Helping to clear the haze Eight Malaysian-owned firms under Indonesian probe


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  • Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013

THIS week all eyes will be on how Indonesia and Malaysia, the world’s top two largest crude palm oil (CPO) producers, deftly tackle the issue on haze currently polluting the air over Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.

The crux of the thick smoke haze problem is the rampant open burning in Riau and Jambi, Sumatra carried out by planters to make way for new planting and replanting of oil palm.

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