10-May-2018 - The Borneo Post - Miri News Digest

5/9/2018: HOME: Met Dept confirms 3.9-magnitude tremor in Niah
MIRI: The Malaysian Meteorological Department reported a 3.9-magnitude tremor in Niah, centred about 429km from Tarakan, Indonesia and 95km south of here. It said some slight shaking had occurred around 5.52pm on Monday, but with no threat of a… (read more)

5/9/2018: HOME: Motorist dies after suspected heart attack
MIRI: A man died after he was believed to have suffered a heart attack while driving towards Miri Hospital yesterday morning. The victim, 27-year- old Azami Japar from Pujut Padang Kerbau here, was travelling alone when his compact car went out of… (read more)

5/9/2018: HOME: Works on waterfront beautification project progressing well
MIRI: The construction of the RM3.7-million Miri Waterfront beautification project near Pullman Hotel here is progressing well and is expected to complete soon. A check at the site yesterday found the four- storey-high steel seahorse statue has… (read more)

5/9/2018: HOME: Ex-convict pleads not guilty to cheating
MIRI: A former convict pleaded not guilty at a magistrate’s court yesterday to 33 charges of cheating 17 individuals in relation to a nonexistent job offer. The 39-year- old accused from Pujut Adong was charged with 33 counts of cheating under Section… (read more)

5/9/2018: HOME: State govt committed to speed up NCR land perimeter survey
MIRI: The state government is giving its total commitment to speed up the native customary right ( NCR) land perimeter survey, and issue land titles to the deserving owners. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan gave this assurance… (read more)

5/9/2018: HOME: Teacher pleads not guilty to outraging modesty of pupils
MIRI: An English teacher of a primary school in Batu Niah near here, pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here yesterday to three charges of outraging the modesty of two of his eight-yearold pupils. The accused, 40, was charged under Section 14… (read more)

5/9/2018: HOME: 80,524 voters in Miri expected to exercise their rights today
MIRI: A total of 80,524 voters in Miri will be exercising their constitutional rights today by casting their votes for the representative of their choice in Parliament. Of the number, 9,354 are first time voters. The contest for the Miri… (read more)

5/9/2018: HOME: Boulevard Hypermarket to host four-day Anlene Wellness Check
MIRI: Boulevard Hypermarket will be hosting the four- day ‘Anlene Wellness Check’, beginning tomorrow ( May 10), in collaboration with Fonterra Brands Malaysia and Choon Hua Trading Corporation (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd. The free health check aims to educate… (read more)

5/9/2018: HOME: Grand Palace Hotel holds fire and safety drill
MIRI: Grand Palace Hotel held a fire drill involving hotel employees and hotel guests yesterday. With help from the Fire and Rescue Department ( Bomba) and the Malaysian Red Crescent Miri, the drill sought to provide tactical experience, sufficient… (read more)