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'My soul's calling': Indonesian policeman battles forest fires

'My soul's calling': Indonesian policeman battles forest fires

24.9.2019

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Indonesia govt considering harsher punishments for forest burners

23.9.2019

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Indonesia government considering harsher punishments for forest burners

Indonesia government considering harsher punishments for forest burners

23.9.2019

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Battling the haze: Singaporean joins the fight against peatland fires in Riau

Battling the haze: Singaporean joins the fight against peatland fires in Riau

23.9.2019

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Buildings set ablaze amid fresh unrest in Indonesia's Papua: Media

Buildings set ablaze amid fresh unrest in Indonesia's Papua: Media

23.9.2019

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Thai popular resort island Phuket shrouded in haze caused by Indonesian fires

Thai popular resort island Phuket shrouded in haze caused by Indonesian fires

23.9.2019

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Skies in Indonesia's Jambi province turn red after haze filters out sunlight

Skies in Indonesia's Jambi province turn red after haze filters out sunlight

23.9.2019

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Malaysia PM suggests law to force companies to stop fires abroad

Malaysia PM suggests law to force companies to stop fires abroad

18.9.2019

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Malaysia PM Mahathir suggests law to force companies to stop fires abroad

Malaysia PM Mahathir suggests law to force companies to stop fires abroad

18.9.2019

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US V-P Pence rebuffs Solomon Islands PM after nation cuts ties with Taiwan

US V-P Pence rebuffs Solomon Islands PM after nation cuts ties with Taiwan

18.9.2019

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British PM tried to silence parliament, Supreme Court told

British PM tried to silence parliament, Supreme Court told

17.9.2019

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British PM Boris Johnson's first European foray ends in humiliation

British PM Boris Johnson's first European foray ends in humiliation

17.9.2019

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Indonesia 'doing everything' to put out forest fires: President Widodo

Indonesia 'doing everything' to put out forest fires: President Widodo

17.9.2019

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Malaysian PM Mahathir dismisses talk of Cabinet reshuffle

Malaysian PM Mahathir dismisses talk of Cabinet reshuffle

17.9.2019

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Air in Sarawak’s Sri Aman district a ‘hazardous’ 365 at 8am

Sri Aman is situated near the border with Indonesia’s Kalimantan where forest fires have been raging for weeks, sending thick smoke into Sarawak.

17.9.2019

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Putrajaya still looking at solutions for embattled Malaysia Airlines: PM Mahathir

Putrajaya still looking at solutions for embattled Malaysia Airlines: PM Mahathir

17.9.2019

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Indonesia shuts schools as smoke from forest fires takes health toll

Indonesia shuts schools as smoke from forest fires takes health toll

17.9.2019

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Indonesia shuts schools as smoke from forest fires takes health toll

Oxygen were also provided at health centres to help treat some of the thousands suffering respiratory infections due to choking smoke from forest fires.

17.9.2019

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Indonesia arrests nearly 200 over raging forest fires

Nearly 150,000 people have been treated for acute respiratory infections linked to the haze in recent months.

16.9.2019

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Indonesia arrests nearly 200 over raging forest fires

Indonesia arrests nearly 200 over raging forest fires

16.9.2019

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Large forest fire blazing near Athens

Large forest fire blazing near Athens

15.9.2019

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'Let the data speak for itself': Malaysian minister on transboundary haze from Indonesia

'Let the data speak for itself': Malaysian minister on transboundary haze from Indonesia

12.9.2019

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Indonesia accuses Malaysia of haze cover-up

Indonesia accuses Malaysia of haze cover-up

12.9.2019

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Malaysia minister Yeo Bee Yin slams Indonesia's denial of haze: The facts speak for itself

Malaysia minister Yeo Bee Yin slams Indonesia's denial of haze: The facts speak for itself

12.9.2019

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Malaysia not transparent about its own forest fires, says Indonesian minister

Malaysia not transparent about its own forest fires, says Indonesian minister

11.9.2019

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Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke

Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke

11.9.2019

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Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke

Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke

11.9.2019

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Indonesia says it's not to blame for Malaysian haze

Indonesia says it's not to blame for Malaysian haze

11.9.2019

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Malaysians lament on social media as air quality deteriorates due to haze

Malaysians lament on social media as air quality deteriorates due to haze

11.9.2019

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Singapore's air quality may enter 'unhealthy' range amid increase in Indonesia hotspots: NEA

Singapore's air quality may enter 'unhealthy' range amid increase in Indonesia hotspots: NEA

10.9.2019

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In Johor, Forest City set to deliver 20,000 units to China, other buyers this year

10.9.2019

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Malaysia sends half a million face masks to haze-hit Sarawak as 409 schools close

Malaysia sends half a million face masks to haze-hit Sarawak as 409 schools close on Tuesday

10.9.2019

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In Johor, Forest City set to deliver 20,000 units to China, other buyers this year

Buyers of Forest City include Malaysians as well as nationals from over 30 countries.

10.9.2019

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Despite Indonesia’s denial, Asean data warns of persistent hotspots in Sumatra, Kalimantan

Hotspots in Sumatra have increased to 206 on September 8, compared to 52 on September 7.

10.9.2019

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To ease haze, Malaysia ready to give Indonesia a helping hand to put out forest fires

To ease haze, Malaysia ready to give Indonesia a helping hand to put out forest fires

10.9.2019

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As Bolivian forests burn, President Evo Morales' bet on Big Farming comes under fire

As Bolivian forests burn, President Evo Morales' bet on Big Farming comes under fire

9.9.2019

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Indonesia denies Malaysia's haze from Sumatra, cites satellite data

9.9.2019

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Malaysia to commence cloud-seeding to combat haze, Indonesian denies fires in Sumatra are the cause

Malaysia to commence cloud-seeding to combat haze, Indonesian denies fires in Sumatra are the cause

9.9.2019

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Haze threat looms over Singapore as Indonesia forest fires rage

Haze threat looms over Singapore as Indonesia forest fires rage

9.9.2019

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Be more assertive with Indonesia, smog-cloaked Sarawak tells Putrajaya

“We are very concerned with the haze coming over from the other side of the border,' said a Sarawak minister.

9.9.2019

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Haze likely to continue in Malaysia till end Sept

Haze likely to continue in Malaysia till end Sept

9.9.2019

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Pope pleads with Madagascans to protect rainforest

Pope pleads with Madagascans to protect rainforest

7.9.2019

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Poverty, strife-hit Madagascar welcomes Pope Francis

Poverty, strife-hit Madagascar welcomes Pope Francis

7.9.2019

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Amazon countries meet to bolster rainforest protection

Amazon countries meet to bolster rainforest protection

6.9.2019

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Pope denounces danger of corruption in Mozambique Mass

Pope denounces danger of corruption in Mozambique Mass

6.9.2019

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Pope, ending Mozambique visit, slams corrupt leaders

Pope, ending Mozambique visit, slams corrupt leaders

6.9.2019

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Thirsting, ill and ablaze, Germany's forests in critical state, minister says

Thirsting, ill and ablaze, Germany's forests in critical state, minister says

30.8.2019

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Cycling: Ackermann takes Tour of Germany first stage

Cycling: Ackermann takes Tour of Germany first stage

29.8.2019

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Russian state sports facility says contract with banned coach voided after Reuters report

Russian state sports facility says contract with banned coach voided after Reuters report

29.8.2019

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Indonesian police investigating palm oil companies over forest fires

Indonesian police investigate palm oil companies over forest fires: Ministry

29.8.2019

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Environmental impact study of new Indonesian capital to be ready by November, says minister

Environmental impact study of new Indonesian capital to be ready by November, says minister

29.8.2019

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US should honour nuclear deal if it wants talks: Iran foreign minister

US should honour nuclear deal if it wants talks: Iran foreign minister

29.8.2019

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Privatize Petrobras? Lofty ambition, higher hurdles

Privatize Petrobras? Lofty ambition, higher hurdles

28.8.2019

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Commentary: Three things Jokowi could do better to stop the haze and forest fires in Indonesia

Commentary: Three things Jokowi could do better to stop the haze and forest fires in Indonesia

11.8.2019

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Search for British girl missing in Negeri Sembilan forest narrows to 4km radius

Search for British girl missing in Negeri Sembilan forest narrows to 4km radius.

10.8.2019

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Haze is less likely in Singapore for now, says NEA, as number of hotspots dropped

Haze is less likely in Singapore for now, says NEA, as number of hotspots dropped.

10.8.2019

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Commentary: London's bold vision as the world's first national city park

Commentary: London's bold vision as the world's first national city park

10.8.2019

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Commentary: A catastrophe of modern times when women in India go 'missing'

Commentary: A catastrophe of modern times when women in India go 'missing'

10.8.2019

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Commentary: The smart city has arrived in Europe - but it isn't the stuff of science fiction

Commentary: The smart city has arrived in Europe - but it isn't the stuff of science fiction

9.8.2019

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Commentary: Who’s manipulating who in this China-US currency war?

Commentary: Who’s manipulating who in this China-US currency war?

9.8.2019

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Teams tackle cyber security challenge for first time at 2019 WorldSkills Competition in Kazan

Teams tackle cyber security challenge for first time at 2019 WorldSkills Competition in Kazan

6.8.2019

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Indonesia president Joko Widodo threatens to sack firefighters if forest blazes not tackled

Indonesia president Joko Widodo threatens to sack fire fighters if forest blazes not tackled

6.8.2019

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Malaysia calls on Asean to fight haze as Indonesia battles forest fires

Malaysia calls on Asean to fight haze as Indonesia battles forest fires

6.8.2019

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Indonesian man walking in reverse to save forests

Medi Bastoni walks 20 to 30 km backwards every day under the scorching sun, with a rear-view mirror attached to his backpack to avoid bumping into objects.

5.8.2019

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Indonesia president says power company should have been able to prevent blackout

Indonesia president says power company should have been able to prevent blackout

5.8.2019

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S'pore has to adopt targeted, long-term view to tackle economic challenges: Chan Chun Sing

S'pore has to adopt targeted, long-term view to tackle economic challenges: Chan Chun Sing

4.8.2019

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Sharp rise in Brazilian deforestation undeniable, says sacked research chief

Ricardo Galvao, the sacked head of Brazil’s space research agency was fired following a public spat with President Bolsonaro over data published by the agency.

4.8.2019

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