Dangerous haze covers Asia

Associated Press
A main street in Singapore's Chinatown is covered with a thick haze on Friday, June 21, 2013. Air pollution in Singapore has soared to record heights for a third consecutive day, as Indonesia prepared planes and helicopters to battle raging fires blamed for hazardous levels of smoky haze in three countries. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)

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Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono apologized June 24 to Singapore and Malaysia for record-setting pollution caused by forest fires in his country. Malaysia declared a state of emergency on June 23rd in a district where the haze triggered one of the country's worst pollution levels, while Singapore has urged people to remain indoors due to "hazardous" levels of pollution. (AP)

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