Open burning worsening air quality in Sarawak
KUCHING: Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department director Khirudin Drahman says irresponsible people are indulging in open burning despite warnings, worsening the air quality in the state.
Air quality in Kuching among the world's worst
The haze in Kuching has resulted in Malaysia being ranked among the top 10 countries with the world’s worst air pollution index, according to the non-profit World Air Quality Index (WAQI). Based on ...
Double whammy for two states
KUCHING: Residents in Sri Aman, Sarawak, and Melaka are anxious as they are facing the twin challenges of highly polluted air and prolonged dry weather.
Haze: We are doing everything we can, says Jokowi
JAKARTA (Sept 18): Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) (pictured) said Indonesia is doing everything it can in efforts to tackle forest fires that have led to severe haze in several parts of t...
Haze in Sarawak exceeds 300 on API
PETALING JAYA: The haze in Sarawak is moving into the danger zone, with the Air Pollutant Index (API) in Sri Aman going beyond the 300 mark.
Sarawak to mobilise agencies as haze worsens
KUCHING: Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Douglas Uggah Embas said the State Disaster Management Committee will mobilise all relevant agencies after Sri Aman recorded a hazardous API reading of 407 at 5p...
Cloud seeding over peninsula to start tomorrow
The cloud seeding process to reduce the ongoing haze over Peninsular Malaysia has been scheduled for tomorrow, according to the Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry.
Asean must act against haze
SAHABAT Alam Malaysia (SAM) welcomes the move by the Prime Minister in reaching out to his Indonesian counterpart in addressing the transboundary haze problem which is affecting Malaysia, Singapore, B...
Northerners get respite from haze
GEORGE TOWN: Folks in the northern region have the heavens to thank for as a steady wind blowing in from the northwest has taken much of the haze away.