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

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9/13/2017: HOME: Mavcom: Miri, Mulu airports have exceeded terminal capacity
KUCHING: Two airports in Sarawak are among the seven airports in the country managed by Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad ( MAHB) which are currently operating above their theoretical terminal design capacity, said Malaysian Aviation Commission (… (read more)

9/13/2017: HOME: Bomba rushes to rescue tourist after his boathouse gets stuck
MIRI: A senior American citizen sailing from Limbang to Brunei and Kuching was held up when his boathouse accidentally got stuck on an iron object for tying the barges by the bank of Limbang River near Kampung Limpaong in Jalan Buangsiol… (read more)

9/13/2017: HOME: Public talk on cyber crime at Pustaka Miri Sept 18
MIRI: A talk addressing cyber crime issues will be held at Pustaka Negeri Sarawak, Miri ( Pustaka Miri) here on Sept 18. The talk will be from 2: 30pm until 4pm in the library’s auditorium. The guest speaker is Malaysian Communications and Multimedia… (read more)

9/13/2017: HOME: CM: Islamic ‘wakaf’ concept can be expanded
MIRI: The Islamic concept of ‘wakaf’ is not only meant to help less-fortunate Muslims, but also strengthen the Islamic economy. According to Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, the ‘wakaf’ practice can serve to educate the people… (read more)

9/13/2017: HOME: Over 800 acres of land in Sarawak given away as ‘wakaf’ — Council
MIRI: A total of 261 lots over 820 acres of land across the state have been handed over for ‘ wakaf’, while another 125 lots over 55 acres of land are still under the documentation process. In Islam, ‘ wakaf’ is defined as ‘a perpetual dedication of… (read more)

9/13/2017: HOME: Curtin University M’sia enters into partnership with Thai education group
MIRI: Curtin University Malaysia has entered into a partnership with the Global Education Group Co Ltd (Gegco) in Thailand to deliver Curtin’s Intensive English Programme and other pathway offerings for Thai and other international students to degree… (read more)

9/13/2017: HOME: ‘Like’ SMK Lopeng Tengah to bring glory to Sarawak
MIRI: Champion in the national-level 2013 Toyota Eco Youth Competition, SMK Lopeng Tengah wants to win again this year. SMK Lopeng Tengah is among 12 schools selected to participate in the national-level Toyota Eco Youth Competition organised annually… (read more)

9/13/2017: HOME: Acer Malaysia aims to bring new ideas to existing, new users via IT seminar
MIRI: Acer Malaysia Sarawak Northern Region strives to foster closer relationship with its existing and potential users through various programmes. Yesterday, the branch held a seminar on ‘ Productivity, Connectivity, Collaboration with Acer’ at the… (read more)

9/13/2017: HOME: Baram Off-roaders send aid to Long Aton
MIRI: Members of Baram Offroaders sent aid to fire victims in Long Aton, Tinjar, Baram on Saturday. A faulty water-pump on one of the five four-wheel- drive vehicles did not stop the 10-member team from reaching the village. “We had to stop many… (read more)

9/13/2017: HOME: Dismay over abuse of OKU-designated parking bays
MIRI: A member of the public is dismayed by the disregard shown by some road users who take up parking bays designated for the disabled (OKU). Wishing only to be identified as Cheng, he reached out to The Borneo Post to inquire what sort of action can… (read more)

9/13/2017: HOME: Not losing hope despite losing eyesight
MIRI: When Fakhrul Ariffin was working at Hospital Besar Kota Tinggi in Johor as an occupational therapist, he had a dream – to work hard, get promoted, and to get married and have a happy, stable life. However, when blurry vision and painful eyes led… (read more)

9/13/2017: HOME: Great Eastern to hold blood drive on Sept 16
MIRI: Great Eastern Field Force and Agents Association, Malaysia will organise a blood donation drive on Sept 16, at Bintang Megamall Miri from 10am to 1pm. According to event organising chairman Kiu Chiong Kwong, the blood donation drive is to… (read more)