It was reported that the haze situation in southern Sarawak had worsened today. \n
\”We will monitor it (the situation) closely and make decision when we need to. Otherwise, you will only create panic,\” said deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching. \n
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\”We will monitor it (the situation) closely and make decision when we need to. Otherwise, you will only create panic,\” said deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching.
The API at Sri Aman rose to the hazardous level of 417 at 11am and three areas in Sarawak recorded very unhealthy air quality level with the API reading in Sarikei is at 225, Samarahan at 218 and Kuching at 244. \n
On universities and colleges, Teo said higher learning institutions had been given autonomous power and as such could make their own decisions on suitable measures to be taken due to the haze. \n
Also present were DKLS Industries Bhd chairman Datuk Ding Pei Chai and DKLS Linguistic Ambassador Award programme\u2019s next season working partner Ben Howard. \n
Teo said the ministry had been monitoring the situation to ensure students’ learning would not be affected by school closure due to the haze. \n
\”We are watching (things) very closely so that the syllabus and students’ learning will not be affected,\” she said after attending the 2019 DKLS Linguistic Ambassador Award\” Essay Writing Competition prize presentation ceremony.
PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry is keeping a close watch on the haze situation and will not make any rash decision which could create panic.