Tourism in Phuket Thailand hits by Indonesia Haze

The extended haze is hitting Thailand’s holiday island of Phuket onerous, with vacationer operators on the island complaining about flight delays and holiday cancellations. The problem stems from agricultural fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan in Indonesia. International Affairs Ministry deputy permanent secretary Vitavas Srivihok met with Indonesian Ambassador Lutfi Rauf on Thursday (Oct 8) to debate the issue. In response to Vitavas, Lutfi said he was sorry and explained that the Indonesian authorities was now taking harsh legal action against those behind the fires. “Throughout the assembly we instructed the…

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Indonesia Smoke and Haze: Australia affords help to sort out fires

Indonesia Smoke and Haze: Australia affords help to sort out fires. Australia has expressed its willingness to assist extinguish forest fires in a number of parts of Indonesia. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said that Australia had provided its L100 plane from the New South Wales fire division for use to tackle the catastrophe, which has brought on hazardous pollution in at the very least six provinces in the country and has caused more than a hundred thirty five,000 citizens to endure from respiratory infections (ISPA). “The fires preserve burning as…

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Central Kalimantan worsen by smoke and haze

Central Kalimantan worsen by smoke and haze attributable to forest and peatland fires in North Barito regency, Central Kalimantan, was thicker on Saturday morning, bringing visibility down to eighty meters from 200 meters the day before, in line with the local Meteorology and Geophysics Company in Muara Teweh. Residents confirmed the worsening smoke. “The smoke and haze are thicker on Saturday morning, the visibility was very limited. It leaves us breathless,” mentioned Hermanto, who lives in Muara Teweh. In the meantime, an officer at Muara Teweh’s conservation workplace, Aswaludin, said…

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