Happenings

Monday, 16 March 2015

Basketball association honours top students

2015-03-16 THE Brunei Basketball Association (BBA) held a dinner yesterday to honour more than 50 students for their outstanding academic performance. The ceremony for the students, from Year Six to university level, was held at the Orchid Garden Hotel,...

OTTERS holds first gala dinner

2015-03-16 THE Oil Town Talkers (OTTERS) Toastmaster Club in Kuala Belait held its first Gala Dinner at Plaza Sutera Biru Hotel over the weekend. The event was attended by members of OTTERS, family members and other guests. OTTERS President Allen Ang gave a...

Sunday, 15 March 2015

A night of expressions

2015-03-15 It was a night to celebrate art and literature as students from Meragang Sixth Form Centre (PTEM) with the collaboration with Jasmin Music Studio presented the annual school project, 'Expressions: An Interpretive Performance'.  A total of 21 young...

Tiong Hwa community prepares for CNY fete

2015-03-15 THE Plenary Hall of the International Convention Centre (ICC) on Friday afternoon was abuzz with performers and organisers polishing their steps and event flow in preparation for the Tiong Hwa Community’s Chinese New Year Celebration Get Together...

Insurans Islam TAIB awards 5 lucky winners

2015-03-15 IT WAS a truly exciting moment for five of the pre-selected winners of the “iCARe21 Rewards” 3rd Quarter Lucky Draw by Insurans Islam TAIB Sdn Bhd on Friday as they each held a folder, which consisted of what they would be winning. Upon completion...

Deals on Muslimah wear

2015-03-15 CALLING all Muslimahs! Come and shop at Butik Myiesha Faliha today as the boutique is giving away special weekend deals for all its jubah (one piece long dress) and maxi dresses. Suitable for any occasion, the dresses — which are discounted up to...

Brunei LNG donates water to Sg Liang firefighters

2015-03-15 BOXES of mineral water were recently handed over to firefighters of Sungai Liang, courtesy of Brunei LNG recently following their tremendous effort in dousing off bushfires the last few days. The generous donation made from the Legal and...

Pusat Ehsan’s fun time

2015-03-15 IT WAS a fun and educational time for more than 250 people from Pusat Ehsan recently as they visited Jerudong Park Playground. The visit was part of the special needs centre’s Early, Middle and Upper Class Programme, which aims to develop the...

Charity netball tourney for orphans

2015-03-15 STUDENTS from various higher institutions in the Sultanate rose early on Friday to participate in a netball competition fundraiser that was held at the Seri Begawan Religious Teachers University College (KUPU SB) at Dewan KUPU SB. Organised by 28...

Pupils’ outdoor lesson on fruits

2015-03-15 A NUMBER of Tutong pupils yesterday learned the benefits of eating their greens and fruits at a newly opened community garden in the district. The special excursion to Eco Ponies Garden — which was organised by food movement Raw Food Asia in...

JIS concert thrills audience

2015-03-15 THERE are no words to conveniently describe or do justice to the fabulous Showcase Concert at Jerudong International School (JIS) yesterday. Held in the institution’s auditorium, the room reverberated with endless applause as philharmonic...

Centre for engaging minds

2015-03-15 GREAT news for parents and guardians who’d like to complement theirs’ and their children’s learning development! A new learning hub, Engage Minds Learning, is offering tots as young as three to adults a number of before and after school...

Blood donation drive nets 111 pints

2015-03-15 FOR the 16th time, Rotary Club of Bandar Seri Begawan and The Mobile Blood Bank, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital held a very successful blood donation campaign at the Lexus Showroom, Gadong. A total of 111 donations (111 pints)...

Maybank Brunei fetes Lunar New Year

2015-03-15 IT WAS a very casual affair at Maybank Brunei last night as the Malaysian-based bank celebrated Chinese New Year with its employees, customers and friends. At a tent set-up outside the bank’s premises in the Kiarong branch, guests comprising...

Saturday, 14 March 2015

Peppery Spaghetti hits KFC Menus

2015-03-14 KFC unveils a new item that is a unique blend of spice, Italian cuisine and fried chicken! The Black Pepper Mushroom Spaghetti dish is packed with flavour and comes with a slab of melted cheese on top, thick peppery gravy with sliced mushrooms and...

Expo Belia ends tomorrow

2015-03-14 YOUNG entrepreneurs gathered together at Pusat Belia for the 2015 Expo Belia, a four-day event that started on Thursday. The whole tapestry of the event is woven with booths of youth as well as other local businesses that have plenty to offer to...

DST provides aid to fire victims

2015-03-14 AS PART of DST’s “Ihsan Kasih” initiatives to provide aid to those less fortunate, eight families received monetary aid from the telecommunications company yesterday. Eight families in Kampong Setia ‘B’ fell victim to a recent fire outbreak....

TelBru helps SCOT with efforts to reduce poverty

2015-03-14 TELEKOM Brunei Berhad (TelBru) yesterday donated $4,000 to the Society for Community Outreach and Training (SCOT) to support their efforts in reducing poverty in Brunei. SCOT is a non-government organisation – formed in 2011 – that aims raise...

HSBC fetes clients at CNY event

2015-03-14 HSBC Brunei recently hosted a Chinese New Year Open House which was held at the Indera Samudra Grand Hall at The Empire Hotel & Country Club. HSBC senior management and staff including Chief Executive Officer Todd Wilcox, Chief Operating...

Indian farewell for Filipino envoy’s spouse

2015-03-14 IT WAS an evening full with culture and nostalgia at the India House in the capital yesterday as the Spouse of High Commissioner of India to Brunei, Yamini Amrohi hosted an Indian Cultural Evening together with bid farewell to the Spouse of the...

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