SYDNEY (Nov 12): Bushfire danger across the Australian State of New South Wales (NSW) remained at an all time high on Tuesday morning, with authorities closing hundreds of schools at risk and warning all residents to prepare for the worst, Xinhua news agency reported.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 11): Housing and Local Government Deputy Minister Senator Datuk Raja Kamarul Bahrin said there was nearly 1,500 cases of open burning and forest fires in Malaysia during the haze season in August and September this year, the Malay Mail reported today.
KUANTAN (Nov 6): The cleaning up works in the landslide area at Jalan Genting-Amber Court, Genting Highlands near here, is expected to be completed tonight.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 6): A revenue official was burnt alive by an assailant at her workplace in the state of Telangana, south India, reports said yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 5): The three-month study on the direction and impact of the Cross-Boundary Pollution Act is expected to be completed in January next year, the Dewan Rakyat was told yesterday.
SHAH ALAM (Nov 4): The Coroner’s Court here today allowed an application by Attorney General (AG) Tan Sri Tommy Thomas (pictured) for a stay of the committal proceedings filed against him over statements he made with regards to the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
KUALA KUBU BAHRU (Nov 4): The Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia (JBPM) is in full state of preparedness to mobilise 10,500 personnel and officers to face the possibility of a second wave of floods following the transition of the northeast monsoon season.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 4): For 45 minutes, a man's leg remained stuck in an escalator, before the Fire and Rescue Department managed to extricate him from the machine.