Very good air quality in most areas of Bangkok World

Very good air quality in most areas of Bangkok

People in Bangkok have less to worry about when it comes to levels of particulate matter of 25 microns or less in diameter (PM2.5), as overall air quality in most areas of the capital has improved.
Thailand announces measures against smog World

Thailand announces measures against smog

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) on January 21 announced four urgent measures to deal with the hazardous ultra-fine dust levels in the air in the capital.
Hanoi schools to shut on bad air days Society

Hanoi schools to shut on bad air days

Kindergartens and primary schools in Hanoi will be closed if the air quality index (AQI) hits 300 and above, equivalent to hazardous levels, city authorities announced on December 25.
Palm oil blamed for 39 percent of forest loss in Borneo island World

Palm oil blamed for 39 percent of forest loss in Borneo island

The palm oil industry was responsible for at least 39 percent of forest loss on the biodiversity-rich island of Borneo between 2000 and 2018, according to data from the Centre for International Forest Research (CIFOR), a research firm based in Indonesia.
Indonesia’s haze remains an issue for Singapore World

Indonesia’s haze remains an issue for Singapore

Singapore’s Environment and Water Resources Minister Masagos Zulkifli asked for more efforts to be made to completely eliminate the haze problems though fewer fire hotspots were recorded in Indonesia.
Indonesian fires pollute Malaysia’s air ASEAN

Indonesian fires pollute Malaysia’s air

Many places across Malaysia are witnessing rising air pollution levels as the southwest monsoon winds blow smoke from land and forest fires in Sumatra, Indonesia, northward.
Singapore air suffering from smoke World

Singapore air suffering from smoke

Singapore’s air quality has pushed unhealthy levels as a result of forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia, according to the National Environment Agency (NEA).