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

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See story on Page 14 MIRI: Assistant Minister of Local Government Datu Dr Penguang Manggil welcomes the Malay Rulers’ statement on the importance of upholding the principles of the Federal Constitution and Rukun Negara to put a stop to any form of… (read more)

10/12/2017: HOME: Two-foot croc spotted at Kpg Luak
MIRI: A two-foot long crocodile was spotted sunning itself along the bank of a small river in Kampung Luak yesterday. A resident, who only wished to be identified as Zai, said he was passing the area around 10am when he noticed something move. “First… (read more)

10/12/2017: HOME: 11-strong team required to move 180kg man
MIRI: A team of 11 Fire and Rescue Department ( Bomba) and Civil Defence Force (APM) personnel was required to move a man weighing over 180kg to Miri Hospital on Tuesday. APM Miri Capt Mohd Hazle Shah Abdul Hamid said the team received an emergency… (read more)

10/12/2017: HOME: Accident forces family to cancel Thai holiday
MIRI: A family of five was forced to cancel a holiday in Thailand following a single-vehicle accident in Morsjaya yesterday. In the 9.30am incident, the family members were on their way from here to Miri Airport when the driver somehow lost control of… (read more)

10/12/2017: HOME: Join Miri Beach Run 2017 on Nov 19
MIRI: The public here are invited to take part in Miri Beach Run 2017 which will be held at the Beach Republic in Luak here starting 6.15am on Nov 19. The event organised by Beach Republic with technical support from Bulatan Park Runners Club is open… (read more)

10/12/2017: HOME: ‘Miri-Marudi road upgrading works well ahead of schedule’
KUCHING: CMS Roads Sdn Bhd yesterday confirmed that the upgrading of the 43.2km road connecting Miri to Marudi is progressing well ahead of its original 30-month schedule. The road upgrading was scheduled to be 12.53 per cent completed by Sept 25 this… (read more)

10/12/2017: HOME: Rosiana Urai wows at homecoming performance
MIRI: Baram Upstream Zone Primary School Sport Council ( MSSR) Gala Night in Long San in the interior of Baram arranged for Rosiana Urai to do a homecoming performance recently. Hailing from Long Lamai, Baram, her special appearance at the gala night… (read more)

10/12/2017: HOME: Entrepreneurship, education programmes encouraged
MIRI: The Ministry of Rural and Regional Development encourages entrepreneurship and education-based programmes apart from focusing on physical development. Its deputy minister Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi said the ministry had strengthened… (read more)

10/12/2017: HOME: Beware of syndicate offering WiFi vending machine investment, Mirians told
MIRI: A syndicate preying on Mirians to purchase or invest in WiFi vending machines priced between RM20,000 and RM40,000 which allegedly could earn them thousands of ringgit, turns out to be a scam. State DAP secretary Alan Ling Sie Kiong said it’s a… (read more)

10/12/2017: HOME: Opposition to launch PH Northern Sarawak on Oct 21
MIRI: Pakatan Harapan ( PH) will launch its Northern Sarawak arm on Oct 21 at the Parti Keadilan Rakyat ( PKR) Miri service centre. PH Northern Sarawak election committee deputy chairman Dennis Along said the opposition pact will announce preparations… (read more)

10/12/2017: HOME: Masitah Deli, your son needs you
MIRI: Mohammad Amirinarifin Abdullah, 14, is searching for his biological mother Maryln Yusuf to assist him in his adoption process. Maryln left Amirinarifi n with one Masitah Deli of Kampung Muhibah, Ladang Tiga, Bekenu when he was a baby, and she (… (read more)

10/12/2017: HOME: Sacofa to dispel telco tower ‘myths’ via public talks
MIRI: Sacofa Sdn Bhd aims to dispel public ‘myths’ surrounding telecommunications (telco) towers through series of public talks. Recently, the information and communications technology (ICT) company conducted its latest public engagement exercise at… (read more)

10/12/2017: HOME: Residents request for bigger garbage bins at shop lots
MIRI: Residents of Pujut 2B have requested the Miri City Council (MCC) to provide bigger communal garbage bins to be placed at the shop lots in the area. Chairman of UPP Pujut branch Bruce Chai said that the request was received by the branch’s… (read more)

10/12/2017: HOME: Boulevard Hypermarket announces winners of its anniversary lucky draw
MIRI: Boulevard Hypermarket recently announced and presented prizes to winners of the 11th week of its 17th Anniversary Lucky Draw. A total of eight lucky shoppers received prizes of household products, toys and small home electrical appliances. At… (read more)

10/12/2017: HOME: Columbia Asia Hospital Miri to hold event to publicise its services
MIRI: Columbia Asia Hospital Miri ( CAH) will be hosting a public event at Imperial Permaisuri Mall here this coming Oct 14 to build rapport with the public. The event from 11am to 9pm to create awareness of services at the hospital will feature… (read more)