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

10/21/2017: HOME: Housebreaking suspect injured while attacking policeman during arrest
MIRI: A man in his 30s has been detained in connection with a housebreaking case here and the attempted murder of a policeman on Thursday. District police chief ACP Lim Meng Seah said a team of policemen from the Criminal Investigation Department (… (read more)

10/21/2017: HOME: MCC to review building structures in aftermath of strong winds
MIRI: Miri City Council ( MCC) will review the existing building structures and landscaping requirements following recent strong winds that caused devastating damages to properties at various locations in the city. Its mayor Adam Yii said there is the… (read more)

10/21/2017: HOME: Strong winds wreak havoc in Miri
MIRI: Strong winds uprooted several trees by the roadside here early Thursday morning. The strong winds also ripped the roof of the Miri Central Market near Yu Lan Plaza and the fish market next to the oldest Chinese temple in the city, and the… (read more)

10/21/2017: HOME: Strong winds divert two MASwings flights
MIRI: Two MASwings flights were diverted to their respective bases yesterday due to the torrential rain and strong winds that hit Miri and Kota Kinabalu since Thursday. MASwings spokesperson confirmed this when contacted around 3pm… (read more)

10/21/2017: HOME: Call to reduce height of trees in Miri
MIRI: The Miri City Council (MCC) should continue its effort to reduce the height of trees planted for city landscaping. United People Party (UPP) Pujut branch chairman Bruce Chai said this effort is needed due to strong winds. Chai, an ex-… (read more)

10/21/2017: HOME: Long Aton fire victims receive RM151,600 in aid from state govt
MIRI: A total of 23 fire victims of Long Aton longhouse in Tinjar Basin received a total of RM151,600 in financial aid from the state government through the Welfare Department (JKM) Miri last Thursday. Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau presented the… (read more)

10/21/2017: HOME: High-octane performances at Rocktober Fest thrill thousands
MIRI: Rock music enthusiasts from here and abroad were really entertained after two nights of high- octane performances during Rocktober Fest Borneo 2017 ( RTBF17) – Borneo’s biggest beachside rock festival – at Parkcity Everly Hotel here… (read more)

10/21/2017: HOME: Malaysian Motorsports celebrity Leona Chin due in Miri to launch Mitsubishi Outlander 2.0
MIRI: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia ( MMM) will launch the Mitsubishi Outlander 2.0 model in Miri with a meet-and-greet session with Malaysian Motorsports athlete Leona China at Permaisuri Imperial City Mall on Oct 22. Fans can turn up at the centre… (read more)

10/21/2017: HOME: Risda helps local entrepreneurs to expand business
MIRI: Entrepreneurs in rural areas should seize the opportunity provided by the government in its effort to develop the local economy and participate in the digital economy as the way forward. Sibuti MP Ahmad Lai Bujang stressed this during his… (read more)

10/21/2017: HOME: Lawyers to hold RPGT seminar on Nov 2
MIRI: The Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS), Miri branch will organise a seminar on legal and practical aspect of Real Property Gain Tax ( RPGT) on Nov 2, from 8.15am to 5pm at Imperial Hotel here. The speaker will be Lim Kien Chai, a legal… (read more)

10/21/2017: HOME: Fajar International College offers well-rounded tertiary education
MIRI: Fajar International College’s female tug- of-war team has made the college proud when they successfully emerged as second runner-up in the National Sports Day ( Hari Sukan Negara) competition held on Oct 14 here. A total of 40 participants were… (read more)

10/21/2017: HOME: Old Josephians to reunite at 85th anniversary grand dinner on Oct 28
MIRI: A grand reunion of exstudents of St Joseph School here will be held on Oct 28 at Grand Ballroom Imperial Hotel, in conjunction with its 85th anniversary celebration. Over 850 ex- Josephians and guests are expected at this dinner which will… (read more)

10/21/2017: HOME: Rimbunan Hijau Auto Services holds three-day road show in Emart Tudan
MIRI: Authorised dealer of Toyota range of vehicles Rimbunan Hijau Auto Services Sdn Bhd is having a three- day road show at Emart Commercial Centre in Tudan here from Oct 20-23. Featuring various Toyota models, this three- day event promises many… (read more)