22 Jun '13, 7am

Singapore mulls legal action over smog from Indonesia fires - BBC News

Singapore mulls legal action over smog from Indonesia fires - BBC News

22 June 2013 Last updated at 12:31 GMT Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Singapore mulls legal action over smog from Indonesia fires Residents of Singapore are wearing masks for protection against the thick haze Continue reading the main story Related Stories New record as haze chokes Singapore Businesses hit as haze moves in Smog: The health impact The authorities in Singapore are exploring whether to charge two Singapore-based companies in connection with severe smog triggered by forest fires in Indonesia. The companies own land on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Singapore's foreign minister said he had asked the attorney-general to consider the legal options. However, he said it was mainly up to Indonesia to take action against the companies. The firms, Asia Pacific Resources International (April) and Sinar Mas, are headqua...

Full article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23012694

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