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Sunday, 9 August 2009

8 months on road remains unrepaired

2009-08-09 THE road leading to Mukim Labi, Belait, especially in the interior region which was damaged by flash floods and landslides early this year, is still in a state of disrepair.According to the Penghulu of Mukim Labi Hj Kasmarhan Atma, the road is...

BIMP-EAGA to sign pact to ease movement of goods

2009-08-09 AN AGREEMENT will soon be signed which will facilitate and ease the movement of goods by the private sector across the BIMP-EAGA sub-region, according to the Deputy Permanent Secretary (Trade) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade."...

Private sector participate in ministerial meeting for first time

2009-08-09 THE 14th BIMP-EAGA Ministerial Meeting took place yesterday under a new format which included private sector representatives from the sub-region as well as from other interested parties. With Brunei playing host to this meeting at the International...

5 students granted scholarships to study in China

2009-08-09 WHEN Dk Nuraffilah Pg Raffee received a scholarship from the Chinese ambassador yesterday, she became an ambassador too - an ambassador of culture from Brunei to China.The 19-year-old is one of five Bruneian students who will leave this month for...

Deal signed for publication of books by 14 local authors

2009-08-09 THE Language and Literature Bureau yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the publication of 17 books by 14 local authors in the bureau's continuous effort to promote the development of Malay language in the country.Hjh Aminah Hj...

300 international delegates to partake in BRIDEX 2009

2009-08-09 ABOUT 300 international delegates from over 40 countries are expected to participate in the Brunei International Defence Exhibition and Conference (BRIDEX) 2009 from August 12-15.These delegates who are sponsored, will attend the exhibition...

Constructions under way for Kg Teraja new Polica Post

2009-08-09 THE upcoming BRIDEX Conference 2009 receives positive responses from both local and overseas delegates with more than 330 seats have been booked. This was disclosed by the Ministry of Defence Deputy Permanent Secretary I Colonel (Rtd) Pg Dato Paduka...

Brunei defense conference gets positive response

2009-08-09 RESIDENTS of Kg Teraja in Mukim Labi, Belait are assured of an enhanced safety and security of their village with the construction of a Police Post.During the foundation laying ceremony for the construction of the new structure yesterday, Penghulu...

A more prominent BRIDEX 2009

2009-08-09 THE Brunei International Defence Exhibition (BRIDEX) and Conference 2009 is set to be more prominent than the previous effort come August 12 official opening at the newly built BRIDEX building Jerudong next week.The Defence Permanent Secretary II...

Co-curricular activities key to govt scholarship

2009-08-09 MoE being more selective because of rising number of eligible candidates THE Ministry of Education plans to include participation in co-curricular activities as one of the criteria for awarding government scholarships to make applications more...

$22m masterplan to expedite BIMP-EAGA initiatives

2009-08-09 THE Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) has secured a US$15 million ($22 million) budget for a comprehensive masterplan to coordinate, expedite, upgrade and expand sub-regional initiatives in East Asia alongside promoting...

Saturday, 8 August 2009

ASEAN Para Games: Brunei banking on young athletes

2009-08-08 1:50pmBRUNEI are banking on young athletes to deliver at the fifth ASEAN Para Games in Kuala Lumpur next week, chef de mission of the Brunei contingent to the Games Hj Rosmadee Hj Md Daud said at a flag handing over ceremony held at the DiGadong...

BRIDEX 2009 expected to draw 10,000 trade visitors

2009-08-08 ABOUT 300 international delegates from over 40 countries are expected to participate in the Brunei International Defence Exhibition and Conference (BRIDEX) 2009 from August 12-15.Some 10,000 trade visitors are expected to attend the BRIDEX 2009. A...

Parents duty-bound in shaping kids to become good Muslims

2009-08-08 PARENTS should take responsibility in all aspect of their children's growth and development from the early stage to ensure they are mentally and physically fit and become a respectable Muslims.The sermon read by imams throughout the nation yesterday...

Food fest a platform to promote domestic products

2009-08-08 VENDORS at the Brunei Food Festival touted the festival as a good opportunity to showcase and promote their products to the local market, but said not ready yet to venture into international market. Owner of Rose Farm Hj Kahar, a local family-run...

Sg Liang elects new village chief

2009-08-08 A FORMER teacher was voted as the new village chief of Kg Sg Liang in an election held at Sg Liang Primary School, yesterday.Some 376 residents went out to cast their votes.Hj Abd Wahab Abdullah, 65, was declared the winner with 295 votes, while...

Youths propagating Islam via music has dept's support

2009-08-08 THE Department of Youth and Sports strongly support youths who have interests in spiritual activities in the form of music to propagate Islamic teachings. . Speaking at the 4th Youth Nadwah Competition yesterday, Hj Mohd Rosfazilah Hj Yusly, head of...

Raising awareness on online security

2009-08-08 SEMINARS on Internet Security Awareness will help to teach parents and teachers on how to protect children from cybercrime. Aedy Azmani Hj Azahari, Manager of IT Industry Development at the Info-Communications Technology Industry of Brunei...

Guidance classes for Muslim converts

2009-08-08 THE Belait District has taken the initiative to integrate new converts into the Muslim community by providing them guidance classes which focus on Islamic education and other activities.In a gathering to mark the launching of the religious support...

Brunei among top four in Quran contest

2009-08-08 BRUNEI was placed fourth in one of the categories of the 4th Hasyimiah Government International Memorisation, Recitation and Interpretation of Al-Quran For Women in Amman, Jordan.Sitinoor Aniza, Brunei's sole representative to the competition was...

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