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Tag: haze

Selangor govt to seize land carrying out open burning

The menteri besar says stern action is needed because farmers are ignoring an order to stop the activity.

Deal with physical and political root causes of haze, Asean told

Universiti Malaya senior lecturer Helena Varkkey says the focus should be to seek solutions rather than point fingers.

‘Very unhealthy’ air quality in Putrajaya, 4 other areas

Twenty-nine areas also record 'unhealthy' API readings.

‘Dangerous’ air pollution in Indonesia’s Borneo leads to school closures

The air pollution index in Palangka Raya hit 500.

Peat fire in Muar, ‘very unhealthy’ in Tangkak and Melaka

Schools in Melaka to be closed if pollution level rises above 200, those in Pontian, Muar and Tangkak to remain closed until level drops.

Sue Indonesia at World Court for haze crisis

A proposal by 15 concerned Malaysian citizens to put Indonesia under a legally-binding obligation to solve haze problem.

Malaysia to gather haze evidence before writing to Indonesia

PM says he has not written complaint letter to Indonesian President Joko Widodo yet.

Cloud seeding to be carried out over Selangor, Johor tomorrow

Deputy environment minister Isnaraissah Munirah Majilis says a similiar exercise carried out in Sarawak last Thursday has improved air quality.

Haze doesn’t deter Mahathir from horse riding

He tweets that horseback riding is a kind of therapy for him.

No unusual hike in number of haze-related illnesses

Health ministry is monitoring diseases such as asthma, eye and respiratory infections which can result from exposure to the haze.

Beat the haze with a healthy, delicious watermelon salad

Light and refreshing, this salad is sweet from the watermelon, sour from the strawberries and briny from the feta cheese.

5 healthy diet-boosters to beat the effects of the haze

With the air quality going from bad to worse these past few weeks, stave away sickness by keeping your body strong.

Frontline fight: Indonesia locked in epic battle against jungle blazes

Thousands of personnel and water-bombing helicopters are only keeping the flames at bay.

220 schools, colleges in Tangkak and Muar closed tomorrow

A total of 40,000 children to stay away from school, after a day of 'very unhealthy' air quality.

Environment officials take action to curb open burning

Notices issued to stop all open burning activities, and National Haze Action Plan put into action.

Singapore smog worst in 3 years as forest fires rage

Many Singaporeans chose to stay indoors on Saturday as a grey haze shrouded the city.

Up to Jakarta to probe plantation giants over open burning, says...

Indonesia has full power to enforce their law on their land, says the environment minister.

Malaysian plantations ‘targeted’ by Indonesia over haze, says oil palm exec

He says Malaysian companies operating in Indonesia will not want to harm their brand and values by conducting open burning in Indonesia.

Sime Darby denies plantation sealed off by Indonesian authorities

It also says its operations are governed by a Zero Burning policy which has been recognised by the UN.

No more warnings, Muhyiddin tells those who raise sensitive issues online

The home minister says he has instructed the IGP to take immediate action against those who bring up race and religious issues.

Malaysian-owned plantations ready to ‘clear the air’ over open burning claims

Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok defends the four companies, saying they were among the 'most respected oil palm cultivators'.

Authorities urged to act against big companies over haze

Environmentalists say Bursa Malaysia and the Indonesian government must take stern action after Jakarta names four major plantation groups over fires.

Haze envelopes several parts of peninsula

The Klang Valley is the worst hit, with 'very unhealthy' air quality at Johan Setia in Klang, Selangor.

Haze worsens in 24 areas including PJ, Shah Alam

Johan Setia in Klang, Selangor remains the only area with a very unhealthy API of 209.