Happenings

Saturday, 1 November 2014

Ochado now brewing coffee

2014-11-01 WAKE up and smell the coffee at Ochado, a premium bubble tea franchise, as it recently introduced a menu for coffee and chocolate lovers. Exclusive only to the Brunei market, the menu themed ‘In Caffeine we trust’ comprises 13 different kinds of...

DST’s ICT workshop participants learn tools of biz trade

2014-11-01 PARTICIPANTS of DST’s initiative in nuturing promising Bruneian ICT community — Future Meet Ups — yesterday gained an insight on improving business management through the use of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access. Held at the...

Wu Chun joins star-studded golf event in China

2014-11-01 BRUNEI’s very own celebrity, Wu Chun, recently joined A-list celebrities, golf pros and sports legend for a three-day golf-related event in China. The third edition of Mission Hills World Celebrity Pro-Am — which was organised by the country’s...

First ever healthy restaurant opens

2014-11-01 THE first ever fully-fledged healthy restaurant in Brunei made its grand opening yesterday, offering Bruneians a healthy choice when it comes to food. The Energy Kitchen, which is situated in Kiulap, was launched by the guest of honour, the...

M’sian celebrity chef conducts cooking class

2014-11-01 A COOKING class with Malaysian celebrity chef Kamarul Hasni Che Rose was organised by Royal Brunei Catering Sendirian Berhand (RBC) at Dynasty Restaurant, The Centrepoint yesterday.Around 20 corporate clients participated in the two-hour cooking...

Royal Skies’ latest partner

2014-11-01 CROWDS thronged Paloma Home and Living store at The Mall yesterday for a partnership soft launch event between Royal Brunei Airlines’ (RB) loyalty programme Royal Skies and Paloma. Aside from launch, members of the public as well as the media...

Charity car boot sale tomorrow

2014-11-01 SHOW your support for Standard Chartered Bank’s global charity initiative to tackle visual impairment and avoidable blindness, Seeing is Believing, by joining in its car boot sale tomorrow. The car boot sale will take place from 8.30am to 12pm at...

Blazing the trail with Nissan’s compact SUV

2014-11-01 THE all new Nissan X-trail debut yesterday, simultaneously launching at Boustead Sdn Bhd’s showrooms in the capital and Kuala Belait. At the event, crowds from the Belait and Brunei-Muara districts waved to one another via Skype during the...

Taste of Japan at Empire

2014-11-01 THE exquisite Taste of Japan food promotion at the Pantai restaurant and Zen Pavilion of The Empire Hotel and Country Club was launched yesterday as part of the 30th anniversary year of establishment of Japan and Brunei diplomatic relations. The...

Friday, 31 October 2014

KACA marks 28th anniversary with prayers

2014-10-31 THE Centre for Children with Special Needs (KACA) marked its 28th Anniversary with a Doa Kesyukuran at the centre’s premises in Kiulap yesterday evening.Present was KACA Managing Director and event Chairman, Hj Abd Alim Hj Othman along with...

SCB celebrates Diwali with clients

2014-10-31 STAFF of Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) and guests dressed in colourful traditional Indian costumes filled the Tarindak D’Polo, Royal Brunei Polo and Riding Club, Jerudong last night to celebrate Deepavali, festival of lights.Lai Pei-Si, SCB Chief...

PUJA holds mass prayers for 30th anniversary

2014-10-31 THE Institution of Surveyors, Engineers and Architects (PUJA Brunei) held a thanksgiving prayer at the Royal Wharf’s Mosalla Hj Abas Sulaiman in the capital yesterday evening, in conjunction with its 30th anniversary.The attendees held mass Maghrib...

ISB commemorates golden jubilee

2014-10-31 THIS year marked a landmark event for International School Brunei (ISB) as it celebrated its 50th Anniversary in style by hosting a birthday party.Pupils, teachers and parents dressed up in 60s outfits to usher in the school’s golden jubilee....

Start Movember with a shave

2014-10-31 HELP to raise awareness on men’s health issues, especially prostate cancer, at the annual Movember event. The organiser, Movember Brunei, is inviting all men to a clean shaving event at Chaps & Rebels, Kiulap, today and tomorrow to mark the...

Launch of VW’s Touareg R-Line

2014-10-31 THE latest launch at Maju Motors, sole distributor of Volkswagen (VW) ushered in a new breed of performance-focused, diesel-powered sports utility vehicle, the new Touareg R-Line.Built for the great outdoors as well as the urban jungle, the new...

BGC cleans up recreational park

2014-10-31 “EWWWW…”could be heard from some of the female participants of Brunei Gas Carriers’ (BGC) first ever cleanup campaign as they picked up some of the more disgusting piece of trash at the Sijampang Recreational Park in Kampung Sungai Besar...

Better medical care with Takaful As Syifa’

2014-10-31 TAKAFUL Brunei Keluarga Sdn Bhd (TBK) recently added new optional coverage to one of its products, Takaful As Syifa’ medical plan.The Cancer Cover and Hospital Allowance is part of the medical plan’s aim at providing clients with reimbursement of...

Correction

2014-10-31 WITH reference to the article ‘Awareness on history-based magazine for children’ published on October 30, the correct designations in the caption for Hj Rosli Hj Ampal and Hjh Fatimah Hj Talip should respectively have read as ‘Head of the...

Breast cancer research fund gets $8,807 boost

2014-10-31 THE breast cancer research of the Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah (PAPRSB) Institute of Health Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), yesterday received a boost in funds courtesy of the distributor of Korean cosmetic Laneige...

Baiduri Bank Group aids special needs students

2014-10-31 BAIDURI Bank Group yesterday gave back to the community by donating learning aids and resources to 22 students with special needs, marking the third time that the banking group has collaborated with the Special Education Unit (SEU), Ministry of...

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