Singapore air pollution soars due to Indonesian forest fires

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Singapore air pollution soars due to Indonesian forest fires

Air pollution in Singapore has risen to unhealthy levels, blanketing the city-state's skyline with clouds of smog from fires raging across giant rainforests in the neighbouring Indonesian island of Sumatra, officials said.

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Da Han Waterfall – ideal weekend getaway for Saigonese

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Da Han Waterfall – ideal weekend getaway for Saigonese

VietNamNet Bridge – If Saigonese are bored of old styles of weekend celebrations like enjoying coffee in differently-styled café, taking fabulous buffet programs in luxury restaurants, listening to music in cabarets, rushing to busy themed parks or even lazily sleeping all day at home to be free from the sunlight and engine smoke, Da Han Waterfall in Dong Nai Province is recommended as a new place for citizens to refresh themselves in a pure and green scenery.

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Singapore air pollution slips into unhealthy level

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Singapore air pollution slips into unhealthy level

Singapore's air pollution rose to unhealthy levels on Monday, the National Environment Agency said, as winds changed direction and brought in light smoke from forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia.

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Singapore air pollution slips into unhealthy level

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Singapore air pollution slips into unhealthy level

SINGAPORE, Sept 15 - Singapore's air pollution rose to unhealthy levels on Monday, the National Environment Agency said, as winds changed direction and brought in light smoke from forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia.

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E-cigarette criticisms 'alarmist' say researchers

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E-cigarette criticisms 'alarmist' say researchers

Warnings over e-cigarettes are alarmist - and increasing their use could save many lives, researchers have said.

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Syrian forces bombard Deir al-Zor

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Locals negotiate smoke, rubble-filled streets in Deir al-Zor and Idlib province following purported aerial bombardment by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, as rebels continue to shell what are said to be government targets.

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Rights of migrant children violated in Thai detention

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Rights of migrant children violated in Thai detention

Bhavani was 8 years old when Thai police raided the apartment her family was hiding in. The Sri Lankan girl and her family spent the next two years locked in a crowded cell that reeked of cigarette smoke and waste.

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Hanoi village enters third year of votive paper ban

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Hanoi village enters third year of votive paper ban

Last Sunday (August 10) marked the peak of "wandering souls month" on Vietnam's lunar calendar, but not a wisp of smoke could be detected around Khe Tang village in Hanoi's Thanh Oai District.

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National Guard called in after second night of chaos in Ferguson, Missouri

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National Guard called in after second night of chaos in Ferguson, Missouri

Missouri's governor said on Monday he would send the National Guard into the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson to restore calm after authorities forcibly dispersed a crowd protesting last week's fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen by police.

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Gunfire heard as police use tear gas, smoke canisters to disperse Missouri city protesters

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Gunfire heard as police use tear gas, smoke canisters to disperse Missouri city protesters

Gunfire was heard and police used tear gas and smoke canisters to disperse protesters as chaos erupted Sunday night in Ferguson, Missouri, which has been racked by protests since an unarmed black teenager was shot by police last week.

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Tear gas fired at protesters after US teen's death

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Tear gas fired at protesters after US teen's death

Missouri police fired tear gas and smoke bombs late Wednesday (Aug 14) at a crowd of protesters demonstrating against the death of an unarmed black teen by an officer, US media reported.

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Burning of votive papers causes serious forest fire in Binh Dinh

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Burning of votive papers causes serious forest fire in Binh Dinh

VietNamNet Bridge – Dozens of hectares of protective forest in the central city of Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh province were burnt down after a man burnt votive items for the dead. The 14-hour fire was reported as the largest in the past 10 years.

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Moves to dismantle 'Euromaidan' protest tents in Kiev spark clashes

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Tensions flared on Thursday on Kiev's Independence Square, the scene of street protests that toppled a Moscow-backed president in February, when protesters still camped there clashed with city workers who tried to clear away their tents.

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It’s trendy to smoke shisha in Vietnam

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It’s trendy to smoke shisha in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Shisha appeared for the first time in a bar in downtown Saigon more than four years ago. Since then, smoking shisha has become trendy among young people in big cities like Hanoi and HCM City.

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Libya is burning

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Smoke spreads over the south of the Libyan capital after a fuel depot near the international airport was hit for the second time in a week as rival brigades battle for control.

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