News » National

Wednesday, 5 August 2009

Cooperation crucial to maritime security

2009-08-05 ENGAGEMENT and interoperability are critical to maritime security and successful humanitarian assistance and disaster relief missions worldwide, linking regional stability to ideals of cooperation and partnership.This was said by Rear Admiral Nora W...

Reception for visiting US navy

2009-08-05 A DINNER reception was held yesterday evening onboard the visiting United States (US) navy ship USS Crommelin for the US navy crew currently in the country to conduct the 15th Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2009 series of...

Prayers to ward off H1N1

2009-08-05 STUDENTS of Pg Muda Hj Abd Azim Religious School performed special Sunat Hajat prayers yesterday at a ceremony organised by the Islamic Studies Department to encourage students to practise hajat prayers in order to ward off the Influenza A (H1N1)...

CARAT naval exercises launched

2009-08-05 THE 15th Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2009 series of exercises between the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and US (United States) Navy was launched yesterday at Muara Port.The exercise was officiated by Rear Admiral Nora W Tyson,...

Courtesy call on RBN Commander

2009-08-05 THE Commander of the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN), Colonel (L) Hj Abdul Halim Hj Mohd Hanifah met with his United States (US) Navy counterpart yesterday during a courtesy call at the RBN base in Muara.Rear Admiral Nora W Tyson, Commander, Logistics Group...

Local SMEs to be rewarded for being green

2009-08-05 Correction - published on August 6, 2009WITH reference to the report on Page 4 published on August 5 titled "Local SMEs to be rewarded for being green", it should have read "Total E&P Borneo BV (TEPB)", and not as previously...

Seria police officers get promotion

2009-08-05 THE Seria District Police Station, Royal Brunei Police Force, yesterday celebrated the excellent achievement made by 12 of its officers in their dedicated service to the force.The officers, seven men and four women, were promoted to Lance Corporal...

Lensmen told to show good conduct

2009-08-05 PHOTOGRAPHERS are urged to set an example to others, particularly the international media, by adhering to the rules and always presenting good behaviour which comply with Brunei's ceremonial formalities, especially during official ceremonies and...

PR faces graft charges

2009-08-05 A PERMANENT resident was produced before the Magistrate's Court yesterday to face corruption charges. According to a statement by the Anti-Corruption Bureau, Hj Wahid Hj Metassim has been charged under Section 5 (a) of the Prevention of Corruption...

Trade Expo to help local firms expand business ties

2009-08-05 THE BIMP-EAGA Trade Exposition and Business Conference Trade Expo (BEBCTE) 2009 will provide a platform for local companies and SMEs to explore business opportunities with potential investors.This was said by Hj Ismail Hj Damit, Event Management...

Fire leaves KB family homeless

2009-08-05 A FAMILY of five living in Lorong Tiga Seria was left homeless when a fire destroyed their home early yesterday morning.The fire broke out while the family was still sleeping in the living room of the two-room barrack around 4am, yesterday. The...

Ministry's Customer Day

2009-08-05 THE Ministry of Religious Affairs will be organising the Customer Day tomorrow at the Islamic Da'wah Centre in Berakas. The objective of the event is to promote the services and products of the ministry and its related departments. Counters will be...

BIMP-EAGA Ministerial Meet on Aug 8

2009-08-05 PROGRESS in the implementation of the BIMP-EAGA Roadmap to Development 2006-2010 will be the focus of the14th BIMP-EAGA Ministerial Meeting to be held on August 8 at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Berakas.The Roadmap to Development...

Saudi Arabia mission gives Quran to school

2009-08-05 THE Embassy of Saudi Arabia contributed 120 copies of Al-Quran to Muda Hashim Secondary School, Tutong, yesterday in their continuous efforts to further promote closer ties and provide to the needs of fellow Muslims in the country.Handing over the...

Dept marks 25th year change of name

2009-08-05 THE Housing Development Department (HDD) under the Ministry of Development held a thanksgiving ceremony to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the department's change of name from the Resettlement Department.The ceremony started with a recital of...

Govt officers briefed on H1N1 flu

2009-08-05 DISSEMINATING information on public health is essential to ensure the community is well aware of any situation.This was highlighted by the Ministry of Health yesterday during a briefing for government officers in Belait District the Influenza A (...

Test labs to help boost SMEs' production

2009-08-05 THE new calibration and testing laboratories will be exactly what SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) need to ensure that the production equipment and machinery are efficient and accurate, the acting head of the National Standards Centre (NSC) said...

Calibration services help SMEs cut transport cost, less time consuming

2009-08-05 BRUNEI having its own accredited laboratories to provide calibration services for local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) will be beneficial for these enterprises as sending equipment overseas is costly and time-consuming, said some SMEs yesterday...

Tuesday, 4 August 2009

HM administers oath to new chief justice

2009-08-04 HIS Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam today administered the oath of office to Dato Seri Paduka Hj Kifrawi Dato Paduka Hj Kifli as the newly-appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Brunei Darussalam at the Istana...

$1m lab to be set up for equipment calibration

2009-08-04 A STUDY is currently under way to support the establishment of $1 million laboratory which will facilitate equipment calibration and testing in Brunei, saving local SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) the hassles and costs of sending their equipment...

Pages