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Hazy Skyline Irks Tourists as Singapore Readies for Polls

Air pollution in Singapore reached its highest level in a year on Thursday as smog from Indonesian forest fires shrouded the island nation in a veil of gray, irking tourists and alarming authorities with hours left before general elections. The Pollutant Standards Index, Singapore's main measure of air pollution, hit 160 in the late afternoon, cruising above the official "unhealthy" bandwidth of 100, according to the National Environment Agency. Anything above 200 is...

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