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23 Apr 2019 | 2:29 PM

Bomba battling forest fires at Sarawak-Brunei border

MIRI: Firefighters are tackling forest fires currently raging at the Sarawak-Brunei border, says Miri Fire and Rescue Department chief Supt Law Poh Kiong.

23 Apr 2019 | 11:15 AM

A pair of crocs (the predator, not the popular footwear) spotted near Sarawak jetty

MIRI: Two huge crocodiles have been sighted near a jetty in Sungai Igan in central Sarawak.

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22 Apr 2019 | 12:00 PM

Abang Johari: Sarawak has learnt from its previous dealings with Barisan

MIRI: Sarawak is "politically independent" has learnt from its past association with Barisan Nasional, says Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg.

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22 Apr 2019 | 8:36 AM

Charred human remains found inside burnt car in oil palm estate

MIRI: The charred remains of an unidentified person were found inside a burnt car deep in an oil palm estate along Sungai Adong in the outskirts of the city here.

21 Apr 2019 | 10:33 AM

Spread the message of hope and love, says Miri bishop

MIRI: Spread the message of hope and love to those who are suffering so that they know there are people who care and love them, says Miri Catholic Diocese Bishop Richard Ng.

Bishop Ng lighting the Easter candle at St Joseph Cathedral in Miri.
19 Apr 2019 | 10:06 AM

Air pollutant index in Miri hits unhealthy 183

MIRI: Miri city was choking in haze early Friday morning (April 19) with the Air Pollutant Index shooting up to 183 – which is in the unhealthy level.

18 Apr 2019 | 11:36 AM

Bomba heads to snuff out forest fire near Sarawak-Brunei bridge

MIRI: Firefighters from the Miri Fire and Rescue Department are zooming in on a forest fire that is very close to the Sarawak-Brunei transboundary bridge.

18 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Powerful water pumps deployed to fight Sarawak forest fires

MIRI: Big mechanical pumps that can draw water from 2km away are being used to fight the forest fires in northern Sarawak, as firemen continue working round the clock.

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17 Apr 2019 | 12:06 PM

Sarawak Bomba flooding forest to contain fire in Kuala Baram

MIRI: Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department firefighters are using huge mechanical pumps to draw water in order to "create" floods to contain the forest fires in Kuala Baram district in northern Sarawak.

17 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

CM: Bold new moves a must

MIRI: Sarawak must take bold moves if it wants to achieve its development agenda, even if they are radically new in nature.