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228 plastic waste recycling plants shut, suspended since July 2018

SUNGAI PETANI: A total of 228 plastic waste recycling plants were ordered shut or suspended nationwide between July 2018 to January this year. These factories, which include licensed or those operating illegally, committed offences under the Environmental Quality Act 1974.

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Haze: Air quality improves across Malaysia, except Johan Setia

KUALA LUMPUR: Air quality in Malaysia continues to improve this morning with almost all areas in the peninsula, Sabah and Sarawak recording Air Pollutant Index (API) readings of below 100 or moderate. Based on the latest API reading of the

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Haze situation continues to improve in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Air quality throughout the country improved at noon when the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading continued to decline with only 14 areas recording unhealthy API compared with 25 areas at 7am this morning. According to the Malaysian Air

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Haze: API readings continues to improve

KUALA LUMPUR: The Air Pollutant Index (API) reading throughout the country improved at 7am this morning, compared with 12 midnight last night although the reading in most parts of the country remained within the unhealthy category. The API issued by

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Haze: Johan Setia API reading ‘very unhealthy’

Johan Setia Klang has the worst air quality in Malaysia this morning, although most of the stations in the Peninsula have unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings. According to the Department of Environment’s (DOE) API readings, Johan Setia Klang registered

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Haze: 99 more schools ordered to close in Selangor

SHAH ALAM: A total of 99 schools in Petaling Perdana, Kuala Selangor, Gombak and Petaling Utama were ordered to close today due to worsening haze situation, bringing the total number of affected schools in Selangor to 214. According to the

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Sarawak’s Sri Aman API hits ‘hazardous’ level

KUCHING: Air pollution in Sri Aman has breached the red zone on the Air Pollutant Index (API) with readings shooting up overnight to 365 as at 8am today. The Department of Environment’s (DOE) hourly monitoring statistics of air quality shows

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Haze: 145 Selangor schools to close today

SHAH ALAM: A total of 145 schools in Sepang, Hulu Langat, Kuala Langat, Klang and Petaling Perdana districts will be closed today as the haze situation in the state gets worse. Selangor State Education Department, in a statement, said the

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Selangor’s Johan Setia air quality drops, Rompin improves

KUALA LUMPUR: Johan Setia in Selangor recorded a “very unhealthy” level under the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading this morning, the only location in Malaysia to have that rating after the haze subsided in Rompin, Pahang last night. Johan Setia

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Haze blocks KL Tower, KLCC visibility

Popular landmarks in the capital including the country’s tallest structures, KL Tower and Petronas Twin Towers, were shrouded by haze as air quality and visibility worsened towards the afternoon. Checks by Bernama revealed that sundry shops and stalls have started

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