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Can't wait for gov't: Desperate residents fight forest fires on their own

Oct 28, 2015 - 1:06 PM

Communities worst exposed to the toxic smog are becoming increasingly frustrated at authorities in Jakarta insisting not enough is being done to aid their plight

FIGHTING FIRE. College students fight fires themselves. Photo by Febriana Firdaus/Rappler

'No escape': The desperate state of Indonesians living in haze

Oct 26, 2015 - 5:04 PM

Usually we just endured it even though we had headaches and felt nauseous But it has got so bad lately that I can t take it anymore I can t even breathe fresh air

EPICENTER. In Palangkarya, the smoke from forest fires are a thick, acrid yellow. Photo from EPA

Jessica Sanchez, Longoria support Obama

Sep 06, 2012 - 9:54 AM

As the Democratic convention moves to its second day celebrities continue to show support for US President Barack Obama

ACTRESS EVA LONGORIA IS co-chair of Obama's national re-election campaign. Image from Facebook