Asian Games to boost Indonesia's war on forest fires - official


Indonesia's annual haze will be limited this year by the pressure of hosting the Asian Games and a new approach to preventing forest fires, a senior official said. Indonesia has focused on prevention after a particularly bad outbreak in 2015 and has introduced new policies including training communities in fire prevention and setting up a Peatland Restoration Agency.

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