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Old 06-24-2013, 10:59 AM
 
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Singapore Presses Jakarta to Rein In Smog

SINGAPORE—Smog accumulating over Singapore from fires in Indonesia worsened again on Thursday, prompting concern about widening economic and diplomatic fallout, amid government warnings the haze could cover the small, island country for an extended period.

With public anger rising, Singapore pressed its neighbor for urgent action against the purposely kindled forest fires that have billowed into one of Southeast Asia's worst air-pollution crises.

On Thursday, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong warned the haze could smother the country for weeks, or even months, due to persistent dry weather and unfavorable winds.

Pollution from fires on nearby Sumatra Island took hold ...
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Old 07-11-2013, 09:08 PM
 
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Singapore Presses Jakarta to Rein In Smog

SINGAPORE—Smog accumulating over Singapore from fires in Indonesia worsened again on Thursday, prompting concern about widening economic and diplomatic fallout, amid government warnings the haze could cover the small, island country for an extended period.

With public anger rising, Singapore pressed its neighbor for urgent action against the purposely kindled forest fires that have billowed into one of Southeast Asia's worst air-pollution crises.

On Thursday, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong warned the haze could smother the country for weeks, or even months, due to persistent dry weather and unfavorable winds.

Pollution from fires on nearby Sumatra Island took hold ...

This is what happens if we are jerks like how we used to, the environment suffers. Soon enough we have nothing left.
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Old 07-14-2013, 11:06 PM
 
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Hello there and thank you for your information – I’ve definitely picked up anything new from right here. I just remember the recent happening in Singapore, I was so worried to the people there especially that my cousins are t\here working.
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Old 07-15-2013, 02:54 AM
 
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A fascinating discussion is value comment. I feel that it is best to write extra on this matter, because this is one issue that has been ignore for quite some time. it is time for change, let’s start now!
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Old 08-13-2013, 08:44 PM
 
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It's only when it directly affects them is action taken. Of course, the destruction of rainforest is secondary...gosh i hate people sometimes.
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Old 08-14-2013, 05:55 AM
 
Location: Singapore
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This is something, which need a very serious action to improve it. Thankfully, it is proceeding in a positive way
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Old 08-15-2013, 07:59 AM
 
Location: Singapore
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It was quite bad this year compared, schools and workplaces shut down it was the first time I had to wear a mask to breathe.
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