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Strange sludge washes up at Batu Ferringhi beach

A visitor from Subang Jaya said there was a foul stench accompanying the sludge on Sunday but authorities say the waters today were clean and suspect that layers of sludge was washed ashore by a large wave.

All I could do was scream, says worker who survived Penang...

The worker recalls seeing the landslide which buried four of his workmates alive at a resort in Batu Ferringhi.

Stop-work order at landslide-hit resort in Batu Ferringhi

City engineer says all activities at the resort have been ordered to stop until the council has obtained advice and recommendations on public safety.

Ban heavy vehicles until hill slope audit is carried out, says...

USM's Associate Prof Ahmad Hilmy Abdul Hamid says vibrations from passing heavy vehicles could weaken the earth and road foundations at the site of the landslide in Batu Ferringhi.

PWD to repair slope at Penang landslide area

Work to take three to four weeks to ensure both lanes of Jalan Batu Ferringhi are safe to use.

Resort in Penang landslide told to come up with repair plans...

The resort owner has also been issued a stop-work order and told to cordon off the affected area.

Earthworks by resort caused Batu Ferringhi landslide, PWD reports

The only decent road to Batu Ferringhi is reduced to one lane.

Penang yet to learn from past landslides, says activist

Meenakshi Raman says the construction site should have been monitored by the authorities, especially given that no permission was obtained for the work.

All 4 bodies recovered in Penang landslide

Authorities say the construction work was carried out without permission from the local council.

4 feared dead in latest Penang landslide

This comes after 20 were killed in two landslide incidents at construction sites on the island over the past 20 months.

Penang jet ski operator suspended over 9-year-old’s death

City council inquiry decides to suspend beach sports operator pending police probe.

9-year-old boy dies in jet ski accident at Batu Ferringhi

His family, from Selangor, had gone to Penang for the school holidays.

‘Teh tarik’ river the bane of Tanjung Bungah fishermen

River in Tanjung Bungah turns muddy following landslide on high land upstream.

Zairil grilled by condo residents in Batu Ferringhi

Residents unhappy with non-committal stance taken by DAP’s Tanjung Bungah candidate.

Hilton finally sets foot in Penang with premium resort

American hotel chain enters an already competitive hotel industry in Penang by opening its first DoubleTree Resort in Malaysia.

Tourists lament loss of friendly dog due to MBPP action

Tourists at Batu Ferringhi mourn the death of female dog Butcho who allegedly died after being caught and tranquilised by Penang Island City Council officers.

Penang to sign final contract for 3 main roads project

DoE gives conditional approval to project, state government to start off with bypass from Tanjung Bungah to Teluk Bahang.

P Pinang mesti pinda undang-undang usir setinggan, kata ketua pembangkang

Undang-undang sedia ada tidak mewajibkan pemilik tanah mendedahkan rancangan pembinaan, justeru tidak diwajibkan untuk menempatkan semula penduduk atau memberi bayaran ex-gratia.

Penang must plug ‘loophole’ in squatter eviction, says Umno

Landowners are going straight to court to avoid paying compensation to residents, says state opposition leader Jahara Hamid.

Batu Ferringhi villagers to get new homes; 3 months to leave

PM allocates RM10 million for housing project next to the village while state government to expedite housing plans.

Batu Ferringhi villagers look to escape eviction for third time

Politicians lobby the landowner of a Malay village comprising 500 residents to spare them from being evicted.

Baby girl wrapped in cloth is placed in a box near...

Northeast district police chief ACP Anuar Omar said the baby girl was found wrapped in cloth and left by a garbage bin at the food court.

More Malaysians holidaying in Penang

The ringgit's slide may have discouraged overseas travel, but new tourist attractions on the island may also explain the increase in the number of domestic tourists.

Country’s first sea outfalls to open in Penang next week

The sea outfalls offer a great view of Penang's northern seas.