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The Korea-Brunei Friendship Association (KBFA) has recently submitted a couple of development plans to the Ministry of Home Affairs, eyeing collaborations in the fields of tourism, manufacturing and halal industry. The association's plans include a proposal to develop a “marina” at the Jerudong beach ...
THE Secretariat for the Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy for Asean Youth Football Tournament 2018 informed the public that the Group 'A' match between Brunei Darussalam and Myanmar at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium and the Group 'B' match between Singapore and Cambodia at the Track and Field ...

BRUNEI national under-21 team manager Zahrin bin Haji Zunaidi praised the teamwork of his charges during their 2-1 win over Thailand in Group 'A' of the Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy for ASEAN Youth Football Tournament 2018 at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium on Friday. “The most important thing ...
The students from JIS and International School Brunei as well as Standard Chartered Bank clients' children were taking part in a Football Clinic with LFC Legend John Barnes hosted by Standard Chartered Bank and JIS. The event was part of Standard Charted Bank Brunei's 60th anniversary celebrations.
Upon arrival, the ship was welcomed by Cdr Azrin bin Mahmud CO of KDB Darulaman and the Royal Brunei Navy band. Also present was British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam, Richard Lindsay who, together with officers from the Royal Brunei Navy and staff from the British High Commission, ...
Bank-wide campaign to celebrate 60th anniversary in Brunei. April 28, 2018. STANDARD ... Standard Chartered Bank first opened its doors in 1958, and is now the only international bank in Brunei. It is committed to driving commerce and prosperity in Brunei through its unique diversity. Standard Chartered Bank is also the ...

MOTIVATOR and top Malaysian designer Dato Jovian Mandagie noted that there is a lot of potential in Brunei, but what is lacking is the exposure, since the fashion industry is a relatively new one in this country. The Malaysian designer, who is in the country for JBoxing Brunei 2018, made these statements ...
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, April 27 (Xinhua) -- Hosts Brunei stunned Thailand 2-1 in their second match at the 6th ASEAN Yourth Football Tournament here on Friday. A late goal helped Brunei secure the win and the hope of surviving Group A which also contains defending champions Myanmar and ...
Daniel Lim |. DURING the farewell ceremony held at the Brunei LNG plant for Bebatik, one of the oldest LNG steamships in the world, two local captains shared their thoughts on the vessel and their roles in the Brunei maritime industry. One of them was Captain Abdul Mateen Abdurrahman Liew @ Martin, ...
Typically located in water depths of up to 80 m, these include drilling platforms, production stations, mini-production stations with combined drilling and production functions, gas compression stations, vent jackets, two single buoy moorings, Brunei's LNG loading jetty, and various pipelines. The DP-2 DSV ...
The Advanced Hydrogen Energy Chain Association for Technology Development (AHEAD), an association composed of four industry-leading companies from Japan, will begin the world's first international supply of hydrogen from Brunei to Japan in January 2020. (Earlier post.) AHEAD's members are ...
BRUNEI Darussalam national under-21 team are looking forward to their opening fixture against Timor Leste in Group 'A' of the Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy for ASEAN Youth Football Tournament 2018 at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium tonight. The host nation will be hoping to lay a marker as Group ...
The creatures, which have the scientific name Colobopsis Explodens, were found by a team of researchers in Brunei Darussalam. When threatened by other insects, worker ants can rupture the wall of their body, which leads to their death and the release of a yellow toxin from their glands that either kills or ...
THE Coffee Bean Brunei will be holding a Blood Donation Drive today at its outlet at The Mall, Gadong from 11am to 3pm. The event is a collaboration with Jerudong Park Medical Centre under the franchise's Caring Cup programme. “We're excited to launch one of many blood donation drives this year.
TRAVELLERS and tourists flying off from Brunei International Airport will be able to view some of the country's most spectacular scenes in a Photography Exhibition currently being staged at the departure area of the airport. Organised in collaboration with the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism ...
Singapore OSV owner Kreuz Subsea is forming a joint venture to run a new diving support vessel (DSV) in Brunei. The venture with domestic company SPHI Marine will operate the 91-loa Kreuz Challenger (built 2017) for seven years as part of its charter to Brunei Shell Petroleum. The contract, which runs ...
YAMAKO Pacific (Brunei) Sdn Bhd, a local seafood processing company that specialises in processing yellowfin and skipjack tuna into high quality products, yesterday launched its processing plant and fishing vessel. With this, yellowfin tuna caught in the waters of Brunei will be heading to Japan soon.

A 60-year-old Brunei woman, Jamilah Othman, drowned at Koh Gai in the Had Nopparat Thara National Park. Apparently she lost consciousness ... where she was pronounced dead. The authorities say they are trying to assist her husband and have contacted the Brunei Embassy to report the incident.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, April 19 (Xinhua) -- Brunei need to resort to a Whole of Nation approach in dealing with the increasingly serious plastic pollution problem, Haji Suhaimi, the country's Minister of Development said on Thursday. When officiating a launching ceremony to mark the addition of ...
Brunei Darussalam created a plan to establish a National Authority and draft implementing legislation on the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) during a National Awareness-Raising and Legislative Assistance Workshop held recently April in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. Workshop participants ...
Brunei Methanol Company will be restarting its 850,000 mt/year plant in Sungai Liang Industrial Park on Friday from an unplanned shutdown, a source close ... Brunei Methanol is a joint venture between Japan's Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (50%), Itochu (25%) and Brunei National Petroleum Company (25%).
Singapore. BRUNEI'S Prince Abdul Qawi and Singapore's Ron Sim have teamed up to buy a substantial stake in SGX-listed UnUsUaL for S$25.8 million. The prince and the OSIM founder paid S$0.465 apiece for 55.5 million shares in the concert promotion and events company - or a 5.39 per cent interest ...
The Officer in charge of education in British Forces Brunei, Captain Marcus Howe SO3 ETS said: “It's been great because not only is the 2RGR Company competing, there's actually Garrison Support Troops and for us as Support Troops it's fantastic because we really get included and we really get amongst ...
Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam received at the Istana Nurul Iman Palace on Wednesday Sayyid Badr bin Hamad al Busaidi, secretary general ... Sayyid Badr conveyed greetings of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said to the Sultan of Brunei Darussalam and the friendly people of Brunei.
THE Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) of the Ministry of Communications in a press release yesterday clarified that the incident related to the viral news of a theft of airplane passenger cargo items did not occur at the Brunei International Airport, but at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2). However ...
HER Royal Highness Princess Hajah Masna, Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, yesterday graced the launching of the Commemorative Gallery Exhibition hosted by the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman in Brunei Darussalam, to mark the 34th anniversary of the visit of His ...
THE Empire Solution Sdn Bhd (ESSB) Laundry Bar in Jerudong made its presence official yesterday with an opening ceremony officiated by Misle bin Haji Abdul Karim, the Brunei-Muara District Officer. The ceremony started with the recitation of Doa, followed by the welcoming remarks by Sahrulnizam bin ...
Forty-seven Brunei scholarship students studying abroad in the last five years have been diagnosed with mental health problems, Education Minister YB Dato Paduka Hj Hamzah Hj Sulaiman disclosed on Monday. Responding to a question posed by YB Khairunnisa Hj Ash'ari at the Legislative Council ...
On March 10, Brunei's defense ministry officially confirmed the country's new proposed defense budget for this year. Though the budget allocation does amount to a double-digit hike over the previous year, that hike is worth keeping in perspective given previous drastic cuts to the defense budget as well as ...
Brunei, Indonesia work on new hybrid paddy varieties Green haven: The natural beauty of Bali offers a supportive environment for visitors seeking drug or alcohol rehabilitation. (Shutterstock/File) ...
Miri police are carrying out an operation to identify drivers of Brunei-registered vehicles. Over the weekend, traffic cops set up roadblocks and conducted checks at various locations including the Sarawak-Brunei border checkpoint at the Sungai Tujuh boundary 35km north of Miri city. Both foreign vehicles ...
KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Video-on-demand service provider iflix has appointed Diana Boo as country manager for Malaysia and Brunei. In a statement today, iflix said Boo has over 20 years of experience in the advertising, digital media and ad technology space in Southeast Asia. Prior to joining iflix, ...
Brunei Shell has raised the official selling price of Seria Light crude lifted in January by $5.19/b from December to $72.13/b, according to market sources Monday. The January OSP for Champion crude was also set at $72.13/b, at parity with Seria Light. It was previously fixed at a discount of 15 cents/b to ...
SOUTH Korea golfer Ran Hong preserved her lead at the top of the leader-board at the Brunei Ladies Open 2018 after shooting a four-under-par 67 at The Empire Hotel & Country Club yesterday. Her second day showing brought her a total of 11-under-par 131 with Eun Soo Jang and Jin Seon Han both ...
When queried, a spokesperson from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) noted that the Currency Interchangeability Agreement (CI Agreement) signed between Brunei and Singapore requires MAS, and conversely the Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam, to accept from banks in Singapore, Brunei ...
KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): TRC Synergy Bhd's subsidiary and another firm are jointly suing the Brunei Economic Development Board for B$13 million (RM38.23 million) with regard to an airport project. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, TRC said its wholly-owned unit Trans Resources Corp Sdn Bhd ...
The new 22,000 sq metre headquarters for Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) on Jalan Menteri Besar will be complete by early 2020, the central bank announced on Saturday. Sitting atop 16 acres of land in Kg Melabu, the building will house offices for AMBD's 200 staff, a currency gallery and a ...
Speaking on culture, the minister said, “The unique culture of Brunei is a treasure that must be protected and preserved as a heritage of civilisation and a pillar of the national identity,” said the minister. “More importantly, it must be practised throughout life by all levels of society to be the way of life for our ...
THERE is potential for cooperation between Brunei Darussalam and Mexico in tourism, Halal food and oil industry, while each country can also act as a gateway for the other into their respective regions. These were among the points shared by Nathan Wolf Lustbader, the Ambassador of Mexico to ...
Perhaps it was the unique combination of waterfront homes and convenience that led the Sultan of Brunei to purchase 11 homes in this suburb, all of which were sold in one NZ$35 million bundle to New Zealand businessman Gary Lane in 2005. Herne Bay is Auckland's most expensive suburb, according ...
A GROUP of tourists got a taste of the Brunei culture and traditional food when they visited the 'Pink House' owned by Haji Mohd Zahari bin Adis at Kampong Tamoi Ujong yesterday. Deputy Permanent Secretary (Tourism) at the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism Wardi bin Haji Mohammad Ali ...
THE Brunei contingents to the Shell Eco-marathon Asia (SEMA) 2018 comprising students from Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) and Politeknik Brunei (PB) yesterday joined over 120 student teams from 18 countries across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East at the ...
Some nations have fiscal policy tools to assist in balancing their respective fiscals, especially for countries with no natural resources,” he said. “The economy for Brunei Darussalam is different from that of others as we are heavily dependent on oil and gas at present. In this respect, we should understand the ...
THIRTY-TWO opening matches were contested marking the start of the Yonex-Sunrise Brunei National Badminton Tournament at the Indoor Stadium of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex last night. Ten matches were played last evening in the national Men's Doubles, 15 matches in the Men's ...
THE European Union (EU) continues to give great importance to Brunei Darussalam and is committed to be a reliable partner of Asean, especially in the fields of security, trade and people-to-people exchanges. To further boost bilateral ties between the two regions, the EU-Asean Free Trade Agreement ...
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Aiming to better achieve self-sufficiency of rice, Brunei has targeted to increase paddy production from 2,000 tonnes in 2015 to 7,700 tonnes by 2020. "We will achieve self-sufficiency in rice production from 6 percent in 2015 to 20 percent by 2020," Haji Ali, ...
The Great Dog Bottom Swap: Children's Author Visits Brunei School On World Book Day ... Having lived all over the world while his father served in the British Army, prize-winning children's author Peter Bently returned to Brunei on World Book Day, to inspire today's Forces children to read, write and tell ...
Brunei University signs MoU with Indonesian university Students of Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) in Brunei Darussalam pose with students of the Pembangunan Panca Budi University (UNPAB) of Medan, Indonesia. (Borneo Bulletin/File photo) ...
Attention Mums, if your child goes to Hornbill School in Brunei this article is just for you. To celebrate Mother's Day this Sunday, March 11, Forces Radio BFBS Brunei's James Measom recorded some special messages just for you which you can see below. Don't miss our special Mother's Day programme ...
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: On a tiny island off Brunei's northern tip on the South China Sea, thousands of Chinese workers are building a refinery and petrochemical complex, along with a bridge connecting it to the capital, Bandar Seri Begawan. When completed, the first phase of the US$3.4bil complex ...


 

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