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Hanoi asks polluting buses to stay off the roads

After random emissions tests, Hanoi is asking polluting buses to clean up before getting back on the road.

Choking hazard: air pollution hangs over Asian Games

Indonesia is about to open the Asian Games but its traffic-clogged capital Jakarta remains shrouded in a haze.

Bikes out, trees in: Hanoi tackles air pollution woes

Famed for ancient pagodas, colonial architecture and delicious pho noodle soup, Vietnam’s capital of Hanoi has another, albeit dubious, distinction: air pollution.
July 24, 2018 | 01:46 pm GMT+7

Smoked out: Ho Chi Minh City launches random on-road emissions tests

City officials say the move aims to curb air pollution and traffic congestion.
June 05, 2018 | 07:43 am GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City fines buses blowing off emission standards

Buses that fail emission test are subject to cash penalties worth up to $13.
May 24, 2018 | 03:46 pm GMT+7

Hanoi suffers alarming air pollution almost entire Q1 2018: report

Transportation, industrialization and energy production are to blame, according to locals.
May 16, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Smoke to ink? Indian inventors try a novel approach to tame air pollution

The device could capture 90 percent of the soot particles from cooled diesel exhaust, which can be used to make ink.
May 02, 2018 | 11:30 am GMT+7

Beijing issues 3-day major smog alert, third this year

The city declared its third major smog alert of 2018, and the second this month. 
March 25, 2018 | 09:25 am GMT+7

Asia a key battleground in fight against killer air pollution: UN

About 90 percent of related deaths take place in low- and middle-income countries, most of them in Southeast Asia and the Pacific.
March 21, 2018 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

Greenpeace appeals to Thai PM to tackle air pollution 'crisis'

Greenpeace said Bangkok suffered the worst air pollution in its history between Jan 1st and Feb 21st.
February 22, 2018 | 02:52 pm GMT+7

Delhi half-marathon goes ahead despite smog, health warnings

The course was sprayed with salted water to keep dust levels down and all traffic barred from nearby roads.
November 19, 2017 | 04:15 pm GMT+7

Smog prompts Hanoi to install 70 new air monitoring stations

Increased construction work, migration to the city and vehicles have caused air and noise pollution to rise.
October 25, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Dirty air responsible for 10 percent of deaths in Vietnam: research

Probably not advisable to take a deep breath before reading this story of toxic smog.
October 20, 2017 | 04:38 pm GMT+7

Hanoi air is unsafe most of the time, coal plants blamed

The worst air pollution does not fall during busy traffic hours.
September 09, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Air pollution throws shade on India's solar success

New research has found the smog and dust that sickens millions across India every year is also sapping solar power generation by more than 25 percent.
September 03, 2017 | 10:10 am GMT+7
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