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Media Release: 11th MSC on Transboundary Haze Pollution, 17 February 2011, Singapore

Media Release 11th Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee (MSC) on Transboundary Haze Pollution  17 February 2011, Singapore  1. Environment Ministers from Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, Vice Minister from Thailand and the Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for Socio-Cultural Community met at the Eleventh Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee (MSC) on Transboundary […]

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Forest fires hit Jambi, N. Sumatra and Riau

Forest fires have ravaged North Sumatra, Jambi and Riau — three of the eight provinces most vulnerable to forest fires — in the last three days with fires spreading to peatland areas in Jambi on Saturday, officials said. Full story …

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Haze Disrupt Activities in Airport in Dumai

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID,DUMAI – Kabut asap yang menyelimuti sebagian besar wilayah Kota Dumai, Riau, Jumat (18/2) pagi mulai mengganggu aktivitas penerbangan di Bandara Pinang Kampai Dumai. Kepala Opreasional Bandara Pinang Kampai Dumai, Achwin, mengatakan kabut asap membuat kondisi kualitas udara terus mengalami penurunan. Full story …

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ASEAN Secretariat and IFAD Ink Deal to Promote Sustainable Development of Peatlands and Address Transboundary Smoke Haze Pollution

ASEAN Secretariat, 31 March 2009 A Project Grant Agreement to implement the “Rehabilitation and Sustainable Use of Peatland Forests in Southeast Asia” project was recently signed by the ASEAN Secretariat and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The Agreement was signed by Dr Surin Pitsuwan, Secretary-General of ASEAN and Mr Lennart Båge, President of […]

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