JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian is intensifying fighting against forest and plantation fires by adding more helicopters to drop water in South Sumatra where the haze have affected daily life.
In Singapore, June, 2013 was marked by 16-year high levels of air pollution. Known as “Hazepocalypse”, forest fires in Indonesia and Malaysia caused the city-state to be blanketed in an unhealthy haze of smoky air for days on end.
SINGAPORE (AP) — A Singapore Coroner’s Court has found that the American CEO of a virtual currency exchange committed suicide last year in Singapore because of work and personal issues.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian Games organizers have taken down the flags of competing nations in South Korea following protests about the inclusion of North Korean flags.
Singapore’s Media Development Authority (MDA) has outlawed screenings of ‘To Singapore, With Love’, a documentary by local filmmaker Tan Pin Pin, over security concerns.
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