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Haze to return?

SINGAPORE: The number of hotspots in Sumatra jumped to 488 on Monday to hit its highest in 30 days, says the National Environment Agency (NEA).

The number compared with 225 on Sunday and 86 the day before.

The NEA says moderate to dense smoke plumes could be seen coming from some of the hotspots in central Sumatra.

Currently, low-level winds over Singapore are forecast to blow from the south or southeast.

But the NEA warns that Singapore could experience slightly hazy conditions over the next few days if the winds weaken and blow from the southwest.

NEA's CEO, Mr Ronnie Tay, has written and spoken to his Indonesian counterparts to register Singapore's concerns over the sharp increase in hotspot counts in Sumatra.

The NEA says Mr Tay also sought an urgent update from the Indonesians on the situation.

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By David Swartzentruber      

It is commonplace in journalism to write two types of articles at the transition point between the year that has passed and the New Year. As this writer qualifies as an “old hand” in observing Thailand with a track record dating back 14 years, it is time take a shot at what may unfold in Thailand in 2011.

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