Use existing law to go after haze culprits, MP says
PETALING JAYA: Klang MP Charles Santiago today suggested that the government utilise an existing piece of legislation to go after companies responsible for the haze that has blanketed the country for ...
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...
Jokowi expresses disappointment over forest fires
Indonesian President Joko Widodo said the forest fires in Riau would not recurhad the government machinery been more effective in containing the hotspotsearly on.In his Facebook post yesterday, Widodo...
Indonesians hold mass prayer for rain
Indonesian Muslims gather for special prayers asking for rain in Pekanbaru, Riau province as smog from rainforest fires envelop the Southeast Asian region.
Haze in region gets worse as hot spots rise
Smoke-filled skies have forced the closure of thousands of schools in Indonesia and Malaysia, and raised tensions between the neighbours over who is to blame for the haze choking the region.
Haze in Malaysia likely to stay till end of month
KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's weatherman said the haze in Malaysia is likely to persist until the end of this month because of the dry season and the possibility of uncontrolled burning of farmlands and...
Air quality in Miri and Klang remains bad
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.
Avoid water wastage during festive period: SPAN
KUALA LUMPUR: As the the hot and dry weather has led to lower water levels at rivers and dams in several southern states, members of the public have been urged to use water sparingly especially during...
Haze in Malaysia likely to continue
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).
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Haze: Kuala Terengganu records unhealthy API
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.
Malaysians brace for hazy days
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - With Indonesia battling forests fires in Riau, Malaysians are bracing for a spell of haze and smog.