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API in Kuching, Sri Aman, Samarahan very unhealthy

PUCHONG: The Air Pollutant Index for Kuching, Sri Aman and Samarahan have shot up to very unhealthy levels as at 10am. Kuching hit a high of 248, while the readings in Sri Aman and Samarahan are 246 and 202 respectively.

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Eight areas in Sarawak record unhealthy API

MIRI: Eight areas in Sarawak recorded unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings compared to six yesterday, with Kuching registering very unhealthy API at 204, as at 9am this morning. Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee (JPBN) secretariat head, Major Ismail Mahedin

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Haze: Malaysia sends diplomatic note to Indonesia

Malaysia will urge Indonesia to take immediate action to fight haze as Jakarta has detected a spike in worsening forest fires across the archipelago. During the dry season, Indonesian farmers use fire to clear land, often for palm and pulp

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Three areas in Sarawak record unhealthy API

MIRI: Miri, Sri Aman and Samarahan have recorded an unhealthy Air Pollution Index (API) as of 9 am today. Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee Secretariat Major Ismail Mahedin from the Sarawak Civil Defence Corps said Sri Aman recorded an API

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Haze forces two schools in Miri to close

MIRI: A total of 1,906 pupils including 50 pre-schoolers, from two primary schools here were unable to continue the school session today as the schools were forced to close due to worsening haze in the Kuala Baram area. Sarawak State

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Haze condition worsens in Sri Aman, Miri

KUCHING: After a respite, the haze has worsened again in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak. According to Department of Environment data, the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading for Sri Aman at 10 am was 241 (very unhealthy air quality)

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Miri still suffering from horrible haze

KUALA LUMPUR: Air quality in the Miri division in Sarawak is still at the hazardous level with the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading at 345, as of 10 pm. The Department of Environment (DOE) said the peak API reading was

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Haze, embarrassing to Jokowi

JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, said the haze caused by forest fires in Indonesia has been an embarrassment for him to face Malaysia and Singapore as the problem has affected them. “I sometimes feel embarrassed. This

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