Miri

Fair Land Sarawak

Orangutan at Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

Land of the Hornbills These protected birds we must not kill Land of the headhunters But that was in the days of our long-gone ancestors   Sarawak is the largest state of Malaysia The country that prides itself as truly Asia Situated on the island of Borneo Sarawak possesses charm and incredible allure.   Famed for its cultural diversity Natural ...

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Korea House Restaurant Miri

Korea Restaurant

We were driving past Pullman Hotel intending to go to Seventy2 Restaurant for dinner just now when we saw Korea Restaurant has already commenced business. We decided to have our dinner there instead. Korea Restaurant is located in the corner shop just next to Santino’s Pizza near Pullman Hotel. It is a spacious restaurant spread over the ground floor and ...

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Goodbye Taxi, Hello Uber!

Doria

I heard read great reviews about Uber posted on  Facebook by my eldest brother Chin Tian and my secondary school teacher Jay She.  I told myself that I must try out the ride-sharing app as soon as I have the chance. The opportunity came two days ago when I had to fly to Kuching for Ching Ming. I was taking ...

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Slow Down And Smell The Roses

A stunning beauty

Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul. – Luther Burbank We live in a world filled with busyness. It is easy to be so caught up with our busyness that we pay little attention or take the time to appreciate just how precious life is. In striving towards some ...

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Blue Tears

Registration

The grand shooting ceremony of online movie “Blue Tears” was held this morning at Marriott Resort & Spa’s poolside. Blue Tears is a Malaysia-China joint production by Global China Film (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and The Global Business Club (China). It is a love story with the main actor from China and the main actress from Miri. The online movie is ...

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The Beauty Of Curtin University Campus

Curtin Sarawak

I have not been to Curtin University in Miri for quite a long while. I used to send my younger son there when he was doing his Bachelor of Commerce.  Yesterday afternoon, I sent my son there again to sit for his oral IELTS exams. On the way to Curtin, there are lakes on both sides of the road as ...

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Naim Lifestyle Expo

The paraglider and the hot air balloon

The inaugural Naim Lifestyle Expo commences today at Pusat Bandar Phase 6, Bandar Baru Permyjaya. Organised by Naim Group of Companies, the expo will end at 6pm tomorrow. Members of the public can find out more about lifestyle and investment enhancement at the expo. There are also exhibitions of branded furniture, kitchen appliances, home décor and luxury car. Fun activities ...

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Miri’s Most Popular Portuguese Tarts

The six Portuguese tarts that I bought

Having read great reviews about the Portuguese tarts that are sold at a stall in Seahorse Coffee Shop (海马咖啡店) in Pelita Commercial Centre, I went there on three occasions to buy the tarts but the tarts were sold out on all three occasions.  Can you imagine that? The day before yesterday, I went there again to try my luck. I ...

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Santino’s Pizza Miri

Inside Santino's Pizza

We read about the opening of Santino’s Pizza in Facebook and in the Borneo Post and we decided to drop in this evening for our dinner. It is easy to find the place as it is located in the row of shophouse between Pullman Hotels and The Wharf. The outlet is very clean and has a nice ambiance. The staff ...

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