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Monday, 16 August 2010

Indian community urged to foster deeper ties with Bruneians

2010-08-16 The Indian community in the country were urged to foster deeper relationship with Bruneians as they are the true ambassadors of their country, said the outgoing High Commissioner of India yesterday.More than 70 Indians residing in Brunei gathered at...

Sunday, 15 August 2010

HRH receives outgoing Indian envoy

2010-08-15 His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah (L), Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, yesterday received a farewell call from the outgoing High Commissioner of India, His Excellency Riewad V Warjri, at the Balai Penghadapan, Bukit Kayangan. The...

HSBC ENLIGHTENS STUDENTS ON MONEY MANAGEMENT

2010-08-15 IN AN attempt to promote a financial future away from excessive personal debt, HSBC Brunei has put together a money management workshop tailored for students in primary schools as part of its ongoing effort in contributing to the community. "...

Iran Embassy holds iftar at Darussakinah

2010-08-15 IN THE spirit of Ramadhan, the Embassy of Iran in Brunei organised a special iftar treat for the residents of Rumah Kebajikan Masyarakat Darussakinah in Kampung Pulaie. The event began with the breaking of fast and followed by mass Maghrib prayers...

Basmida honours photography winners

2010-08-15 WINNERS of the Anti-Drug Photographic Competition organised by the National Anti-Drug Association of Brunei Darussalam (Basmida) were honoured yesterday at the Holiday Lodge Hotel, for portraying positive and negative moral values in life through...

'Morality is a pillar of a nation'

2010-08-15 THE National Anti-Drug Association of Brunei Darussalam (Basmida) yesterday launched a book titled, Upholding the Nation's Morality Under the Monarch's Leadership, which is the English translation of the original Malay version published in 2007. In...

Bail conditions not breached, says suspect

2010-08-15 THE Operations Director for Recording Industry Association of Malaysia, Abdul Rahman Ghazali, testified before the Intermediate Court yesterday that the defendant, Yong Teck Sang, 48, was still selling pirated CDs at his business premises.The...

2 held for drug offence

2010-08-15 TWO Bruneian men were brought before the Magistrate's Court yesterday accused of bringing into the country more than two kilograms of marijuana.During the proceedings yesterday, Chief Magistrate Abdullah Soefri ordered the defendants, Md Khairil...

Tadarus activities to mark Ramadhan

2010-08-15 THIS month shall witness a lot of tadarus (mass reciting of Al-Quran) being held throughout the nation in conjunction with the holy month of Ramadhan.Last night, the Islamic Da'wah Centre organised a tadarus event at the Rumah Kegiatan Ugama in Kg...

PMO holds tahlil prayersfor HM's late parents

2010-08-15 THE Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and the departments under it carried out a tahlil prayer and the reading of Surah Yassin at the Royal Mausoleum in Jalan Tutong yesterday.Held in collaboration with the Adat Istiadat Department, the tahlil ceremony...

Flag raising to commemorate Pakistan's 64th Independence Day

2010-08-15 CELEBRATING their 64th Independence Day, the Pakistan High Commission hosted a flag raising ceremony at the High Commission for some 40 Pakistani nationals present yesterday morning. The High Commissioner of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Lt...

DHSB's project to help families in need

2010-08-15 DARUSSALAM Holdings Sdn Bhd (DHSB) is extending its "Al Birri Wa Taqwa", (welfare and piety) project this year to six impoverished families in Tutong and Belait districts, and plans to expand it further to Temburong district next year....

$10,000 boost for Crown Prince orphans fund from IIT

2010-08-15 THE Pengiran Muda Mahkota Al-Muhtadee Billah Fund for Orphans received donation from one of the country's financial institutions at the Rizqun International Hotel yesterday. The $10,000 contribution from the Insurans Islam Taib (IIT) to the fund...

China mission will fly national flag at half-mast

2010-08-15 THE Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Brunei will fly the national flag at half-mast today in respect to those who had lost their lives in a mudslide of Northwest China."In conformity with the decision of the State Council of the...

MoH working at mitigating post H1N1 pandemic

2010-08-15 THE Ministry of Health (MoH) yesterday announced that it will now direct its efforts to mitigating the "post pandemic" period of the Influenza A (H1N1), as advised by the World Health Organisation (WHO), which declared on Tuesday that the...

Gadong Post Office back in business

2010-08-15 THE Gadong Post Office has officially been re-opened yesterday after a two-year renovation to upgrade the facilities in the desire to provide better services to its customers. Present to launch the reopening was the acting permanent secretary at...

Saturday, 14 August 2010

BIA and Royal Customs personnel top MoF Quran reading final

2010-08-14 HJ ABDUL Razak Hj Mohamad Hassan from the Brunei Investment Agency and Hjh Siti Raedah Hj Dollah from Royal Customs and Excise emerged winners in the Qari and Qariah categories respectively of the Ministry of Finance's (MoF) Al-Quran reading...

Gerai Ramadhan at Kampung Rimba

2010-08-14 RESIDENTS of Kampung Rimba were given an opportunity to sell food products during the Ramadhan month. The Kampung Rimba Village Consultive Council had designated an area for the "Gerai Ramadhan" at Jalan Tiga of Perpindahan Rimba. Hawker...

Sermon encourages Muslims to hasten in breaking the fast

2010-08-14 MUSLIMS were advised not to delay breaking the fast for Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) during his lifetime, had always hastened the breaking of fast, a practice that should be observed by his followers. "When breaking fast, there are...

Independence Day message to Pakistanis here

2010-08-14 THE Pakistani community in Brunei will mark their homeland's 63rd Independence Day today. In conjunction with this auspicious day for the Pakistanis, the High Commisioner of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Lt General (Retired) Sallah Uddin said:...

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