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Lombok’s Mount Rinjani: Only for the truly adventurous

The trek to Mount Rinjani will take three days up super steep slopes and you will spend two nights camping at sites around 2,600 metres on the crater rim.

Everest’s Hillary Step now a ‘slope’, climbers say

The Hillary Step had once been a near-vertical rock face.

Tg Bungah tragedy: I couldn’t sleep for a week, says safety...

Raj Kumar Shanmugam says safety culture is still not prevalent at construction sites.

Tg Bungah tragedy: Soil erosion went unheeded, says safety officer

He says he was accused of being a busybody but still issued memo to contractors to rectify cracks on hill surface that collapsed, killing 11 workers.

Penang landslide: Soil unstable as early as June, says expert

Soil nailing specialist tells state commission of inquiry into Tanjung Bungah landslide tragedy in October that excavation work had resulted in soil movement.

BN reps walk out of Penang assembly after motion amended

They claim amended motion is a mockery of the original, which was intended to control hillside development.

Landslide on Mount Kinabalu slope

Sabah Defence Force monitoring situation, no loss of life nor injury reported.

50 houses on Mt Erskine slopes may collapse

For a permanent solution, nearly all 650 homes at the former Hock Seng Estate need to be vacated, says Pulau Tikus assemblyman.

Landslide in Camerons forces 25 to flee homes

The incident happened after the hill slope behind four houses gives way early today.