Singapore threatens legal action against local firms blamed for smog from Sumatra

Agence France-Presse: Singapore said yesterday that it would pursue local firms found to be involved in starting forest fires in Sumatra, Indonesia, as Greenpeace said the blazes were on palm oil plantations owned by Indonesian, Malaysian and Singaporean companies. Smog has engulfed the city state, with air pollution reaching a record high on Friday, although the level had dropped to "moderate" by yesterday afternoon. Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam said Singapore would investigate possible legal action against domestic......

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