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Indonesia takes heat for haze crisis

The smoke blanketing Singapore from illegal forest burning in Indonesia is the worst on record. The Pollution Standards Index hit a new high on Thursday. It means the air quality in the city-state is hazardous. Singapore's prime minister is vowing to target any domestic firms linked to those involved. (SOUNDBITE) (English) SINGAPORE PRIME MINISTER, LEE HSIEN LOONG, SAYING: "If any Singapore companies are involved or any companies which are present in Singapore are involved then we will take up this matter with the companies." People in Singapore were struggling to cope with the smoky atmosphere. (SOUNDBITE) (English) SINGAPORE RESIDENT WHO IDENTIFIED HIMSELF AS LEE SAYING: "The air is really quite bad and I do have some difficulty breathing, especially outdoors." (SOUNDBITE) (English) SINGAPORE RESIDENT BERNADETTE BRADLEY, SAYING: "It's affected all my eyes and it's just so bad I've never experienced anything like it." T

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