Air pollution reached “hazardous” levels in Beijing on Sunday, despite the announcement by the Chinese government that it has met the pollution-reduction targets for 2015.

Beijing’s municipal government warned its citizens to stay at home, as the concentration of PM2.5 was extremely high, being 15 times higher than World Health Organization-recommended levels.

At the same day, Environment Minister Chen Jining said that the Chinese government achieved the pollution reduction targets for maj...


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