Tag: haze

Indonesians seek divine intervention while ministers fight on a burning issue

Thousands of Indonesians sought divine intervention for the rain to extinguish peat fires to wash away the haze in towns hit on the islands...

Indonesia forest fires surge, stoking global warming fears

by Dessy Sagita The number of blazes in Indonesia's rainforests has jumped sharply, satellite data showed Thursday, spreading smog across Southeast Asia and adding to...

Blame game: Indonesia and Malaysian Environmental Ministers point fingers at each other for haze...

Singapore—Who is to blame for the haze problem depends on who you’re talking to. Indonesia's Environment Minister says the smoke responsible for the haze...

NEA warns air quality in Singapore may become ‘unhealthy’ if fires in Indonesia continue

Singapore—The National Environment Agency (NEA) said on September 10, Tuesday, that if the haze in Sumatra worsens, it is possible that the Pollutant Standards Index...

NEA: Persistent Sumatran forest fires may cause increasingly “unhealthy” air in Singapore

Singapore — Singaporeans, prepare for more polluted air as the situation in Sumatra worsens. The National Environment Agency warned of increasingly "unhealthy" air quality. On Tuesday...

2,500 fire hotspots detected by satellites in the region

Liputan6, a news portal in Indonesia says at least 2,510 fire hotspots were detected through the MODIS Aqua Satellite, SNPP, NOAA20 and the Himawari-8 Satellite from...

No haze in Malaysia, Singapore yet as Indonesia battles peat fires in seven provinces...

Leading palm oil players in Indonesia will see a hit in palm production capacity in the short to medium term. The world’s top grower...

“Moderate risk” of severe haze for Singapore this year—SIIA report

Singapore—Based on a report from the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA), there’s a “moderate risk” that the country may experience severe haze in...

Slight haze in Singapore due to accumulation of particles

Haze hit Singapore overnight with a PSI or 61-94 in the morning according to a facebook post of the National Environment Agency (NEA). The posting...

Indonesia considering ratification of the Transboundary Haze Agreement

Returning from the ASEAN regional forum, Indonesia is considering ratification of the Transboundary Haze Agreement. Getting Indonesia on-board and involved in the agreement could...
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