Firefighters work to extinguish a peatland fire in Indonesia’s South Sumatra province last month. Photo: Xinhua
Firefighters work to extinguish a peatland fire in Indonesia’s South Sumatra province last month. Photo: Xinhua
Joseph Sipalan
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Joseph Sipalan

Indonesia’s been making headway on haze. Is it a sign of clearer skies to come for Southeast Asia?

  • Indonesia has made ‘substantial progress’ preventing and suppressing forest fires amid the pandemic, according to a new Haze Outlook report
  • It means Singapore and Malaysia can breathe a little easier, for now – but they have little recourse should the choking smog return to 2019 levels

Firefighters work to extinguish a peatland fire in Indonesia’s South Sumatra province last month. Photo: Xinhua
Firefighters work to extinguish a peatland fire in Indonesia’s South Sumatra province last month. Photo: Xinhua
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