Hong Kong chokes on own success

Hundreds of delegates gather for a conference aimed at tackling the city's air pollution.

    The approximate death toll due to polluted air in Asia's cities stands at more than 800.000.

    Pollution in cities like Hong Kong are making it increasingly unpleasant and also increasingly deadly.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride looks into the impact of pollution in Hong Kong.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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