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Local Delights

Please also check out Food Centers in Miri.

Whether you prefer fine dining, country cooking, vegetarian, Japanese shashimi, pizza, fried chicken, noodles or Thai tom yam, Miri has something to tempt you.

Cosmopolitan Miri offers just about every type of dining experience available in Asia. Exclusive and opulent hotel restaurants compete with trendy bistros, seafood cafes, food centres and beachfront stalls. In the Kelabit Highlands you can feast on wild venison cooked with coriander flowers, and the Orang Ulu people of Baram serve tasty meals of jungle greens, river prawns and freshly-caught fish.

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History of Miri

Like most cities, Miri has a rich history. What started out as a small settlement of fishing village, Miri is now a modern city, some one hundred years later.
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Historical Inaccuracy Everywhere

Some Mirians have a pretty poor historical perspective on their local town. Even the "official" sources.
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Kingsway Road

Photos of Kingsway Road, 1950s and in 2006.

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Mega Hotel

Mega Hotel is centrally located in the business, entertainment and shopping hubs of Miri City, and is popular with business travellers.

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The Well No.1 (Grand Old Lady) is NOT a replica.

The inconsistencies of a certain search engine result in pointing to sites that give inaccurate information about Miri's Well No.1.
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High Street, Chinese Chamber of Commerce Building, 1992

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High Street, Chinese Chamber of Commerce Building, 1992
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Borneo Specialist Hospital

Proposed 5 Storey Private Specialist Hospital at Jalan Cahaya.

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Miri Night Street Market (Brooke Road)

Miri Night Street Market at Brooke Road, is proposed by the Miri Council to be implemented some time around the end of February or early March 2018 that offers a trading space for night market vendors, traders, farmers, artists, craftspersons for trading of their goods or services at night.
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Miri Port Authority

'Commercial shipping' utilizing Miri as a port goes back to as early as when Miri was merely a fishing village. Being the site of the first discovery of oil in Borneo in 1910 quickened the business and pace and progress of Miri, establishing it an important and leading port for the majority of the 20th century in the region for oil and then timber industries.

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Calendar of Events - Visit Miri 2018!

Visiting Miri in 2018? Calendar of Events 2018 as of January 2018 as found on Visit Miri 2018 brochures

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Discover Miri 2018 & New Year Countdown

Discover Miri 2018 & New Year Countdown

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Taste of Borneo Food Carnival

The 10-day carnival is jointly organised by 18 ethnic Associations in Miri. Featuring multi-cultural foods, crafts, craft and cultures.

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The Brighton

The Brighton is Miri's first luxury condominium, located at Brighton next to the Parkcity Everly hotel, overlooking the Miri River and offering panaromic views of the South China Sea and its beautiful seaside sunsets.

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Ferry Point (2007)

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Miri River Ferry Point landing ramp photo, taken in 2007 - before the land reclaimation to become what is now known as Marina Bay. See historical photos of this area here.

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Container City

Opened 2017, this food center known as Container City is as its name implies - shipping container used as food stall blocks located in a open seating food center, meshing together the "Street Food Container" style concept with traditional open-air food centers.

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People are stealing our content.

People are stealing our content and not giving proper credit for it. Not cool.
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Persekutuan Road (Jalan Persekutuan)

Also known as "America Road", "Reversed Road", "Opposite Driving Road" by the locals, the road where we drive on the left instead of the right, and is rightly a fairly controversial subject of contention regarding its road planning.
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Footage of U.S. B24s bombing Miri, Sarawak, Borneo.

Miri was bombed by U.S. B24 Bombers during World War II. Some video footage of the bombing.
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US Navy Patrol Torpedo Boats Operations at Miri During WW2

A video US Navy Patrol Torpedo Boats Attack Coastal Oil Installations at Miri, Sarawak during WW2 to disrupt oil supplies to Japan at the time.

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Bumiko Residential Area

Bumiko Residential Area is a residential housing area located along Miri-Bintulu Road and Medical Store Road. This residential area was built in the early 1980s.

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Sikh Temple

The Sikh Temple in Miri has stood on the very same location since the times of Brooke. One of only two in Sarawak.

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Cycling in and Around Miri

Bicycling in and around Miri, the majority of the Miri commercial areas could be reached by just bicycles.
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Merdeka Mall

Located in front of Morsjaya Commercial Center, the mall was built and completed in 2010.

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Adong River (Sungai Adong)

Adong River (Sungai Adong) is a river that joins flowing from the North-East highlands near Baram into the Miri River off of Pujut 2 & 3.

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Rocktoberfest Borneo

Rocktoberfest Borneo 2017 is set to please rock music fans. With over 20 bands set to play, and 2 days of rock music, the month of October is set to be an interesting one.

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Miri City 'Tram'

The City 'Tram' was introduced in March 2008 in Miri as a free, non-profit service that the Sarawak Tourism Board implemented for tourists and hotel guests to enjoy free public transportation services.

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Miri Public Library (Pustaka Miri)

Pustaka Miri is a two-storey building earmarked as one of the anchor nodes for the Miri City Fan.

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