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Tuesday, 23 June 2009

Jawi calligraphy workshop for secondary students

2009-06-23 AS many as 17 secondary students are attending a jawi calligraphy workshop organised by the Islamic Da'wah Centre as an effort to preserve the art which is part of the country's cultural heritage. The workshop facilitator, Junaidi Chuchu said,...

55 ESD officers visit Labuan

2009-06-23 SOME 55 officers from the Electrical Services Department (ESD) and its branches nationwide recently visited Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd in Zon Labuan to foster relationships between the two departments and to share ideas for improvements. During the...

Two fire women get promotion

2009-06-23 TWO First Class personnel of the Fire and Rescue Department have been promoted to Leading Fire Woman (ABK) in a ceremony held at the department's headquarters in Berakas, yesterday.Senior Personnel Noraini Kabin and Razidah Rashid received their...

Bersatu appreciates foster families

2009-06-23 BERSATU Association, an association for former participants of Ship for Southeast Asia Youth Programme (SSEAYP) held an appreciation and thanksgiving ceremony for foster families and Brunei's youth participants of last year's SSEAYP as part of their...

Monday, 22 June 2009

Public concern over spread of Influenza A

2009-06-22 THE news of the first Influenza A (H1N1) case in Brunei has brought about concerns among the local populace, who have stated that the spread of the virus should not be a cause for panic if the Ministry of Health takes proper precautionary measures....

Respiratory diseases common among patients

2009-06-22 RESPIRATORY illnesses are amongst one of the most common and prevalent complaints that many patients have when seeking medical treatment at health centres, said Deputy Permanent Secretary (Professional and Technical Affairs) of the Ministry of...

Village charity sale at Kg Pandan 'B'

2009-06-22 VILLAGE charity sales do not only serve as a good cause but provide opportunities for budding local entrepreneurs as well.In a joint-cooperation between the Belait District Office and members of the Consultative Council of Kg Pandan "B", a...

'Don't let your children become cyber victims'

2009-06-22 PARENTS should be wary of their children when they are surfing the Internet as they could become victims to cyber-bullying, online predators and pornography.Siti Zaraura Hj Mohamad, manager of IT Industry Development Group at the Authority for Info-...

Drink plenty of fluids to avoid heat exposure

2009-06-22 DUE to the spell of dry, hot weather that has been affecting the country as of late, the public is advised to drink plenty of water, avoid long exposures to the sun and apply sunblock before going outdoors for their own health and safety.A senior...

Dragonball champion of BIBD's endurance challenge

2009-06-22 THE Dragonball team emerged as champion of the "Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) Cabaran-Anak Brunei 2009" endurance challenge that ended yesterday, according to a report by Radio Televisyen Brunei (RTB).Present to witness the...

Tg Kindana Fair raises domestic tourism

2009-06-22 THE Tanjung Kindana Fair held at Kg Sungai Bunga in the capital has achieved its prime objective of introducing and promoting products through the large involvement of its villagers. Acting Village Head of Kg Sungai Bunga who was also the chairman...

Waktu Remaja team win traditional boat race

2009-06-22 THE Waktu Remaja team emerged victorious in the 600m and 400m events of the annual youth traditional boat race 2009 in Kg Sungai Bunga in the capital yesterday.Organised by the village youth association, Persatuan Belia Berwawasan Sungai Bunga, the...

Kg Sg Bunga has potential to be tourists' haven

2009-06-22 VILLAGERS of Kg Sungai Bunga expressed confidence that their village could be developed into one of the country's tourist destinations. "If events such as the Tanjung Kindana Fair are to be organised on a regular basis, Insya-Allah we will meet the...

Workshop on enhancing youths' social skills ends

2009-06-22 A WORKSHOP on building self-confidence and enhancing communication skills for youths came to a close yesterday at the Civil Service Institute.Some 50 youths participated in the three-day "Life Enhancing Workshop"organised by a private...

Police cadet team can instil positive values

2009-06-22 DISCIPLINE is the key in the development of excellent minds and positive educational values, and what better way than through uniformed associations such as the police cadets since they can instil a sense of responsibility and patriotism among...

Installation works for Muara Port e-service system progressing well

2009-06-22 PROGRESS on the new e-service for Muara Port are running smoothly as several tests have been completed to improve port operations, said Cleo Garcia, project manager of Folec Communications.Among the tests that have been completed for the e-Port...

HSBC cyclethon on June 28

2009-06-22 IN ITS continuous efforts to raise environmental awareness and the issue of climate change, HSBC will be organising its second annual cyclethon on June 28 to support its Heart of Borneo (HoB) project.During a briefing for cyclists at HSBC's Business...

Second H1N1 flu case reported in Brunei

2009-06-22 THE second case of Influenza A (H1N1) has been reported in Brunei, just a day after the nation's first case was announced.In a press statement, the Ministry of Health yesterday confirmed that a 16-year-old Bruneian female was reported to have...

Sunday, 21 June 2009

Health awareness programme launched

2009-06-21 IN AN effort to to create awareness amongst youth on several health issues, the Health Promotion Centre is organising a three-day youth programme for secondary students in the Brunei-Muara District. Some 38 students from 10 secondary schools are...

Brunei Speakers' Club holds 10th annual meet

2009-06-21 BRUNEI Speakers' Club held its 10th annual installation last night at the Jerudong Park Polo Club where the incoming executive committee members for the year 2009-2010 were announced.Speaking on the occasion, members of the club urged more locals to...

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