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Less Haze This Year, Indonesia Promises Southeast Asia

Indonesia's Disaster Agency said it is confident the country's forest fires and haze of toxic smoke they send over Southeast Asia are unlikely to reach levels seen in 2015 because of favorable weather conditions and a quicker emergency response. Last year's fires were among of the worst on record, straining relations between Indonesia and its neighbors, and costing the country at least $16 billion in economic losses, equivalent to 1.9 percent of its gross domestic product,...

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