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Heavy smog, worsened by weather, raises alarm across Asia

Environment Jan 14, 2019

Heavy smog, worsened by weather, raises alarm across Asia

Unusually high levels of smog worsened by weather patterns are raising alarm bells across Asia, with authorities in Thailand's hazy capital Bangkok handing out face masks and preparing to seed clouds for rain to clear the air. A combination of construction dust, auto exhaust and ...

Qatar Airways buys 5% stake in China Southern Airlines

Business Jan 3, 2019

Qatar Airways buys 5% stake in China Southern Airlines

Qatar Airways said on Wednesday that it had acquired a 5 percent stake in China Southern Airlines, as it seeks to establish itself in the Asian aviation market. The state-owned airline said in a statement the deal was part of its "strategy to invest in ...