Air Quality Improves, Except In Kuantan

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 – The air quality in the country due to the haze has improved, with only Balok Baru, Kuantan in Pahang recording unhealthy air as at 8 pm Saturday. According to Department of Environment’s (DOE) website, the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading in Kuantan was 101, while the API readings in other

Ringgit Closes Higher Against US Dollar

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 – The dealers said that the ringgit was closed higher against the US dollar for the fifth trading day on continued demand for emerging currencies despite the US Federal Reserve’s decision to maintain the interest rates. The ringgit was quoted at 4.2030/2110 against the US dollar from 4.2500/2600

The Suit Of Tony Pua Against NSTP Has Settled

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 – The defamation suit filed by Petaling Jaya Utara Member of Parliament Tony Pua Kiam Wee against The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Bhd (NSTP) over an article published by New Straits Times newspaper was settled on Friday. Lawyers Guok Ngek Seong represented Tony Pua, while Claudia Cheah

Fail Second Day Cloud Seeding In Sarawak

KUCHING, Sept 18 – The severe haze since the morning of Thursday causes the second day of cloud seeding fail carried out to reduce the effect of haze in several areas in the state of Sarawak. The cloud seeding operation was successfully conducted on Wednesday only. “The operation by the Department of Environment, in

Animal Lovers And Non-Governmental Protest At Komtar

GEORGE TOWN,  SEPT 18 – Animal lovers and non-governmental organisations carrying placards and banners came together in solidarity for dogs at Level Three of Komtar this afternoon. The purpose to protest of this afternoon is to protect the dog which had been ordered by the state government in handling rabies through mass culling

Haze: Two Flights Cancelled While Six Flights Delayed

KUCHING, Sept 18 – The haze at Kuching causes two flights at Kuching International Airport (LTAB Kuching) to cancelled up to 10am on Thursday while six flight had been delayed. The airport’s manager, Mohd Nadzim Hashim said MASwings flights using the Twin Otter aircraft from Kuching-Tanjung Manis and Tanjung Manis-Kuching have been cancelled due

Education Minister: School Reopen Back On Thursday

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 – Education Ministry in the statement here on Wednesday said the schools nationwide will be re-open on Thursday as the haze situation shows signs of improvement. It said the decision was made after scrutinising the Air Pollutant Index (API) readings nationwide as of 4pm on Wednesday.  However, it added

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