Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke  TODAYonline

JAKARTA — Thousands of Indonesians prayed for rain in haze-hit towns on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo on Wednesday (Sept 11), as forest fires raged at ...

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JAKARTA — Thousands of Indonesians prayed for rain in haze-hit towns on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo on Wednesday (Sept 11), as forest fires raged at the height of the dry season, the state Antara news agency reported. JAKARTA — Thousands of Indonesians prayed for rain in haze-hit towns on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo on Wednesday (Sept 11), as forest fires raged at the height of the dry season, the state Antara news agency reported.

Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke

“#Malaysia complains of smog from #Indonesia as forest fires flare: https://t.co/Sm4D2Ej4on”

Ashley S. Westerman on Twitter: "#Malaysia complains of smog from #Indonesia as forest fires flare: https://t.co/Sm4D2Ej4on"

“Borneo and Sumatra are on fire and much of Malaysia, Indonesia and S Thailand are shrouded in haze. I dunno, worth covering?”

Adam Minter on Twitter: "Borneo and Sumatra are on fire and much of Malaysia, Indonesia and S Thailand are shrouded in haze. I dunno, worth covering?… https://t.co/S96KTkALwY"

Malaysians have taken to social media to lament about how the haze is affecting them as air quality continued to worsen due to transboundary haze blanketing parts of Peninsular Malaysia and Sarawak on Borneo island.Malaysians have taken to social media to lament about how the haze is affecting them as air quality continued to worsen due to transboundary haze blanketing parts of Peninsular Malaysia and Sarawak on Borneo island.

Malaysians lament on social media as air quality deteriorates due to haze - SE Asia - The Jakarta Post

Photos: Forest fires rage on Sumatra oil palm concessions

The fires are often started by smallholders and plantation owners to clear land for planting.. Read more at straitstimes.com.SE Asia News -The fires are often started by smallholders and plantation owners to clear land for planting.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Indonesian provinces of Riau and Jambi shut schools due to haze caused by peatland fires, SE Asia News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Malaysia has stepped up pressure on neighbouring Indonesia to tackle huge blazes tearing through its rainforests and smothering Southeast Asia in smog, as fires typically started to clear land for crops send diplomatic tensions soaring Burning...Malaysia has stepped up pressure on neighbouring Indonesia to tackle huge blazes tearing through its rainforests and smothering Southeast Asia in smog, as fires typically started to clear land for crops send diplomatic tensions soaring Burning...

Malaysia piles pressure on Indonesia over smog-belching fires | Coconuts Jakarta

KUCHING, Sept 11 — Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas today refuted claims by Indonesian Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar that the haze blanketing Kuala Lumpur was originating from Sarawak. He said there is no way that the haze originated from...KUCHING, Sept 11 — Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas today refuted claims by Indonesian Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar that the haze blanketing Kuala Lumpur was originating from Sarawak. He said there is no way that the haze originated from...

Sarawak has nothing to do with KL haze, deputy CM tells Jakarta | Malaysia | Malay Mail

The weather bureau said satellite images show the haze that affected the Malaysian Peninsula last week did not come from Indonesia.The weather bureau said satellite images show the haze that affected the Malaysian Peninsula last week did not come from Indonesia.

Indonesia Denies Responsibility for Haze Affecting Malaysia

Authorities shut most schools in parts of Indonesia's Sumatra island to protect children from a thick, noxious haze as deliberately set fires burned through peatland forests, officials said Wednesday. Indonesia's Disaster Mitigation Agency said more than 3,600 fires have been detected on SumatraAuthorities shut most schools in parts of Indonesia's Sumatra island to protect children from a thick, noxious haze as deliberately set fires burned through peatland forests, officials said Wednesday. Indonesia's Disaster Mitigation Agency said more than 3,600 fires have been detected on Sumatra

Indonesian province shuts schools due to forest fire haze

Thousands of people in Indonesia prayed for rain in haze-hit towns throughout Sumatra and Borneo islands as forest fires raged at the height of the dry season, Antara news agency reported on September 11.Thousands of people in Indonesia prayed for rain in haze-hit towns throughout Sumatra and Borneo islands as forest fires raged at the height of the dry season, Antara news agency reported on September 11.

Indonesian people pray for rain amid raging forest fires | ASEAN | Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus)

'If what she said is true, it is really shocking,' says Douglas Uggah Embas.

Haze from S'wak? Look at the right map, DCM tells Indonesian minister

JAKARTA: Haze that has been shrouding parts of Malaysia did not entirely originate from Indonesia, the archipelago’s Environmental Affairs and ...JAKARTA: Haze that has been shrouding parts of Malaysia did not entirely originate from Indonesia, the archipelago’s Environmental Affairs and ...

Malaysia not transparent about its own forest fires, says Indonesian minister - CNA

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has informed Indonesia of its concern regarding the impact of the persistent transboundary haze.PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has informed Indonesia of its concern regarding the impact of the persistent transboundary haze.

Concerted efforts to address root cause | The Star Online

World News - KUALA LUMPUR: The haze tightened its unhealthy grip across parts of South-east Asia as growing hot spots in Indonesia sent pollution indexes in Sarawak, areas around Kuala Lumpur and some parts of Sumatra into the unhealthy range. Singapore, too, was not spared yesterday,... Read more at www.tnp.sgKUALA LUMPUR: The haze tightened its unhealthy grip across parts of South-east Asia as growing hot spots in Indonesia sent pollution...

Schools close in Sarawak, Jambi as haze tightens grip, Latest World News - The New Paper

The Indonesian government has sent 9,000 military, police and disaster agency personnel to fight flames raging through Sumatra and Borneo.The Indonesian government has sent 9,000 military, police and disaster agency personnel to fight flames raging through Sumatra and Borneo.

Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forest fires continue | Free Malaysia Today

KUCHING: Indonesia’s Environmental Affairs and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar has denied that her country is responsible for the haze that has blanketed Malaysia, claiming instead that Sarawak and the peninsula are to be blamed. Alleging that there was a cover-up by Malaysia, she said in a report by the Indonesian newspaper Kompas that sheRead More

Indonesian minister accuses Putrajaya of haze 'cover-up', blames Sarawak and peninsula | Borneo Post Online

A top paediatric doctor has warned face-masks are useless against the toxic carcinogens Borneo's children are being forced to breath as industry folk talk lightly of 'seasonal haze'.......

Squabbling Whilst Borneo Burns And Kids Inhale The Fumes | Sarawak Report