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Activist slams Penang govt over hill clearing

Authorities accused of turning blind eye to land owner who twice ignored a stop-work order.

Sarawak to probe concerns over Kuching quarry operations near residential areas

The state government will not compromise on the safety of the people, says assistant minister after residents raise concerns.

Carry out soil check from Kuching quarry operations, Sarawak govt told

DAP says residents near quarry just outside the city are concerned over their safety.

Orang Asli get water scare after quarry opens in forest reserve

They hope the authorities will prevent quarries operating in forest reserves.

This place is the pits: China opens luxury hotel in quarry

The hotel, which is one of a growing number of bold architectural designs springing up in China, hugs one side of the pit wall, with a waterfall cascading down the opposite face.

Blasts, tremors in Perak not connected to quarry activities

Source of blasts and tremors still a mystery but unconnected to any earthquakes.

Call for probe over lack of safety measures at quarry

Penang Citizens Awareness Chant Group says the quarry should be shut down for the safety of the residents who live just 100 metres away.

Landslide: Penang BN accuses state govt of fooling people

Penang BN chairman says despite what has been stated, 56 hill projects above the permitted height of 76 metres were approved since 2008.

Penang landslide: Zairil fires back at critics

Bukit Bendera MP says Penang government followed due procedure and that approval for development was based on the views of federal government agencies as well.

No request for environment assessment at condo site, says Lim

Penang chief minister says if Department of Environment had requested for it, state government would have instructed developer to conduct the assessment.

‘Only 15 units of public houses per acre allowed in Tanjung...

Residents' body says the local authorities have been blatantly ignoring Penang State Structure Plan 2007-2020 and approving condo projects there.

Mud pool that killed 5 elephants an old quarry

Sabah Forestry Department says mud pool was once a source of water in the event of a fire but over time had turned into a deep mud pool.

6 quarry workers escape drowning off Penang, one missing

The workers were working on Gurney Drive reclamation works and had gone to Pulau Jerejak in search of rocks.