News tagged with haze

Singapore urges ASEAN to act on haze

Singapore on Sunday urged fellow ASEAN members to take "firm and decisive action" against the lethal haze still spreading across the region ahead of a group summit in Malaysia next month.

dateOct 25, 2015 in Environment
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SE Asia haze 'could last until year-end'

The haze suffocating Southeast Asia could last for another month, Malaysia's environment minister warned Monday, while a forestry expert said it could even take until year-end to clear the air.

dateOct 19, 2015 in Environment
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Indonesia defends haze-fighting efforts

Indonesia's disaster chief on Thursday defended the country's efforts to fight forest fires that have blanketed Southeast Asia in choking haze, and said he believed rains would arrive within a month to finally douse the blazes.

dateOct 01, 2015 in Environment
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