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Haze disappoints but does not deter tourists

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12  --  The poor air quality in the city caused by the ongoing haze, is not deterring local and foreign tourists alike, from continuing with their visits to various attractions here including KL Tower. 

When Bernama paid a visit to the iconic structure, viewing activities on its Sky Deck were continuing as per normal, with the KL Tower management taking the initiative to distribute protective masks to visitors.

“It is a bit sad because my aim is to capture the view of KL, but visibility today is foggy because of the haze”, said Indian tourist Mukesh Kathed, 47, also noting that the weather was hotter than usual, while Dutch traveller, Hans Van Bijsterveld, 28, hopes to find better weather in Pulau Perhentian, Terengganu which he plans to visit this weekend.....

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ATM veteran sets up orphanage to give back to society


SHAH ALAM, Sept 12  -- Even after retiring from the Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) in the 70s, Datuk Ibrahim Osman chose to keep serving the nation by setting up an orphanage.

 
 

MSM: Our sugar products are fully halal-compliant


KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12  -- Refined sugar producer MSM Malaysia Holding Bhd has reassured consumers that its sugar products are 100 per cent halal guaranteed and certified by the Malaysian authorities including the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM).

 
 

MMC allowed to operate again since yesterday


SEREMBAN,  Sept 12  -- Mawar Medical Center (MMC) here has been given permission by the Health Ministry to reopen for operation effective yesterday.

 
 

Haze: People in Selangor start taking precautions, using face mask


KLANG, Sept 12  -- The people of Selangor have started taking precautionary measures following the haze that has hit several areas in the state which has recorded unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings.

 
 

Haze forces five Selangor schools to close


SHAH ALAM, Sept 12 -- Air quality which reached the ‘very unhealthy’ level in the Johan Setia area in Klang due to the haze forced the closure of five schools in the vicinity today.

 
 

Three districts in N. Sembilan record higher API


NILAI, Sept 11 -- Nilai, Seremban and Port Dickson in Negeri Sembilan which recorded unhealthy Air Pollution Index (API) since yesterday continue to record higher levels today.

 
 

Visibility of KL Tower, Petronas Twin Towers blocked by haze


KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 11 -- Tourists in the federal capital were left disappointed as the most popular landmarks in the federal capital were not very visible for taking pictures as at noon today following low air quality due to the haze phenomenon.

 
 

Popular restaurant in Klang demolished following court order


KLANG, Sept 11  -- A popular restaurant here, Berkeley Corner at Taman Berkeley here, was demolished by the authorities in an operation last night.

 
 

Haze: Public advised to take preventive steps to reduce effects on health


SHAH ALAM, Sept 10 -- The Selangor Health Department has advised people living in the state to take preventive steps to reduce the health effects caused by the current haze.

 
 

Father pleads guilty to caning daughters


KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 10 -- A father pleaded guilty in the Sessions Court here today to two charges of caning his daughters aged 10 and 6 years, resulting in injuries to their hands and backs.

 
 
 

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