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China helps lead the way in tackling climate change

Independent online (SA) 05 May 2021
climate change ... On my departure from Beijing last year, tremendous efforts by the Chinese government to protect the environment were well under way and had become among the priorities of municipal governments. Special emphasis was placed on air pollution which has long characterised the skyline of major cities such as Beijing ... .
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Biden’s Anti-China Ambitions

Consortium News 26 Apr 2021
Dilip Hiro highlights some key areas where Beijing is poised to become dominant. Beijing skyline from 4th Ring Road, 2017 ... A broader roll-out is expected for the Winter Olympics in Beijing in February 2022, which will give the digital yuan international exposure. People’s Bank of China headquarters in Beijing.
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Sandstorm Turns Beijing Skyline Orange

The Daily Telegraph Australia 16 Apr 2021
Beijing was shrouded in an orange haze after the third sandstorm in the space of five weeks hit the ...
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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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