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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore air pollution soars due to Indonesian forest fires

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 12:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Singapore's air pollution soars due to forest fires Air pollution in Singapore rose to unhealthy levels yesterday, blanketing the city state's skyline with clouds of smog from fires raging across giant rainforests in the neighbouring Indonesian island of Sumatra. Singapore's National Environment Agency (NEA) said the pollutant standards index ...

  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore fumes after pollution hits 16-year high

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 02:50pm by Associated Press

    ... by forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia caused air pollution to briefly hit its worst level in nearly 16 years. The Pollutant Standards Index, Singapore’s main measure to determine air quality, ... Malaysia has been only lightly affected so far this year, with pollution readings in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s largest city, not breaching the unhealthy mark Tuesday. Indonesia has reportedly said ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore smog from fires in Indonesia hits a record level for third day running

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a record level for third day Air pollution in Singapore soared to record heights for a third consecutive day, and Indonesia prepared planes and helicopters to battle raging fires blamed for hazardous levels of smog in three countries. Singapore's main index for air pollution hit a measurement of 401 at midday yesterday. That exceeded previous highs of 371 on Thursday and 321 ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore smog reaches new dangerous high

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 01:03pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... The record level was reached at 11am after a rapid rise in the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI), which measures the haze crisis caused by Indonesian forest fires. Indonesian and Singaporean officials ...

  5. Business - Companies - SINGAPORE

    Singapore’s water companies aim to quench China’s thirst

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 10:28am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Water companies in Singapore are attracting big-name investors as they profit from exporting their expertise to China, which plans to spend US$850 billion over the next decade to improve its scarce and polluted water supplies. Singapore is a hub for water technology because of its own concerns about water security. With few domestic freshwater resources ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore grapples with rising inflation as wage dissatisfaction simmers

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 11:59am by Bloomberg

    ... car rose to an unprecedented S$78,523 on December 5, from S$46,889 at the start of the year. The country auctions limited vehicle permits to control congestion and pollution. Adding to price ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SINGAPORE

    Singapore, Hong Kong face happiness deficit

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih, JOANNA CHIU

    ... of mountains and the harbour, impeccable public transport, ultra-low taxes Reasons to be gloomy: Pollution, overcrowding, astronomical property prices Population:  5,353,494 Per capita GDP: US$60,688 ...



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