19 Jun '13, 7am

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You need to enable Javascript to play media on Bloomberg.com Play Singapore Smog Reaches ‘Hazardous’ Record on Fires Singapore ’s smog level reached an all-time high yesterday evening, prompting the government to unveil plans to use satellite imagery to identify companies involved in forest burning on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Singapore’s pollution index jumped to 321 at 10 p.m. yesterday, the National Environment Agency , or NEA, said on its website. That’s a record, according to Channel NewsAsia. A reading above 300 is deemed “hazardous.” The reading had dropped to an “unhealthy” level of 137 by 6 a.m. The Malay Peninsula has been plagued for decades by forest fires in Sumatra to the west and Kalimantan on Borneo island to the east. The current smog could hurt the city-state’s services industries such as tourism, according to Wai Ho Leong, an economist at Barclay...

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Haze in S'pore reaches hazardous level

Haze in S'pore reaches hazardous level

channelnewsasia.com 19 Jun '13, 3pm

SINGAPORE: The haze levels in Singapore hit a record high on Wednesday as raging forest fires from neighbouring Indonesia ...

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channelnewsasia.com 19 Jun '13, 2pm

SINGAPORE: The three-hour Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) reading soared to 290 at 9pm on Wednesday, setting a new all-tim...

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anilnetto.com 20 Jun '13, 4am

It’s time to take our the face mask again.. This has been going on for eons, and we all know who teh culprits are and why!...

Singapore smog hits hazardous levels

bbc.co.uk 20 Jun '13, 4am

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S'pore PSI hits all-time high

channelnewsasia.com 19 Jun '13, 1pm

SINGAPORE: The three-hour Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) reading soared to 290 at 9pm on Wednesday, setting a new all-tim...

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bbc.co.uk 20 Jun '13, 4am

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news.yahoo.com 19 Jun '13, 2am

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singaporeans rolled back military training, kept cough-stricken children indoors and considered wearing p...

Singapore smog linked to land-clearing forest fires #greenenergy

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thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 20 Jun '13, 9am

While noise pollution might be the topic of discussion for our Green Piece this week, over in Singapore, its air pollution...

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bloomberg.com 18 Jun '13, 8am

Forest fires on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shrouded Singapore and Malaysia in smog for a fifth day, leading to an ad...

Singapore Is Totally Covered in Smog

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mashable.com 20 Jun '13, 3pm

Singapore's Record-Setting Smog Singapore Harbourfront The Singapore skyline is seen covered in smoke haze on June 20, 201...

Singapore pollution from Indonesian forest fires hits record levels: Prime minister Lee

Singapore pollution from Indonesian forest fire...

guardian.co.uk 20 Jun '13, 10am

Singaporeans have been urged to stay indoors as smoky haze from forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia has worsened dramat...

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edition.cnn.com 20 Jun '13, 4am

Haze shrouds the sun over Marina Bay Sands hotels and convention centre in Singapore on Wednesday. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Singap...

Haze reaches hazardous level; PSI hits 371

Haze reaches hazardous level; PSI hits 371

channelnewsasia.com 20 Jun '13, 5am

SINGAPORE: The haze in Singapore reached hazardous level on Thursday afternoon, with the PSI reading hitting a new all-tim...

Singapore's record-breaking smog is so bad, birds are falling from the sky

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treehugger.com 20 Jun '13, 6pm

Not the best time to go to Singapore if you have lungs... Some places in Singapore will close to the public if the local a...