Tolong, tolong, please send rain so that our construction workers can carry on working.

A hazy tale of PSI and two ministers

SINGAPORE — A week of record haze levels has tested the resilience of a country, and brought out the best and worst of Singaporeans. Spontaneous acts of Singaporeans coming together to assist the poor and elderly are marred by accounts of profiteering on N95 masks and citizens accusing one another of spreading half-truths on the haze. According to one health expert, “What doesn’t kill us now can only make us stronger — I mean, making us a stronger risk to lung cancer in future.” “But any risk of casualty so far is not so much from the haze itself, but…