Environment Minister Vivian Balakrishnan Sends NEA Chief Andrew Tan To Indonesia To Demand For "Definitive" Action Against Forest Fires

Rappler.com, 20 Jun 2013
Singapore on Thursday, June 20, demanded "definitive" action by Indonesia on forest fires raging in Sumatra as the two neighbors prepared for emergency talks to ease the severe smog enveloping the city-state.
Singapore is sending the chief executive of the National Environment Agency (NEA), Andrew Tan, to attend a meeting hosted by Indonesia's foreign ministry in Jakarta, a government statement said.
"We need urgent and definitive action by Indonesia to tackle the problem at source," Balakrishnan said on Facebook ahead of the Jakarta talks.
"Singaporeans have lost patience, and are understandably angry, distressed and concerned." Full story
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