After four years out of Vietnam, I have finally returned “home” to Saigon. There have been much changes to the city. Development seems quite higher than when I first left in 2013. You see new apartment buildings and shopping centers across the city. More cars and motorbikes clog the streets. More factories have moved from […]
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Well, I will need to keep at least one of my air purifiers on on bad air days. These readings surprise me. We are unsure where the bad air enters our apartments still. Yes, without an air purifier, your home’s AQI will be higher than the outside AQI.
Climates wise Hanoi is probably comparable to Shanghai. Seems that more factories have relocated from China to Vietnam, specifically outside of Hanoi. Hence when comparing the airs between the two cities, people in Hanoi should be shocked. See below: Remember, readings inside homes and apartments will be higher than outside. Below is the same reading […]
Well, with winter coming to Shanghai soon, I was warned that the pollution of the air will get worse. Though I am not in Shanghai now, the air is quite bad. I will probably need to wear my mask there when I return Sunday. I brought some 3M PM2.5 masks for a friend. I will […]
Well, I knew it was bound to happen. After a relatively clean two months in Shanghai, the air is getting worse. Today was the first time I saw the air quality worse in Shanghai than in Saigon. What surprised me was to actually watch the air quality get worse in my apartment even with two […]