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Nation 13 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM

Group wants memorial to mark 1973 Ipoh tragedy

A group of activists in Ipoh, Perak are trying to put up a memorial plaque near Gunung Cheroh where dozens of people were killed in a rockslide 46 years ago, Makkal Osai reported.

World 20 Oct 2018 | 12:44 AM

Alpine airlift sends in supplies to isolated French villages

PARIS (Reuters) - High in the French Alps, a helicopter airlifts food, logs and a Renault Twingo car for the residents of two tiny hamlets left isolated after a rockslide in April.

Metro News 24 Jan 2018 | 9:37 AM

Emergency team on standby after Tmn Bukit Saga rockfall

Prolintas, concessionaire for the SUKE highway project, said it was still investigating the incident in which a large boulder came crashing down the hill and splashed mud all around.

Metro News 01 Jan 2018 | 12:00 AM

MetroPerak looks back at some of the more eventful moments of 2017

CLEANLINESS was the most hotly discussed topic of the year, especially since Ipoh was dubbed the cleanest city in Malaysia for 2016.

Metro News 14 Dec 2017 | 12:00 AM

‘No to hillslope development‘

SEVERAL environmental non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have come forward to support the residents of Panorama Tambun Perdana (The Dales) in their protest against the land clearing activities spotted at Gunung Panjang, near the residential area.

Metro News 06 Dec 2017 | 12:00 AM

Another case of encroachment

SIX years have passed and Gunung Panjang, the limestone hill that overlooks the Panorama Tambun Perdana (The Dales) residential area on Jalan Tambun, is once again under threat.

Metro News 21 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Bukit Bandaraya folk fear more rockslides may occur

RUBBLE that came down the slope along Jalan Medang Tanduk in hilly Bukit Bandaraya last Saturday has residents fearing that it may be just the tip of the iceberg.

World 28 Sep 2017 | 9:11 AM

Yosemite rock fall kills at least one person, hurts another

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - At least one person was killed and another hurt on Wednesday when a rockslide from the famed El Capitan granite monolith in Yosemite National Park in California rained boulders onto a popular hiking trail, a park spokesman said.

World 21 Jun 2017 | 3:35 PM

Child, three adults feared dead in flooded Greenland village

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Three adults and a child are presumed dead after waves swamped a remote coastal village in northwestern Greenland over the weekend, police said.

Community 02 Feb 2017 | 12:00 AM

Close shave with danger

A MANAGER’S decision to park his second car further away from the usual spot at the apartment block where he stays in Bandar Baru Air Itam, Penang, saved his vehicle from being damaged in a rockslide incident.