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Last two missing in Malaysian quake confirmed dead

Jun 10, 2015 - 1:30 PM

Malaysian authorities say they will end their search and rescue operations

DISASTER ZONE. A general view of a landslide on the side of the Kinabalu Mountain as a rescue mission continues for more than 130 climbers stranded on one of Southeast Asia's highest mountains after an earthquake, Sabah, in Kundasang, June 6, 2015. Fazry Ismail/EPA

Malaysia nabs foreigner over nude pix on quake-hit peak

Jun 08, 2015 - 9:13 PM

A newspaper report says the man arrested at the city s airport as he sought to fly to the Philippines is believed to have been among a group of 10 foreign tourists who had stripped naked and posed for photos on the summit of the peak on May 30

SABAH PEAK. At least 16 people are killed in the June 5 earthquake near Mount Kinabalu in Malaysia. File photo by Fazry Ismail/EPA

Filipina among fatalities in Malaysia quake

Jun 07, 2015 - 10:06 PM

Filipina Karyl Mitzi Higuit Matahom 12 years old is among the Tanjong Katong Primary School students on their excursion in Malaysia s Mount Kinabalu when a 6 0 magnitude quake hit

RESCUE. A Singaporean student is being carried by local people during a rescue mission for more than 130 climbers stranded by an earthquake that rocked Malaysia's Mount Kinabalu. Photo from EPA/MALAYSIA INFORMATION MINISTRY OF SABAH

Singapore in mourning after students killed on Malaysia peak

Jun 07, 2015 - 8:15 PM

June 8 is declared a Day of National Remembrance following the death of Singaporeans in an earthquake on Malaysia s Mount Kinabalu

RESCUE. A Singaporean student is being carried by local people during a rescue mission for more than 130 climbers stranded by an earthquake that rocked Malaysia's Mount Kinabalu. Photo from EPA/MALAYSIA INFORMATION MINISTRY OF SABAH

SEA Games to hold minute of silence for Malaysia quake tragedy

Jun 07, 2015 - 7:12 PM

Singapore s success at the SEA Games was overshadowed by news of an earthquake in neighboring Malaysia that killed at least 6 school children and two adults

'Rocks the size of cars' roared down in Malaysia quake

Jun 07, 2015 - 6:43 PM

A survivor describes the terrifying scene when boulders the size of cars roared down the crowded slopes of Mount Kinabalu

The Malaysian flag hangs with a back drop of the Kinabalu Mountain as a rescue mission continues for more than 130 climbers stranded on one of Southeast Asia's highest mountains after an earthquake, Sabah, in Kundasang, Malaysia, 06 June 2015. Photo by Fazry Ismail/EPA

Singapore says 5 school students, 1 teacher killed in Sabah quake

Jun 07, 2015 - 1:56 PM

UPDATED Singapore also confirms that an adventure guide who accompanied a school excursion to the popular climbing destination was killed

DEADLY BACKDROP. The Malaysian flag hangs with a back drop of the Kinabalu Mountain as a rescue mission continues for more than 130 climbers stranded on one of Southeast Asia's highest mountains after an earthquake, Sabah, in Kundasang, Malaysia, 06 June 2015. Fazry Ismail/EPA

Hopes fade as crews search 'river of stones' on Mount Kinabalu

Jun 07, 2015 - 11:42 AM

An 80 member rescue team is dispatched to search a section of trail on the popular climbing peak that was obliterated in thunderous rockfalls set loose by Friday s June 5 6 0 magnitude quake

DISASTER ZONE. A general view of a landslide on the side of the Kinabalu Mountain as a rescue mission continues for more than 130 climbers stranded on one of Southeast Asia's highest mountains after an earthquake, Sabah, in Kundasang, June 6, 2015. Fazry Ismail/EPA

Quake toll on Malaysia peak reaches 13 dead, 6 missing – police

Jun 06, 2015 - 4:58 PM

UPDATED: The 6 0 magnitude quake struck early Friday near the picturesque mountain a popular tourist destination

QUAKE. Malaysia's Mount Kinabalu is seen among mists from the Timpohon gate check point a day after the earthquake. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Malaysian rescuers bring quake-stranded climbers to safety

Jun 06, 2015 - 10:22 AM

Malaysian media reports say that a local tour guide and a woman believed to be Singaporean had been killed on Mount Kinabalu