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Latest Malaysian haze Stories

2008-08-11 15:00:46

By BILL MCKEOWN California has given us many wonderful things: Sonny and Cher. Body waxing. "The Real Housewives of Orange County." On Friday -- and continuing through next week -- California is giving us something not quite so delightful: haze.

2005-08-13 00:59:05

By Jalil Hamid KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia lifted a state of emergency in two areas near the capital on Saturday after air pollution levels fell well below the danger mark, easing the country's worst pollution crisis in eight years.

2005-08-12 23:26:46

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia on Saturday lifted a state of emergency in two areas near the capital after air pollution levels fell below the danger mark, state media said, as the country's worst pollution crisis in eight years eased.

2005-08-12 07:32:20

By Bazuki Muhammad and Ade Rina KUALA SELANGOR, Malaysia/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Malaysia got a short breathing space on Friday from its worst air pollution crisis in eight years as changing winds scattered acrid smoke from forest fires burning in neighboring Indonesia.

2005-08-12 03:17:26

By Bazuki Muhammad and Ade Rina PORT KLANG, Malaysia/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Malaysians prayed for rain on Friday and a quick end to the country's worst pollution crisis in eight years as residents choked on acrid forest-fire smoke blowing in from neighboring Indonesia.

2005-08-11 22:27:11

By Jahabar Sadiq PORT KLANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Malaysia's worst pollution crisis in eight years appeared to ease on Friday, a week after large parts of the country began choking on thick forest-fire smoke blowing across from neighboring Indonesia.

2005-08-11 13:31:59

By Bazuki Muhammad PORT KLANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Malaysia declared an emergency near its capital on Thursday as acrid haze from Indonesian forest fires drove air pollution readings into the danger zone, forcing a brief closure of its biggest port.

2005-08-11 06:49:28

By Bazuki Muhammad PORT KLANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Malaysia declared an emergency near its capital on Thursday as acrid haze from Indonesian forest fires drove air pollution readings into the danger zone, forcing a brief closure of its biggest port.

2005-08-10 21:31:38

By Mark Bendeich KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia sought crisis talks with its biggest neighbor on Thursday as Indonesian forest fires smothered peninsular Malaysia in a choking haze, threatening public health and raising fears for its economy.


Latest Malaysian haze Reference Libraries

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2009-07-06 16:44:13

Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....

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