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Air Quality Management Capability in Asian Cities

The majority of Asian cities are currently experiencing similar challenges in addressing urban air pollution and the exceedance of international air quality guidelines and standards (EU, 1999; 2000; 2002; USEPA, 1997; 2006; WHO, 2000; 2005). However, some advanced countries and cities (e.g. Hong Kong and Singapore) have successfully developed AQM capabilities and have seen improvement in air quality.