Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 17:16
Several Chinese cities on Sunday closed expressways and cancelled flights as heavy fog and smog continue to grip a large part of the country.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 20:19
Heavy haze still shrouded China Saturday, with highways closed and flights delayed or cancelled following an alert for haze.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 10:03
Southeast Asian leaders on Wednesday approved a new system aimed at cracking down on illegal forest fires blamed for the region`s worst smog crisis in years.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 14:08
Smog from slash-and-burn agricultural fires in Indonesia has been blamed for killing an asthmatic woman in southern Malaysia.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 13:39
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has apologised for the haze from fires in his country that blanketed Singapore and Malaysia and caused record-setting pollution.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 00:30
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Monday apologized to Singapore and Malaysia for record-setting pollution caused by forest fires in his country.
Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 19:20
Malaysia on Monday faced an upsurge in health problems after thick haze blanketing Singapore moved to many parts of the country with some provinces reporting 100% jump in respiratory complications.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 15:09
Environment minister G. Palanivel said the air pollutant index (API) hit 750 in the town of Muar -- a 16-year high for Malaysia -- Sunday morning, with two other towns also reaching hazardous levels.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 14:33
Malaysia declared emergency on Sunday in two southern districts choked by smog blamed on forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia, as air pollution levels reached highest level in 16 years.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 15:43
Indonesia on Thursday accused Singapore of acting "like a child" over choking smog from forest fires in Sumatra that has triggered the city-state`s worst environmental crisis in more than a decade, as the two nations held talks.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012, 10:37
Delhi woke up to a hazy morning on Wednesday as well, with the minimum temperature settling at 14.3 degrees Celsius, average for this time of the season.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 07, 2012, 20:35
A thick haze over Delhi`s skyline has indicated a sharp drop in air quality.
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