Chinese social media users are sharing photographs of Beijing as the city remains covered by some of the worst smog conditions in history.
Claims a Beijing nursery gave injections and drugs to toddlers have prompted a media storm and protests by parents. Police are investigating, and daycare chain operator RYB says it has suspended three teachers.
Skype has apparently joined the lengthening list of internet communication tools on China's blacklist, with Apple saying it was ordered to clear its download store of apps that violate national laws.
The Indian capital is covered in a blanket of thick smog as the concentration of harmful particulate matter in the air reached hazardous levels. Local officials have asked schools to remain shut until Sunday.
As Trump's America takes a back seat over climate action, China is expected to take on a lead role in shaping global policies to tackle carbon emissions and promote renewables. Beijing's climate record, though, is mixed.
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