Date of Release:
Dec 11 2015
The first red alert for air pollution in Beijing has been lifted as the sky cleared on Thursday.
But municipal officials are vowing to step up anti-smog efforts, with help from the neighboring region.
Officials of north China's Jing-Jin-Ji region, involving Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei Province, have pledged a joint effort to combat air pollution.
Yin Hailin, deputy mayor of Tianjin Municipality, stresses the importance of working together.