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Thursday, 11 September 2014

Brunei, S’pore to cooperate further in narcotics, prison matters

2014-09-11 BRUNEI and Singapore have pledged further cooperation in narcotics and prison matters, after the neighbours signed a “Letter of Intent” yesterday signalling closer collaboration on security issues.“(Narcotics) are cross-boundary issues.“We are both...

AITI has drafted child online protection framework

2014-09-11 WITH the advancement of mobile broadband and widespread access to the Internet, children are vulnerable to becoming the victims of online crime. To address this issue, the Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry of Brunei Darussalam...

12 months for stealing 23 vases

2014-09-11 THE Magistrates’ Court yesterday sentenced a man to serve 12 months in jail after he was found guilty of stealing 23 vases.The defendant, Mohamamd Noor Shah Hj Yahya, 37, claimed trial to the charge of stealing 23 large vases at a house in Kg...

Man pleads not guilty to possessing untaxed cigarettes

2014-09-11 A MAN is claiming trial against the charges of possession of over 100 cartons of untaxed cigarettes.According to the court document, the defendant Rani Marali, 42, is accused of being in possession of 27 cartons of cigarettes while at the vicinity...

Sharing session on teaching religious practical subjects held

2014-09-11 A TOTAL of 31 participants yesterday attended a sharing session on methods of teaching practical subjects in religious schools.Organised by the Religious Practice Unit of the Inspectorate Section at the Islamic Studies Department (JPI), the sharing...

Jail, caning for copper cable thief

2014-09-11 A MAN who was involved in stealing copper cable at Kampong Ayer was sentenced to serve 20 months in jail with two strokes of the cane after he pleaded guilty to the offence.During the proceedings yesterday, magistrate Hjh Ervy Sufitriana Hj Abd...

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

JUST IN: Aspiration Pneumonia linked to death of siblings in Belait

2014-09-10 THE Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) has determined “Aspiration Pneumonia” as the cause of death for the two siblings who recently passed away at Suri Seri Begawan Hospital in Kuala Belait. In the statement issued yesterday, RBPF also said that...

JUST IN: First BSB International Marathon slated for November 16

2014-09-10 REGISTRATION for the first BSB International Marathon 2014 has opened. Organised by the Brunei Athletics Association, the run is slated for November 16 and is expected to draw in more than 4,000 participants. Interested parties can find out more...

JUST IN: Tata to hit Brunei roads once again

2014-09-10 WORLDWIDE MOTORS Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of GHK Motors Group, has announced that Tata will be back on Brunei roads this weekend, following a launching on Friday, September 12. Four models will be unveiled during the ceremony namely the Aria, Indica...

The Brunei Times Berita Hari Ini. September 10, 2014

2014-09-10 Thank you for watching The Brunei Times daily newscast in Malay. Our journalists take turns presenting our news summaries so you know tomorrow’s stories even before they are printed. You may visit this directory to see when new editions are up on...

The Brunei Times Daily Newscast. September 10th, 2014

2014-09-10 Thank you for watching The Brunei Times daily newscast. Our journalists take turns presenting our news summaries so you know tomorrow’s stories even before they are printed. You may visit this directory to see when new editions are up on the site...

JUST IN: MoE releases statement on alleged food poisoning case

2014-09-10 THE Ministry of Education confirms a total of 37 pupils from Sekolah Rendah Perpindahan Lambak Kanan Jalan 10 complained abdominal pains and vomitting around break time earlier today. Upon identifying the condition this morning, the school...

JUST IN: Muslims told, be rational when confronting acts of religious hostility

2014-09-10 MUSLIMS in Brunei are advised to take a rational approach rather than resorting to violence when responding to actions or statements that demote Islam or the Prophet Muhammad SAW. This was said by the Minister of Home Affairs, Yang Berhormat Pehin...

JUST IN: 50 per cent reduction in roaming rates for Brunei, Singapore by 2015

2014-09-10 MOBILE roaming rates between Brunei and Singapore will be reduced by up to 50 per cent beginning January 2015. This was announced during a signing ceremony between the Authority for Info-Communications Technology Industry (AITI) and the Infocomm...

JUST IN: Post mortem confirms woman at Shahbandar was strangled to death

2014-09-10 THE woman found dead at Bukit Shahbandar two days ago was strangled to death, the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) confirmed today. The post-mortem report also found traces of sexual assault on the body of the deceased. The RBPF, during a press...

JUST IN: First batch of Haj pilgrims takes off

2014-09-10 THE first Haj flight departed from Brunei to Medinah, Saudi Arabia today with 191 Haj pilgrims. Prior to the scheduled 1pm flight, hundreds of family and friends gathered at the Brunei International Airport's departure hall to bid farewell to the...

Unhealthy lifestyle big concern: HRH

2014-09-10 HIS Royal Highness Prince Hj Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, yesterday raised concerns over “worrying” health issues caused by unhealthy lifestyles. In a sabda during yesterday’s launch of a...

Deaths caused by NCDs higher among males

2014-09-10 OF ALL the deaths caused by the non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the Sultanate, about 50 per cent of victims were under the age of 70 and fatality was higher among males than females The impact of premature death is the loss of a citizen when...

Poor brushing techniques, diet blamed for bad teeth

2014-09-10 INEFFECTIVE brushing techniques and diet are the most common causes of rotten teeth in Brunei, an officer from the National Dental Centre said. Dr Hjh Nurul Sa’idah Hj Ishak (pictured) said rotten teeth mostly happens to five-year-old children and...

HRH tours health exhibition

2014-09-10 [Related story: Unhealthy lifestyle a big concern: HRH] [Related story: Deaths caused by NCDs higher among males] [Related story: Poor brushing techniques, diet blamed for bad teeth] *** For news videos and features, visit this page and drop by...

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