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PETALING JAYA: The air quality in Peninsular Malaysia has worsened slightly with Rompin in Pahang Air Pollutant Index (API) readings jumping from “unhealthy” to “very unhealthy” zone.
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KUCHING: The haze situation in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak is still bad.
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KUCHING, Aug 18 — The haze situation in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak is still bad.
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PETALING JAYA: The Air Pollutant Index (API) for most areas in Peninsular Malaysia has remained in the moderate range, though the readings in Sarawak’s Miri and Sri Aman have worsened again.
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GEORGE TOWN: Environmental experts have ascertained that the reclamation in Gurney Drive has no connection with the pollution and mass deaths of fish affecting Teluk Bahang.
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KUCHING: Hopes of improved air quality in the state was short-lived as two air pollutant index (API) stations in the state recorded very unhealthy level yesterday.
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KUCHING: The Air Pollutants Index (API) readings in Sri Aman and at the Automatic Air Quality Monitoring Station at the Miri Industrial Training Institute (ILP) continue to increase but remain in the ...
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KUCHING (Aug 17): After a respite, the haze has worsened again in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak.
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KUCHING: After a respite, the haze has worsened again in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak.
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KUCHING, Aug 17 — After a respite, the haze has worsened again in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak.
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KUCHING (Bernama): After a respite, the haze has worsened again in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak.
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Firemen and villagers work together to put out a bushfire at Kampung Bahagia Jaya in Sibu.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) says it is not necessary to set up a new agency to govern rivers in the country as there are many existing agencies the government can make use of.
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JOHOR BAHRU (Aug 16): The Johor state government today refuted a recent media report concerning a bauxite mining mega project in Kota Tinggi.
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JOHOR BAHRU: The Johor government today said that no approval has been given for a bauxite mining mega project in Kota Tinggi.
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JOHOR BARU: The Johor state government today refuted a recent media report concerning a bauxite mining megaproject in Kota Tinggi.
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KUCHING, Aug 16 ― The air quality in Sarawak as at 11 am today was generally moderate, according to the Air Pollutants Index (API) readings.
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KUCHING: The air quality in Sarawak as at 11am today was generally moderate, according to the Air Pollutants Index (API) readings.
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JOHOR BARU (Bernama): The Johor state government has refuted a recent media report concerning a bauxite mining mega project in Kota Tinggi.
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JOHOR BAHRU (Aug 16): The Johor state government today refuted a recent media report concerning a bauxite mining mega project in Kota Tinggi.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 16): In response to the incident of massive dead fish found in Teluk Bahang waters, the Penang Government has set up a task force to develop a baseline data on the quality of water.
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JOHOR BAHRU: Residents of Kampung Acheh in Pasir Gudang here have expressed concern over the water in Sungai Kopok, which they say has turned black and is emitting a foul stench.
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Firefighters hard at work putting out the ongoing bush fires in Kuala Baram.
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JOHOR BARU, Aug 16 ― Residents in Kampung Acheh in Pasir Gudang, here, expressed their concern as the water in Sungai Kopok, which provides the lifeline for their daily lives, has turned black and e...
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 15): In response to the incident of massive dead fish found in Teluk Bahang waters, the Penang Government has set up a task force to develop a baseline data on the quality of water.
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In response to an incident involving massive numbers of dead fish being found in Teluk Bahang waters, the Penang government has set up a task force to develop baseline data on the quality of water.
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KUCHING: The air quality in Kuala Baram had improved as at 3pm today but remained at the “very unhealthy” level, with the Air Pollutants Index (API) reading at 217 at the monitoring station at the...
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The air quality in Kuala Baram had improved as at 3pm today but remained at the “very unhealthy” level, with the Air Pollutants Index (API) reading at 217 at the monitoring station at the Miri Ind...
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Bomba personnel putting out the fires affecting numerous areas in Kuala Baram.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The fire in the peat soil shrub area in Kuala Baram, Miri, Sarawak, which has dragged on from Aug 3, has resulted in haze enveloping the area to a hazardous level.
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GEORGE TOWN: Maintenance dredging of Penang Port is under investigation after a dredger was spotted leaving the harbour waters with a thick sediment plume behind it a day before tens of thousands of fish died in Teluk Bahang.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): The fire in the peat soil shrub area in Kuala Baram, Miri, Sarawak, which has dragged on from Aug 3, has result in haze enveloping the area to a dangerous level (hazardous).
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Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail KUALA LUMPUR: The fire in the peat soil shrub area in Kuala Baram, Miri, Sarawak, which has dragged on from Aug 3, has resulted in haze enveloping the area to a dangerous lev...
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PETALING JAYA: Air quality in several parts of the country continues to deteriorate as severe haze envelops many areas, especially Sarawak.
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SUNGAI PETANI (Aug 14): Authorities have disconnected the electricity supply to two more illegal plastic recycling factories here, bringing to 10 such factories deprived of power.
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KOTA KINABALU: Five places in Sabah — Keningau, Kota Kinabalu, Kimanis, Sandakan and Federal Territory of Labuan — recorded moderate air quality this afternoon.
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The air quality in Miri, Sarawak continues to be at a hazardous level as of noon today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 ― The air quality in Miri, Sarawak continues to be at hazardous  level as of noon today.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government is investigating a fish breeder’s complaint that his entire stock of more than 50,000 at a farm off Teluk Bahang died last Sunday morning in an incident similar to...
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GEORGE TOWN: It was hard enough coping with the losses incurred due to the mass fish die-off in Teluk Bahang. Now, there is the huge and costly task of properly disposing of the carcasses.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The National Open Burning Action Plan and the National Haze Action Plan have been activated to coordinate measures by government agencies in addressing open burning and the haze in the country.
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Authorities have disconnected the electricity supply to two more illegal plastic recycling factories in Sungai Petani, Kedah, bringing to 10 such factories deprived of power.
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SUNGAI PETANI: Authorities have disconnected the electricity supply to two more illegal plastic recycling factories here, bringing to 10 such factories deprived of power.
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KUCHING: The Air Pollution Index (API) readings around Sarawak have shown improvement in general as of 4pm today.
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KUCHING, Aug 13 — The Air Pollution Index (API) readings around Sarawak have shown improvement in general as of 4 pm today.
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The Department of Environment (DoE) has activated the National Open Burning Action Plan and the National Haze Action Plan to coordinate measures by government agencies in addressing open burning and t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — The Department of Environment (DoE) has activated the National Open Burning Action Plan and the National Haze Action Plan to coordinate measures by government agencies in addr...
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Firefighters putting out a fire in a forest area in this picture from the State Bomba yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The air quality in Miri, Sarawak continues to be at hazardous level with the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading exceeding 300 as at 10pm tonight.
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KUCHING, Aug 12 — The Department of Environment (DoE) today said that the state government has notified the National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA) of its intention to induce rains over Miri, Ku...
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Smoke from peat soil and forest fire in Kuala Baram moving towards the Senadin – Kuala Baram main road causing limited visibility to road users.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 12): Kuala Baram in Sarawak is experiencing severe haze with the Air Pollutants Index (API) reading taken at SK Kuala Baram 2 at 11 am showing 317, according to Malaysian Air Pollut...
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Smoke from peat soil and forest fire in Kuala Baram moving towards the Senadin – Kuala Baram main road causing limited visibility to road users.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Baram in Sarawak is experiencing severe haze with the Air Pollutants Index (API) reading, taken at SK Kuala Baram 2 at 11am showing 317, according to Malaysian Air Pollution Index ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Kuala Baram in Sarawak is experiencing severe haze with the Air Pollutants Index (API) reading taken at SK Kuala Baram 2 at 11am on Monday (Aug 12) showing 317, according to Malaysian Air Pollution Index (APIMS) data.
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The hazy scenery of Miri city taken from Canada Hill yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 12): The Air Pollution Index (API) for Miri, Sarawak is still at a hazardous level, with a reading of 395 recorded at 7 pm yesterday, according to the Department of Environment port...
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Firefighters putting out a fire in a forest area in this picture from the State Bomba yesterday.
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PETALING JAYA: The Air Pollutant Index (API) readings in Miri, Sarawak and in Klang, Selangor have slightly increased as the air quality remains in the hazardous and unhealthy levels.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Air Pollution Index (API) for Miri, Sarawak is still at a hazardous level, with a reading of 395 recorded at 7pm today, according to the Department of Environment portal.
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The Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC) should not be dissolved when the Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) comes into force, said human rights group Malaysians ...
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Dr Jamilah Hashim – File photo KUCHING: Members of the public should stay indoors as much as possible to reduce the risks of haze, advises Sarawak Health Department director Dr Jamilah Hashim.
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The hazy view at the Tudan intersection.
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PETALING JAYA: The air quality in Miri, Sarawak, improved this morning, although it still recorded a “hazardous” reading, as haze continued to affect several parts of the country.
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A screenshot of the latest distribution of hotspots on Borneo on ASMC’s website today.
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SHAH ALAM: The state government will decide whether to allow the battery manufacturing plant in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat near here, to continue to operate or have it relocated, by the end of this month.
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PETALING JAYA: The state government says a decision on whether to maintain or relocate a lead-acid battery manufacturing plant in Jenjarom will be made by the end of this month.
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PETALING JAYA: Miri in Sarawak recorded a "very unhealthy" Air Pollutant Index (API) reading, while in Klang the air quality has been determined to be "unhealthy".
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The haze situation which started at the beginning of the month has deteriorated with Miri reaching hazardous levels while Klang recorded unhealthy readings.
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An investigation by the state Department of Environment (DOE) found that a site where oil palm wastes are disposed of at the Suria Residences, Perdana College Heights in Pajam, Negeri Sembilan, is an ...
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Still reeling from the pollution cases affecting several rivers in the state, now Sungai Temon has become the latest river to be contaminated with rubbish and construction waste, caused by illegal dum...
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Graph shows the increase in the number of hotspots in Kalimantan.
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Graph shows the increase in the number of hotspots in Kalimantan.
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PETALING JAYA - At least 48 hotspots have been identified in Malaysia and Indonesia as of yesterday, said the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia). Its director-general Jailan Simon said...
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PETALING JAYA - The haze in the country from the fires in Indonesia is expected to persist due to the southwest monsoon winds, according to the Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia). "Our latest ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Air quality in Kemaman, Terengganu was recorded as unhealthy at 8am today.
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PETALING JAYA: The air quality in Indera Mahkota, Pahang, has reached the “unhealthy” level because of peat fires in Pekan, some 50km away, as haze continues to hit the country, The Department of ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Air quality in Kemaman, Terengganu was recorded as unhealthy at 8am this morning.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 6): The regional haze issue will be raised at the ASEAN 21st Technical Working Group and Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee meeting on Transboundary Haze Pollution which commen...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 5): The regional haze issue will be raised at the ASEAN 21st Technical Working Group and Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee meeting on Transboundary Haze Pollution which commen...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The air quality in most areas around the country was recorded moderate with Air Pollutant Index (API) readings of below 100 as of 6pm.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 5 — The regional haze issue will be raised at the Asean 21st Technical Working Group and Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee meeting on Transboundary Haze Pollution which co...
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File photo showing the hazy situation in Kuala Lumpur.
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JOHOR BARU: A study conducted by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) from 1970s until present found no evidence that could link acrylonitrile to cancer.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — The air quality nationwide was moderate today, according to the Department of Environment . The DoE portal recorded that the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading has dropped below...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The air quality nationwide was moderate today, according to the Department of Environment.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Terengganu today recorded an unhealthy air pollution reading level of 111 at 6pm Friday, according to the Malaysian Air Pollution Index (APIMS) data.
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Haze envelopes downtown Kuala Terengganu.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 — Kuala Terengganu today recorded unhealthy air pollution reading level of 111 as of 6pm today, according to the Malaysian Air Pollution Index (APIMS) data.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 — DAP’s Wong Tack today said that the government’s announcement of the removal of the requirement for it to repatriate Lynas Corp's rare-earth processing waste as a precondit...
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The BN administration might have allowed rare-earths producer Lynas Corp to operate in Malaysia due to greed and being dull-witted but it is beyond logic for the current leadership to continue endorsi...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - With Indonesia battling forests fires in Riau, Malaysians are bracing for a spell of haze and smog.
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With Indonesia battling forests fires in Riau, Malaysians are bracing for a spell of haze and smog.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The west coast of Peninsular Malaysia and western Sarawak have begun to experience haze due to forest fires in Indonesia, Malaysia’s Meteorological Department said on Thursday (Aug 1)...
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PETALING JAYA: The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry has warned that the haze could get worse with forest fires reported in several areas of Indonesia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The haze returned today to the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia and western Sarawak due to forest fires in six provinces in Indonesia.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBA) today urged the authorities to check the length of Sungai Muda in Kedah for illegal dumpsites following the discovery of one such site over the w...
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JOHOR BAHRU (July 30): A total of 67 factories have so far been identified as operating without a licence in Pasir Gudang, said Johor Local Government, Urban Wellbeing and Environment Committee chairm...
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JOHOR BARU: A total of 67 factories have so far been identified as operating without a licence in Pasir Gudang, said Johor Local Government, Urban Wellbeing and Environment Committee chairman Tan Chen...
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SUNGAI PETANI: The parent-teacher association (PIBG) of a school in Kedah has lodged a police report over what appears to be smog emanating from a nearby factory which has caused breathing difficultie...