Showing posts with label Beijing. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Beijing. Show all posts

Monday, July 12, 2021

Flights Cancelled, Schools Closed As Beijing Is Hit by Storm - Tasnim News Agency

Beijing Is Hit by Storm

(Tasnim) – Hundreds of flights were cancelled in Beijing as schools and tourist sites were shut due to torrential downpours and gale-force winds on Monday.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

UK, Chinese scientists confirm Beijing's air quality has improved significantly -

Beijing's air quality has improved significantly

Beijing's air quality has improved dramatically in the last few years owing to the emission reductions following the implementation of clean air actions, according to a latest report released by a group of leading British and Chinese scientists.

Monday, March 15, 2021

Sandstorm sends pollution in Beijing to maximum level | Al Jazeera


Beijing was shrouded in thick brown dust that sent pollution levels soaring on Monday morning, as heavy winds brought in sand from Inner Mongolia and other parts of northwestern China.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Beijing police beef up security, fire prevention for Spring Festival

Spring Festival
Beijing's public security bureau has reinforced security and fire safety during the week-long Spring Festival starting Thursday.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Beijing to shut down 1,000 manufacturing companies by 2020

Beijing will shut down 1,000 manufacturing companies and 300 markets and logistics centers by 2020, to further move its non-capital functions out of the city, according to a press conference from the ongoing local legislative session Saturday.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Some 500 Enterprises Set to Close Down in Beijing

overpopulation and environmental pollution issues
The authorities of the Chinese capital of Beijing intend to close around 500 enterprises situated within the city to tackle the overpopulation and environmental pollution issues, Xinhua reported on Wednesday.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Beijing and nearby areas report more "good air" days

Beijing and nearby areas are still not free from concern
Beijing and surrounding areas reported good air quality on more days in October thanks to strengthened efforts to reduce emissions.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Beijing to cut emission in winter heating season

Beijing winter
Beijing plans to cut over 1,800 tonnes of nitric oxide emissions during this year's winter heating season, said Beijing Thermal Group Sunday.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Beijing's 1st maglev line to start service late 2017

Beijing maglev line
Beijing's first medium-low speed maglev line is scheduled to start operation at the end of the year, the line operator said Saturday.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Beijing acts on population growth

Beijing has made progress in cooperation with its neighbors and will act to restrict population growth.

Thursday, April 06, 2017

China Going to 'Make Skies Blue Again': 1.6 million people in China die annually from diseases caused by air pollution

China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection announced the start of intensified air pollution monitoring program in 28 cities, expected to be in force for one year, local media reported on Thursday.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Beijing's last large coal-fired power plant suspends operations

Beijing's last large coal-fired power plant suspended operations on Saturday, meaning the capital has become China's first city with all its power plants fueled by clean energy.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Beijing welcomes Year of the Rooster engulfed in smog from firecrackers

Beijing and other cities in northern China on Saturday welcomed the Year of the Rooster enveloped by a thick cloud of smog from the customary fireworks and firecrackers lit by millions of Chinese people to celebrate the New Year and scare off evil spirits.

Sunday, January 08, 2017

Beijing to launch environmental police force. 300,000 high-polluting old vehicles will be phased out in 2017

Beijing will strengthen environmental protection in 2017 by organizing an environmental police force to step up supervision and accountability in its 16 districts, acting mayor Cai Qi said Saturday.

Sunday, January 01, 2017

24 Chinese cities on pollution red alert

A total of 24 Chinese cities are on red alert due to serious air pollution, which will affect many people's new year holiday plans.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Source of major pollutant in China's smog revealed

Scientists said Wednesday they have solved the perplexing puzzle of how a major smog component, known as sulfate, forms during haze events in northern China, including Beijing.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Beijing cancels dozens of flights after season's first snowfall

Dozens of flights at the Beijing Capital International Airport have been canceled following the first snowfall of the season, authorities said Monday.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Smog to hit Beijing again after short break

Beijing is expected to be shrouded in smog after it experienced a long-awaited sunny day on Monday, according to the National Meteorological Center.

Monday, October 03, 2016

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