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


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7/12/2018: HOME: Repeat offender remanded on suspicion of injuring woman
MIRI: The Magistrates’ Court here yesterday remanded for three days a repeat offender, suspected of ramming his fourwheel drive (4WD) vehicle into the car of a woman and injuring her, to facilitate the police investigation. The 26-year- old suspect… (read more)

7/12/2018: HOME: Criminal intimidation, blackmailing suspect remanded
MIRI: The Magistrates’ Court here on Tuesday remanded for three days a man arrested for criminal intimidation and blackmailing a senior citizen to facilitate police investigation. Magistrate Zuraini Ali Musa issued the order after allowing a remand… (read more)

7/12/2018: HOME: Court remands suspected child abuser for three days
MIRI: A man arrested on suspicion of abusing his girlfriend’s threeyearold daughter was yesterday remanded by the Magistrates’ Court here for three days to facilitate police investigation. The 38-year- old suspect from Taman Bumiko was ordered to… (read more)

7/12/2018: HOME: Flash flood strikes after thunderstorm pounds Miri
MIRI: A thunderstorm pounded the city Tuesday night resulting in flash flood, uprooted trees and fallen branches. Many road users were forced to find alternative routes yesterday morning as they found their usual way to work cut off by flood water… (read more)

7/12/2018: HOME: Heavy rain, strong winds keep APM busy
MIRI: Heavy rain accompanied by strong winds since Tuesday night until yesterday morning kept personnel from Miri Civil Defence Force (APM) busy with clearing fallen trees and branches on the roads throughout the city. In a statement to the media… (read more)

7/12/2018: HOME: Youth arrested for suspected break-ins
MIRI: A youth in his early 20s was arrested by police at Kampung Lereng Bukit here about 11.30am yesterday for suspected involvement in several break-in cases in the city. Police also seized several items including a digital camera, recorder and… (read more)

7/12/2018: HOME: Matta Sarawak targets RM3 million in sale from fair
MIRI: Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Sarawak Chapter anticipates to garner about RM3 million from sales of holiday and tour packages and various other offers during the third Matta fair here from July 27-29. ‘’Matta fair is… (read more)

7/12/2018: HOME: ‘White elephant’ housing project not under us, news report inaccurate — SPNB
MIRI: Syarikat Perumahan Negara Berhad (SPNB) yesterday denied a report in a Malay national daily that it was the organisation responsible for a ‘white elephant’ housing project. SPNB Sarawak chief communication officer Wan Habeeb Alli Mohdzar in a… (read more)

7/12/2018: HOME: ‘Technology must be used in teaching and learning process’
MIRI: The process of teaching and learning should no longer be confined to just using textbooks and whiteboards, but instead take into account the use of technology. Miri District education officer Shirini Mastura Mohamed Zulkifli said teachers must… (read more)

7/12/2018: HOME: Curtin Malaysia students take part in 2018 GlobCom Symposium
MIRI: Four public relations students of Curtin University Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) played the role of global ambassadors for the varsity at the recent 16th Global Communications Project ( GlobCom 2018) Symposium held at Chulalongkorn University in… (read more)