Miri, Malaysia Newswire

Miri, Malaysia Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Miri, Malaysia.

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  1. Thai national killed in MiriRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Malaysian National News Agency

    A man of Thai nationality was killed in an accident at Km 98 Jalan Miri-Bintulu at 8.50 pm last night. Sarawak Traffic and Investigation Department chief Supt Alexson Naga Chabu said the incident occurred when the victim Samphan Khamsopha, 44, who worked in an oil palm plantation here, was driving a four-wheel-drive vehicle from Bintulu to Miri.


  2. Indigenous communities call for halt to native land encroachmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Malaysia News

    Malaysian indigenous communities gathered in Miri, Sarawak for a one-day conference and workshop. Save Rivers reports on what transpired.


  3. Strong Sarawak grassroots support for Baru Bian as Federal MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | The Star Online

    MIRI: There is strong support from Sarawakians for state PKR chairman Baru Bian to be a member of the Federal Cabinet. Dayak rights activist Michael Jok said it would be prudent for Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to appoint Baru Bian as the works minister.


  4. Cobra 'moves' into new house before homeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | The Star Online

    MIRI: A 3-metre long cobra was caught before it got the chance to "move" into a new house in Jalan Bakam near here on Friday . A team of Miri Civil Defence Unit personnel managed to capture the reptile after it sneaked into the house near SJKC Tukau located near the Miri-Bintulu second coastal highway at about 7.30pm.


  5. SUPP to leave Barisan Nasional coalition, source confirmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | The Star Online

    MIRI: Sarawak United Peoples Party will leave the Barisan Nasional coalition, a source within the party has confirmed. SUPP, formed in 1959, is the oldest political party in Sarawak.


  6. 458 extra flights for RayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Daily Express

    Putra Jaya: A total of 458 additional flights involving 140,264 seats and 26 routes will be provided for Malaysians to fly home in conjunction with the upcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri. Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said the Malaysian Aviation Commission had approved three airlines - namely Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia and Malindo Air - to offer the additional flights on selected routes.


  7. New sec-gen takes office at MindefRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | The Star Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Halimi Abd Manaf, 59, started his duty as the new secretary-general of the Defence Ministry at Wisma Pertahanan here. His arrival was welcomed by a guard-of-honour mounted by three officers and 103 men of the 1st Battalion Royal Malay Regiment.


  8. Sabah portion of Pan Borneo Highway to be dropped?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    With the new government having announced it was dropping the KL-Singapore high-speed rail and MRT3 projects, speculation on which mega-infrastructure projects could next come under review has begun. One of these is the Sabah portion of the Pan Borneo Highway , The Star reports.


  9. Longhouse roof blown awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | The Star Online

    MIRI: Ferocious wind ripped apart half the roof of the Long Busang longhouse deep in central Sarawak. The past 24 hours saw heavy rain and strong wind lashing parts of northern and central Sarawak.


  10. School van driver forces girl to perform oral sex on himRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 26 | The Star Online

    A school van driver has been arrested for allegedly forcing a 10-year-old girl to perform oral sex on him. "He then took his daughter to lodge a report.


  11. 6-year-old boy found drowned after boat capsizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 26 | The Star Online

    MIRI: A six-year-old boy was found drowned in Sg Sepencur near the Rumah Nanga Ensering longhouse in the remote Julau district in central Sarawak on Saturday morning. Kelvin Markus, a Year One pupil, was reported missing at 7am on Friday with two relatives when the boat they were in capsized after being hit by strong waves.


  12. Read "Borneo Jazz Festival 2018" reviewed byRead the original story

    Saturday May 26 | All About Jazz

    Borneo Jazz Festival Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia May 11-13, 2018 When May arrives, jazz fans in South East Asia know it is time for the Borneo Jazz Festival. It has been presented since 2006 in Miri, the second biggest city of Sarawak, one of the two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo.


  13. Indian-origin man becomes Malaysia's 1st ministerRead the original story

    Monday May 21 | The Times of India

    Deo is the first member of the minority community in the country's history to be appointed as a minister KUALA LUMPUR: Gobind Singh Deo , an Indian-origin Sikh politician in Malaysia , has become a cabinet minister, the first member of the minority community in the country's history to be appointed as a minister. Deo, 45, who has been given the communications and multimedia portfolio, is among the two politicians of Indian descent included in the Pakatan Harapan coalition's Cabinet.


  14. Foreigners among 30 individuals detained for gamblingRead the original story

    Monday May 21 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Police detained 30 individuals, including two foreigners, for gambling offences in Sarawak in an anti gambling operation here yesterday, Sarawak CID chief SAC Dennis Leong Soon said the suspects, aged between 17 and 53, were arrested in Kuching, Padawan, Kota Samarahan, Bau, Sri Aman, Serian, Bintulu and Miri. "In the raid, police seized cash worth RM3,405, 30 units of mobile phones, two units of laptop, betting slips and several other devises suspected to be used for illegal gambling activities.


  15. Sonal Chauhan: The Jannat actress will make her Bollywood comeback after 5 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Sonal Chauhan was born on May 16th, 1985 in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh. She did her schooling at Delhi Public School in Noida and received a Philosophy Honours degree at Gargi College in New Delhi.


  16. Sara Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonal Chauhan spotted in BandraRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Sara Ali Khan was spotted in Bandra, Mumbai recently. Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh's daughter donned a grey sleeveless top with the words 'Pilates Girl' and striped dark grey gym shorts.


  17. Nine shoplots gutted in pre-dawn fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | The Star Online

    MIRI: A block of double-storey shoplots were razed in a pre-dawn fire in the rural town of Bakong in Beluru sub-district in northern Sarawak. Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department said in its latest report that nine units of shoplots were completely destroyed in the 1am incident located some 100km south of Miri.


  18. Abang Johari not pushing the panic button despite losing 12 seats in GE14Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | The Star Online

    KUCHING: Sarawak Barisan Nasional has lost 12 out of 31 parliamentary seats but Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg is not pushing the panic button just yet. The Chief Minister said the coalition would carry out a post-mortem on the results, as Sarawak has always been deemed a "fixed deposit".


  19. Barisan Nasional Miri candidate Datuk Sebastian Ting with the ordinary folks. Stephen pic.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | The Star Online

    MIRI: Chinese voters in urban Sarawak have been urged to be doubly sure of their choice before they cast their votes on Wednesday . Sarawak United Peoples Party secretary-general Datuk Sebastian Ting said that there was a possibility that Chinese representation at Federal level could be "wiped out".


  20. Sarawak introduces new resettlement policyRead the original story

    May 7, 2018 | Malaysian National News Agency

    The state government has introduced a new resettlement policy to ease the burden of the lower income group that needed to move to new areas to make way for development projects. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said, effective immediately the state government would built the infrastructure at the new resettlement scheme before the people affected by the resettlement programme move into the areas.