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Haze at hazardous levels in several areas

The haze enveloping parts of Peninsular Malaysia continued to register hazardous levels in several areas, with Pasir Gudang in Johor recording the highest Air Pollutant Index (API) of 323 as at 11am.

Indonesia firefighters 'overwhelmed' by Sumatra blazes

Firefighters battling blazes on Indonesia's Sumatra island that have cloaked Singapore in record-breaking levels of smog are "overwhelmed" and unable to cope, an official said Friday.

Indonesia sends choppers to fight fires choking Singapore

Indonesia Friday dispatched helicopters to create artificial rain in a desperate bid to fight raging fires that have choked Singapore, as smog cloaking the city-state hit record-breaking levels that pose a threat to people's lives.

Haze still bad early Friday

The haze enveloping parts of Peninsular Malaysia remained bad early today, with the situation in Kota Tinggi, Johor, worsening overnight.

When will it rain?

We all know where the haze is from. It is the ‘masterpiece’ of our neighbour Indonesia. What more can we do let alone a friendly reminder and a frowned concern?

After Muar, haze forces schools in Batu Pahat and Pasir Gudang to be temporarily closed

The worsening haze in Johor has forced more schools to take a break from tomorrow.

Haze: Ministry orders schools to take measures to ensure student health, safety

The Education Ministry today directed school administrators to close schools if the Air Pollution Index (API) hit the hazardous level at 301 to ensure the health and safety of students.

Haze management coordination committee activated in two areas - Palanivel

The Department of Environment (DoE) has requested the National Security Council secretariat to activate the Haze Management Coordination Committee due to the worsening haze in Muar and Kota Tinggi in Johor.

Haze sends more people to hospital in Melaka

The haze, which has reached hazardous levels in several parts of the country, has sent more people to the Melaka Hospital.

Muar schools close as haze worsens (UPDATED)

The annual haze that hits the country has reached the hazardous level in Muar, Johor, forcing the temporary closure of 211 schools in the district.


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