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Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Attorney-general attends global law summit in London

2015-02-25 THE attorney-general, Datin Seri Paduka Hjh Hayati POKSDSP Hj Mohd Salleh, is heading a Bruneian delegation at the Global Law Summit in London to discuss a range of legal issues including money laundering and international trade. Held from...

Girl relies on blood donors to stay alive

2015-02-25 SHE is only three years old, but Mariyah Al-Qibthiyah Khairol Azmi has been in and out of the hospital every month since she was diagnosed with an inherited blood disorder when she was aged five months. Mariyah, a thalassaemia patient, relies on...

Hand,foot and mouth disease cases increase

2015-02-25 THE Ministry of Health (MoH) has reported increasing cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) from January to February. In a statement, the ministry said the total number of HFMD cases stood at 193 from the beginning of the year to February 20...

KB Hospital promotes healthy lifestyle among senior citizens

2015-02-25 SURI Seri Begawan Hospital (SSBH) in Kuala Belait yesterday launched its Healthy Lifestyle Programme for Senior Citizens 2015, backing the aims of the hospital's Senior Citizen Health Promotion Support Group (PENYULUH) for yet another year. The...

Fisher nets in 1.5 tonnes of shrimp

2015-02-25 THE long weekend proved to be a fortuitous one for a local Muara fisherman and his crew when they netted a bumper catch of bubuk (a shrimplike crustacean), making the National Day celebrations all the more memorable for them. Hj Zaidon Hj Musli,...

Youth pleads guilty for misappropriating car at work

2015-02-25 A YOUTH who was involved in taking a car from his workplace and then took it for a spin has pleaded guilty to the misappropriation charge. The court document submitted by deputy public prosecutor Dk Siti Nurul Fairuz Pg Rosli yesterday states that...

Man in intimidation case released on court bail

2015-02-25 A MAN who claimed trial yesterday over the charge of criminal intimidation was released on a $3,000 court bail pending next mention of the case on March 10 to set trial dates. The defendant Khairuddin Hj Jair, 43, is facing a charge of committing...

Man pleads not guilty to assault with samurai sword

2015-02-25 A MAN pleaded not guilty yesterday to the charge of hitting a person’s head with a samurai sword. The court document states that on January 9, defendant Abdul Hafiz A Bakar, 25, is accused of voluntarily causing hurt to Mohd Alif Hj Liadin, 32, by...

Flood down 60 per cent after MoD intervention

2015-02-25 THE Ministry of Development’s flood mitigation efforts have successfully reduced flooding incidents in the country by 60 per cent. This was announced by the Minister of Development Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Hj...

China, Brunei to hold joint maritime exhibition

2015-02-25 QUANZHOU Maritime Museum and its counterpart in Brunei will feature valuable maritime displays at a joint exhibition here in the first half of the year, said China’s envoy to Brunei Darussalam. Speaking to The Brunei Times on the sidelines of...

Patriotism miles away from home

2015-02-25 BEING miles away from home did not dampen Bruneian students studying in the United Kingdom (UK) from celebrating Brunei’s 31st National Day. In an interview with The Brunei Times, Bangor University’s President of BruBangor Society, Nurul ‘Aliah...

Appreciate Jawi script as aid in reading Al-Quran

2015-02-25 THE Jawi script should not be taken for granted as it aids with the reading of the Al-Quran, said the Director of the Language and Literature Bureau, Hjh Aminah Momin yesterday. During the Jawi Reading competition and Jawi Calligraphy Finals prize...

UNISSA to hold lecture series on Imam As-Shafi’i

2015-02-25 UNIVERSITI Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) will be holding a five-series lecture to enhance understanding of the Shafi’i school of thought among Bruneians every Saturday starting this week. Lectures delivered will include an in-depth exploration...

Scholarships for Korean universities up for grabs

2015-02-25 THE Korean Government is offering scholarships to Bruneians interested in furthering their studies in Korea. According to a press statement by the Korean embassy in Brunei, the “2015 Korean Government Scholarship Programme for International...

Nationwide Religious Programme concludes

2015-02-25 ARABIC and Religious schools around the country yesterday held a Program Keagamaan Senegara (PKS)or Nationwide Religious Programmefor the month of February. The monthly programme is part of the Islamic Education Department’s Strategic Plan 2010-...

Gov’t schools to carry out BMI tests

2015-02-25 THE Co-Curriculum Development Department (JPKK) is set to carry out Battery tests and Body Mass Index (BMI) tests on primary and secondary students from government schools this year. JPKK Head of Sports and Games Unit, Pg Jusri Pg Hj Hassim told...

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

193 cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease recorded from Jan to Feb

2015-02-24 A TOTAL of 193 cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) have been recorded in the Sultanate from January to February this year. A statement by the Ministry of Health (MOH) said that 82 of these cases were recorded in January alone. The...

The Brunei Times Berita Hari Ini. 24 Februari, 2015

2015-02-24 Thank you for watching The Brunei Times daily newscast in Bahasa Melayu.  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...

JUST IN: 11th LegCo starts March 5

2015-02-24 THE official opening ceremony of the 11th session of the Legislative Council will take place on March 5 at the Legislative Council Building in Jln Kebangsaan. This was announced by the Department of Councils of State this morning. Following the...

The Brunei Times Daily Newscast. February 24rd, 2015

2015-02-24 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...

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