Happenings

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Practising tombstone preservation techniques

2015-04-09 Participants of a three-day seminar on the methods of preserving tombstones as artefacts by the Brunei History Centre yesterday had the opportunity to put what they had learned into practice when they visited the mausoleum of Sultan Sharif Ali....

Spectacle of local artistic talents

2015-04-09 THE fruits of creative labour of 54 Art and Creative Technology (ACT) final year students from Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) is now on display and open to the public at the university.The artworks from third graduation exhibition organised...

A visual feast by ISB students

2015-04-09 A TOTAL of nine students from Year 13 of International School Brunei (ISB) are showcasing their artworks at the Kaleidoscope Gallery in Kiulap. The exhibition was launched yesterday in the presence of teachers, parents and peers of the exhibitors...

School visits Labi places of interest

2015-04-09 A GROUP of pupils and members of a Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) from Beribi Telanai Primary School (SRBT) recently concluded a study trip to places of attractions at Labi, Belait, as part of their school holiday activity. A total of 74 people...

Registration deadline for badminton tournament extended to April 13

2015-04-09 DEADLINE to register for the badminton tournament organised by the Korean Embassy in the Sultanate has been extended. Bruneian and Permanent Resident men who are interested in joining the tournament should submit their registration forms for the “...

Training for JPMC’s fire evacuation marshals

2015-04-09 MORE than 25 personnel from the Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC) and The Brunei Cancer Centre were (TBCC) recently were given basic training on fire safety as fire evacuation marshals (FEM).The first Basic Fire Safety Training for Fire...

Local toastmaster snags 2 awards at Labuan contest

2015-04-09 LOCAL Toastmaster Reuben Chin bagged two awards in the recent speech contest by Toastmasters International held at Labuan, Malaysia, earlier this month. Chin — who beat members from other Toastmasters Clubs in Brunei during the Area Level contest...

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

A celebration of culture

2015-04-08 IT WAS an upbeat evening at the car park in front of the Royal Regalia building in the capital yesterday as three cultures showcased their heritage through performances as part of a week-long celebration to commemorate the royal wedding between His...

Netcom’s night out at the movies

2015-04-08 NETCOM Computer House yesterday took more than 40 of its employees for a fun night out at the movies to watch Fast and Furious 7, the latest in The Fast and The Furious franchise at The Mall Cineplex. The treat was a way for the IT store to show...

Religious performances enliven Bandar

2015-04-08 THE vicinity of the Royal Wharf at the capital last night resonated with the melodious rhythm of religious performances.Hosted by the Higher Education Institution, performances by students from Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), Universiti Islam...

Seminar on tombstone preservation begins

2015-04-08 A THREE-DAY seminar on the methods of preserving tombstones as artefacts organised by the Brunei History Centre commenced yesterday. In attendance were 50 participants comprising representatives of various departments of the centre, Ministry of...

Workshop on making films with smartphones

2015-04-08 AT THE office of A&A Management and Training Services, over two dozen individuals, who were seated in groups, stared intently at their laptops as they cut, edit and process their short films yesterday. These individuals, who are members of the...

First ever ladies-only charity run to benefit YASKA

2015-04-08 LADIES, it’s time to get your running shoes on for a good cause and sign up for “She Runs”, the first ever female only charity fun run in Brunei, brought to you by Fitness Zone. A collaboration with the Council of Women of Brunei Darussalam (CWBD...

BSP blood donation drive nets 110 pints

2015-04-08 EMPLOYEES of Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd (BSP) and members of the public yesterday dropped by Pusat Insani, Seria, to donate their blood at BSP’s first 2015 community blood donation drive.A total of 110 pints of blood were collected from...

Fun Bee Park kids’ holiday fun

2015-04-08 INDOOR activity centre Fun Bee Park recently organised a number of educational day trips around the sultanate for its members as part of school holiday activities.From being surrounded by Mother Nature at Tasek Lama and the BioInnovation Corridor...

Riders to represent nation at Thai bike week

2015-04-08 SEVEN members of two local motorbike associations yesterday departed the Sultanate to represent Brunei Darussalam at one of the biggest motorcycle events in Asia held in Phuket, Thailand. Members of the Harley Owners Group Brunei Chapter (HOGB)...

Hydration booster for your skin

2015-04-08 KEEP your skin hydrated with The Body Shop’s latest body care range: Fuji Green Tea. Inspired by the traditional Japanese Green Tea Ceremony, the beauty brand has created a reviving ritual for your skin with its first body range infused with real...

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Times Square Hobbies Carnival draws to an end

2015-04-07 THE ten-day Hobbies Carnival which kicked off on March 27 came to an end on Sunday with crowds joining in the fun-packed activities. Organised by Times Square Shopping Centre, the fair attracted a huge number of visitors who took the opportunity...

Universiti Malaysia Sabah students visit SMARTER

2015-04-07 SMARTER (Society for the Management of Autism Related Issues in Training, Education and Resources) yesterday received guests from Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Kota Kinabalu. The 23-member delegation from UMS comprised undergraduates of Children...

Fun items for kids on sale at ECP Brunei

2015-04-07 EARLY Childhood Publications (ECP) Brunei is a wonderland for young children with a great variety of games, toys, books and fun accessories available. The store is currently offering a 30 per cent off all Playmobil sets, with the smallest set...

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