you. Poor air quality in China has the locals up in arms, and the government might actually be listening.
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After a winter of record freezing temperatures and severe air pollution, Beijing is now being affected as heavy fog, pollution and dust storms envelope large parts of northern China.
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BEIJING - Early on in Beijing's winter of pollution-wracked discontent, one of China's biggest power companies, Huadian, turned off the coal scrubbers at its Datong plants and let emissions of sulfur dioxide, a leading cause of acid rain and respiratory illness, soar to more than four times government standards.
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BEIJING - Early on in Beijing’s winter of pollution-wracked discontent, one of China's biggest power companies, Huadian, turned off the coal scrubbers at its Datong plants and let emissions of sulfur dioxide, a leading cause of acid rain and respiratory illness, soar to more than four times government standards. Read full article >>
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