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Harsher Penalties for Open Burning - Clean Malaysia;

Harsher Penalties for Open Burning - Clean Malaysia

Clean MalaysiaHarsher Penalties for Open BurningClean MalaysiaPersistent haze from open burning can frequently become a blight on Malaysia's environment and people's health. Photo Credit: Flickr. And here it comes – trans-boundary haze from Indonesia, that is. Every summer, regular as clockwork, forest and peat ...and more »

Wan Junaidi: Indonesia has measures to tackle trans-boundary haze - The Borneo Post;

Wan Junaidi: Indonesia has measures to tackle trans-boundary haze - The Borneo Post

The Borneo PostWan Junaidi: Indonesia has measures to tackle trans-boundary hazeThe Borneo PostThe State Legislative Assembly building and other buildings are shrouded in haze as seen from the Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) headquarters at noon yesterday. — Photo by Jeffery Mostapa. KUCHING: The Indonesian government has given its ...and more »

Wan Junaidi: Indonesia must amend forest fire laws - Free Malaysia Today;

Wan Junaidi: Indonesia must amend forest fire laws - Free Malaysia Today

Free Malaysia TodayWan Junaidi: Indonesia must amend forest fire lawsFree Malaysia TodayMinister Wan Junaidi says Indonesia still permits burning on land areas less than 0.8ha and should practise better peat soil management. wan-junaidi-forest-indonesia-burn. KUCHING: Indonesia should amend its forest fire management laws if it wants the ...and more »

Malaysia expects haze to be less severe this year: Minister - Channel NewsAsia;

Malaysia expects haze to be less severe this year: Minister - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaMalaysia expects haze to be less severe this year: MinisterChannel NewsAsiaThe haze hitting Malaysia currently is not expected to be as serious as last year's following the end of the El Nino phenomenon, according to Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar. 30 Aug 2016 09:37AM ...and more »

Riau forest fires cause of haze in Klang Valley - Free Malaysia Today;

Riau forest fires cause of haze in Klang Valley - Free Malaysia Today

Free Malaysia TodayRiau forest fires cause of haze in Klang ValleyFree Malaysia TodayMinister has written to Indonesian Environment and Forestry Minister Dr Siti Nurbaya Baka to discuss possible solutions to the haze problem and is awaiting her response. WJ. PUTRAJAYA: The haze shrouding parts of the Klang Valley, Shah Alam and ...and more »

Haze thickens, Tanjung Malim air now unhealthy, KL borderline - Malay Mail Online;

Haze thickens, Tanjung Malim air now unhealthy, KL borderline - Malay Mail Online

Malay Mail OnlineHaze thickens, Tanjung Malim air now unhealthy, KL borderlineMalay Mail OnlineMotorists travel along a haze-shrouded Federal Highway in Kuala Lumpur August 29, 2016. — Picture by Choo Choy MayKUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 — Northeasterly winds blowing thick smoke from Sumatra in neighbouring Indonesia blanketed the west ...and more »

Indonesia urges neighbors to stop complaining about haze - Asian Correspondent (blog);

Indonesia urges neighbors to stop complaining about haze - Asian Correspondent (blog)

Asian Correspondent (blog)Indonesia urges neighbors to stop complaining about hazeAsian Correspondent (blog)Haze brought on by Indonesian peat fires blanket the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur on April 22, 2016. Pic: Asian Correspondent. 682. Social Buzz. THE Indonesian government has urged its neighbors to cease complaining about the annual haze ...and more »

Haze won't be as bad this year, says Natural Resources & Environment Ministry - New Straits Times Online;

Haze won't be as bad this year, says Natural Resources & Environment Ministry - New Straits Times Online

New Straits Times OnlineHaze won't be as bad this year, says Natural Resources & Environment MinistryNew Straits Times OnlineNatural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar says the haze this year will not be as severe as last year due to commitment by Indonesia to control their land-clearing activities. File pix by ASYRAF HAMZAH. The view of ...and more »

The Haze Is Back In Malaysia, As Southern States Register Moderate API Readings - malaysiandigest.com

The Haze Is Back In Malaysia, As Southern States Register Moderate API Readingsmalaysiandigest.comA quick look at Malaysia's Air Pollutant Index (API) shows that most parts of southern states in West Malaysia i.e. Johor, Malacca, Negeri Sembilan, Selangor and the Federal Territories, are recording higher moderate readings. As of 1p.m., Nilai has the ...and more »

Unhealthy air quality in Klang Valley despite moderate API readings - The Star Online;

Unhealthy air quality in Klang Valley despite moderate API readings - The Star Online

The Star OnlineUnhealthy air quality in Klang Valley despite moderate API readingsThe Star OnlinePETALING JAYA: The haze has visibly returned to the Klang Valley despite the fact that Air Pollutant Index (API) on the Department of Environment's (DOE) website reported 'good' to 'moderate' readings. Residents noticed a sharp drop in the air quality ...and more »