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

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9/12/2017: HOME: Miri the final bastion of cyber gambling — State CID chief
KUCHING: Miri is now the ‘final bastion’ in the police’s war against cyber gambling activities, according to state CID chief Datuk Dev Kumar. He said over the past week, police conducted three raids at cyber gambling outlets in Miri that resulted in… (read more)

9/12/2017: HOME: ‘Routine’ day sees APM personnel rescue accident victim, capture snake
MIRI: Sunday proved to be just another ‘routine’ day for Civil Defence Force (APM) personnel, who rescued a man involved in a road accident while on their way to help catch a snake. APM Miri officer Mohd Hazle Shah Abdul Hamid said a team was… (read more)

9/12/2017: HOME: Two boys held over sexual abuse of nineyear-old girl
MIRI: The police detained two boys aged 10 and 11 yesterday evening, in connection with the sexual abuse of a nine-year- old girl in Limbang on Sunday night. The suspects were picked up to facilitate investigation into the alleged offence at a… (read more)

9/12/2017: HOME: Concern over increasing drug-related social problems among youths
MIRI: Parents here have voiced their concern over the increasing number of drug-related social problems involving youths. United People’s Party ( UPP) Pujut branch chairman Bruce Chai said the concerns were brought to the attention during a ground… (read more)

9/12/2017: HOME: Clean water for 423 homes by year-end
MIRI: A total of 423 houses in Tudan Desaras, a resettlement area here, should be able to enjoy clean water supply by the end of this year. Piasau assemblyman Datuk Sebastian Ting said it would take about three months to complete the installation of… (read more)

9/12/2017: HOME: Many aspiring to be candidate for Miri seat
MIRI: The election fever has hit Miri as a few aspiring candidates have been seen moving around in Senadin, Pujut and Piasau – the three state constituencies under the parliamentary seat of Miri. The Miri parliamentary seat is presently held by Miri… (read more)

9/12/2017: HOME: Kampung Bakam villagers worry over riverbank erosion, speeding motorists
MIRI: Residents of Kampung Bakam are worried over erosion at the village’s riverbank which endangers those living nearby, says Sarawak PAS commissioner Jofri Jaraiee. According to him, those affected are appealing to the state government to construct… (read more)

9/12/2017: HOME: SCB wins BrandLaureate Industry Champion Brand Icon 2017
MIRI: Sarawak Convention Bureau ( SCB) brought home the ‘BrandLaureate Industry Champion Brand ICON Awards 2017’ in the ‘ MICE’ (meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions) and Destination Branding category. The recognition was awarded by the… (read more)

9/12/2017: HOME: Litter Busters to realise vision of environmentallyfriendly Miri, says group founder
MIRI: The recent ‘gotong-royong’ (work party) conducted by Litter Busters at Saberkas Commercial Area here was meant to encourage more Mirians to keep their neighbourhoods rubbishfree. Litter Busters is a group set up by Malaysian Red Crescent ( MRC)… (read more)

9/12/2017: HOME: Seize education opportunities for children — Sibuti MP
MIRI: Parents should seize education opportunities, including bursaries and loans, provided by the government in their pursuit for better education for their children. Sibuti MP Datuk Ahmad Lai Bujang noted that the government has provided textbooks… (read more)

9/12/2017: HOME: Ex-police personnel hold Aidiladha gathering
MIRI: The Ex-Police Association of Malaysia ( PBPM) Miri Branch recently celebrated Hari Raya Aidiladha with a special gathering at the branch’s premises at Piasau Camp here. Its chairman Supt ( Rtd) Han Hipeni said the event was aimed at creating… (read more)

9/12/2017: HOME: MRC Miri holds Malaysia Day blood drive
MIRI: The Malaysia Day Blood Donation drive organised by Malaysian Red Crescent ( MRC) Miri Chapter was deemed a success with over 100 successful blood donors participating the campaign. Held at Boulevard Shopping Mall, Pujut on Sunday, the one-day… (read more)

9/12/2017: HOME: Ex-SLDB employees form co-operative
MIRI: The protem committee of Koperasi Semangat SembilanSembilan Berhad ( Kosem99) held a dinner here recently to celebrate its formation. Konsem 99 protem committee members include Wan Pauzi Wan Ahmad, Mohamad Amin Abdul Rahman, Awg Mohammad Awg… (read more)

9/12/2017: HOME: Over 30 take part in kids’ colouring contest
MIRI: A colouring contest organised by SMK Chung Hua Miri on Saturday in conjunction with its annual charity food sale saw the participation of more than 30 children. Raina Lim Yee Xuan emerged as the winner in Group A (five to seven-yearsold), with… (read more)