haze in Southeast Asia - updates

Rappler's latest stories on haze in Southeast Asia


Indonesia hit with $5.2 billion in forest fire losses – World Bank

Dec 12, 2019 - 8:11 AM

The World Bank's cost estimate does not include longer-term effects of repeated exposure to haze, such acute respiratory illnesses, or lost school time after students and teachers were advised to stay home

FUTILITY. A young boy tries to extinguish a fire at a peatland area near their neighborhood in Pekanbaru, Riau province, Indonesia on October 4, 2019. Photo by Wahyudi/AFP

Singapore shrouded in smog as haze returns to Southeast Asia

Aug 26, 2016 - 8:15 PM

Singapore s National Environment Agency says the Pollutant Standards Index breached very unhealthy levels of 215 during the day

2015 HAZE. The Singapore city skyline is seen shrouded in haze on October 9, 2015. File photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP