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Cindy Lai

sarawakstar@thestar.com.my

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31 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM

Taman Tunku bypass awaiting clearance, says Miri mayor as he refutes delay claims

MIRI: Mayor Lawrence Lai (pic) has denied claims by certain quarters that the Miri City Council (MCC) was delaying the opening of the Taman Tunku bypass to the public on purpose.

22 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM

A ballerina’s dream

MIRI: To Agnes Chin, dreaming the ballerina’s dream in tutus and ballet slippers, and dancing like the ‘Black Swan’ is not even close to reality.

Fantastic: Last year Chin and her class staged a successful show ‘Ballet Fantasia’. She said despite the fact that the opportunity for ballerinas to perform locally was rather thin, she would try her best to arrange such show for her students.
15 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM

Senadin rep comes to help

MIRI: When their old wooden house in Piasau Utara squatter area was blown down by strong wind last Monday, Azrul Abdullah and his family of 10 were left homeless.

Relief coming: Lee (second from right) visiting Azrul (left) and his family at the shack that Azrul managed to build out of materials he salvaged from their collapsed home.
13 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM

Rural dental care must go on no matter what, stresses minister

MIRI: Despite the geographical and financial challenges faced by the Health Ministry in carrying out rural dental care programmes, the show must go on, said Welfare, Women and Family Development Minister Datuk Fatimah Abdullah.

Towards healthy teeth: Fatimah (fourth from left) officiating at the Miri Divisional Dental Health Promotion Day.
6 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM

Asia Music Festival a huge draw

MIRI: The Asia Music Festival (AMF) attracted a large crowd to the musical corridor of Eastwood Valley Golf & Country Club on Friday.

Great response: Revellers from Miri, Brunei, Sibu and as far as Kuala Lumpur and foreign tourists helping themselves to the delicious cuisines at the Food Mart Village.
1 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM

Entrepreneur left her job in anoil and gas company to bake cakes at Twinzbites

HER happiness today is being able to do something she loves most — making cakes and cookies.

Prerequisite: Assorted kek lapis Sarawak sold at Hamiah’s bakery.
17 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Oil Town goes street partying

MIRI: It was raining cats and dogs, but the bad weather did not dampen the spirit of celebration at the fourth edition of “916 Malaysia Day Street Party” at Jalan Sehati here.

13 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Former bank manager devotes precious time to help young cancer patients

MIRI: Although she is often in the newspapers for helping the Sarawak Children’s Cancer Society (SCCS), little is known about Jocelyn Hee’s struggles, her ups and downs and the emotional moments she shared with the young patients.

Heart of gold: Hee with three-year-old Alisha, a cancer patient who is under medical observation. She also calls Hee ‘Ah Mee’.
3 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

For a stylish and elegant wedding

MIRI: All eyes were drawn to the stage as models dressed in beautiful Malay wedding apparels walked the runway at Bintang Megamall last sunday.

Unique: According to Rozie, Busana’s best impression is emphasizing on hand applique and embroidery specially sewed by herself. Each design is limited to one set only.
20 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM

Sandakan drummers win competition with story of Bajau culture and history

MIRI: Thunderous beats filled the air at the first Borneo 24-Festive Drums Friendship Competition at the Miri Indoor Stadium.