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China's APEC summit measures leave Beijing with cleaner air
China's APEC summit measures leave Beijing with cleaner air

Forget driving every day, and don't plan on getting married. Don't think about applying for a passport, or a visa, or registering your business either — those offices will be closed. You won't be able to purchase fireworks, or go to a gas station with a jerrycan and buy fuel. Your local bank might be closed, and your school-age kids will probably be on vacation. But don't plan to take them swimming at the Water Cube; that distinctive aquatic center built during the 2008 Beijing Olympics is going to be shut. Hopefully, no one in your family will get sick, because many hospitals will be operating on half-day schedules. Such are the inconveniences residents of...

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