An attempt by a suspected drug abuser to bribe himself out of trouble on Sunday failed when a Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officer rejected the $13,300 he offered to let him off the hook.
The haze in Singapore eased slightly at noon on Tuesday, with the three-hour Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) dipping to 114 at noon, down from 123 an hour ago.
Singapore, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to set aside TV broadcasting airwaves for mobile broadband use.
The haze in Singapore been worsening again since early Tuesday morning, with the three-hour Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) rising to 123 at 11am.
Doctors are gearing up for a flood of patients affected by the haze, which crossed into the unhealthy range yesterday.