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Singapore's military personnel prepare their Chinook helicopter for an operation to help battling the forest fires at the airbase in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia on Oct. 11, 2015. (Photo: AP)

SINGAPORE: Even though Singapore’s fire-fighting mission in Indonesia has ended, the work to tackle the root causes of the haze-causing fires is not over, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said on Sunday (Oct 25).

Read more: Singapore will continue working to tackle root causes of haze-causing fires: MFA

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Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam at a tree-planting even in Nee Soon. (Photo: Kenneth Lim)

SINGAPORE: Protecting the environment and being "green conscious" is important for a small place like Singapore, especially in the face of high costs of alternative forms of energy, said Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam.

Read more: 'Green consciousness' is important for Singapore: K Shanmugam

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SINGAPORE, August 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fifty years ago Singapore had to ration water, and its smelly rivers were devoid of fish and choked with waste from shipbuilding, pig farms and toilets that emptied directly into streams.

Read more: From open sewage to high-tech hydrohub, Singapore leads water revolution

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