27 Mar '16, 11pm

Companies take steps to reduce forest fires in Indonesia - The New Paper

Companies take steps to reduce forest fires in Indonesia - The New Paper

Some Singaporeans have noticed a burning smell lingering in the air over the weekend. But the Pollutant Standards Index values (PSI) remained in the moderate levels, according to the National Environment Agency. Those in Indonesia, however, are not so lucky. Early this month, the western province of Riau declared a state of emergency over forest and land fires blazing on the island of Sumatra. And Indonesian pulpwood giant Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP)has stepped in to to announce concrete steps it is taking towards haze-free skies, with US$20 million (S$27.4 million) being pumped into its fire prevention and suppression efforts. More than 400 of APP's employees, as well as staff from the company's suppliers, will be trained by fire management experts from Canada and South Africa under the Incident Command System (ICS). The ICS is a standardised approach to the command, co...

Full article: http://www.tnp.sg/news/singapore-news/companies-take-step...

Tweets

Who thinks this will work???

straitstimes.com 28 Mar '16, 3am

President Joko Widodo yesterday vowed to sack local military and police chiefs who are unable to control the spread of lan...

Tips for living green, part 1: Reduce, reuse, recycle

Tips for living green, part 1: Reduce, reuse, r...

greenhomeguide.com 28 Mar '16, 11am

There are so many ways that your actions, both large and small, can help make your community and the world at large a heal...

6 essential steps to present data persuasively

searchenginewatch.com 27 Mar '16, 12pm

Presenting data persuasively is a ‘last mile effort’, because you’ve already done the work, mentally feel ‘finished’, and ...

6 steps to prepare for a Skype job interview

6 steps to prepare for a Skype job interview

militarytimes.com 28 Mar '16, 4am

There’s a fair chance that on your next job interview, you won’t even be sitting in the same room with your future boss. (...

Improving Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality: From ...

greenhomeguide.com 03 Apr '16, 3pm

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air is often more than 10 times (and sometimes more than 100 time...

Oliver North: Fight to win or don't fight at all. Seven steps we need to take right now

Oliver North: Fight to win or don't fight at al...

foxnews.com 27 Mar '16, 3am

Programming alert: Oliver North and Leif Babin co-host "War Stories: Fighting ISIS " on the Fox News Channel. Watch Friday...

Even battling injury, Day a few steps ahead at WGC - Golf Channel

Even battling injury, Day a few steps ahead at ...

golfchannel.com 28 Mar '16, 1am

AUSTIN, Texas – Sprawled out on the massage table or laid up in the hotel room, Jason Day heard four members of his inner ...

Greenpeace Does What Government Hasn't: Releases Map of Indonesia Forest Concessions - Triple Pundit (registration…

Greenpeace Does What Government Hasn't: Release...

triplepundit.com 29 Mar '16, 9am

Greenpeace released this map not as an end-all solution, but to spur the Indonesian government to move forward with its ef...

Hotspots and local vegetation fires could be cause of burning smell

Hotspots and local vegetation fires could be ca...

todayonline.com 30 Mar '16, 4am

SINGAPORE — Hotspots in the northern part of the South-east Asian region, as well as vegetation fires in Singapore, are so...

6 simple steps to connect with mobile customers

searchengineland.com 28 Mar '16, 7pm

According to Google, four out of five consumers use search engines to find their way to local stores. A recent survey foun...