The haze is horrific these few days, with PSI hovering over 100 at unhealthy levels, as classified by our National Environment Agency (NEA).
Some joked that our neighbour, Indonesia, had sent smoke our way to help us fog out mosquitoes, having heard of the trouble NEA is having containing dengue.
In any case, Vivian Balakrishnan, our Minister for Environment and Water Resources must be a busy man lately. He has to combat mosquitoes, fan off haze and also deal with petty cleaning issues at hawker centres with the Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (the name is such a mouthful, might as well just rename as Blue Town Council or Not White Town Council). Each of the three are just as important.
Here is a nice song dedicated to all frustrated Singaporeans to remind us that our forefathers did not have it easy either. When they first arrived in Nanyang, it was foggy too: