06-Aug-2017 - The Borneo Post - Miri News Digest

8/6/2017: HOME: Youth unconscious in bedroom, alarmed mother calls for help
MIRI: A woman from Taman Permai in Jalan Dato Permaisuri 2C, Bandar Baru Permyjaya here was alarmed when she found her 20-year-old son unconscious at home last Friday afternoon. She has apparently gone to check on his son in his room around 4.14pm… (read more)

8/6/2017: HOME: Neighbour nabs alleged trespasser
MIRI: A 25-year-old man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly trespassing into an unoccupied house in Permyjaya. When contacted yesterday, Miri deputy police chief Supt Stanley Jonathan Ringgit said the local man was apprehended by the neighbour’s… (read more)

8/6/2017: HOME: Housing contractor denies being paid for work not carried out
SIBU: A housing contractor in Miri has denied it did not carry out painting work for a housing project there despite having been paid by the Housing Development Corporation. State PKR chairman Baru Bian had brought up the issue which was cited in the… (read more)

8/6/2017: HOME: Autism centres in Sarawak and Sabah in pipeline
MIRI: Ministry of Women Development, Family and Community plans to set up autism centres in Sarawak and Sabah. Its minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim said the first autism centre under Permata Kurnia would be a model for other centres in the two… (read more)

8/6/2017: HOME: Almost half million OKUs registered with Welfare Dept — Rohani
MIRI: A total of 433,952 people with disabilities (OKU) in the country have registered with the Welfare Department. Minister of Women, Family and Community Development Dato Sri Rohani Abdul Karim said of the number, people with learning disabilities… (read more)

8/6/2017: HOME: Visit Sheda road show at Bintang Mega Mall
MIRI: Increased production costs and supply-and-demand factor have a bearing on the future prices of properties. Organising chairman of Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developer Association (Sheda) Home and Property Road Show, Wong Yew Hui while… (read more)

8/6/2017: HOME: Curtin Malaysia moves to enhance environmental sustainability
MIRI: Curtin University Malaysia has embarked on a new environmental programme at its campus, as part of its commitment towards worldwide campaign on environmental sustainability. The target is energy-saving consumption of down to 20 per cent – or a… (read more)

8/6/2017: HOME: Children of Pibakis enjoy a day of fun when visitors call
MIRI: It was a fun-filled day for children at the Association of Parents With Special Children (Pibakis) centre in Lutong following a visit from Sarawak Bank Employees’ Union (Sbeu) Northern Region yesterday. The group of visitors headed by Sbeu… (read more)

8/6/2017: SOCIETY: SK Long Sepiling wins at KWN in Tokyo
MIRI: SK Long Sepiling in upper Baram won the grand prize at the finale of ‘Kid Witness News’ (KWN) – a global hands-on video education programme involving school children, in Tokyo, Japan recently. Teacher-in-charge Muhammad Saffuan Jaffar said their… (read more)

8/6/2017: SOCIETY: Singaporean recording artiste to perform at Bintang Megamall
MIRI: Singaporean recording artiste of the 60s and 70s, Wong Ching Yian, will perform at Bintang Megamall here on Aug 18, starting 7pm. Bintang Megamall event manager Allen Wong said fans are advised to arrive early for the show. “We are absolutely… (read more)

8/6/2017: SOCIETY: DAP Miri to hold talk on heart health from Sept 9 to 10
MIRI: Democratic Action Party (DAP) Miri will hold a public health talk dubbed ‘Let’s Talk About Heart’ at Imperial Palace Hotel from Sept 9 to 10. Pujut assemblyman Dr Ting Tiong Choon said the 2-day talk on free admission would be conducted by an… (read more)

8/6/2017: SPORT: KRP top swimming championship
MIRI: Petroleum Recreation Club (KRP) Swimming Team emerged as overall champion in the 5th Petroleum Recreation Club (KRP) Invitation Swimming Competition championship which ended at the club’s pool in Lutong yesterday (Aug 5). KRP Swimming Team swept… (read more)