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Haze may return this week as wind direction changes

The Meteorological Department's National Weather Center senior meteorological officer Dr Mohd Hisham Mohd Anip said the country could be shrouded in haze again over the next seven days as southwest monsoon winds pick up in force and the number of hot spots rises in neighboring Sumatra.

Indonesian parliament ratifies Asean Haze Agreement

The Indonesia Parliament agreed to ratify the Asean Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution, 12 years after signing it, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.

Malaysia, Indonesia to sign MoU to tackle transboundary haze

Malaysia and Indonesia will be sharing experience, expertise and information on how to tackle transboundary haze when the two neighboring countries sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the matter soon.

353 hot spots detected in Sumatra

Around 353 hot spots of forest and plantation fires were detected across Sumatra island on Wednesday, a rise of 75 from the previous day.

Singapore expresses concern over transboundary haze

Singapore has written to the Indonesian government, expressing deep concern over the transboundary haze from Indonesia that has affected the island republic.

Malaysia welcomes Indonesia's ratification of Asean haze pact

Malaysia has welcomed as a positive move Indonesia's ratification of the Asean Agreement on Trans-boundary Haze Pollution.

Indonesia to ratify ASEAN haze agreement

Indonesia's parliament on Tuesday voted to ratify a regional agreement on cross-border haze as fires ripped through forests in west of the country, choking neighbouring Singapore with hazardous smog.

Unhealthy air quality in Port Klang

Port Klang in Selangor recorded an unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) this morning, according to the Department of Environment (DoE).

Number of hot spot rises in Riau

The Regional Disaster Mitigation (BPBD) reported an increase in the number of hot spots in Riau forests on Friday compared to the previous day, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.

4,413 open burning cases detected this year

A total of 4,413 cases of open burning have been detected since January until July 31 this year, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri G. Palanivel said today.


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