Many cases of open burning despite ban

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 08 Sep 2015

Not clear: The Straits Of Malacca is blurry following the haze that

PETALING JAYA: Over 300 cases of open burning, forest and peat fires nationwide were recorded from Aug 31 to Sept 4.

A check with the Fire and Rescue Department’s website revealed 317 cases for the period.

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Environment , haze , API , Wan Junaidi Tunku Jaafar


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