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China offers cash to tackle air pollution

Beijing plans to set up a $ 1.6bn fund to help companies comply with environmental regulations as China battles with air pollution Asia homepage

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Xi Jinping calls for less pollution

The Mongolian steppes, the choice location for China’s president to offer his televised new year’s greeting, underlines his message of cutting pollution Asia homepage

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China is exporting pollution to the US

Chinese exports are directly contributing to air pollution in the US, according to a study published yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), a leading science journal. The country's massive export industry accounts for about 20 percent of … Continue reading

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China cities lose out in pollution fight

Smog-stricken Beijing wants to cut production of steel and cement in surrounding cities – meaning fewer jobs in places dependent on heavy industry Asia homepage

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China considers faster cut in pollution

China is looking at scaling back the pollution that has made it the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitter faster than expected, according to Lord Stern Asia homepage

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Singapore air pollution hits record high – The Guardian

The Guardian Singapore air pollution hits record highThe GuardianAir pollution in Singapore has soared to a record high for a third consecutive day, as Indonesia prepares to send planes and helicopters to battle the fires blamed for hazardous levels of … Continue reading

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New pollution high as haze chokes Singapore – BBC News

BBC News New pollution high as haze chokes SingaporeBBC NewsPollution levels reached a new record high for a third day in a row in Singapore, as smoky haze from fires in Indonesia shrouded the city state. The Pollutant Standards Index … Continue reading

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Indonesian fires fuel Singapore pollution

Forest fires on the Indonesian island of Sumatra send pollution in neighbouring Singapore soaring to the highest level in 16 years Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Chinese pollution drives purifier sales

Chinese vendors of face masks and air filters are having trouble keeping up with demand as people in Beijing suffer under a cloud of toxic smog Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Beijing confronts pollution dilemma

Chinese and international experts say the willingness of officials to sacrifice environmental concerns for economic growth is the biggest challenge Financial Times – Asia homepage

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