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Safety first in recovery of car that plunged off Penang Bridge

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- Efforts to retrieve a Mazda CX5 SUV from the sea after it veered off Kilometre 4.0 of Penang Bridge last Sunday took more than 24 hours over safety consideration for divers in the rescue operation.

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Maritime Rescue Sub-Centre (MRSC) coordinator First Admiral Maritime Rozali Mohd Said said the vehicle was badly damaged with sharp splinters which could pose a danger to divers.....

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Pink buffalo girl can't live a day without 'Awang'


By Nur Firdaus Abdul Rahim

KUALA NERUS, Jan 22  (Bernama) -- Like any other animal lover, 17-year-old Nadia Khairun Nisa Yusof loves her pet, ‘Awang’ so dearly.

 
 

Penang bridge tragedy : SUV retrieved


GEORGE TOWN,  Jan 22 (Bernama) -- The ardous task of retrieving the Mazda CX5 SUV that plunged into the sea from the Penang Bridge on Sunday,  was finally completed at 5.45pm today.

 
 

Perak to build another 1,684 houses under affordable housing programme


IPOH, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- The state government, through the Perak Housing and Real Property Board (LPHP) and Perak State Secretary Incorporated (SSI), has agreed to collaborate with four housing developers to build 1,684 units of affordable housing under the ‘Rumah Mesra-Milik Perakku’ programme.

 
 

Divers await slack water to haul up car on seabed


By Erma Idayu Mohd Yusop

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- The authorities are waiting for the period of slack water to resume the task of hauling up a vehicle that had fallen into the sea off the Penang Bridge following an accident on Sunday.

 
 

PLUS proposes speed cameras on Penang Bridge


All depends on the findings of the investigations into the accident there. At present, the speed limit on the bridge is 80 km per hour while the wall is in accordance to the British Standard 5400 (BS 5400).

 
 

Penang Bridge incident : Police record statements of eight people


Police will also record the statement of another driver who was involved in the accident after he completes his treatment at a private hospital in Bayan Baru.

 
 

Operation resumes to retrieve vehicle from sea


Operation team found the vehicle at about 4 pm yesterday in the sea close to Pillar 34 of the bridge but faced difficulty in hooking a cable due to limited underwater visibility and strong currents.

 
 

Penang Bridge Crash: Darkness, choppy seas force rescuers to call off op to retrieve car


GEORGE TOWN, Jan 21 (Bernama) -- Bad weather conditions today forced rescuers to call off the operation to retrieve the sports utility vehicle (SUV), which plunged into the sea from the Penang Bridge yesterday.

 
 

Climbers stranded on Gunung Batu Putih are safe


TAPAH, Jan 21 (Bernama) — Sixteen climbers who were stranded on Gunung Batu Putih at the 7th Mile, Kuala Woh here after one of them had a foot fracture, were found safe this afternoon.

 
 

Vehicle plunges off Penang Bridge: Fifth incident since 2010


GEORGE TOWN, Jan 21 (Bernama) -- The incident where a SUV vehicle plunged into sea after a collision yesterday was the fifth incident involving the Penang Bridge since 2010.

 
 
 

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Aircraft carrying Sultan Ahmad Shah's remains leaves for Kuantan

 
     

Sultan Nazrin orders flags to be flown at half-mast in Perak

 
     

Johor Sultan to personally reply Raya well-wishers

 
     

Sultan Ibrahim breaks fast with police

 
     
 
     
 

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