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Wednesday, 27 August 2014

MoRA sends 8 students to UK for A Levels

2014-08-27 EIGHT students under the special scheme of the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) were sent to the United Kingdom (UK) to pursue their ‘A’ Level studies last night.The students were selected from the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit Girls Arabic...

Hard work,commitment raise value of workforce

2014-08-27 LOCAL youths who underwent the Scaffolding Course were reminded by the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports to work hard with commitment in showing that they are on par with or even, better than the foreign workforce. Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang...

3 detained for theft, smuggling

2014-08-27 POLICE recently arrested three people, including two Bruneians, in separate theft and customs cases in the Brunei-Muara district.In a press statement, the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) said a 42-year-old man was found smuggling 11 cartons of...

New media a challenge for government

2014-08-27 NEW media pose challenges to the government in disseminating reliable, fast and accurate information, the permanent secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said. Hj Md Rozan Dato Paduka Hj Md Yunos (pictured), who is in charge of the media...

UBD signs MoU with top Japanese university

2014-08-27 UNIVERSITI Brunei Darussalam (UBD) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kyoto University to collaborate in research activities and promote student exchanges. The two universities, which previously collaborated through the Centre for...

Brunei, Indonesia strengthen ties

2014-08-27 THE Indonesian Embassy in Brunei will hold a trade expo as one of the events to celebrate the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Brunei, its ambassador said last night.Nurul Qomar said other events include workshops, business meetings...

Development Minister attends regional science and technology meeting

2014-08-27 BRUNEI is trying to attract more investors to the country to conduct research into “priority areas“, according to the Ministry of Development.Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Hj Suyoi Hj Osman led a delegation to the...

Bruneian painter lands first solo exhibition in S'pore

2014-08-27 A BRUNEIAN painter has just landed her first solo exhibition at The Arts House in Singapore this November, after being “discovered” by painting a portrait of Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew. Seria-born Huifong Ng began painting just...

Suspect in series of car thefts held

2014-08-27 A MAN is currently being held for questioning over suspected car thefts following his arrest last week.Defendant Ampuan Abdul Hazrolezam Ampuan Abdul Rahman was brought to the Magistrates’ Court to face the charge of stealing a Daihatsu Charmant at...

Mother-of-three fined for taking syabu during supervision period

2014-08-27 A WOMAN was imposed a $4,500 fine yesterday after she admitted to consuming drugs while she was still under the Narcotics Control Bureau supervision programme.The court document states that on September 13, 2012, the defendant Siti Saidinnah Mohd...

Help needed to improve PESATU

2014-08-27 THE Persatuan Saudara Saudara Baru Daerah Tutong (PESATU) or Tutong Converts Association is still seeking assistance to build a proper surau (prayer hall) and extension of its existing hostel. The association has not heard from the authorities...

CJ grants Indian Chamber of Commerce leave to appeal

2014-08-27 THE Indian Chamber of Commerce, whose application to strike out a libel suit filed against it was dismissed by the High Court, was granted a leave to appeal against the decision.The society and 24 of its members, according to court documents, are...

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

JUST IN: DPMM FC demolish Woodlands Wellington

2014-08-26 DPMM FC go four points clear at the top of the Singapore League (S-League) after an 8-1 demolition of Woodlands Wellington at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium in Berakas tonight. The duo of Roy O'Donovan and Adi Said bagged a brace each in...

JUST IN: Brunei's golf courses can boost tourist influx

2014-08-26 BRUNEI should capitalise on its low golf course rates to attract more tourists to come in the country, a tourism scholar from South Korea said. Yeong Hyeon Hwang, professor of international tourism at Dong-A University in South Korea, said that...

JUST IN: BEDB to introduce overseas placement programme for local startups

2014-08-26 THE Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB) is currently developing an extended overseas placement programme that aims to help more local companies venture into overseas markets. The CEO of BEDB Dr Hj Abdul Manaf Metussin earlier today revealed...

JUST IN: Freedom of expression not 'absolute' in Brunei: PMO

2014-08-26 THE government has warned local media not to report stories that mock the country’s leaders and raise issues that can lead to the opposition of the Malay Islamic Monarchy (MIB) ideology. Deputy Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Dato...

JUST IN: Brunei hosts workshop on regional maritime crisis hotline

2014-08-26 BRUNEI today hosted a technical workshop on the proposed ASEAN hotline for maritime disputes in the region, pushing the initiative into its developing arrangement phase. The three-day workshop at the Centrepoint Hotel is attended by members of...

JUST IN: Bruneian to attend Japanese-language programme

2014-08-26 A BRUNEIAN has been selected to participate in the Japanese-Language Programme for Overseas Students, the Japanese Embassy in Brunei announced today. Norhafizah Hayati Osman will join other Japanese foreign language students on a trip to Japan...

The Brunei Times Berita Hari Ini. Ogos 26, 2014

2014-08-26 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...

The Brunei Times Daily Newscast. August 26th, 2014

2014-08-26 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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