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

10/23/2017: HOME: Motorcyclist killed, another seriously hurt as bikes collide
MIRI: A motorcyclist succumbed to his injuries after he was involved in a head- on collision with another motorcycle at the Lutong old airstrip on Saturday. State Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department deputy chief DSP Bingkok John said the… (read more)

10/23/2017: HOME: ‘MCC to conduct safety inspection on roofs, awnings’
MIRI: MiriCityCouncil(MCC)will be conducting safety inspection on building structures, particularly on roofs and awnings. Its mayor Adam Yii said this had to be done as safety measures, following the recent strong winds that caused devastating damage… (read more)

10/23/2017: HOME: Vital for villagers to support devt projects — Lee
MIRI: Villagers ought to give their total cooperation to government development projects in their respective areas. Assistant Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Lee Kim Shin said such commitment is needed to ensure that the projects which… (read more)

10/23/2017: HOME: Miri plays host to biggest international tattoo convention
MIRI: More than 100 local and international tattoo artists converged at Miri Indoor Stadium for the Kenarau IV Sarawak International Tattoo Convention 2017. The participants from Singapore, Indonesia – Bali, Jogja and Jakarta, Philippines, Russia,… (read more)

10/23/2017: HOME: More telco towers to be built in Telang Usan — MCMC state director
MIRI: Constituents can expect to see more telecommunication (telco) towers built in Telang Usan constituency to improve communication services in tandem with the state’s drive towards digital economy. The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia… (read more)

10/23/2017: HOME: Mitsubishi launches locally assembled Outlander SUV 2.0L in Miri
MIRI: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi vehicles in Malaysia, officially launched the locallyassembled Mitsubishi Outlander SUV 2.0L at Permaisuri Imperial City Mall here yesterday (Oct 22). The Mitsubishi… (read more)

10/23/2017: HOME: Strong wind gives local kite surfers chance to strut their stuff
MIRI: The recent windy condition here saw local kite surfing enthusiasts take to the water to engage in the activity at the old Lutong Airport beach over the weekend. Herman Hamdan, a regular kite surfer, said he took the opportunity of the strong… (read more)

10/23/2017: HOME: Taylor’s university and college hold Info Day
MIRI: Taylor’s University held a mathematics quiz for secondary school students from Kuching and Miri yesterday ( Oct 22) during Taylor’s University Info Day. Taylor’s University Director of Enrolment and Advisory Services, Wong Foo Hing said that the… (read more)

10/23/2017: HOME: JCI members urged to help propel Sarawak into digital economy
MIRI: Members of Junior Chamber International (JCI) are urged to also give their focus on the development of digital economy by putting their expertise to work. Assistant Minister of Tourism, Art and Culture, Datuk Lee Kim Shin said JCI has many… (read more)