Amidst a surreal hazy backdrop, a Canadian-made Bombardier 415 Super Scooper continued its aerial water-bombing this morning in a bid to douse the persistent Penang Hill fires. The amphibious aircraft, operated by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, made about...
What exactly is causing the worst floods in Thailand? Now, Bangkok is going underwater - and this could be a sign of things to come. Consider ourselves warned. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InOP4rDVdlE?rel=0&w=470&h=348] What are some of the possible causes of...
This excerpt from the Malay Mail is revealing: (Senior meteorologist) Mohd Hisham noted that most of the weather stations on the east coast have recorded almost double the regular amount of rainfall for December. “It was supposed to be 500...
The blotches in red indicate forest loss from 2000 to 2012. Add in climate change and the urge to pour concrete and tar on any green space we can get hold of ... and do we really have to...
The Malaysian economy has entered a critical phase. Integrated into the global trading system as part of an export-led economy and driven by foreign direct investment, the economy today is feeling the effects of a global slowdown. Compounding the...