Chinese parents are calling for the government to do something with the toxic smog that has covered Beijing over the past week.
The national environmental regulator has announced that the country will advance its efforts to reduce air pollution in northern China, especially the winter smog that was caused due to burning of coal
For the very first time, Beijing has raised its four-tiered smog alert system to 'orange' as heavy smog forecast to roll into the capital for next three days. Concerned officials have advised people to stay indoors and use public transport.
The head of environment measurement index has denied previous media reports that suggested the air quality in the Indian capital, Delhi, to be worse than China's capital, Beijing, BBC is reporting.
In recent months, the air pollution problem in China has received considerable attention from media outlets abroad.