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Smog is a type of air pollution. The word "smog" was made in the early 20th century as a portmanteau of the words smoke and fog to refer to smoky fog. Smog usually forms in industrial areas or areas of high population, which release large amounts of air pollution, such as smoke or gases.
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  • By Agence France-presse In Warsaw(China Daily)2017-02-06 08:10

    The soupy gray smog shrouding Polish cities this winter is one of the most visible symptoms of the European Union member's addiction to coal, a deadly habit forcing many to stay indoors or don masks before venturing out. Professor Anna Doboszynska, a specialist with more than two decades of experien...

  • (China Daily)2017-02-04 07:12

    LAOS Govt leaders' luxury vehicles to be sold A bidding process to sell 15 cars withdrawn from government leaders is expected to be organized here next week, the Vientiane Times reported on Friday. It is part of the commitments that government leaders have made to stop driving luxury cars and save t...

  • By Zheng Jinran(China Daily)2017-02-03 08:07

    Fireworks drag down air quality; some city bans prove effective Many cities in northern China will face a smoggy weekend due to the windless weather, while smoke from firecrackers will worsen pollution in some areas, the national environmental authority said. Air quality will start to decline on Thu...

  • By Hou Liqiang(China Daily)2017-02-03 08:07

    94.2 million people expected to travel on last day of holiday Traffic slowed to a crawl on major highways on Thursday as tens of millions of people returned home after the Spring Festival holiday. According to China Central Television, about 94.2 million people were expected to travel on Thursday. T...

  • By Xie Chuanjiao(China Daily)2017-02-03 08:07

    Every cloud has a silver lining - even clouds of smog, as factory owners in an eastern Chinese village have discovered. Dadian, just north of Jiaozhou, Shandong province, is home to 300 factories churning out those thin, ubiquitous face masks that can be seen on anyone from nurses to shop assistants...

  • By Mei Jia(China Daily)2017-02-03 07:15

    Several titles released during the Beijing Book Fair from Jan 12-14 are expected to become super best-sellers in China this year. Xi Jinping: Wit and Vision (Military Volume) Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press President Xi Jinping recently charmed the Davos World Economic Forum with his keynote spe...

  • By Du Juan(China Daily)2017-02-02 07:40

    The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area and neighboring regions are forecast to see heavy air pollution starting on Thursday and lasting for three days as a result of climatological conditions and holiday fireworks, officials said. The density of PM2.5, particulate matter with a diameter smaller than 2.5 mi...

  • By Ma Zhiping In Haikou(China Daily)2017-01-27 08:02

    Island province proves popular with retirees, residents of northern cities hit by winter air pollution Widespread smog in many of China's northern cities is driving ever-larger crowds of winter tourists south to the island province of Hainan in search of cleaner air. Located on the 18th parallel nor...

  • By Zheng Jinran(China Daily)2017-01-26 08:01

    Northern regions might see fog lasting from Jan 31 until Feb 5 People in most parts of China will experience mild weather conditions over the weeklong Spring Festival holiday, but some northern regions may encounter heavy fog beginning on Tuesday, the meteorological authority said on Wednesday. Ce...

  • By Zhu Wenqian(chinadaily.com.cn)2017-01-25 14:08

    Twin daughters and their mother enjoy a smog-free holiday in Sanya, Hainan province. [Photo provided to China Daily]Chinese people are traveling more rather than staying at home during the seven-day Spring Festival break. This year, nearly 20 percent of all booked tour packages on Tuniu, an online t...

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