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 ...
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.
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.
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.
Indonesia hits back over haze from forest fires
JAKARTA: Indonesia today rejected Malaysian complaints about hazardous smoke drifting from its forest fires across the border, saying blazes are also raging in parts of Malaysia and on Malaysian-owned...
Indonesia hits back at Malaysia over forest fires
JAKARTA (Sept 13): Indonesia on Friday rejected Malaysian complaints about hazardous smoke drifting from its forest fires across the border, saying blazes were also raging in parts of Malaysia and on ...
More spots affected by haze in Malaysia today
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 13 — Twenty-four locations across the country registered unhealthy air quality levels at 10am today, with Johan Setia in Selangor remaining the sole area with very unhealthy pollu...
Time to get serious in clearing the air
“THE haze is so bad this year!”
It is easy to agree with this exclamation that has become ubiquitous in the last few days, confirmed by Air Pollutant Index (API) readings.
Row between ministers draws mixed reactions
KUALA LUMPUR/JAKARTA • The diplomatic row between the environment ministers of Malaysia and Indonesia has elicited mixed reactions from netizens of both countries as to who is at fault for the hazy ...
Wild boar arrivals in Melaka
I REFER to the report “Melaka grappling with invasion of Indonesian wild pigs” (online at https://bit.ly/2lV3dp7). With the fragmentation of natural forests on both Sumatra and Peninsular Malaysia...
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.
Indonesia says it's not to blame for Malaysian haze
JAKARTA (DPA) - Haze that has blanketed parts of Malaysia and forced the closure of schools came from forest fires in that country, and not from Indonesia, the government in Jakarta said on Wednesday ...