The resort confirmed that a male guest tragically drowned while freediving alone outside the underwater room.
Police say an empty car was found on the lower deck of the vessel, search for victim called off at nightfall.
Measures to prevent such incidents in future will be announced later, says minister.
The villager, who was fishing nearby when the car slid into the river, jumped in to try to save the passengers.
Zuraida Kamaruddin says a safety expert who questioned the standard operating procedures should read the full report before drawing conclusions.
Six firefighters had drowned while searching for his body yesterday.
It also announces RM20,000 aid to each of the six firemen who died in search for drowning victim.
Incident happened at mining pond in Taman Putra Perdana, Puchong.
Lawyer for families says he will appeal to get aggravated and exemplary damages from court.
Fire and Rescue Department told to be on standby mode at these rivers and waterfalls in view of school holiday season.
The victims drowned in the Ubangi River after attempting to escape violence in the town of Dongo.
Both had gone swimming at the river mouth in Papar.
In many cases, the body lies in the morgue for days.
Dr Amar Singh of Perak Clinical Research Centre says that in the first nine months this year, 31 children drowned in hotel and theme park swimming pools.
Fire and Rescue Department says search team found the body of G K Easwer, 15, on the riverbed at a depth of four metres.
Nine days after three students drown at a camping trip, parents are still in the dark over what really happened, says report.
Using a backhoe, they take an hour to channel the water from the abandoned mine into a monsoon drain.
Aidil Omar, 78, says the parties who mined bauxite should have been more responsible and filled up the pool with earth instead of abandoning the site.
Masnim Ngah, 41, drowns after she unknowingly drives her car into a three-metre drain alongside a flooded road in Besut, Terengganu.
Activist Lee Lam Thye suggests intensifying awareness campaigns and increasing the monitoring of water recreation activities.
Anis Fatihah Hishamuddin's body is found about 500 metres from where she was reported missing.
Boat runs into anchor chain of a trawler while sailing from Tanjung Dawai to Pantai Merdeka.
Fisherman says he saw the person in the air for about 2-3 minutes, another witness says victim was afloat for 30 minutes then disappeared.
The video apparently shows a boat operator driving past victims despite repeated cries from boat passengers to stop and help.
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