DBKL KELUARKAN PETA BENCANA KAWASAN KEDIAMAN BERISIKO TANAH RUNTUH

  • Karpal’s faithful aide until the end – Bernama
    Karpal’s faithful aide until the end – Bernama

    The name Michael Cornelius Selvam Vellu may not be as famous as the man he was serving – renowned lawyer Karpal Singh – but his sacrifice will remain in the annals of Malaysian history for his devotion to his boss. It would be suffice to say that Michael was literally the man behind Karpal, since the 39-year-old, would push his boss around in... …

  • Johor quarantines 64 villagers after first MERS death, says report
    Johor quarantines 64 villagers after first MERS death, says report

    Malaysia has quarantined 64 people in a southern village after one of its residents become the country's first person to die of a respiratory illness that is spreading from the Middle East, local media reported today. At least 71 people have died from the so-called Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, out of more than 200 infections in... …

  • Water theft cost us RM1.6 billion a year, says body – Bernama
    Water theft cost us RM1.6 billion a year, says body – Bernama

    Water from leaking pipes and water theft, collectively known as “non-revenue water” (NRW), accounted for major losses amounting to RM1.6 billion a year throughout the country. Association of Water and Energy Research Malaysia (Awer) president S. Piarapakaran said the loss of treated water before it reached consumers because of leaks in old... …

  • Above all, Karpal was a great father
    Above all, Karpal was a great father

    For as long as I have been aware of this thing called “politics,” I have been aware of Karpal Singh. As a boy, my image of him was often humorous, based as they were on classic Lat cartoons. A particular favourite has Mr Karpal looking gigantic in full court regalia holding aloft a coconut scrapper with one superhuman hand while pointing... …

  • Muslims not encouraged to use ‘RIP’, says National Fatwa Council
    Muslims not encouraged to use ‘RIP’, says National Fatwa Council

    Hours after the death of Karpal Singh, Muslims were told by the National Fatwa Council today they were not encouraged to use the phrase “Rest in Peace" (RIP) to a non-Muslim because the term had Christian connotations. In a statement issued on its website, www.e-fatwa.gov.my, the National Fatwa Council said Muslims could express their... …

  • Amid furore over Karpal jibe, Perkasa distances itself from Zul Noordin
    Amid furore over Karpal jibe, Perkasa distances itself from Zul Noordin

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — The right wing Malay group, Perkasa, has distanced itself from Datuk Zulkifli Noordin, who had earlier tweeted that the passing of veteran DAP politician Karpal Singh was... …

KUALA LUMPUR, 30 Dis (Bernama) -- Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL)

dijangka mengeluarkan pada Jun depan peta bencana yang mengenal pasti kawasan

tanah tinggi di Lembah Klang yang berisiko untuk didiami.

Menyatakan demikian, Datuk Bandar Kuala Lumpur Datuk Ahmad Phesal Talib

berkata pihaknya telah meminta Institut Kerja Raya Malaysia (Ikram) menjalankan

kajian mengenainya mulai Januari depan.

"Kita akan jalankan kajian dengan segera sebagai langkah keselamatan bagi

kediaman yang sudah didiami mahupun yang bakal dibina (di kawasan tanah

tinggi)," katanya kepada pemberita dekat lokasi kejadian tanah runtuh di Puncak

Setiawangsa di sini hari ini.

Terdahulu, beliau mengiringi Timbalan Perdana Menteri Tan Sri Muhyiddin

Yassin dalam tinjauan ke kawasan kejadian yang berlaku pada 10 malam, Jumaat

lepas.

Mengulas lanjut, Ahmad Phesal berkata peta bencana itu dapat menjadi panduan

kepada pemaju perumahan dan penduduk bagi membolehkan mereka mengambil langkah

keselamatan tertentu.

-- LAGI

DBKL-PETA 2 (AKHIR) KUALA LUMPUR

Ahmad Phesal menafikan dakwaan kononnya pemaju di sekitar Bukit Setiawangsa

dan Puncak Setiawangsa membina kediaman tidak mengikut spesifikasi.

Beliau berkata syarikat berkenaan telah mengikuti segala piawaian pembinaan

dan keselamatan ketika membangunkan kawasan perumahan itu lebih 20 tahun lalu.

"Spesifikasi ini berubah dari semasa ke semasa dan apabila berlaku kejadian

bencana alam seperti ini, kita tidak boleh menunding jari kepada satu pihak

kerana insiden seperti ini tidak dapat dijangka.

"Namun Bahagian Siasatan Cerun, Jabatan Kerja Raya sedang menjalankan

siasatan bagi mengenal pasti punca utama kejadian berdasarkan keadaan tanah dan

struktur pembinaan oleh pemaju," katanya.

Beliau juga menyatakan bahawa pemaju diarah merobohkan segera sebuah banglo

lereng bukit yang terjejas teruk dalam kejadian tanah runtuh itu.

-- BERNAMA

MRA MAF MAM RS

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  • My dad was in KL to see me, says Gobind The Malaysian Insider
    My dad was in KL to see me, says Gobind

    Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh, who died in an accident early this morning, was in Kuala Lumpur to visit his son Gobind Singh Deo who was ill. A distraught Gobind said he was informed of the accident at 2.15am today, and he and his wife rushed to the scene where he saw his father's mangled car and his father's body. "My brother Ramkarpal was... …

  • Langkawi BN MP pokes fun at Karpal Singh’s remains The Malaysian Insider
    Langkawi BN MP pokes fun at Karpal Singh’s remains

    As the nation mourns the passing of a great politician, BN MP Datuk Nawawi Ahmad insulted the late Karpal Singh by posting a picture of the veteran politician's blood-smeared face as he lay in his Toyota Alphard following a tragic accident this morning. Along with the Facebook picture was a newspaper cutting on Karpal being opposed to the... …

  • ‘Huge’ Hindu, Buddhist statues against Islam, ex-judge says The Malay Mail Online
    ‘Huge’ Hindu, Buddhist statues against Islam, ex-judge says

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The “huge” statues at a Hindu temple in Batu Caves and Buddhist temple in Penang are an affront to Islam as the religion forbids idolatry, a retired Court of Appeals judge... …