OPINION: It is time for Singapore Govt to step up and take a more pro-active approach to tackle haze problem - TOC

The Online Citizen, 19 Jun 2013
While Mr Shanmugam is correct in highlighting our geographical limitations and vulnerabilities as the reason Singapore is so affected by the haze, Singapore needs to foreground and leverage our economic strength to break out of this cycle of being a “price-taker” with regards to haze.
Despite our size, Singapore is currently one of the top three largest sources of foreign investment in Indonesia.
While Mr Shanmugam and MP Ms Irene Ng are correct to say that principles of sovereignty limit the extent of what Singapore can do, we need to send a clear signal to Singaporean corporate interests that they must be part of the national effort in combating haze. Full story
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