11-Jul-2018 - The Borneo Post - Miri News Digest

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7/11/2018: HOME: Driver unhurt as car turns turtle in crash
MIRI: A man sustained light injuries in a single-vehicle accident at Jalan Tanjong, here yesterday morning. It is learnt the victim was heading towards the city centre from Tanjong around 7am when his vehicle went out of control while negotiating a… (read more)

7/11/2018: HOME: Teen held for promoting illegal money-lending services
MIRI: A teenager from Johor was nabbed by police here on Monday over his involvement in illegal money-lending activities. The 17-year-old was distributing flyers promoting the services of an illegal money lender near Pelita Commercial Centre when he… (read more)

7/11/2018: HOME: Principals asked to prepare for Industry 4.0’s challenges
MIRI: School principals have been called on to equip themselves withthelatestknowledgeandskills, as well as to be technologically savvy. Minister of Education, Science and Technological Research Dato Sri Michael Manyin Jawong said continuous… (read more)

7/11/2018: HOME: Trust board receives RM50,000 from Naim as part of CSR
MIRI: Naim Group of Companies, through its charitable trust fund Tabung Amanah Naim, recently contributed RM50,000 to Miri Malay Welfare Trust Board (LAKMM). The contribution was handed over during a ceremony witnessed by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi… (read more)

7/11/2018: HOME: Over 400 medical professionals to attend diabetes conference
MIRI: Over 400 medical professionals are expected to attend the 1st Borneo Diabetes Conference to be held at a hotel here from July 13 to 15. Sixteen speakers will share diabetes-related information at the three- day conference jointly organised by… (read more)

7/11/2018: HOME: Mirians wish PM blessed 93rd birthday
MIRI: “Happy 93rd birthday to our Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, our idol and a true statesman. “He is our beacon of hope in getting business to start flourishing. He is a legend, a great leader and may God bless him and always pray for his… (read more)

7/11/2018: HOME: Society calls on hotels to eliminate singleuse plastic materials
MIRI: The Malaysian Nature Society ( MNS) has called on hotels to eliminate single-use plastic such as bottled water and straws. In a press statement yesterday, MNS Miri chairman Iqbal Abdollah said this is one way to cut down on plastic pollution in… (read more)

7/11/2018: HOME: Pustaka Miri, ANT Education to hold blood donation drive
MIRI: Pustaka Negeri Sarawak Miri will jointly hold a blood drive with ANT Education Miri on July 28 from 9am to noon. It will be held at ANT Education’s centre at Marina Square 2, Marina Parkcity. Organisers hope to attract 50 or more new and… (read more)

7/11/2018: HOME: Fishermen still receive subsistence aid
MIRI: Over 400 fishermen who have registered with Malaysian Fisheries Development Authority ( LKIM) here continue to receive Fishermen’s Monthly Subsistence Aid this month. LKIM Region 3 head Norlaila Baharuddin @ Hamdan said as of now there has been… (read more)

7/11/2018: BUSINESS: MPA now operates terminal facility at Logistik Serimas
MIRI: The Mi r i Por t Authority ( MPA) is now operating of fshore crew/ supplies terminal facility at Logistik Serimas Sdn Bhd at Krokop 3. MPA has been providing the logistical base support services to oil and gas since 2000 at its dedicated… (read more)

7/11/2018: BUSINESS: Country Grocers to hold soft opening ceremony tomorrow
MIRI: Country Grocers, a supermarket driven by upscale merchandise, will hold its soft opening ceremony tomorrow (12 July 2018). This was disclosed by its chief executive David Kong at a press conference yesterday. Located at Taman Selera Food Court… (read more)