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Aftermath: A banana clump standing amidst a scorched surrounding.

Forest fire goes out of control

30 July 2014

SIBU: People staying near Bukit Lima Forest Park here had the scare of their life when a forest fire went out of control and threatened to spread to their houses.

Photo of Solar Mounting Structure Installation at Star Bukit Jelutong, Shah Alam. November 13, 2013. FAIHAN GHANI/The Star.

Educating consumers to be more energy-efficient

30 July 2014

Sustainable Energy Development Authority sheds some light on the Government’s efforts to improve energy efficiency and adopt alternative energy sources.

Working towards a brighter future

30 July 2014

Sustainable Energy Development Authority sheds some light on the Government’s efforts to improve energy efficiency and adopt alternative energy sources.

Standing strong: A banana tree is spared from the forest fire at the Bukit Lima Forest Park in Sibu.

Residents' close call with forest fire

30 July 2014

SIBU: People staying near the Bukit Lima Forest Park here are unlikely to forget July 26 in a hurry when a forest fire came close to their homes.

More than 400 hotspots detected in Indonesia

30 July 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 400 hotspots have been detected in Indonesia.

More down with respiratory woes

30 July 2014

PETALING JAYA: Clinics around the Klang Valley have seen up to a 40% increase in the number of patients with respiratory problems and other haze-related conditions.

Grey shroud: The hazy skyline in Port Klang at 4.15pm yesterday.

Hazy Raya with big rise in hotspots

30 July 2014

PETALING JAYA: Hari Raya turned out to be a hazy one nationwide with many areas recording unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings.

To cut down on unwanted packaging waste, Yasmin Rasyid always relies on reuseable plastic containers when packing buka puasa fare. - NORAFIFI EHSAN/The Star

A no-frills affair

28 July 2014

“People who come to my house can’t tell that it’s a Muslim place or that I’m actually celebrating Raya,” jokes Yasmin Rasyid.

KL shroudded in haze around 12pm . RAYMOND OOI/ The Star

Three areas record unhealthy API readings

28 July 2014

PETALING JAYA: Three areas – Seri Manjung in Perak, Port Klang in Selangor and Sibu, Sarawak – have recorded unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings of 101, 119 and 177.

Explain lowering water cut-off marker, S'gor told

28 July 2014

KLANG: The Selangor government’s decision to lower the water cut-off marker at the Sungai Selangor dam from 37% to 30% must be explained in detail, Klang MP Charles Santiago said.

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