31-Aug-2017 - The Borneo Post - Miri News Digest

8/30/2017: HOME: 18 left homeless after fire destroys workers’ quarters in Marudi
MIRI: Eighteen people were made homeless when their quarters at Timbarap 3 Estate in Marudi were razed to the ground by fire yesterday. There were no casualties reported as there was nobody at the quarters when fire broke out. In a statement… (read more)

8/30/2017: HOME: Rep highlights pressing needs of his constituents during CM’s visit
MIRI: The Highland Development Agency ( HDA) is the best agency to oversee the development of the state’s highland areas which have huge potential to be developed in terms of infrastructure as well as economically. The HDA was created by Chief… (read more)

8/30/2017: HOME: Association to hold M’sia Day Prayer Service
MIRI: The Associat ion of Churches in Sarawak (ACS) Miri will hold its Malaysia Day Prayer Service at Mei Ann Methodist Church on Sept 8 at 7.30pm. This year’s theme is ‘For your great name’s sake’ from Daniel 19:19. Revd Jabez Tiong Huong Ong will… (read more)

8/30/2017: HOME: Study beyond certificate level to become more marketable, ILJTM graduates told
MIRI: Graduates from the various training institutes of the Human Resources Department ( ILJTM) have to advance their studies beyond the certificate level to ensure that Malaysia achieves its target of having a 35 per cent skilled workforce by… (read more)

8/30/2017: HOME: Technical, vocational training in full swing in Sarawak — Lee
MIRI: The state’s emphasis on technical and vocational education and training ( TVET) is in full swing now, with 30 government and private institutions providing programmes aimed at meeting the industrial demand for skilled and semi-skilled… (read more)

8/30/2017: HOME: Getting more women involved in leadership
MIRI: The government is targeting to have at least 30 per cent of women in leadership roles in the country’s public and private sector. Mulu assemblyman Datuk Gerawat Gala stressed this at the opening ceremony of ‘ Personal Appearance Workshop 2017’… (read more)

8/30/2017: HOME: Fajar International College plays host to 78 SMK Tinjar students
MIRI: Fajar International College played host to 78 students from SMK Tinjar recently. The Form 5 students, led by four teachers, visited the college to explore various opportunities for tertiary education. Fajar International College chief executive… (read more)

8/30/2017: HOME: 3,100 across S’wak take part in CMS Tribal Run 3.0
KUCHING: Kuchingnites and outstation runners in Betong, Sibu, Bintulu and Miri dusted off their running shoes and adorned fashionable tribal outfits to pace and dash the streets during the CMS Tribal Run 3.0 event recently. Boasting an impressive… (read more)

8/30/2017: HOME: Servay Hypermarket presents prizes to ‘I Love Ibumie’ contest winners
MIRI: Servay Hypermarket at Pelita Commercial Centre here recently presented prizes to winners of the concluded ‘ I Love Ibumie’ buy- and-win contest, which saw eight lucky shoppers receiving Servay gift vouchers and Ibumie products. Annie Low Chiew… (read more)

8/30/2017: HOME: Tighter security measures to curb vandalism at Miri Petroleum Museum
MIRI: The Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports is determined to beef up security at Miri Petroleum Museum at Canada Hill following the increasing incidence of vandalism and theft. Assistant Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk… (read more)