DEPUTY Prime Minister Aun Pornmoniroth said that Asean should enhance coordination to cope with forest fires.
The Hat Yai municipality endures the thickest haze yet from the current spate of Indonesian forest fires.
Nearly 2,500 Malaysian schools are closed due to toxic haze from Indonesia’s fires.
Schools in two cities in the Indonesian part of Borneo island will be closed for a week after smoke from forest fires caused air quality to hit “dangerous” levels, a local government official said on Sunday.
Indonesia is deploying thousands of military and police to douse forest fires.