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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.

Nation 27 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Wonder over Buddha visage near temple in Ipoh

IPOH: A face, said to resemble that of Lord Buddha, has appeared on a limestone hill overlooking the Nam Thean Tong Temple, rousing great interest among tourists and locals.

Lifestyle 06 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bountiful Baling

Think Baling, think communist insurgency, black areas and the 1955 peace talks. LEE SIEW PENG sidesteps modern history and discovers a lovely limestone hill, fabulous flora and mesmerising myths.

Environment 13 Jul 2015 | 7:00 AM

Stop quarrying hills for limestone, dig for it instead

There are more limestone resources underground, so why not quarry them instead of blasting the hills?

Community 21 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM

Cable car line might not go through limestone cave

EXPERTS involved in a soil study to determine the safety of building a cable car line on the Batu Caves limestone hill have found the project site unsafe as it is too soft and may not be able to bear the weight.

Nation 05 Jun 2008 | 12:00 AM

Subcontractor crushed to death by limestone boulders

A subcontractor was crushed to death when tonnes of boulders from a limestone hill rained down on him at a quarry in Simpang Pulai, near Ipoh.

Nation 06 Jun 2008 | 12:00 AM

Boulders bury sub-contractor

A sub-contractor was crushed to death when tonnes of boulders from a limestone hill rained down on him at a quarry in Simpang Pulai, near Ipoh.

Nation 14 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Residents live in fear of falling rocks

Residents near Gunung Cheroh, along Jalan Raja Musa Aziz, are living in fear of falling rocks. The limestone hill is being blasted to make way for a double-tracking railway line.

Malaysia 30 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

What to do at Perak Cave Temple in Ipoh

Perak Cave Temple in Ipoh, Malaysia is a unique place built into a limestone hill. It's a popular tourist attraction and here are some tips on what to see and do there.

Nation 26 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Temple committee set to lead protest

KUALA LUMPUR: The Batu Caves heritage site is set to house a big group of people who are expected to turn up today in protest against the planned construction of a 29-storey condominium near the limestone hill.