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A show of solidarity spirit

MIRI: Miri has witnessed an interesting array of celebrations – with four major festivals taking place at the same time during the weekend.

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Special unit to handle 999 calls

MIRI: Dial 999 and have your call answered within three rings.


Food trucks to be a big part of Miri’s dining scene

Miri: The popularity of food trucks is on the rise and they will be a permanent feature in Miri.


More than just good music at Miri Country Music fest

MIRI: Music, songs and dances have become major tourism draw for Sarawak, with locally-organised musical festivals garnering rapidly-increasing interest from abroad and in the process generating much international publicity for this Land of the Hornbills.


Precaution on dengue fever misunderstood

MIRI: A reminder from Miri City Council asking the public to keep cleaner surroundings has been misinterpreted as an outbreak alert.


Earmarked as heritage building

MIRI: The Miri Resident Office – the oldest colonial building built during the Brooke rajah era in the late 1800s – will be declared a heritage building. And it will be converted into a history museum while retaining its original design and structure.


Christmas parade, attended by 40,000 people, is now part of Miri’s tourism calender

MIRI: More than 40,000 people from all walks of life took part in the Christmas parade at the Miri City Fan Recreational Park last week.

Metro News

Taking a cue from Taiwanese farmers

MIRI: A number of semi-rural fruit and vegetable farmers here who have ventured into cyberspace to market their products online are getting five times more business and income than before.


Charity fun run

MIRI: Miri Hospital organised its first marathon at Marina Square, here on Sunday.

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Online approach to putting Miri’s hidden gems on world map

MIRI: The Sarawak government is seeking the help of youth groups, bloggers, social media influencers and regular internet users to highlight the hidden natural “gems” of the northern Sarawak region to the whole world.