Music Video On South East Asian Haze

Malaysian blogger Kean-Jim Lim introduced this music video made by some Malaysians protesting the haze brought about by slash and burn agriculture in nearby Indonesian island of Sumatra.

This MV is in Cantonese and Malay. Well, it is so true and so real about what Malaysians have experienced in Malaysia on last October.

According to one of the production team member, who posted it on Youtube, the motivation for making the video was

Slash and burn practices in Indonesia (Sumatra) has raised concern of another 1997 situation. (March 2000). It seems to be happening yet … all again in August 2002 and yet again in August 2005 and now in October 2006. Thank you indonesia to give us a romance enviroment just like london city!!


  • Thank you for your highlight in Global Voices Online :)

  • maybe we must find out who was the key-man that open some part of sumatra’s forest by burning the trees.. because some how, this is the issue I hear from other people that (I do not know this is true or not), the owner of the new plantationo area in sumatra mostly owned rich malaysian.. :p

  • indie

    Well, that’s what we call Karma. The Malaysians stole woods in Indonesian forests, burned the forest and now they pay for what they did.

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