Dutch farmers, construction workers protest pollution policy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Farmers and construction workers protested across the Netherlands early yesterday, driving in slow-moving convoys during the morning rush hour to demonstrate against government policies aimed at cutting pollution. Traffic authorities warned commuters that the morning rush hour would be busier than usual and police issued fines to some farmers for driving their tractors on the highway as the latest in a series of protests clogged roads around the country.  More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin