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Tuesday, 31 March 2009

112 qualify for Al-Quran contest

2009-03-31 A TOTAL of 112 participants of all ages have qualified to compete in the Memorisation and Understanding of Al-Quran verses competition for this year's celebration of Nuzul Al-Quran 1430 Hijrah.The annual competition organised by the Ministry of...

Protect environment, public told

2009-03-31 THE public were urged to play their part to protect the environment and support the Forestry Department's efforts in forest conservation.Deputy Director of Forestry Department Mahmud Yussof said that the public should forward their ideas or comments...

'Evaluate impact of hazards on Brunei's environment'

2009-03-31 A PROPER national environmental management system needs to be implemented to control the impact of hazardous emissions to the environment, an environmental manager from an established local HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) risk assessment...

MTSSR students learn hotel management

2009-03-31 STUDENTS from Sultan Saiful Rijal Technical College (MTSSR) had an educational study tour to LeGallery Suite Hotel in Jln Tutong yesterday afternoon to learn about the working of a hotel as part of their course. A total of 45 students, consisting...

Students demand more educational visits

2009-03-31 MORE educational visits should be made because they help with better understanding as well as preparation in doing their course, said students from Sultan Saiful Rijal Technical College (MTSSR) during a visit to LeGallery Suite Hotel here yesterday...

Smarter to launch autism awareness campaign

2009-03-31 SMARTER Brunei is planning to organise a campaign to raise public awareness on autism to commemorate the Second World Autism Day on April 2. The campaign which will be officially opened by Minister of Health, Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato...

New Director of Information appointed

2009-03-31 BY COMMAND of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, the Civil Service Institute of the Prime Minister's Office has announced the appointment of Dr Hj Muhammad Hadi Muhammad Melayong, deputy chief of the Brunei History...

Correction

2009-03-31 THIS refers to a report on page 2 titled "$15,750 raised in charity walkathon", published on March 30, Brunei LNG Sdn Bhd (BLNG) being referred to as Brunei Liquefied Natural Gas (BLNG) is incorrect. And the $50,000 donation to help the...

12 Fire & Rescue officers promoted

2009-03-31 TWELVE Assistant Station Officers of the Fire and Rescue Department have been promoted to Deputy Station Officers in a ceremony held at the department's headquarters in Berakas, yesterday. The promoted officers received their rank insignias from...

India business council to hold product exhibition

2009-03-31 TO PROMOTE products made in India while enhancing bilateral trade relations between countries, the Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council (CAPEXIL) of India will be organising a multi product exhibition scheduled to be held on...

Police officers' trial adjourned to May 4

2009-03-31 THE court hearing of four police officers who had allegedly caused the death of a suspect in custody earlier this year was yesterday deferred to May 4 following defence counsel's plea for another month's extension.High Supreme Court Judge Datin...

Monday, 30 March 2009

Sarawak draws Brunei shoppers with variety and lower prices

2009-03-30 Bruneians spent RM280m in 1.4m entries across the border in 2007 ON ABOUT 1.4 million occasions that Bruneians are said to have visited Sarawak in 2007, they collectively spent at least RM$280 million. The amount has left the business community...

CPI evokes public reaction

2009-03-30 THE latest announcement of the drop in food and beverage prices on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) has evoked a response by consumers in the country, who viewed the announcement as unreasonable as prices were still high.Retail consumers, including...

VTET integration into school system praised

2009-03-30 SOME teachers and students in Brunei have lauded the government's plan to implement vocational and technical education training (VTET) into the general schooling system, to keep up with the rapidly changing technological era."It is a great idea...

'Dikir Brunei' needs to be preserved for future youths

2009-03-30 TRADITIONAL dikir should be preserved to be passed on to the younger Muslim generationsand to make it their daily habit to praise Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him).Acting Director of the Mosque Affairs, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Hj Amir...

$15,750 raised in charity walkathon

2009-03-30 ABOUT 500 participants of a charity walkathon raised over $15,750 for flood and landslide victims, as well as the Palestinian Humanitarian Fund yesterday.Jointly organised by Belait District Office, Kuala Belait Mukim Consultative Councils, Brunei...

20 Rover Scouts receive Basic Wood Badge

2009-03-30 SOME 20 Rover Scouts for the Basic Wood Badge course received their certificates of appreciation and participation in a ceremony held at the the Scouts Training and Activity Centre in Beribi.Hj Othman Durani, the course director, said in his report...

Officials attend leadership course in Singapore

2009-03-30 THREE officials from the Youth and Sports Department, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports left for Singapore yesterday to attend an eight-day programme on leadership and organisational skills.Themed "Leadership and Youth Sector Organisational...

Transfer, appointment of officers

2009-03-30 BY COMMAND of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, the Prime Minister's Office announced the transfer and appointment of three senior government officers. Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Prime Minister's Office, Hj...

Short courses to improve students' computer skills

2009-03-30 AS AN effort of capacity building in producing skillful and talented future leaders of the country, the Sultan Saiful Rijal Technical College (MTSSR) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education will be organising a Microsoft Office 2007 Vista...

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