05-Oct-2017 - The Borneo Post - Miri News Digest

10/5/2017: HOME: Trio arrested for suspected drug abuse
MIRI: Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department personnel arrested a couple and their friend for suspected drug abuse during a raid on a house in Kampung Pulau Melayu on Tuesday. The couple – a widower, 46, and a widow, 31, – were found in a room at… (read more)

10/5/2017: HOME: Two injured after motorcycle rams into back of van
MIRI: A motorcyclist and his pillion rider were injured when the motorcycle they were riding rammed into the back of a van at Emart Tudan traffic light intersection on Tuesday. In the 5.30pm accident, the 43-year- old victim and 46-year- old pillion… (read more)

10/5/2017: HOME: Community leader loses home in afternoon fire
MIRI: Kampung Muhibbah Kuala Baram community leader Nordin Yusof lost his home during a fire yesterday afternoon. The 67-year- old was with his seven-year- old grandson when the incident happened around 2.30pm. “We were at the front area ( of the… (read more)

10/5/2017: HOME: Launch-cum-carnival a success
MIRI: The launch of Miri Ikhtiar Entrepreneurs Club ( Kelab Usahawan Ikhtiar Miri or KUIM) of Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia (AIM) Miri with a carnival recently was a huge success. Various competitions held during the launch cum carnival included traditional… (read more)

10/5/2017: HOME: Promoting Sarawak handicrafts via expo
MIRI: Various bead accessories, handicrafts and wooden furniture are available at a five- day Craft Week expo which started yesterday at Bintang Megamall here. The event organised by Sarawak Craft Council is an opportunity for handicraft producers and… (read more)

10/5/2017: HOME: Acer to showcase Acer Predator 21X at Miri ICT Expo
MIRI: Acer, the main IT sponsor for the Miri ICT Expo 2017, will showcase its Acer Predator 21X at the expo. It is said to be the world’s first laptop with a curved screen integrated eye- tracking technology, alongside an arsenal of top- notch… (read more)

10/5/2017: HOME: Schools get 2,100 car wash coupons
MIRI: Riam Road Secondary School (RRSS) and Pei Min Middle School have received 2,100 coupons to sell to the public the Charity Car Wash organised by KTS Group of Companies ( KTS) and Stihl. The coupons, priced at RM30 each, are part of the 15,000… (read more)

10/5/2017: HOME: 11 organisations receive MRP grants
MIRI: Eleven organisations here received minor rural project grants from Sibuti Member of Parliament Datuk Ahmad Lai Bujang recently. The recipients were SMK Agama Miri parent-teacher association (PTA), SMK St Columba, SMK Lutong PTA, SMK Luar Bandar… (read more)

10/5/2017: HOME: Kindy pupils learn about aviation safety in Miri Airport field trip
MIRI: It was an exciting trip for 60 pupils of Brilliant Kindergarten here, where they got to learn more about aviation safety during a visit to Miri Airport last weekend. The children, accompanied by 13 teachers and several parents, were cheerful… (read more)

10/5/2017: SPORT: Eight tea��s kick off Miri Football League
MIRI: A total of eight teams, divided into two groups, are taking part in the Miri Football League organised by the Miri Football Association. Group A comprises IPD Miri FC, LBR Miri, OU FC and Perdanaku while Group B has Permy Galaxy, PGA 12 FC,… (read more)

10/5/2017: SPORT: Sarawak trio up for World honours
MIRI: Three Sarawakians are among the five musclesmen representing Malaysia at the 9th WBPF World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from Oct 3 to 9. They are Malvern Abdullah, Buda Anchah and Awang Mohd Azizul… (read more)