Malaysia — This will warn our visitors to Malaysia during the Visit MalaysiaYear 2007 so that they can avoid visiting the country during the haze seasonbetween July and October.
HL Too: Since the haze is occurring with regularity every year for the pastdecade and since the Ministry of Environment has already warned that the haze islikely to occur again next year between July and October, we should declare ahaze season. This will warn our visitors to Malaysia during the Visit MalaysiaYear 2007 so that they can avoid visiting the country during the haze season.
Tourists visiting Malaysia after being seduced by the “Malaysia Truly Asia”advertisements can be forgiven for thinking the Malaysians are only interestedin getting their greedy hands on their hard-earned money with nary a care fortheir health. I’ve just visited a friend who is spending his holidays inside ahotel in Kuala Lumpur. His asthmatic son spend the afternoon in the hotelswimming pool and was coughing and wheezing the whole night.
If we want to our visitors to regard Malaysians as a warm friendly and caringlot instead of a bunch of callous and greedy people, we should advertise andtell our visitors not to come to Malaysia during our hazy season.