No major progress on system to monitor haze [News]
By Woo Sian Boon, TODAY, 3 Apr 2014
As neighbouring countries continued to rebuff the Republic’s push to kick off the haze monitoring system that it had invested considerable time and money in, Environment and Water Resources Minister Vivian Balakrishnan yesterday expressed his frustration, following another meeting with his counterparts on the haze problem that failed to yield any significant breakthrough on that front.
The unwillingness of countries such as Indonesia and Malaysia to share the land use and concession maps needed for the monitoring system to work was a key sticking point, he told the Singapore media.
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