Security tightened, schools closed and air cleaned in Beijing for APEC summit
The streets of Beijing have been tidied, cars have been banned from the roads and factories and schools shut down in an effort to give Beijing a clean facelift for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. The forum brings world leaders, including Obama and Putin, and media to Beijing from 5-11 November to discuss free trade and economic policy. Travellers may face delays or closures due to increased security measures around the city. Read more: ap.org
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