A National Park with incredible diversity as over 1,100 tree species are dwelling within a 50 hectare plot. Many plants and insects are yet to be discovered and identified. Alluring waterfalls and bathing pools are the main attraction that are characteristic of Sarawakian Borneo jungle experiences.
Video of sudden downpour of torrential rain for just over an hour causes flash floods around Miri town at noon 3rd of February, 2009. The higher-than-usual amount of precipitation over the past month also caused many landslides, potholes and road breakages, flooding and bridge collapses around Miri, taxing rescue workers and engineers and endangering lives.
In the early days of oil extraction, there are many superstitions and stories supernatural entities. One such story is of Well No.23.
Well No.23 is an oil well that was drilled into, of all places next to the Krokop cemetery. Not surprisingly there there was much uneasiness to be drilling at the site of No.23. So famous were the many stories told of that working at that well, that if an oil worker was infuriated by a colleague, he might well tell him angrily (and euphemistically) "Go to 23!!".