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Penang CM moots formal inquiry on deadly landslide

Penang CM moots formal inquiry on deadly landslide

By Opalyn Mok
October 21, 2017

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 21 — Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng today proposed a formal state inquiry into a landslide that buried 14 workers and killed three at a construction site in Tanjung Bungah here. While visiting the site of the incident, Lim said he will put this to the state executive council for its consideration next week. “A normal investigation will not suffice for this tragedy, so I will propose a state [governor’s] inquiry into it, an inquiry that is similar to the... Read more

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A bird's eye view of the landslide which took place at Tanjung Bungah, Penang October 21, 2017. — Picture by Malay Mail Read More