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US First Lady Michelle Obama touches the nose of US President Barack Obama before he welcomes Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the White House in Washington, DC
People wearing masks walk past a Louis Vuitton shop display on Orchard Road, Singapore on Friday.
Children cover their noses near burnt land in Marpoyan Damai sub district, in the outskirts of Pekanbaru, in Indonesia’s Riau province. Haze from fires in Indonesia blanketing Singapore could persist for weeks or longer, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Thursday, as the smoke drove air quality to “hazardous” levels and disrupted business and travel in the region.