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“Greyjing”? Air pollution fouls Beijing’s name – NBCNews.com

BEIJING (Reuters) – With its parks, centuries-old palaces, history and culture, Beijing should be one of the more pleasant capitals of the world. Instead, it’s considered among the worst to live in because of chronic air pollution. Lung cancer rates are … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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China censors aftermath of deadly Beijing storm – NBCNews.com

BEIJING — The storm that ravaged Beijing nearly a week ago and killed at least 77 people remains a sensitive topic in China, with a newspaper ordered to cut its coverage and online discussions curtailed. Directed by propaganda officials, mainstream … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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American company designed fireworks for Beijing Olympics – NBCNews.com

RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) — The opening ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games were a work of art, and the fireworks that wowed the crowds were actually designed and engineered by an American company  “I remember days before the opening … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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After Hong Kong weathers typhoon, anger roils over Beijing flooding deaths – NBCNews.com

BEIJING – Hong Kong battened down the hatches Monday and rode out the strongest typhoon to hit the city in 13 years. For the first time since 1999, Hong Kong raised its Signal 10 typhoon warning – the highest on the city’s weather … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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China censors aftermath of deadly Beijing storm – AP – NBCNews.com

The storm that ravaged Beijing nearly a week ago and killed at least 77 people remains a sensitive topic in China, with a newspaper ordered to cut its coverage and online discussions curtailed. Directed by propaganda officials, mainstream media have been … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Beijing adopts aggressive stance as hawks gain sway in South China Sea dispute – NBCNews.com

China’s supreme policymaking body, the Politburo Standing Committee, is made up entirely of civilians, but outspoken People’s Liberation Army (PLA) officers, intelligence advisers and maritime agency chiefs are arguing that Beijing should be more forceful … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Beijing mayor set for promotion amid flood scandal – AP – NBCNews.com

Beijing’s mayor is apparently still on track to be promoted to China’s powerful decision-making body despite public questioning of the city government’s handling of floods that left at least 37 dead. Mayor Guo Jinlong and one of his vice mayors resigned … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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