We have introduced varying vehicle restriction measures since 2008 to tackle Beijing’s poor air quality.
Spending at all levels of China’s government is being curbed because of a drop in the economic growth rate, which fell to a 25-year low of 6.9 percent in 2015 and is expected to decline further this year.
“Some Internet celebrities ignored social responsibilities and abused their influence to publish information that violated the Constitution and damaged the national interest,” CAC said in a statement.
The company which started out bottling fresh air has seen its product fly off the shelves in pollution-hit China.
Beijing’s environmental watchdog levied fines totalling about 183 million yuan ($27.76 million) for violations of pollution laws in the Chinese capital last year, the state news agency Xinhua said on Friday. The agency did not offer a comparative full-year figure, but state media reported last year that the 100 million yuan Beijing collected in pollution […]
The pollution level in Beijing since Thursday is far worse than during the last week’s red alert.
Beijing police issued a yellow security alert to ensure safety during the Christmas period.
Parts of north China will see the worst smog so far this year the National Meteorological Centre said yesterday
Beijing issued a first pollution “red alert” on Monday, and set out measures to combat the hazardous smog
“So we hope the relevant side does more to enhance mutual trust among regional countries, and thus benefit the regional peace and development,” Hua said.
The red alert – the most serious warning on a four-tier system adopted a little over two years ago – means authorities have forecast more than three consecutive days of severe smog.
Kejriwal govt’s decision to control vehicular pollution by allowing vehicles with odd and even numbers to ply on alternate days is laudable but a bit surprising too
It was the first time this year that authorities have raised the orange alert, second only to red, which means heavy smog is forecast for three days.
The Chinese govt lauded its economic successes while activists criticized its record on human rights.
Currency devaluation is the latest example of Chinese leaders’ misplaced faith in the power of the state