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The Straits Times   20 November 2017   Malaysia   Singapore  
<p>The second phase of an underground "superhighway" to transport used water across the island started construction work on Monday (Nov 20).</p> <p>When completed in 2025, Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) Phase 2 will channel used water in the western parts ...
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The Star   23 October 2017   Malaysia   Tanjung Bungah  
<p>PETALING JAYA: The developer’s application to build a residential project at the site of a massive landslide that took the lives of nine construction workers was rejected by the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry as it was located near a quarry ...
<p>The Tunnelling &amp; Underground Space Technical Division of The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM TUSTD) is hosting for the first time the Southeast Asian Conference and Exhibition in Tunnelling and Underground Space (SEACETUS2017) in Subang Jaya, ...
<p>KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia&mdash;Malaysia is building what will be the nation&rsquo;s tallest skyscraper, saying the project will generate around 11 billion ringgit ($2.67 billion) for the economy and bolster the country&rsquo;s bid to become a tourist hub.<br ...
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<p>KUALA LUMPUR: A landslide near Lentang-Bukit Tinggi along the Karak Highway caused a major traffic disruption and closed parts of the Kuala Lumpur-Karak Highway (KLK) on Wednesday evening (Nov 7).</p> <p>Bentong District Police Chief Supt Mohamad Mansor ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
themalaymailonline.com   06 July 2015   Malaysia   Sabah  
<p>KOTA KINABALU, July 6 &mdash; The earthquake that hit Sabah last June 5 has caused damages to infrastructure and public assets being assessed at RM94.8 million, said Sabah Special Functions Minister Datuk Teo Chee Kang.</p> <p>He told the state legislative ...
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The Star   30 June 2015   Malaysia   Johor Baru  
<p>JOHOR BARU: Labourer Haerul Anwar Tamrin and his family were startled awake when a landslide hit their house in Kampung Tahana 2, Larkin here.</p> <p>The 23-year-old man said his grandmother and aunt who were in the house with him were asleep when the incident ...
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3news.co.nz   05 June 2015   Malaysia   Sabah  
<p>A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has struck near Malaysia's Mount Kinabalu, cracking roads and buildings in the region, and injuring climbers on the popular peak.<br />Sabah state officials have been quoted by the New Straits Times saying at least four climbers ...
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