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Monorail operator liable for injury (Updated 4:33pm)

Updated 4:33pm, 8 April 2009 KUALA LUMPUR, 8 April 2009: After seven years of pain and suffering caused by a monorail safety wheel falling on him, a Bernama journalist was pleased with the High Court decision today holding the monorail operator liable for the incident. Judicial Commissioner Harmindar Singh Dhaliwal ruled that David Chelliah @ […]

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Monorail operator issued licence despite accidents (Updated)

(Updated 6:10pm, 1 April 2009) KUALA LUMPUR, 1 April 2009: Although many accidents happened before the city’s monorail service was opened to the public, the operator handling the project was still issued a licence to start operations, the High Court was told today. Malaysian Railway Department principal assistant director (Civil Engineering) Mohd Azmi Zakaria told […]

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Protecting our slopes

Protecting our slopes

Damage caused by the Bukit Antarabangsa landslide of 6 Dec 2008 (Pic courtesy of Raj Kumar) BARELY two months have passed, yet the lesson of the Bukit Antarabangsa hillside disaster is nearly forgotten. Works Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Zin Mohamed has declared that projects on hillsides can proceed, with only a ban on the “tip […]

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