Resolving haze issue will need more work

THE recent adoption of a joint haze monitoring system by five South-east Asian countries has sent a signal that there is political will to work together to combat the annual smog problem in the region. But achieving an effective practical solution will need more work.

The new system will allow the countries - Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei and Thailand - to track down those responsible for causing the haze and take the necessary action against the culprits. At the Asean Summit in Brunei last...

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