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HAZE TO CONTINUE INTO 2016 AFTER INDON FAILURE TO DOUSE FOREST FIRES

Environmental experts predict that the blanket of haze in South East Asia is expected to continue until next year as Indonesia is unable to put out the raging forest fires on time. ASEAN members are putting increased pressure onto Indonesia who failed to put out the fires and now face more hot spots in eastern Indonesia.

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4 factors ensuring S’pore will experience haze that is PSI 401 and higher in 2014

It’s almost the end of May and it can only mean one thing: It’s haze season in Singapore again. Last June, the PSI level in Singapore breached 401, signalling that the haze, courtesy of forest fires in Indonesia, was in the hazardous range. This year, in anticipation of what could be a worse situation than last year — which was already the worst haze episode in Singapore’s history — about 3.6 million free N95 face masks have been delivered to 1.2 million households nationwide from May 6 to 12.

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