Happenings

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Calling academicians

2014-09-16 IN ORDER to initiate research across disciplines, Institut Teknologi Brunei (ITB) is organising an interdisciplinary international conference titled ‘Professional Communication for Business, Engineering and Technology (PCBET)’ which will take place...

Monday, 15 September 2014

To 2nd year and beyond for Fanboys Infinite

2014-09-15 LOYAL customers were treated to food, drinks and a 10 per cent discount on all items at Fanboys Infinite as the store marked its second anniversary yesterday.The patrons conveyed their congratulations to Fanboys Infinite CEO Md Khairul Anwar Sabir...

Cluster Four rules track and field

2014-09-15 CLUSTER Four emerged as the overall winner at the Eighth Inter-Cluster Sports Festival Track and Field Championship yesterday.The competition was organised by the Principals and Vice-Principals of Secondary Schools and Government Colleges...

Politeknik Brunei wins KIGS futsal tourney

2014-09-15 SPECTATORS at the International Graduate Studies College (KIGS) 10th Anniversary Futsal Tournament cheered as Sporting Hotspurs from KIGS battled Politeknik Brunei for the title of champion.The event was organised by the First Eleven Group, one of...

Cosmopolitan College crowns dodgeball champs

2014-09-15 EAGLES and ND3 claimed the male and female champions title respectively at the last day of the CCCT Dodgeball Tournament yesterday. Organised by Flexyvent management under Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology (CCCT), the tournament saw...

Why so fluffy and cute, cats?

2014-09-15 CAT lovers flocked to Dewan Bandaran Kuala Belait for a chance to marvel at the beauty of local and overseas felines in the eagerly awaited Cats Contest yesterday.Organised by Pertubuhan Perkumpulan Perempuan (Women’s Institute), 33 cats from...

Mehfil-e-Milad for HM’s birthday

2014-09-15 THE Islamic Republic of Pakistan High Commissioner yesterday hosted a Mehfil-e-Milad ceremony on the occassion of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam’s 68th birthday celebration.Mehfil-e-Milad is a women-only gathering...

Malayalees host Onam harvest festival

2014-09-15 COLOURFUL dances and songs enthralled the audience celebrating Onam Festival, one of Malayali’s biggest cultural festivals, yesterday. Held at Pusat Insani Seria, the cultural event was attended by members of Malayali Association in Brunei...

Sunday, 14 September 2014

YASKA receives $8,000 boost from AFC’s charity sale

2014-09-14 FUNDS raised from Agape Family Centre (AFC) Berhad’s charity food sale in the previous month yesterday were donated to the Children’s Cancer Foundation (YASKA).At the Pediatric Harmo-Oncology Centre of Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS)...

Mangrove forest up close at Selirong Island

2014-09-14 TAKE an exciting and eye-opening adventure across the open waters of the Brunei Bay, through the delta of the Temburong River facing the Pulau Baru-Baru and Serasa area and encounter an uninhibited 2, 566 hectare of immaculate and pristine mangrove...

YDC braves the needle for a good cause

2014-09-14 TRAINERS, trainees and staff of the Youth Development Centre (YDC) yesterday braved the needle to bleed for a good cause. The annual blood donation drive was organised and held at the centre in collaboration with Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC...

ITB promotes reading with programme

2014-09-14 THE BioInnovation Corridor (BIC) yesterday played host to the launch of Institut Teknologi Brunei (ITB)’s English club’s Extensive Reading Culture Programme. More than 30 students from ITB as well as other invited students from Business school...

Shopping frenzy for 3 Nissan Almera customers

2014-09-14 A BEAMING Siti Zafirah Hj Md Zaili last night went home with $1,1414.15 worth of groceries after speed shopping through the aisles of Supa Save Mabohai during the “Almera Shopping Dash Challenge II” organised by the sole distributor of Nissan...

AAC takes lesson on maths from Malaysian school

2014-09-14 YEAR 10 students from Anthony Abell College (AAC) took a page out of Malaysian students’ revision guide as they shared studying tips for learning Mathematics. The Seria-based school recently welcomed 16 students from Sultan Abu Bakar Secondary...

SCB rewards Facebook competition winners

2014-09-14 WINNERS of Standard Chartered Bank’s (SCB) first Facebook Scavenger hunt yesterday were rewarded at the bank’s Gadong branch. Hj Khairul Arifin Hj Matahir, who emerged victorious as the grand prize winner and the title ‘Champion Tracker’, netted...

ITB students visit Korean embassy

2014-09-14 INSTITUT Teknologi Brunei’s Korean Culture Club (KCC) students recently became the sixteenth visitors of the Korean Embassy Visit Programme. A total of 23 students were briefed about the background of the country. This included a presentation about...

CCCT’s dodgeball tourney finals today

2014-09-14 IT WAS a lively sight at the Airport Mall’s atrium on Friday as participants of a dodgeball tournament tried their best to dart away from the ball of their opponents. The three-day competition is organised by Flexyvent management under...

Nation’s first dining in the dark experience

2014-09-14 BEING blindfolded while having dinner yesterday gave 35 members of the public a unique insight into the world of the visually impaired. The first ever Dining in the Dark event in the nation was hosted by indoor activity centre Fun Bee Park...

Saturday, 13 September 2014

Worldwide Motor launches Tata cars

2014-09-13 TATA made a grand appearance in the nation yesterday with the unveiling of four of its models at the showroom of its distributor, Worldwide Motor Sdn Bhd, which is also a subsidiary of GHK Motors Group. Tata’s Indica, Vista, Manza and Aria were...

Team SCB Brunei to ‘Ride for Sight’

2014-09-13 FOLLOWING the success of last year’s “Bike for Sight”, the Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) will be sending five representatives from Brunei to participate in a 560km “Ride for Sight” challenge from Kuantan, Malaysia to Singapore. The three-day bike...

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