Miri

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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Kuching Laksa At Kah Hiong Ngiu Chap

Kuching laksa at Kah Hiong Ngiu Chap

I have been to Kah Hiong Ngiu Chap in the row of shophouse next to New World Mart in Lutong twice this week as I like the Kuching laksa there. The soup is reasonably thick and tasty. The portion is a bit smaller than the Kuching laksa at 28 Cafe opposite Imperial Mall but at RM6.80, it is 20 cents ...

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Collection Exhibition Miri 2016

Rinoa Kanzaki of Japan

The 2016 “Collection Exhibition Miri” (CXM 2016) commenced today at the ground floor of the old wing of Bintang Megamall. The exhibition, hosted by Bintang Megamall in partnership with Naja Enterprise, is attracting big crowds and will end tomorrow. The exhibition is great news to fans of cosplay, anime, comics, Gunpla (Gundam Plastic mechanical module) and everything related to Japanese ...

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Basic Etiquette On A Plane

Flying etiquette

As AirAsia Flight AK6181 from Miri to Kuching prepared for landing at Kuching International Airport yesterday, the usual reminder about use of hand phones only after the safety belt sign had been switched off was made by one of the cabin crew. I was sitting in a middle seat towards the back portion of the plane and as soon as ...

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Littering Is Not Cool

Littering

Littering is not cool, Unless you are a fool, Litter is unsightly and embarrassing, Seeing litter everywhere is so depressing.   Litter litter everywhere, Dropped by people who don’t care, Astounding is their lack of civic mindedness, Exacerbated by their thoughtlessness.   Litterbugs are not bothered by where their rubbish go, They think their rubbish will be gone when the ...

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Haze

Haze

The haze is back again, Our prayers have been in vain, The green and blue are subdued, Overcome by brown and grey hues.   The acrid smell permeates the air, Lingering in our clothes and hair, The smoke irritates our noses, As we inhale pollutants in small doses.   The Pollutants Standard Index is rising, The government doesn’t seem to ...

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Jimmy & Juliet

Jimmy & Juliet

In Piasau Nature Reserve, Authorities strive to preserve, A small colony of hornbills, With their long down-curved bills. The death of Faridah sparked a public outcry, At the brutal hands of poachers she died, Leaving behind a heartbroken Jimmy, Sad as a man running on empty. Like a phoenix rising out of ashes, Jimmy has emerged from his sadness, His ...

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Korea Heritage Restaurant Miri

The bibimbap

Korea Heritage Restaurant has been operating at Marina Square in Miri since the latter part of last year but it was only yesterday that we dropped by the restaurant for dinner. It was about 6pm when we arrived and we were the only customer. We ordered mushroom jeon, fish jeon, rice cake, bibimbap and torikatsu as well as a pot ...

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