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Indonesia 14 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Task force needs 10 days to douse Sumatra fires

JAKARTA: The multinational task force helping Indonesia to put out fires in South Sumatra has met with some success, but it will take about 10 days before the flames can be largely extinguished, said a minister.

AseanPlus News 13 Oct 2015 | 2:30 PM

Minister: Task force needs about 10 days to douse Sumatra fires

INDONESIA: The multinational task force helping Indonesia to put out fires in South Sumatra has met with some success, but it will take about 10 days before the flames can be largely extinguished, said a minister.

Nation 26 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Put out Sumatra fires, Indonesia told

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has called upon Indonesia to immediately extinguish and prevent further land and forest fires in Central Sumatra that are responsible for the transboundary haze since Sunday, says Environment and Natural Resources Minister Datuk Seri G. Palanivel.

Nation 29 Jun 2013 | 4:10 PM

National Security Council to declare emergency order if API breaches 500, says Palanivel

BANTING: The National Security Council will declare an emergency order if the air quality in any particular area reaches 500 and above on the Air Pollutant Index (API).

Nation 27 Jun 2013 | 8:06 PM

Haze: Rain helps to douse raging Sumatra fires, hotspots reduced to 54

PETALING JAYA: Rain over central Sumatra the past few days helped to douse the raging fires there, bringing blue skies to most parts of the country.

Nation 27 Jun 2013 | 10:38 AM

Haze: Rain helps to douse raging Sumatra fires, hotspots reduced to 54

PETALING JAYA: Rain over central Sumatra the past few days helped to douse the raging fires there, bringing blue skies to most parts of the country.

Nation 27 Jun 2013 | 10:12 AM

Haze: Malaysia, Indonesia agree to work together to overcome haze problem

JAKARTA: Malaysia and Indonesia agreed to work together to find a permanent solution to the haze problem that affected the region said Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri G. Palanivel.

Nation 26 Jun 2013 | 7:30 AM

Haze: 40 times cheaper to burn than use machines, says expert

PETALING JAYA: The slash and burn method of land clearing is 40 times cheaper than using machines, thus making it difficult for Indonesia to stop open burning.

Nation 26 Jun 2013 | 7:30 AM

Haze: Eight farmers arrested for setting Sumatra fires

PETALING JAYA: Indonesian authorities have arrested eight farmers for setting illegal fires on Sumatra island to clear land after numerous blazes created a thick haze choking parts of Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia, reports The Jakarta Post.

Nation 26 Jun 2013 | 7:30 AM

Parliament: MCA calls for Haze Taskforce

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA deputy president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai has called for a bipartisan Haze Taskforce comprising MPs from both sides, Department of Environment officials, and NGO representatives.