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

9/27/2017: FRONT PAGE: 165 Miri District societies face deregistration
MIRI: A total of 165 societies in Miri District could be deregistered after failing to submit their annual reports to the Registrar of Societies ( ROS). ROS officer Susane Akok said the societies had been given ample time to do so, with multiple… (read more)

9/27/2017: HOME: Cop injured in accident with lorry
MIRI: A 29-year- old policeman was injured when the motorcycle he was riding was involved in an accident with a lorry at Jalan Bypass around 2.45pm on Monday. The victim was heading towards Miri Airport from the direction of Pujut when he was hit by… (read more)

9/27/2017: HOME: Pakatan Harapan manifesto ‘hollow, contradictory’, says BNBBC chairman
MIRI: Sarawak Barisan Nasional Backbenchers Club ( BNBBC) said the Pakatan Harapan ( PH) manifesto unveiled in the state last Sunday rings hollow and is contradictory to reality and history. Its chairman Paulus Palu Gumbang said what was most puzzling… (read more)

9/27/2017: HOME: Some 3,000 to attend water carnival, anniversary do at Long Lama
MIRI: The Long Lama Watersport Carnival and the second anniversary celebration of Telang Usan as a district at Long Lama from Sept 29 to Oct 1 are expected to attract more than 3,000 visitors. Tel an gU san assembly man Dennis Ngau said it would be… (read more)

9/27/2017: HOME: Youngster shares experience in investment
MIRI: Since young, I’ve always heard the adults talking about investment, that it is a way to use money to make more money, and it is something that is only associated with those with extra money. Such was the typical impression of mine towards… (read more)

9/27/2017: HOME: ‘Ecoday’ to raise green awareness
MIRI: Participants from East Mal aysia and Brunei wi l l be participating in ‘ ecoday’ competitions on Oct 7. Organised by Curtin University, Malaysia ( Curtin Malaysia), ‘ ecoday’ from 8am to 5pm at its campus is endorsed by the Malaysian Nature… (read more)

9/27/2017: HOME: BorneoMUN promotes communication skills
MIRI: Good communication skill is a vital aspect of education, said Shaikh Tahmid Hassin, the organising chairman of Borneo Model United Nations ( BorneoMUN) conference. “Having good communication skills is important. One of the best ways students can… (read more)

9/27/2017: HOME: SOPB offers free Merris cooking oil
MIRI: Sarawak Oil Palms Berhad (SOPB) will offer 100 free bottles of Merris cooking oil in a tie-up with See Hua Marketing Sdn Bhd – the publisher of See Hua Daily News, The Borneo Post and Utusan Borneo. The one- day ‘Collect Stamps & Redeem Gifts’… (read more)

9/27/2017: HOME: Join ‘Mid-Autumn Skyline Night’ on Sept 30
MIRI: Those who want to experience a different MidAutumn celebration are welcome to join the ‘Mid-Autumn Skyline Night’ to take place at Sky Garden of Meritz Hotel this Sept 30, beginning 6pm . Organised by Meritz Hotel in collaboration with the Young… (read more)

9/27/2017: HOME: Kosem99 organises organic vegetable gardening course
MIRI: About 60 participants completed a five-hour gardening course at Pustaka Miri recently. It was run by the recently formed Koperasi Semangat SembilanSembilan Berhad ( Kosem99) as their first project. This first gardening course in Miri taught… (read more)

9/27/2017: HOME: RRSS to hold annual food fair at Bintang Megamall Miri on Sunday
MIRI: Riam Road Secondary School ( RRSS) will hold its annual charity food fair on Oct 1 ( Sunday) at the main entrance of Bintang Megamall Miri from 8am to 1pm. The annual event will see nearly 40 stalls – run by RRSS students – offering a wide array… (read more)