Tag Archives: Air Pollution Index (API)

In Hong Kong, confronting pollution’s risks

The day’s air pollution, not the weather, is arguably the favorite topic of discussion among Hong Kong locals. For casual observers, the level of pollution on a given day is often determined simply by looking at Victoria Harbor. If the … Continue reading

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Air quality over Penang at moderate level

After touching the unhealthy level, the air quality in Penang has improved and is now hovering just below the mark in one area and lower in other parts. According to the Asean Specialised Meteorological Centre’s website, 310 hotspots were detected … Continue reading

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Hong Kong’s Dirty Air is Worst in Two Years

Roadside air-pollution levels hit a two-year high in some parts of Hong Kong this week, obscuring the city’s vistas in a sea of white haze and prompting the government to warn the young, the elderly and people with heart or … Continue reading

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Kuala Lumpur: Haze drifting in from Riau

A Department of Environment statement attributed the bad air quality in the Klang Valley and Perak today to the haze coming in from across the border from Sumatera, Indonesia. The haze is expected to last for several days due to … Continue reading

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