Tag: forest fire

Dr M: “I don’t know why Indonesia is not accepting our help.”

Malaysia—Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad expressed bewilderment at Jakarta's dismissal of Malaysia's aid to put out the raging forest fires that are gravely affecting neigbours such as Sumatra, Malaysia, Kalimantan, and Singapore. Prime Minister Mahathir said that Malaysia "had offered help all the time" to put...

NEA: Persistent Sumatran forest fires may cause increasingly “unhealthy” air in Singapore

Singapore — Singaporeans, prepare for more polluted air as the situation in Sumatra worsens. The National Environment Agency warned of increasingly "unhealthy" air quality. On Tuesday evening, the 24-hour Pollutant Standard Index (PSI) ranged between 85 and 96. A PSI ranging from 101 and 200 is...