KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 17): Panels “commonly used on buildings in the UK” failed fire tests carried out back in 2004, the BBC reported yesterday.
On June 14, 2017, 72 lives were claimed by the fire tragedy at Grenfell Tower (UK) in the wee hours.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Some London residents are still living in homes covered in the infamous flammable ACM cladding, the cause of the tragic fire that consumed Grenfell Tower almost four years ago.
PETALING JAYA (May 19): A woman shopper fell to her death from the fourth floor of 1 Utama Shopping Centre, here this afternoon.
PETALING JAYA (April 10): The 2017 Grenfell fire literally exposed the lack of compliance to building safety standards, where flammable cladding has been identified as the cause of the rapid spread of the blaze.
PETALING JAYA (June 14): A 20-storey block in Lewisham, south London, caught fire early in the morning – on the same day of the Grenfell Tower fire’s first anniversary.
PETALING JAYA (May 25): NIPSEA Group, known throughout Asia as Nippon Paint, has established a fund at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) to provide financial aid to GSD students from Asian countries.