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

9/29/2017: HOME: BURNT OUT:
Firemen from the Lopeng station in Miri hose a prime mover which caught fire at the Kuala Baram Industrial Estate yesterday. The fire, which broke out around 10.55am, was extinguished by workers using portable extinguishers. Damage was estimated at 60… (read more)

9/29/2017: HOME: Man nabbed after search yields packets of crystalline substance
MIRI: Miri District Narcotics Crime Investigation Unit ( BSJND) personnel arrested a 29-yearold man yesterday ( Sept 28) for having 38 packets of a crystalline substance believed to be Syabu, weighing a total 10.33g. Deputy district police chief Supt… (read more)

9/29/2017: HOME: Unifor holds meeting with non-Muslim religious leaders
MIRI: The newly established Unit for Other Religions ( Unifor) had a successful meeting recently with leaders of the Association of Churches Sarawak (ACS) Miri, churches of different denominations and representatives from the Sikh Temple and… (read more)

9/29/2017: HOME: Pipeline leak repaired — Laku
MIRI: The Water Board of Northern Area ( Laku) has repaired the leak at the damaged pipeline here to minimise water loss. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Laku Management Sdn Bhd Wong Tiong Kai said a clamp has been fabricated to be installed on the… (read more)

9/29/2017: HOME: ‘State seeks more devt of downstream industries’
MIRI: The state government wants more industrial linkages to be established so that more downstream industries and activities can be developed. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said this will lead to more complete value chains… (read more)

9/29/2017: HOME: SM Sains Miri Sea Scouts work to attain chef badge
MIRI: A total of 50 SM Sains Miri Sea Scouts took part in the recent SainSri Sea Scout Le Chef 2017 programme to attain their chef activity badge. Programme coordinator Qaisarah Abdullah said this was the first co- curricular activity to attain the… (read more)

9/29/2017: HOME: PH manifesto a serious step to restore Sarawak’s rights — Roland
MIRI: PKR Baram chief Roland Dr Mahathir was Malaysia’s present at the announcement of Sabah do. He downplayed Deputy commitment and promise Engan defended Pakatan fourth prime minister (1981-2003), the manifesto by PH Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Amar… (read more)

9/29/2017: HOME: Local contractors reminded to avoid damaging underground utilities
MIRI: Local contractors are reminded to adhere to standard operating procedure ( SOP) when laying pipes and cables at roadsides. Chairman of UPP Pujut branch Bruce Chai said it is vital to ensure the ground work will not damage underground utilities… (read more)

9/29/2017: HOME: No reports of counterfeit RM50 and RM100 notes — Police
MIRI: Deputy district police chief Supt Stanley Jonathan Ringgit is urging netizens to lodge a police report if they come across counterfeit money. He was responding to cases of netizens posting photos on social media of alleged counterfeit RM50 and… (read more)

9/29/2017: HOME: Malaysia Day celebrated at Tenby’s two schools in Miri
MIRI: Primary students of Tenby International School and Sekolah Sri Tenby celebrated Malaysia Day with great pomp and joy in the school library on Friday, Sept 15. T he spokesperson for the school in a statement said each class presented what they… (read more)

9/29/2017: HOME: Institut Kemahiran Belia Negara organises careers exhibition
MIRI: The public are invited to attend ‘Gerbang Kerjaya’, organised by Institut Kemahiran Belia Negara ( IKBN) Miri at its multi-purpose hall from 8am to 3pm tomorrow. The event will feature exhibitions by Qasturie Offshore Engineering Sdn Bhd,… (read more)

9/29/2017: HOME: Fajar International College gives five awards to SMK Long Lama students
MIRI: Development of education in rural and semi rural areas is part of the Fajar International College ( FIC) corporate social responsibility programme. In line with such objective to raise the standard of education, the college has been giving out… (read more)

9/29/2017: SPORT: 12-year-old archer a hit in Sibu tourney
SIBU: Liew Yu Jie proved that age is no barrier in the sport when he defeated his elder brother Yu Wui 56- 55 to win the inaugural Sibu Students Indoor Archery Open last weekend. Earlier, the 12-year- old from Miri’s SJK Chung San had managed third… (read more)