China | Breathtaking – images of China's toxic winter smog
  • A man smokes on his bicycle in Beijing. Photo: Reuters / Stringer
    A man smokes on his bicycle in Beijing. Photo: Reuters / Stringer
  • Shengfang, Hebei province. Photo:  REUTERS/ Damir Sagolj
    Shengfang, Hebei province. Photo: REUTERS/ Damir Sagolj
  • Swimming in a lake in Beijing. Photo: China Daily via Reuters
    Swimming in a lake in Beijing. Photo: China Daily via Reuters
  • Flag-raising ceremony, Tiananmen Square. Photo: REUTERS/Jason Lee
    Flag-raising ceremony, Tiananmen Square. Photo: REUTERS/Jason Lee
  • Pollution in Shenyang, Liaoning province. Photo: Reuters / Stringer
    Pollution in Shenyang, Liaoning province. Photo: Reuters / Stringer
  • A lonely figure in Tianjin. Photo: Reuters
    A lonely figure in Tianjin. Photo: Reuters
  • Stone monkey sculptures at Beijing Zoo. Photo: AFP
    Stone monkey sculptures at Beijing Zoo. Photo: AFP
  • The Bird's Nest, seen through a glass darkly. Photo: AFP
    The Bird's Nest, seen through a glass darkly. Photo: AFP
  • A paramilitary policeman at Tiananmen Square. Photo: Reuters/ Damir Sagolj
    A paramilitary policeman at Tiananmen Square. Photo: Reuters/ Damir Sagolj

Breathtaking – images of China’s toxic winter smog

Northern China is laboring under appalling conditions, with authorities on the back foot as public dissatisfaction grows

December 22, 2016 12:58 PM (UTC+8)