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Air quality worsens as sandstorm hits Beijing

Shenzhen Daily 29 Mar 2021
THE second sandstorm in two weeks hit Beijing yesterday, dyeing the skyline yellow and plunging air quality readings to severely polluted. The Chinese capital experienced strong winds yesterday morning and its visibility reduced to between 1 and 2 kilometers in most areas, according to Beijing’s meteorological service.
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Air quality worsens as sandstorm hits Beijing, northern provinces

Xinhua 28 Mar 2021
BEIJING, March 28 (Xinhua) -- The second sandstorm in two weeks hit Beijing on Sunday, dyeing the skyline yellow and plunging air quality readings to severely polluted. The Chinese capital experienced strong winds on Sunday morning and visibility reduced to between 1 km and 2 km in most areas, according to Beijing's meteorological service.
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1st LD-Writethru: Air quality worsens as sandstorm hits Beijing, northern provinces

China.dot.org 28 Mar 2021
BEIJING, March 28 (Xinhua) -- The second sandstorm in two weeks hit Beijing on Sunday, dyeing the skyline yellow and plunging air quality readings to severely polluted. The Chinese capital experienced strong winds on Sunday morning and visibility reduced to between 1 km and 2 km in most areas, according to Beijing's meteorological service.
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Chinese capital Beijing shrouded by another sandstorm, air quality turns to severely polluted

The Times of India 28 Mar 2021
The second sandstorm in two weeks hit Beijing on Sunday, turning the skyline yellow and plunging air quality readings ...
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Worst sand storm in 10 years strikes China; flights, school canceled

Beijing News 17 Mar 2021
BEIJING, China. Parts of northern China, and particularly Beijing, have been enveloped by a sand storm described as the worst in ten years ... In Beijing, skyscrapers disappeared from sight as blowing sand enveloped the skyline.
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‘End of the world’: Alarming reason for major city’s apocalyptic haze

Yahoo Daily News 16 Mar 2021
The thick, orange haze blanketing Beijing was the result of a sandstorm which regularly plague northwestern China during its spring, however, its latest storm has hit much heavier than in recent years ... A woman walks along a Beijing pedestrian bridge amid the sandstorm, as buildings behind are barely visible ... #Beijing sand storm today...
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China’s worst sandstorm in a decade clouds Beijing skyline, cancels hundreds flights

Hartford Courant 15 Mar 2021
BEIJING — China’s capital and a wide swath of the country’s north were enveloped Monday in the worst sandstorm in a decade, forcing the cancelation of hundreds of flights. Skyscrapers in the center of Beijing appeared to drop from sight amid the dust and sand.
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Pollution levels go off the charts in Beijing as city is hit by worst sandstorm ...

The Daily Mail 15 Mar 2021
Pollution levels in Beijing surged off the charts and flights were cancelled on Monday as landmarks including the Forbidden City were partly obscured by the haze of dust and sand ... A woman in front of the China Central Television building in Beijing ... A street cleaner in Beijing ... Striking before and after pictures show Beijing's skyline...
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Beijing official signals Hong Kong electoral reforms to ensure 'patriots' govern

Yahoo Daily News 22 Feb 2021
A general view of skyline buildings, in Hong Kong. BEIJING (Reuters) - "Loopholes" in Hong Kong's laws must be closed to ensure the city is governed by "patriots", a top Beijing official said on Monday, signalling changes to the Chinese-ruled city's electoral system, potentially as early as next month.
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The beginning of the end, of the American legend

China.dot.org 18 Jan 2021
Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather near the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., the United States, January 6. [Photo/Xinhua]. Imagine this ... The U.S ... Yes, he has ... The Empire State Building remains New York City's skyline, but has lost its unique luster to the newer and taller skyscrapers in Beijing, Shanghai and elsewhere ... .
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China's growth to strengthen recovery

People Daily 28 Dec 2020
High-rises dominate the skyline on both sides of the Huangpu River in Shanghai. (Photo by Gao Erqiang/China Daily). BEIJING-As the year draws to a close, China's economic rebound from COVID-19 is gathering pace and boosting hopes for the world's economic recovery. Key growth figures in China have all improved ... .
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China to leapfrog U.S. as world's biggest economy by 2028: think tank

Yahoo Daily News 26 Dec 2020
Read full article. People look at the skyline of the Central Business District in Beijing. December 26, 2020, 1.18 AM ... "The COVID-19 pandemic and corresponding economic fallout have certainly tipped this rivalry in China's favour." ... (Writing by William Schomberg; Editing by Toby Chopra). .
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Rediscovering Beijing: A city with long history and modern skyline

China Daily 21 Dec 2020
Using the public transport, I have started on a rediscovery of Beijing, a journey reigniting my earlier passion for the city, its heritage, its beauty, its charm - and yes, there still are many such areas despite what at first glance may seem an increasingly international, high-rise skyline.
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China’s factory recovery steps up as export, consumer demand grows

Metro USA 15 Dec 2020
BEIJING (Reuters) -China’s factory output grew at the fastest pace in 20 months in November, as revived consumer spending and a gradual easing of COVID-19 restrictions in major trading partners lifted demand for the country’s manufactured goods ... People cross a street during morning rush hour in front of the skyline of the CBD in Beijing.
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CEOs Are Increasingly Optimistic about Doing Business in China During Biden Presidency

The Washington Informer 08 Dec 2020
Just under 30% believe trade tensions between Beijing and Washington will continue indefinitely ... A general view of the skyline of the central business district during sunset on October 13, 2020 in Beijing, China ... Washington and Beijing have imposed tariffs on each in other in agriculture and technology, and the U.S.
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