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Haze-free not by chance

The skies have been clear for the past two years, and Indonesia's Minister of National Development Planning Bambang Brodjonegoro, who was in Singapore last week, said there would be no repeat of the 2015 haze crisis this year.

But this third straight haze-free year did not come by chance.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 23, 2018, with the headline 'Haze-free not by chance'. Subscribe