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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.

The operations team comprising  40 divers from various agencies succeeded in securing cables to the stricken vechicle  before it was hoisted up to the bridge by a crane at 6.07pm.....

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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.

 
 

Perlis free of chikungunya virus - Health Dept


KANGAR, Jan 21 (Bernama) -- Perlis is free of the Chikungunya virus that reportedly detected in Hat Yai, Thailand last week, said state Health Department director Dr Sirajuddin Hashim.

 
 

Hop-On-Hop-Off bus service to start in Ipoh by March


IPOH, 21 Jan (Bernama) -- The ‘Hop-On-Hop-Off’ bus service will start operating around the Kinta Valley by March, says Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.

 
 
 

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14 more schools in Pasir Gudang to close four days

 
     

14 individuals suspected of having chikungunya in Alor Setar

 
     

Tourism Office plans to set record for participation of one million people in dikir barat show

 
     

Air pollution fears: three Pasir Gudang schools, two kindergartens to close two days

 
     
 
     
 

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