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Monday, 25 April 2016

Gov’t to develop Temburong into low carbon model district

2016-04-25 THE minister of energy and industry at the Prime Minister’s Office said the government is looking to develop Temburong into a low carbon model district with the use of electric cars and solar energy. Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Singamanteri Colonel...

Lack of fire safety norms endanger most houses

2016-04-25 A MAJORITY of households in the country face the risk of losing their homes to fire simply because they are not prepared to handle the situation and lack basic fire safety equipment. An official from the Fire and Rescue Department on the sidelines...

RB flights diverted due to heavy rain

2016-04-25 NATIONAL flag carrier Royal Brunei (RB) Airlines diverted two of its incoming flights to Kota Kinabalu when thundershowers hit parts of Brunei-Muara on Saturday evening.  Flight BI424 from Singapore to Bandar Seri Begawan and Flight BI874 from...

PGGMB book to be ready by May 5

2016-04-25 THE Brunei Malay Teachers Association (PGGMB) will be publishing a book that highlights its roles and achievements 80 years after its establishment, said its president in an interview with The Brunei Times. Hj Antin Ahad said as one of the oldest...

UBD CoNECT to aid graduates find jobs outside Brunei

2016-04-25 UNIVERSITI Brunei Darussalam’s Centre for Networking, Employment and Career Training (CoNECT) will be helping graduates find jobs in countries other than Brunei. CoNECT Manager Gavin Crewe said the centre plans to hold career fairs twice a year in...

Kg Ayer’s long drawn battle with rubbish

2016-04-25 DESPITE many cleaning campaigns conducted by government and non- government agencies as well as the Kampong Ayer residents, floating rubbish still remains an eyesore at Brunei’s iconic water village. A senior citizen from Kg Saba Darat B, Hj...

Diving can drum up business for ecotourism: Poni Divers

2016-04-25 DIVING has the potential to be the largest growth area for ecotourism in Brunei, claimed the managing director of a local dive centre. Wong Thye Sing of Poni Divers said the sultanate’s diving industry has remained significantly underexposed to...

Public raise concern over poor state of Tasek Merimbun

2016-04-25 TASEK Merimbun visitors have voiced their concerns over the safety and poor maintenance of the ASEAN heritage park as a part of its walkway is damaged, cutting accessibility to other areas of the park. A Universiti Brunei Darussalam student who...

MoH lauds JPD’s plan to better transport system

2016-04-25 THE Health Ministry lauded the initiatives by the Land Transport Department (JPD) under the Ministry of Communications to improve public transport in the sultanate as this could help increase physical activity amongst Bruneians, a senior health...

Breastfeeding NGO continues outreach to rural areas

2016-04-25 BRUNEI’S sole breastfeeding non-governmental organisation (NGO) Hawa will continue its community outreach to mothers from rural areas in Belait, with Liang and Lumut the next areas targeted. Chairperson of Hawa Hjh Masni Hj Munir yesterday said...

RBPF issues 10 compound fines during roadblock in Tutong

2016-04-25 A TOTAL of 10 compound fines were issued in a roadblock and Stop and Search conducted by the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) in Tutong on Saturday night. Led by ASP Dk Nor Azriani Pg Anuar, the operation was conducted in three different locations...

Azan, Iqamat competition concludes

2016-04-25 THE final round of the 14th National Azan and Iqamat competition was held yesterday at the Kg Bunut Mosque in Mukim Kilanas. A total of 16 finalists representing mosques and prayer halls from around the country competed, with eight participants...

Russian firm seeking local partner in water treatment, green technology

2016-04-25 A RUSSIAN company dealing with water treatment and green technology for building materials is looking for a local partner here to work with them among the ASEAN region. Morton Group of Companies Adviser to the president Andrey Karev (pic) told The...

Students innovate traditional products

2016-04-25 THE younger generation’s waning interest in traditional products may improve if innovative changes are made on the products, according to studies by Universiti Brunei Darussalam students who organised the Brunei Traditional Industry Seminar and...

Farming firm plans to set up charity fund

2016-04-25 LOCAL rice farming company Asia Enterprise is planning to set up a charity fund for orphans, special needs people, the elderly and less fortunate, said its general manager recently. Chai Yum Fatt, 61, said the move would allow him to continue to...

Sunday, 24 April 2016

The Brunei Times Berita Hari Ini 24hb April 2016

2016-04-24 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. For news videos and features, visit this page and drop...

The Brunei Times Daily Newscast. April 24th, 2016

2016-04-24 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. For news videos and features, visit this page and drop by next time to...

JUST IN: Brunei to compete in Yuwang EBL Basketball League

2016-04-24 BRUNEI basketball has hit another milestone with the newly established Beruang Blazers confirming their participation for the upcoming 2nd Yuwang EBL Basketball League - a semi-professional competition in East Malaysia. Ken Han, the Beruang...

HM presides over swearing-in ceremony of new judicial commissioner

2016-04-24 HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, yesterday presided over the swearing in ceremony of Justice Conrad Seagrott as the new non-resident judicial commissioner of the...

Her Majesty receives spouse of outgoing envoy

2016-04-24 *** For news videos and features, visit this page and drop by next time to see the latest. Get to know the Brunei personalities featured in the latest edition of BT People, a fortnightly pullout that celebrates the achievements or inspiring...

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