My Sinchew/ Haze

Haze: Schools in Selangor, KL, Putrajaya, NS, parts of Sarawak closed tomorrow

All schools in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Negeri Sembilan, Sri Aman, Kuching and Samarahan in Sarawak have been ordered closed tomorrow following a deterioration in the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading.

Indonesia arrests seven over SE Asia haze

Indonesian police have detained seven people whose companies are allegedly connected with illegal agricultural fires that have cloaked Southeast Asia in haze, in rare arrests over the annual smog outbreaks.

Sarawak ready to help put out Kalimantan fires

The Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department is ready to assist in putting out peat fires in Pontianak, Kalimantan, Indonesia if it is instructed to do so.

Very unhealthy air in Kuching, Samarahan

Kuching and Samarahan in Sarawak recorded Air Pollutant Index (API) readings which indicated very unhealthy air as at 10am today.

Haze emergency declared in Riau

The Indonesian government today declared a state of emergency in Riau after the haze situation in the region was reported to be at a dangerous level.


Despite the fact the country has been independent for 58 years, the scourge of racism remains very much alive today.

The clear blue sky of Jakarta

If the leaders in Jakarta feel their neighbors should be thankful for the clean air they have provided and not to blame them for the bad air, then I am afraid this government may not have much sincerity to resolve the transboundary haze issue.

UPSR to be postponed only if API exceeds 250

Education minister says the UPSR exams will only be postponed if the API readings exceed 250.

Haze induced low visibility over Malaysian waters till Sunday

Low visibility of less than five kilometres over the waters off Perlis, Kedah, Penang, Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and western Johor is expected to persist until Sunday, Aug 30.

DOE closely monitoring air quality, haze situation

The Department of Environment (DOE) is closely monitoring the status and trends of air quality every hour due to the uncertain haze situation with hot spots detected in Sumatra and Kalimantan, Indonesia.


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