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Landslide at major road as flash floods hit KL centre

Areas affected include Segambut Indah, Sungai Penchala and the Central Market area towards Brickfields.

Landslide report not harsh enough on MBPP, say residents

The Tanjung Bungah Residents Association says MBPP did not conduct site checks despite knowing that a steep slope was under construction there.

Act against engineers for negligence, urges Tanjung Bungah landslide commission

It says 'remote-control' supervision of worksite via WhatsApp by an engineer was 'negligence of the worse kind'.

Drop charges, landslide-hit Bukit Kukus road builders appeal to AGC

Court adjourns the case to Sept 27 to await decision from AGC.

At least 13 dead, 16 missing as Typhoon Lekima slams east...

More heavy rain was forecast for southeastern China with authorities warning of possible flash floods, mudslides and landslides caused by the downpours.

34 killed in Myanmar, many more feared missing

Search and rescue teams are racing to find survivors and recover bodies from the deep sludge with excavators and their bare hands.

At least 13 killed in Myanmar jade mine landslide

Dozens die each year in landslides caused by jade mining, a dangerous and poorly regulated industry in Kachin state between the country's borders with China and India.

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.

Repairs completed, traffic on Jalan Batu Ferringhi returns to normal

Only one lane of the road to tourist spots had been open following Tuesday's landslide that took the lives of 4 workers.

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.

Now, group questions Penang council’s ability to detect illegal earthworks

Penang Forum asks how MBPP could have missed the unauthorised earthworks at Batu Ferringhi which caused a landslide on Tuesday night.

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.

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.