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Heavy smog blankets Ritan Park

Bad smog day in downtown Beijing

"Red Alert" smog day closes schools across the capital

Tiananmen Gate

Tiananmen Gate

Slogan on a wall close to construction site in Haidian district

Guards beneath the portrait of Mao at Tiananmen Gate

Coffee shop in Haidian, the student district of Beijing

Image of  an aircraft carrier on the wall near a Haidian construction site

Apartments in the Haidian district  - the student heartland of Beijing