KUCHING (Sept 20): The army said today it is ready to help extinguish the peat soil and undergrowth fires in Sri Aman in Sarawak that are partly the reason for the air quality there to have gone above 400 as per the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading.
PUTRAJAYA (Sept 19): Malaysia never asked Indonesia why it did not accept its offer of assistance to combat the haze-causing forest fires in the republic, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
KUANTAN (Sept 19): Two chalets and a restaurant in Berjaya Tioman Resort on Tioman Island, Rompin, near here, were destroyed in a fire that broke out early yesterday morning.
PUTRAJAYA (Sept 18): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad warned today that the government will take action against Malaysian companies operating estates in Indonesia responsible for causing the haze now choking many areas of Malaysia.
JOHOR BAHRU (Sept 18): The Indonesian government has been coordinating and communicating with the Malaysian government in its effort to combat the current forest fires in Sumatera and Kalimantan.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 17): FGV Holdings Bhd has not received any report of its subsidiaries involvement in open burning in Indonesia that has contributed to the haze affecting the region, its group chief executive officer Datuk Haris Fadzilah Hassan said.
JAKARTA (Sept 17) Indonesian environmental activists have criticised the government for its apparent lack of seriousness in tackling forest fires, resulting in the bad haze, and affecting public safety.
ALOR SETAR (Sept 17) An auditorium and two classrooms at SMK St Michael here were involved in a fire incident today.