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  1. drones dispersed water to help clear the air of the harmful microscopic particles known as PM2.5 --

    Bangkok governor appeals for help reducing toxic smog

    Bangkok's governor on Thursday appealed for help to battle the toxic smog shrouding the capital as the deployment of drones left Bangkok residents ...
  2. Bangkok has been shrouded in murky haze for weeks, forcing residents to don masks

    Hundreds of schools to shut as toxic smog chokes Bangkok

    Toxic smog forced hundreds of Bangkok schools to close on Wednesday (Jan 30), as authorities struggle to manage a pollution crisis that has ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises from a chimney among houses as new high-rise residential buildings are seen

    China's top steelmaking city issues 'orange' smog alert

  4. FILE PHOTO: Chinese national flags are flying near a steel factory in Wu'an

    Chinese cities issue 'orange' smog alert

    At least nine cities in China's industrial heartland of Hebei, Shandong, Henan and Shanxi have issued second-level, or "orange", pollution alerts ...
  5. FILE PHOTO - A chimney is seen in front of residential buildings during a polluted day in Harbin

    China could lift life expectancy by nearly 3 years if it meets WHO smog standards: Study

    China could raise average life expectancy by 2.9 years if it improves air quality to levels recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO), ...
  6. A thermal power plant is seen near residential buildings in Beijing

    Chinese capital issues first smog alert of winter

    China's capital Beijing on Friday issued its first air pollution alert for the winter season ahead of a wave of smog that is expected to blanket ...
  7. Delhi shut all primary schools on November 8 as pollution levels hit nearly 30 times the WHO's

    Commentary: India’s deadly air a national respiratory crisis

    The number of premature deaths due to air pollution is rising, says Shashi Tharoor.
  8. A schoolboy wearing a protective mask looks on from the inside of a school bus at Silver Line Prest

    Every breath you take: Indian capital's smog leaves children gasping for air

    Deepa Tampi worries a lot about the air her two children breathe. The garment exporter says she believes her 14-year-old daughter Mahika and ...