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3 killed, dozens buried in illegal Indonesia mine landslide

Rescuers say they can hear the voices of some of those trapped in makeshift mining shafts and believe many are still alive.

Act against Penang city council, officers over Bukit Kukus landslide, says...

If the city council and officers and others involved in the project walk away scot free, it will only promote impunity, says consumer group.

Penang city council among parties to blame for Bukit Kukus landslide,...

Many factors, including heavy rain, contributed to Penang landslide.

Penang elevated road project resumes after deadly landslide

Penang Island City Council says its officials and consultants will carry out regular checks to ensure specifications are met.

Indonesia flood, landslide death toll rises to 26

Parts of the provincial capital Makassar have also been affected.

Bukit Kukus: Contractor must agree with new conditions if road project...

The Department of Safety and Health says stop-work order is still in effect although work to strengthen surrounding slopes is allowed.

Rescuers search for survivors in deadly Java landslide

Landslides are common in Indonesia, a vast tropical archipelago prone to natural disasters and torrential downpours.

Landslides in Java kill 2, leave dozens missing

The landslides buried 30 homes.

Penang explains lack of EIA for Bukit Kukus project

State exco man says the federal Department of Environment gave exemption through a letter in 2015.

Penang landslide: Criminal probe nearly over

Investigation papers into Bukit Kukus landslide that killed 9 will be sent to public prosecutor in a few days.

Cops record statements from 40 people in Bukit Kukus landslide probe

Penang police say they may call in more people for questioning to see if there were elements of negligence in the landslide that claimed nine lives.

Bukit Kukus probe might not be open to NGOs

Penang Deputy Chief Minister I Ahmad Zakiyuddin Abdul Rahman says the purpose of the committee is to keep state officials informed of what happened in the landslide.

Group warns of more rockfalls, landslides in Bukit Kukus

PHW coordinator Rexy Prakash Chacko says there are more dangerously cut hills in the area which have no measures to prevent soil erosion.

Activist: AG must appeal ‘paltry’ RM35,000 fine on Tg Bungah contractor

AG should seek higher fine and push for jail sentence as deterrent to other construction companies.

Confusion of duties hampering effective monitoring of projects in Penang

Jurisdictive silos have exacted immeasurable costs on the environment and now on human lives as well.

At Penang landslide memorial, group questions silence of PH MPs

Activist asks Penang island mayor why the city council did not prosecute contractors over the Tanjung Bungah landslide, saying this will send the wrong signal to irresponsible quarters.

Police begin criminal negligence probe over Penang landslide

Penang police will check if there were lapses in safety aspects at the site, as minister M Kulasegaran reveals three possible causes for the landslide.

Halt Penang Transport Master Plan project in wake of landslides, says...

C4 wants an independent review of the mega project following the latest landslide in Penang which has claimed nine lives so far.

PFP lodges MACC report on Bukit Kukus landslide

The Penang Front Party claims there was abuse of power resulting in the tragedy.

Another landslide hits Cameron Highlands

No casualties were reported in the 5pm incident.

Penang to form high-level committee on Bukit Kukus landslide

The chief minister says existing monitoring guidelines will be overhauled while taking climate change into consideration.

Penang landslide due to ‘wilful non-compliance’, says activist

Environmental activist says compensation for families of those who died in last Friday’s incident must be increased.

Questions on the Bukit Kukus landslide tragedy

The endless avoidance of responsibility and blame must end with someone, or else it will be business as usual after the dust settles.

Engineers to review Bukit Kukus project, says Penang CM

Chow Kon Yeow says corrections will be made if necessary once the stop-work order on the project is withdrawn.