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BRACE YOURSELF FOR HAZE, 18 HOTSPOTS DETECTED IN SUMATRA

Indonesia's The Meteorology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) Ketaping office has predicted more forest and land fires for Sumatra in the coming weeks, coupled with lesser rainfall and hotter temperatures, may bring back the haze to the region.

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8 INDONS CAUGHT AT WOODLANDS CHECKPOINT WITH HOMEMADE BOMB IMAGE

A group of 8 Indonesians were arrested by Singapoe customs yesterday at Woodlands Checkpoint after they tried to enter the country at 1.30AM yesterday. One of the Indonesians among the group was found with Islamic State propaganda and images in his mobile phone, which showed an Islamic State flag, Islamic State "activity" and a homemade shoe bomb.

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INDONESIAN OFFICIALS INVESTIGATING HAZE HELD HOSTAGE FOR 12H - DEATH THREATS GIVEN

Just as the team was leaving the plantation, the officials were stopped by more than 100 men. The men demanded that the officials deleted the photographs that they had taken.

The officials were taken hostage and held for almost 12 hours. During their capture, the mob intimidated them; threatening to beat them, kill them and dump their bodies in a nearby river.

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INDONESIA ENVIRONMENT MINISTER: STOP COMPLAINING ABOUT HAZE

Indonesia's Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar told foreign countries that while she has noted the complaints raised by foreign countries about the yearly haze caused by land and forest fires in Indonesia, the government is not acting on the haze because of "pressure by other countries".

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HAZE SMELL IN SG - THANK YOU FOR THE AIR, INDONESIA!

As I woke up today, I was greeted by the familiar and comforting odor of smoke assaulting my nostrils - none other than our beloved haze!

I took a deep breath. Ahhh, it seems to be Kalimantan peat flavor today, my favourite! I recall reading in the papers that the Indonesian government said the fires were relatively harmless. But they imposed record-breaking fines on the companies last year!

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INDONESIANS PROTEST OUTSIDE S'PORE EMBASSY IN JAKARTA, THREATENS WAR IF NO APOLOGY TO RETIRED GENERAL

At around 11:00 am on Tuesday morning, a group of protestors from the Pemuda Panca Marga (PPM) held a demonstration outside the Singapore Embassy in Jakarta to protest the alleged mistreatment of Mr Suryo Prabowo, a retired 3 star general at Changi Airport on 17 August 2016. Protesters were dressed in military fatigues and held inflammatory banners, with some calling for an apology or face the threat of war.

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