Showing posts with label Singapore. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Singapore. Show all posts

Monday, September 19, 2016

Study: 100,000 Deaths From Indonesia's Haze

Researchers say a thick, smoky haze caused by man-made forest fires in Indonesia is the likely cause of more than 100,000 premature deaths in the country, as well as neighboring Malaysia and Singapore.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Indonesia battling fires; tells neighbors to stop complaining

The Indonesian government said it's working hard to put out the fires that people and companies have set to clear the land and neighboring countries should be more sympathetic.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

'Worst haze in a decade' blankets S. Thailand

 Dense haze produced by Indonesian forest fires has caused some of the worst pollution levels in southern Thailand for a decade, officials said Thursday, delaying flights in an area popular with tourists.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Russian planes join firefighting effort in Indonesia

Two Russian Beriev Be-200 amphibian aircraft arrived in Indonesia on Wednesday to participate in the international operation to extinguish wildfires on the islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan, Russia’s embassy in Jakarta has said.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Australia to Help Indonesia Battle Forest Fires

Australia to Help Indonesia Battle Forest Fires
Australia is to send a giant water-bombing aircraft and highly trained advisers to help Indonesia combat forest fires that have covered parts of SE Asia in a thick haze. 

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Indonesia aims to put out fires in two weeks with aid from other countries

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities target to put out forest fires burning in parts of the country in two weeks, with the help of other countries.

Friday, October 09, 2015

China to help Indonesia extinguish forest fires

China will try its best to help Indonesia extinguish a forest fire raging across the country, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday.

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Indonesia asks for foreign help to put out forest fires.

Indonesia's president said on Thursday he had asked Singapore, Russia, Malaysia and Japan for help to put out fires that have sent choking smoke drifting across the region for weeks.

Friday, October 02, 2015

Indonesia refuses help offered by Singapore to deal with haze

Indonesian officials clarified that they had enough resources and did not need to call on assistance offered by Singapore to deal with haze at this time during the meeting with Singaporean delegates, said Singapore's Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) on Friday.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Indonesia forest fire affects over 75,000 people

The number of hot spot in Indonesia's forest fire scaled up in Riau province of Sumatra, the hardest hit area, on Monday, in part due to fresh acts of burning, as more than 75,000 people are affected, official said on Monday.

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Annual fires in Indonesia pollute Malay peninsula air

Smog from forest fires in Indonesia on Tuesday prompted the cancelation of flights and warnings for people to stay indoors, while pushing air quality to unhealthy levels in neighboring Singapore and Malaysia.

Saturday, January 03, 2015

Rescuers find 4 large objects in AirAsia crash area

Rescuers have found four large objects in the area of a search for the wreck of a Malaysian AirAsia plane off Indonesia, Indonesia’s Search and Rescue Agency Chief Bambang Soelistyo said on Saturday.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Wreckage of Air Asia plane supposedly found in Java Sea (Indonesian rescuers)

Rescuers have found what supposedly is the fuselage of the AirAsia plane that went missing on December 28 on the Java Sea bottom, a spokesman for the National Search and Rescue Agency of Indonesia said on Wednesday.
According to the agency, sonar sea bottom images have shown a large dark object resembling a plane fuselage by its shape. It is supposedly lying at a depth of 25 - 30 metres. However, the image does not clearly show what damage the plane got and if its body is preserved.

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