Long before Lutong bridge was constructed, the area had a ferry service, possibly at or near the site of what is now the Lutong bridge today. These pictures were taken on 4th July, 1945 during the ending stages of the Japanese occupation, by the Australian 2/13 infantry battalion aiming to reoccupy Sarawak from Japanese.
The well known international hotel chain Pullman is being built at the Miri Waterfront, and will be known as the Pullman Miri Waterfront hotel. The hotel is designated a 5-star hotel, and marks the entry of a new international chain hotel in Miri in ten years.
Built in 1991, Miri Civic Center functions as an exhibition foyer and amphitheater on the ground floor, holds the Miri Public Library on the second floor, and is a multi-purpose hall for various social functions such as wedding parties, concerts, large conferences etc.