Drop in cross border travel following COVID-19 scare

Miri has seen a drop in the number of visitors from Brunei, especially over the weekend, following the COVID-19 virus which has affected many countries. Recreational spots and seaside resorts in the city are seeing a drastic drop in the number of cross-border visitors from Brunei, Malaysian newspapers reported. Frequent traveller Ling Sie Ting – who works in Brunei and travels to Miri every week – said a lot of Bruneians are concerned about the COVID-19 coronavirus. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin