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Air Quality


The National Environment Agency (NEA) and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will introduce the Commercial Vehicle Emissions Scheme (CVES) for all new and used imported Light Goods Vehicles (LGVs), Goods-cum-Passenger Vehicles (GPVs), and small buses, all with maximum laden weight (MLW) not exceeding 3,500kg. The Early Turnover Scheme (ETS) for existing Category C (Cat C) …

Looking for the best purifier to keep the air quality of your home in top shape? Here are some of our picks perfect for the task. Rabbit Air MinusA2 This air purifier is equipped with a Germ Defense filter which traps airborne bacteria, mold, spores, and other virus-carrying particles.  This is paired with a Toxin …

Singapore, 17 September 2019 – The Government’s Haze Task Force (HTF), comprising 28 government agencies and led by the National Environment Agency (NEA), stands ready to minimise and manage the impact of haze on the public. HTF member agencies have put in place robust action plans, allowing tiered responses depending on the intensity of the haze, …

Houseplants do wonders for a house: they breathe new life to a room, add a bright pop of color, and purify the air. Not all plants are equally effective, however, when it comes to filtering harmful air-borne toxins and pollutants. NASA conducted a Clean Air Study to identify the best air-filtering indoor plants, all of which …

A haze has periodically wafted over Asia for 20 years. But despite rising public health concern, the pollution remains as opaque as the smoke itself, Mike Ives reports.  At the age of 13, Tan Yi Han could not see the edge of his schoolyard. It was 1998 in Singapore, the wealthy city-state known for its …