Topic: Tanjung Bungah
Design engineers at fault in landslide tragedy
GEORGE TOWN: The State Commission of Inquiry (SCI) tasked with investigating the Tanjung Bungah landslide in October 2017 has found the design engineer of the slope primarily responsible for the incident that claimed 11 lives.
Consider plight of fisherfolk
WE read with great interest the recent media reports on how off-shore sand mining and reclamation have negatively impacted on the livelihood of thousands of coastal fishermen.
‘Reclamation unlinked to Teluk Bahang woes’
GEORGE TOWN: Environmental experts have ascertained that the reclamation in Gurney Drive has no connection with the pollution and mass deaths of fish affecting Teluk Bahang.
‘MACC interviewed Jho Low in 2015’
KUALA LUMPUR: Two central figures in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, who remain as fugitives, were found by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commis-sion (MACC) in 2015, the High Court heard.
Rain and fire in Penang
GEORGE TOWN: While it was raining cats and dogs in most places in Penang, two terrace houses were, however, razed in Tanjung Bungah.
Giant-killer Jeyakumar is new PSM chairman
PETALING JAYA: “Giant-killer” Dr Michael Jeyakumar Devaraj was elected as the new chairman of Parti Socialis Malaysia today and pledged that PSM will go full ahead on climate change, affordable ho...
Resort issued stop-work order
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Island City Council has issued a stop-work order on works being done on a retaining wall at a beach resort in Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Penang, which collapsed and killed four foreign workers on Tuesday.
‘Construction mishap, not landslide’
GEORGE TOWN: The incident that claimed four lives at a beach resort in Tanjung Bungah was a construction mishap, said Penang Island City Council (MBPP) mayor Yew Tung Seang.
Four bodies from Tanjung Bungah landslide recovered
The operation to find and extricate all four Myanmar workers buried alive in thelandslide at a construction site at Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Tanjung Bungah has beencalled off after the last body was foun...
All 4 bodies recovered in Penang landslide
GEORGE TOWN: The body of the fourth construction worker who was buried alive in a landslide at Batu Ferringhi last night was found this morning, bringing an end to the search and recovery (SAR) effort...
Batu Ferringhi landslide: Three bodies found
GEORGE TOWN, June 26 — One more body belonging to a victim of a landslide at the site of a retaining wall construction site in Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Tanjung Bungah, near here, was found at 12.15am, ...
4 feared dead in latest Penang landslide
GEORGE TOWN: Four Myanmar nationals are feared dead after a landslide struck a construction site tonight off the coastal road towards Batu Ferringhi, about eight months after the landslide in Paya Ter...
Cracked drain causes road cave-in
GEORGE TOWN: A cracked underground drain caused rainwater to flood the earth beneath a road in Tanjung Bungah, causing a retaining wall to burst open and creating a 10m-wide “cavern” beneath the road.
State govt urged to tackle heavy metal pollution
GEORGE TOWN: The state government must set up an emergency task force to address the heavy metal pollution in the sea off Tanjung Bungah and Penang National Park in Teluk Bahang, said Tanjung Bungah Residents’ Association chairman Meena Raman.