Wednesday, 21 August 2019

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Hundreds of schools to shut as toxic smog cloaks Bangkok

BANGKOK: Toxic smog forced Bangkok authorities to issue an unprecedented order to shut nearly 450 schools, as authorities struggle to manage a pollution crisis that has stirred widespread concern. The Thai capital has been shrouded in murky haze for weeks, forcing residents to don masks and sparking social media criticism ...

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India environmental watchdog fines Delhi over toxic smog

NEW DELHI: India’s environmental watchdog has slapped New Delhi’s government with a $3.5 million fine for failing to enforce rules to reduce smog in the world’s most polluted major city, officials said. The National Green Tribunal penalized the capital administration for its lack of oversight after it emerged some polluting ...

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