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Indonesia envoy called for meeting as haze chokes Phuket

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Smoke haze in Nong Khai

Smoke haze in Nong Khai. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The Foreign Ministry has invited Indonesia’s ambassador for a meeting on forest fires in that country that created unhealthy haze in Phuket for a second day Thursday.

Haze that has affected seven southern provinces in recent days was at its worst in the island resort province on Thursday with airborne particulate matter measured at 201 microgrammes per cubic metre of air, over 50% above the highest safe level of 120.

Read more: Bangkok Post


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