Friday, April 18, 2014   

Fireworks banned due to smog
(01-29 18:36)

Warnings of heavy smog over central and eastern China this week have prompted the country's weather forecaster to call for a ban on the fireworks traditionally let off at Lunar New Year.
A spokesman for the China Meteorological Administration said local governments should ban fireworks completely. --RTHK   
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