Singapore haze at worst yet, Malaysia schools shut

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SINGAPORE (AP) ā€” Singapore is urging people to remain indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution after a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically. Nearby Malaysia has closed 200 schools.

Singapore’s main measure for air pollution surged to an all-time high Thursday afternoon and breached a “hazardous” classification that can aggravate respiratory ailments.

Business and flights have not been disrupted, but the smog has strained diplomatic ties between Singapore and

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