Tag: haze

New study shows increase in mortality rates due to worsening haze in Singapore

Singapore—A study conducted by various healthcare professionals showed a significant link between worsening haze conditions in Singapore and increasing mortality rates from 2010 to...

Environmental group in Singapore pushes for sustainable palm oil use

Following the forest fires in Indonesia that caused a haze in neighbouring countries, one environmental group in Singapore has proposed a way to reduce...

3 firms with ties to Singapore linked to this year’s forest fires & haze

Singapore—In late September, at the height of the haze that affected South East Asia, including parts of Singapore, news emerged that there were three...

‘Accumulation of particulate matter’ causes hazy skies, unhealthy air quality in Singapore

Singapore—The morning of November 13, Wednesday, saw haze return to Singapore, which the National Environmental Agency (NEA) attributes to “accumulation of particulate matter.” However, while...

Rain expected, but likely no haze for the rest of October: Singapore Meteorological Service

According to a report from the Singapore Meteorological Service on Wednesday, October 16, wet and warm weather is to be expected for the rest...

Mahathir: Eventually the UN will have to tackle haze from Indonesia

The haze that originates from Sumatra and Kalimantan has blanketed Malaysia to the point the country had a spat with the Indonesian authorities on...

Strong winds break apart roof at Gul Avenue

Videos of strong winds blowing a roof apart at Gul Avenue earlier today has been circulating on social media. In the short clip, bystanders in...

Dr M: “I don’t know why Indonesia is not accepting our help.”

Malaysia—Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad expressed bewilderment at Jakarta's dismissal of Malaysia's aid to put out the raging forest fires that are gravely affecting neigbours...

A red sky and a total blackout greets residents in Indonesia’s Jambi due to the...

Jambi in Indonesia fell into utter darkness as the sky turned red, giving an eerie look to towns and villages while panicked residents posted...

Forum: “NEA should stop being so defensive and get their priorities right”

On 19/9/19 in the TODAY paper, an article was published that "NEA addresses questions over the veracity of PSI, as alternative air quality reading...
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