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Beijingers buy fewer fireworks over pollution concerns

<i>Residents set off fireworks in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, on Jan. 27. [Photo: Chinanews.com]</i><p>Beijingers set off fewer fireworks this year over pollution …

New Year fireworks spark return to hazardous pollution

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Chinese New Year fireworks spark a return to hazardous Beijing pollution

1 / 2<p>FILE PHOTO: Citizens celebrate China's Lunar New Year with fire works on early morning of January 28, 2017, in Beijing<p>FILE PHOTO: Citizens …

Beijing makes 'no fireworks' plea amid smog concerns

<b>Officials in China's capital, Beijing, have called on residents to refrain from setting off fireworks for the Lunar New Year, amid smog concerns.</b><p>The call comes after the entire province of Henan banned the practice.<p>Authorities have been under pressure to stop the heavy pollution blanketing the …

Chinese New Year fireworks spark a return to hazardous Beijing pollution

BEIJING (Reuters) - Residents of China's capital awoke on Saturday to dense, choking smog after many set off a barrage of fireworks overnight to ring in the Lunar New Year, despite limits and public admonitions against such displays in the congested city.<p>The Beijing Municipal Environmental …