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Residents up in arms over flood prone neighbourhood

BUKIT MERTAJAM, Oct 28  -- Residents of Taman Sukun, Taman Sukun Indah and Taman Amra here are claiming that their homes are prone to flash floods, sometimes up to three times a week, with the most recent incident occurring last Saturday, forcing many of them to move to a nearby temporary relief centre (PPS).

Suffering losses due to the floods, they claimed that the area was flood prone due to poor drainage. 

Flood victim, Ramizah Razali, 37, said residents of the three residential areas have been victims of flash floods for the last seven years due to the lack of catchment areas nearby, with water flowing into homes, especially in Lorong Sukun 2 and 3 if it rained for more than an hour.....

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Landslide: Road from Pekan Parit to Pekan Tanjung Belanja closed


IPOH, Oct 28  -- The stretch along the FT073 route involving Jalan Seputih-Batu Hampar, Section 32, from Pekan Parit to Pekan Tanjung Belanja near here was closed following a landslide early today.

 
 

RM13.2 mln invested in JelutongÂ’s flood mitigation projects


GEORGE TOWN, Oct 28  – The Penang government has invested RM13.2 million in eight flood mitigation projects in Jelutong, said State Housing, Local Government, and Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo.

 
 

Some 95,000 complaints on Penang property assessment hike


GEORGE TOWN, Oct 28 – The Penang government has received 95,125 complaints on the increase of the property assessment rate.

 
 

Pensioner cheated of RM72,500 in Macau Scam


KEPALA BATAS, Oct 28 -- A retiree teacher lost RM72,500 after she was cheated by the Macau Scam syndicate which told her that she was involved in drug-related and money-laundering activities here recently.

 
 

Batang Padang the latest district in Perak to be hit by floods


IPOH, Oct 28 -- Batang Padang became the latest district in Perak to be hit by floods, resulting in 53 people from 12 families being evacuated to a temporary relocation centre at the Dewan Kampung Haji Tahir, Tapah.

 
 

Two new relocation centres opened in SPT


BUKIT MERTAJAM, 28 Okt -- Two new evacuation centres were opened in Seberang Perai Tengah (SPT) district last night following heavy rains in several parts of Penang yesterday.

 
 

Flash floods hit more than 60 spots in Penang


BUKIT MERTAJAM, Oct 27 -- Heavy rain and strong winds lashed several areas in the state this evening causing flash floods and uprooted trees.

 
 

MAQIS seizes 2800kg of mangoes, sweet potatoes from Thailand


ALOR SETAR, Oct 27  -- The Malaysian Quarantine and Inspection Services (MAQIS) Kedah branch confiscated 2,800 kilogrammes of Thai mangoes and sweet potatoes worth RM5,000 as they were about to be smuggled into the country on Oct 23.

 
 

Number of flood victims in Perak continues to rise tonight


IPOH, Oct 27 -- The total number of victims affected by floods in Perak has increased to 206 people from 46 families in two districts.

 
 

Landslide: MB repeats reminder for villagers to move out


BATU GAJAH, Oct 27 -- Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu today repeated his urgings to the residents in Kampung Teras, Ijok in Batu Kurau to move out quickly from their homes to avoid a catastrophe from a landslide in the area.

 
 
 

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RM1,200 minimum wage compliance to be known by Feb 28

 
     

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