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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.

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.

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

Vietnam's major cities choking as pollution exacerbates

Urban areas are polluted by transportation, industrial production and daily activities.
July 21, 2017 | 12:22 pm GMT+7

Indonesia assures no recurrence of deadly haze in 2017

The problem was most serious in 2015 when an acrid haze shrouded Ho Chi Minh City for weeks.
May 19, 2017 | 04:05 pm GMT+7

Choked by traffic, Bangkok revs up to beat air pollution

The number of vehicle has increased quickly every year in the capital city of Thailand, resulting in more sources of emission.
May 18, 2017 | 02:30 pm GMT+7

Should you stop exercising because of Hanoi's pollution?

And where are the best spots in the city for your outdoor workout?
March 15, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Saigon to release air and water pollution data for first time this month

The data will be available on a number of websites and 48 electronic screens across the city.
March 03, 2017 | 09:13 pm GMT+7

Smog returns, but Beijing says skies are getting cleaner

Pollution alerts are common in northern China, especially during bitterly cold winters when energy demand, much of it met by coal, soars.
January 03, 2017 | 10:03 pm GMT+7

Foggy Saturday casts new look all over Saigon

But experts say residents should take extra caution to prevent transmission of airborne diseases.
December 10, 2016 | 01:55 pm GMT+7

Saigon to spend $47 million to fight landfill stench

The city also calls for invesment in modern treatment projects that can handle its large amount of waste.
November 21, 2016 | 08:20 pm GMT+7

China says air pollution worsens in October

Smog concentrations were worse than the same period last year.
November 15, 2016 | 09:25 am GMT+7

300 million children breathe heavily toxic air: UNICEF

Air pollution is a major contributing factor in the deaths of around 600,000 children under five every year.
October 31, 2016 | 08:38 am GMT+7