17 Jul '13, 9am

Singapore tells Indonesia to share forest fire maps

Singapore tells Indonesia to share forest fire maps

Singapore pressed Indonesia on Wednesday to share maps that could help make plantation companies accountable for setting fires that cause smog in neighbouring countries. Secrecy over the maps, which reveal where agriculture firms operate on Indonesia's Sumatra island, has been a sensitive subject at a meeting of southeast-Asian environment ministers, nearly a month after Singapore suffered its worst recorded level of air pollution because of smoky haze blamed on Sumatran fires . Indonesia's environment minister, Balthasar Kambuaya, agreed to recommend providing governments of neighbouring countries with land concession maps that show which companies might be responsible for fires that authorities detect. That fell short of Singapore's hope that Indonesia would also make the maps available to the public, the city-state's environment minister, Vivian Balakrishnan, told a new...

Full article: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/jul/17/indones...

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Fire breaks out at Singapore Polytechnic, no injuries were reported, according to the SCDF

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Fire breaks out at Singapore Polytechnic campus

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Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to harmonise the use of the 700 MHz band.

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