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Study Finds Link Between Air Quality And Cardiovascular Problems At Beijing Olympics
2012-05-16 09:49:42

While the corruption of Chinese official Bo Xilai and the escape of blind dissident Chen Guangcheng have captured mainstream news headlines, a medical discovery revolving around the air quality at the 2008 Beijing Olympics has recently been publicized.

2012-04-27 22:17:03

China's economic growth will continue to be energy-intensive and highly polluting for the foreseeable future with emissions and efficiency far below capital growth on the agenda.

China Pollution Costing Economy Billions Of Dollars
2012-02-15 14:00:55

Despite improvements in air quality, the economic impact of air pollution in China costs billions of dollars in health care, report researchers from MIT.

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2011-02-22 06:00:00

An independent assessment of air pollution in China by the US embassy showed that the thick smog covering Beijing went “beyond” measurable levels on Monday, as a Chinese official warned its citizens to avoid outdoor activities.

2010-11-12 11:40:00

BEIJING, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tri-Tech Holding Inc.

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2010-09-07 13:05:00

A top Chinese official was quoted Monday as saying that the number of vehicles on the country's roads will more than double to at least 200 million by 2020.

2010-06-16 18:29:00

Fully-staffed office to work directly with product manufacturers in the Asia-Pacific region to certify products for low chemical emissions and help reduce indoor air pollution BEIJING, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major move toward global expansion, the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI) announced today the successful debut of its overseas operations in Beijing, China--including the launch of its new Chinese Web site, www.greenguard.org.cn.

2009-11-02 15:18:23

Official efforts to protect China's environment have had some success, although severe problems remain and some are still worsening.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.