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Singapore Air Pollution Poses Foreign Policy Dilemma

If lawyer Jaya Gurunathan wakes up with a sore throat, he often knows the cause right away: the “haze.”  Singapore blames the hazy air pollution that sometimes blankets the city on fires in the less regulated countries that surround it. Gurunathan said that when air quality is especially bad, his eyes turn red and watery and he exhales black particles. “I have sinus issues, so this makes it worse,” he said. “Sometimes it makes it hard to work.” The pollution from fires in...

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