Indonesia rejects U.S. research estimate of 100,000 ‘haze’ deaths

By Fergus Jensen and Bernadette Christina Munthe JAKARTA (Reuters) – Harvard and Columbia university research showing smoke from land fires in Southeast Asia led to more than 100,000 premature deaths last year “makes no sense at all,” an official at…

IFSEC Southeast Asia 2016

The region’s leading security, fire and safety event will take place in four months, 7–9 September 2016, at the prestigious Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia. The fourth edition will host various seminars and conferences alongside the exhibition joined by giant…

Hi Tech smoke detection to solve the Asian haze problem

Indonesia is planning a hi-tech monitoring network to protect peatland at the centre of last year’s raging fires that cloaked Southeast Asia in toxic haze, a senior official said on Tuesday (Jun 28). Monitoring devices will be installed in the…

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