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

7/17/2018: HOME: Ling hopes two-party system remains a norm in M’sia
MIRI: Malaysia has achieved two-party system, a meaningful democratic achievement for the country, notes Sarawak DAP secretary Alan Ling Sie Kiong. He hopes that this political system will remain to be practised in the country, where a change of… (read more)

7/17/2018: HOME: DUBS slams MP for negative remarks on Wireless Walk project to benefit locals
MIRI: The Sarawak Bumiputera Entrepreneurs Chamber ( DUBS) Miri yesterday slammed member of Parliament for Miri Dr Michael Teo Yu Keng as a leader without a vision for his remarks on the construction of Wireless Walk at North Yu Seng road here. DUBS… (read more)

7/17/2018: HOME: HDA brings devt, economic opportunities to Ulu Baram
MIRI: The formation of Highland Development Agency ( HDA) has brought many development and economic opportunities to Ulu Baram, particularly in Telang Usan and Mulu constituencies, according to Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau. He said the rural… (read more)

7/17/2018: HOME: S’wak will continue to prosper under current leadership — Dewanita Miri
MIRI: The Miri branch of Dewanita – the women’s section of Sarawak Bumiputera Entrepreneurs Chamber (DUBS) – has expressed its full support for the leadership of Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg in steering Sarawak to greater… (read more)

7/17/2018: HOME: Husband apprehends alleged break-in suspect
MIRI: Police here arrested a 24year- old man in the early hours of Sunday after he allegedly broke-in and attacked a couple at their house in Permyjaya. District acting police chief DSP Aldrin Junaidi Kutoi confirmed the arrest when contacted… (read more)

7/17/2018: HOME: Farmer reports theft of outboard engine
MIRI: A 62-year- old farmer lodged a police report on Sunday over the theft of his outboard engine at Pujut Corner. The incident was discovered around 10.30pm on Saturday when the victim went to check on his boat and found it missing. The following… (read more)

7/17/2018: HOME: Volunteers collect 45kg of waste during underwater, beach clean-up in Brunei
MIRI: Volunteers from the Malaysian Nature Society ( MNS) Miri and CRK Elite Diving Brunei collected a total of 45kg of waste during a joint clean-up activity in Brunei last weekend. According to MNS Miri chairman Iqbal Abdollah, they conducted… (read more)

7/17/2018: HOME: PEN seeks village heads to help register stateless residents
MIRI: Penan Empowerment Network ( PEN) is seeking the cooperation from heads of Penan villages here to come up with a list of their residents who do not have birth certificate and identification card ( IC). Last week, a PEN team headed by its… (read more)

7/17/2018: HOME: PBB a vehicle to accelerate economic development of Sarawak – Dennis
MIRI: Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu ( PBB) was set up not solely for political reason or activities but as a vehicle to provide the best livin g environment for the rakyat as well as to accelerate infrastructure and economic development of the… (read more)

7/17/2018: HOME: Local angler lands 14.4kg grouper to win grand prize
MIRI: Miri angler Wong Ling Seng earned the grand prize of RM2,200 in the 3rd Rapala and Storm Jigging Competition on Sunday by landing a grouper weighing 14.44kg. In second place was Sudirman Isa who took home RM1,500 with his catch of a GT weighing… (read more)

7/17/2018: HOME: Over 300 participate in SM Sains Miri charity run
MIRI: More than 300 people comprising students, teachers, members of Parents and Teachers Association ( PIBG), Parent Support Group ( KSIB), school support staff, school alumni as well as members of the public participated in the SAINSri Charity Run… (read more)

7/17/2018: HOME: SOPB raises RM50,055 through charity run
MIRI: Five charity organisations here received donation totalling RM50,055 from Sarawak Oil Palm Berhad ( SOPB) in conjunction with the company’s 50th anniversary. More than 1,700 participants helped raised the amount through SOP Charity Run 2018 at… (read more)