Miri (Malaysia)

Type: City
Name: Miri (Malaysia)
Country: Malaysia
Latitude: 4.4
Longitude: 113.970001
population: 228,227
First reported 42 mins ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 1 reports

Wireline Engineering Bolsters Its Presence in South East

Aberdeen-based wireline and well intervention technology specialist Wireline Engineering has further expanded its operations in South East Asia, initially investing over £150,000 in a new service base in Kuala Lumpur, and significantly increasing its ... [Published Offshore Source - 42 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

SAM dismayed by 'widespread' harvesting of protected trees

MIRI: Sabahat Alam Malaysia (SAM) has expressed dismay over "widespread" illegal harvesting of protected tree species in the interior of northern Sarawak.SAM president SM Mohamed Idris on Thursday said they recently uncovered huge quantities of logs in ... [Published thestar.com.my - 6 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

JOAS happy with pledge to assist indigenous groups

MIRI: The coalition of indigenous organisations of Malaysia – Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS) – had a most fruitful outing at the World Conference of Indigenous People during the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York that ... [Published thestar.com.my - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Tourism Malaysia promotes Sarawak to Bruneian divers

TOURISM Malaysia is eyeing to attract more Bruneian divers to visit Sarawak, boosting revenues for the state’s tourism sector.According to Datuk Musa Yusof, Tourism Malaysia's director for domestic marketing, the tourism board will introduce new packages ... [Published Brunei Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Aviation Industry Hopes 2015 Budget Will Continue Support For Tourism Sector

By Farhana PonimanKUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 (Bernama) -- Industry players in the aviation sector are optimistic the government would continue growing the tourism industry as it would have a positive spillover effect on the airline business.HLIB Research Analyst ... [Published Bernama - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Madagascar invites Malaysians to invest in the country

MIRI: Madagascar is inviting foreign direct investments and enhancing bilateral ties with Malaysia and other Asean countries in its drive to boost its economy and job creation in the republic.Its Prime Minister Kolo Christopher Laurent Roger has embarked ... [Published Borneo Post Online - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Tourism Malaysia Launches Sarawak Adventure Dive Package

MIRI, Sept 30 (Bernama) -- Tourism Malaysia has launched the Sarawak Adventure Dive Package that will end in December next year to tap the unexplored potential of the diving industry in the state.Tourism Malaysia Domestic Marketing Division Director ... [Published Bernama - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

A world of education opportunities

Choosing the right university/college, for the right programme, for the right reason will probably be one of the most important decisions a student and parents will make at this stage of their life! It is an investment for the future - not just financially, ... [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Chance to mingle with beauty queens

MIRI: There are beauties with a heart for the needy.Several beauty queens from throughout the country will be coming to Miri City this week to take part in various social events, all in the name of charity and also to help promote Sarawak.These beauties, ... [Published thestar.com.my - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Brunei tourist arrivals in Sarawak to rise by 7%

THE Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) is keen to increase the number of Bruneian tourist arrivals in the state by offering its nature, culture and adventure travel packages to one of Sarawak’s biggest tourism clients.In an interview with The Brunei Times, STB ... [Published Brunei Times - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 2 reports

Miri to host Asia Music Festival

THE Asia Music Festival that is to happen in Miri, Sarawak this October will feature the most electrifying mix of live music from the Asian region.Organised by the Sarawak Tourism Board, the two-day festival will be supplemented with food and cultural ... [Published The Sun Daily - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 2 reports

Philippines’ Pancake 80 to perform in Miri

MIRI: Pancake 80 (pic) from the Philippines will be performing at the Asia Music Festival 2014 here from 3- 4 October.This is a band comprising five musically talented individuals who share the same interest and love for music of different genres from ... [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Sep 27 2014]

Quotes

Wireline Engineering Chairman Bill Petrie said: "South East Asia is seen as a key development opportunity for the company and we are currently enjoying significant regional growth. The ongoing investment in new premises and personnel will greatly improve the support we are able to offer our customers as our activities expand."
"To our dismay, these seized logs are of the Tapang species ( Koompassia excelsia ) which is a protected species under the Second Schedule of the Sarawak Wildlife Protection Ordinance 1998."
"We hope the government would announce more incentives for hotels, allowing more marketing campaigns for Tourism Malaysia in the forthcoming budget" he added
"We do hope that the travel agents will take the initiative to come up with many packages such as mix between diving and nature, like diving and caving, diving and sport."

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Nokia Lumia 830 and Lumia 735 Malaysian launch,... [Published TechAttack - 19 mins ago]
Wireline Engineering Bolsters Its Presence in S... [Published Offshore Source - 42 mins ago]
SAM dismayed by 'widespread' harvesting of prot... [Published thestar.com.my - 6 hours ago]
JOAS happy with pledge to assist indigenous groups [Published thestar.com.my - 13 hours ago]
Tourism Malaysia promotes Sarawak to Bruneian d... [Published Brunei Times - 14 hours ago]
Aviation Industry Hopes 2015 Budget Will Contin... [Published Bernama - Oct 01 2014]
Simplicity at its best [Published New Straits Times - Oct 01 2014]
Madagascar invites Malaysians to invest in the ... [Published Borneo Post Online - Sep 30 2014]
Tourism Malaysia Launches Sarawak Adventure Div... [Published Bernama - Sep 30 2014]
A world of education opportunities [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
Over 100 delegates expected to attend internati... [Published Education Guide Malaysia - Sep 30 2014]
Chance to mingle with beauty queens [Published thestar.com.my - Sep 30 2014]
Teamwork among security forces crucial in ensur... [Published Borneo Post Online - Sep 29 2014]
Free bus shuttle to AMF 2014 [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Sep 29 2014]
Brunei tourist arrivals in Sarawak to rise by 7% [Published Brunei Times - Sep 29 2014]
Extremism brings nothing but destruction - Lee [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Sep 29 2014]
Miri to host Asia Music Festival [Published The Sun Daily - Sep 28 2014]
Asia Music Festival to feature DJ Roundhead [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Sep 28 2014]
House prices in S’wak to increase with GST [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Sep 27 2014]
Philippines’ Pancake 80 to perform in Miri [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Sep 27 2014]
Combined effort needed to curb Ebola epidemic [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Sep 26 2014]
Pancake 80 of Philippines joins Asia Music Fest... [Published Borneo Post Online - Sep 26 2014]
AirAsia Berhad : & X Celebrate Malaysia Day Wit... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 26 2014]
AirAsia Berhad : offers 1.5 million promo seats... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 26 2014]
Cheap stunts do not pay [Published thestar.com.my - Sep 26 2014]
Canadian lands prison for illegally entering Br... [Published Brunei Times - Sep 26 2014]
150 to attend Petronas-Azam Youth Dialogue [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Sep 25 2014]
Curtin Sarawak Open Day gets support from busin... [Published Education Guide Malaysia - Sep 25 2014]
Wireline Engineering Invests in South East Asia... [Published Subsea World News - Sep 25 2014]
"Sabah, Sarawak Leaving Malaysia" A Minority's ... [Published Bernama - Sep 25 2014]
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Miri in grip of Malaysia Day fever – Bernama [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 16 2014]
The city of Miri is in the grip of Malaysia Day fever.The Jalur Gemilang has been raised on buildings to set the mood for the national-level 51st Malaysia Day celebration taking place tonight at Kipas Square.Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is expected ...
Rapid Development Of Sarawak Proves Formation O... [Published News from Office of The Prime Minister of Malaysia - Sep 15 2014]
MIRI, Sept 16, 2014 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has expressed a sense of pride to see the rapid development of Sarawak, proof that the hard work by his predecessors in forming Malaysia yielded good outcome. ... ...
More reports made over ‘slaughtering’ postings [Published Hornbill Unleashed - Sep 05 2014]
Dukau Papau More police reports have been lodged against Jemaah ISIS Malaysia for urging the slaughtering of the people of Sabah and Sarawak because they were ‘kapir’ (infidel), and insulting the ‘semi-naked’ Dayaks in Sarawak.< Yesterday, the youth ...
East Malaysia: Crime, sex… [Published weehingthong - Aug 19 2014]
— The other way around: would-be robbers use pepper spray on women-victims! Star Tuesday August 19, 2014 MYT 11:08:25 AM Two women attacked by masked assailants in robbery attempt by stephen then MIRI: Two masked men attacked two women with pepper ...
Press Release | Recognise Indigenous Minority R... [Published Malaysian Bar Council - Aug 07 2014]
The Bar Council, through its Committee on Orang Asli Rights and Human Rights Committee, undertook a study trip to the Metalun and Tegulang Resettlement Areas in Murum, Sarawak from 17 to 23 May 2014. The primary purpose of the trip was to study the post-relocation ...
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