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

7/14/2018: HOME: Water supply to longhouses cut off, claims Chiew
RESIDENTS of longhouses along Bintulu-Miri Road are deprived of clean water supply due to the construction of Pan Borneo Highway. According to Tanjong Batu assemblyman Chiew Chiu Sing, the longhouse folk are suffering because clean water supply is so… (read more)

7/14/2018: HOME: Man slapped with RM6,500 fine for injuring, threatening wife
MIRI: A man was fined RM6,500 in default nine months in jail after he pleaded guilty to the charge of causing injury and threatening his wife. Magistrate Zuraini Ali Musa announced the sentence yesterday after considering several aspects including the… (read more)

7/14/2018: HOME: Housewife suffers losses of about RM20,000 in house break-in
MIRI: A housewife suffered losses of approximately RM20, 000 after her house in Taman Pantai Luak near Bakam Road here was broken into on Wednesday afternoon. According to a source, the victim had left her house around 3pm with the doors, windows and… (read more)

7/14/2018: HOME: Juvenile charged with possessing uncensored DVDs
MIRI: The Juvenile Court here set Aug 8 for the hearing of a teenage girl’s probationary report after she pleaded guilty to a charge with being in possession of 155 DVDs of film which were not approved by the Film Censorship Board ( LPF). The 17-year-… (read more)

7/14/2018: HOME: Two friends in the dock for house break-in and theft
MIRI: Two friends pleaded not guilty in the magistrates’ court yesterday on charges of house break-in and theft. Lau Kun Seng and Valentine Bakak were accused of breaking into a room belonging to Chiong Chik Kwong and committing theft. They allegedly… (read more)

7/14/2018: HOME: Unpaid sub-contractors stop supplying fuel to rural schools
MIRI: Sub- contractors under the Ministry of Education’s school fuel supply programme in Sarawak have halted their supply as they have not been paid by the beleaguered Bintulu-based main contractor Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd since March. The… (read more)

7/14/2018: HOME: ‘OOOHA’ e-platform in Mandarin to begin operating July 22
MIRI: The much anticipated shopping and business platform, ‘ OOOHA’ e- platform will be officially in use beginning July 22, in conjunction with Sarawak Independence Day. The platform’s co-founder Erick Chin said the first version of the e- platform… (read more)

7/14/2018: HOME: MP calls for temporary suspension of RM3.36 million Wireless Walk project
MIRI: The Sarawak government has been asked to temporarily suspend the RM3.36 million Wireless Walk upgrading project. Miri member of parliament Dr Michael Teo claimed this is because the public have complained of poor hygiene, overcrowding, and… (read more)

7/14/2018: HOME: Youth chief: Project will add to Sarawak’s uniqueness
MIRI: The Miri Malay Association Youth wing is saddened and shocked by Miri MP Dr Michael Teo’s call for the Wireless Walk project to be temporarily suspended. In a press statement, Youth wing chairman Mohammad Hafidz Rohani said such a move would… (read more)

7/14/2018: HOME: MCC to hold family day with resident committees
MIRI: Some 1,000 people from 15 resident committee ( RC) zones throughout the city are expected to participate in the Miri City Council ( MCC) Family Day at Bulatan Park here tomorrow. Organising chairlady Cr Warzieda Ahmad said the theme for the… (read more)

7/14/2018: HOME: Curtin Malaysia to hold Carnival 2018 at its Miri campus
MIRI: Curtin University, Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) will be holding Carnival 2018 at its campus here on August 25 from 10am to 5pm. Open to the public, the carnival will be a good time for potential students to gain insight of Curtin University’s… (read more)

7/14/2018: HOME: Boulevard Mall Bintulu to open in June 2019
MIRI: The construction of Boulevard Shopping Mall Bintulu (Boulevard Mall) is progressing on schedule for opening next year. Boulevard Mall is part of an integrated commercial development comprising an 18storey 508-room four- star deluxe Imperial… (read more)

7/14/2018: HOME: SM Sains Miri holds Sarawak Bon Fest 2018 this weekend
MIRI: SM Sains Miri is holding Sarawak Bon Fest 2018 today and tomorrow at Eastwood Valley Golf and Country Club. According to organising chairwoman Fiona Toh, the programme is starting with a nine- session workshop on Aikido, tea ceremony, Japanese… (read more)