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Haze: Air quality improves across Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 68 areas in the Peninsula, Sabah and Sarawak, have recorded moderate and good air quality with the Air Pollutant Index (API) readings below 100. Based on the Malaysian Air Pollutant Index Management System (APIMS) portal’s

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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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Health Ministry: Health cases related to haze rising

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of asthma cases saw an increase of 3.5%  to 1,265 cases for the week of Sept 15 Sept to 21, compared to 1,222 cases in the previous week, due to the current haze blanketing most parts

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Haze: Two flights cancelled at Ipoh airport

IPOH: Two of the five flights scheduled at the Sultan Azlan Shah Airport (LTSAS) today were cancelled due to the haze. LTSAS manager Mohd Ali Osman said the cancellations involved AirAsia flight movements for the Johor Bahru-Ipoh-Singapore and Singapore-Ipoh-Johor Bahru

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Haze: Schools in Kuala Lumpur to reopen today

All 296 schools in Kuala Lumpur closed last Thursday and Friday due to the haze situation will resume classes today, Federal Territory Education Department director Maznah Abu Bakar said. In a statement, she said the Air Pollutant Index (API) at

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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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Johan Setia tops haze index

PUCHONG: Johan Setia in Selangor continues to top in the haze index at 193 at 9am. In neighbouring Kuala Lumpur, Batu Muda recorded 171. In Tasek Ipoh, Perak the reading was 168. The highest air pollution index reading in Penang

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Sarawak sees increase in haze-related diseases

The number of asthmas, conjunctivitis and respiratory tract infection (URTI) cases in Sarawak recorded an increase due to the haze in the state. The Health Ministry, in a statement yesterday, said that from monitoring at 15 haze sentinel facilities in

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