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Friday, 17 October 2014

Sentencing on Saturday for man involved in many break-in cases

2014-10-17 A MAN who admitted to have been involved in a multiple house break-ins is scheduled to be sentenced this Saturday.The Intermediate court judge Pg Hjh Hanani Pg Hj Metusain indicated that a custodial sentence is likely as the defendant Ampuan Abdul...

Many areas hit by water disruption

2014-10-17 WATER disruption continues to affect several areas as the main 760mm water pipe near Kg Sg Kedayan bridge along Jln Gadong is currently undergoing emergency repair works. According to a press statement by the Public Works Department (JKR), among...

RBPF briefs grassroots leaders on Neighbourhood Watch Programme

2014-10-17 GRASSROOTS leaders were briefed on the Neighbourhood Watch Programme by senior officers from the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) in a meeting held at the Brunei-Muara District Office yesterday.Delivering the briefing was the Acting Commanding...

Mass Maghrib prayer for new year 1436H

2014-10-17 MASS Maghrib and new Hijrah prayers will be held next week on Friday, October 24 at all mosques and suraus throughout the Sultanate to commemorate the new Hijrah year 1436H.Apart from national level celebration organised by the Ministry of...

UNISSA holds Khatam Al-Quran ceremony

2014-10-17 UNIVERSITI Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) held a Khatam Al-Quran and thanksgiving prayer ceremony in conjunction with the institution’s Fourth Hafl Al-Takharruj which is slated for November 1.Leading the religious ceremony with the recital of Surah Al-...

ASEAN seeks to work closely to fight disasters

2014-10-17 ASEAN ministers yesterday urged greater coordination on disaster management, calling for a systematic review of efforts to improve disaster preparedness and policies. Brunei hosted the 2nd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Management (AMMDM)...

Thursday, 16 October 2014

JUST IN: Brunei ends Suzuki Cup campaign after 3-1 defeat against Myanmar

2014-10-16 BRUNEI'S chances of qualifying for the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup 2014 are completely over after falling 3-1 to Myanmar tonight. Both teams were goalless at halftime at the National Sports Complex in Vientiane before goals by...

JUST IN: Couple charged with grand theft auto

2014-10-16 Syazwan Sadikin BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN THE Royal Brunei Police Force is currently conducting further investigation into a man and a woman who were charged today with theft of a car. The defendants Ak Hj Adynazzley Pg Ismail, 35, and Rinamariyanti...

The Brunei Times Berita Hari Ini. Oktober 16, 2014

2014-10-16 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: Road closure in Tutong to ease traffic for Regatta

2014-10-16 SEVERAL roads in Tutong Town will be closed for three days starting tomorrow to make way for the Regatta event, the Tutong District Office announced in a press conference today. The Tutong Regatta is organised by the Tutong District Office to...

JUST IN: Mass prayers to usher in Hijrah 1436 next week

2014-10-16 MASS Maghrib and Hijrah prayers will be held on Friday, October 24 at all mosques and suraus nationwide to commemorate the new Hijrah year 1436, the Ministry of Religious Affairs announced in a press statement today. /aa The Brunei Times Get...

JUST IN: Deputy Sultan grants audience to ministers and heads of delegations of disaster management meetings

2014-10-16 HIS Royal Highness Prince Hj Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Deputy Sultan and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office today received in audience Ministers and Heads of Delegations of the 3rd Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the...

The Brunei Times Daily Newscast. October 16th, 2014

2014-10-16 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: PGGMB members depart to Malaysia

2014-10-16 FOUR members from the Brunei Malay Teachers Association (PGGMB) departed to Kuala Lumpur today to attend a seminar on empowering the Malay language as a communication tool in the region. The senior officers were invited by the West Malaysia Malay...

HM holds talks with EU president

2014-10-16 A DAY ahead of the 10th Asia-Europe Summit Meeting (ASEM), His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam met with the President of the European Council here in Milan yesterday. His Majesty held bilateral talks with EU President...

HM arrives in Milan for 10th Asia-Europe Meeting

2014-10-16 HIS Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam arrived here yesterday morning to attend the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) which begins today. The monarch will be joining other heads of state and government from 53 ASEM member...

High-rise housing in Lambak Kanan

2014-10-16 CONSTRUCTION of the high-rise housing in Lambak Kanan will begin end of this year, with Kg Lugu identified as another development site, the Minister of Development said yesterday. “This takes into account (the fact) that we cannot continue to...

Completion of Brunei’s first aluminium plant possible by 2015

2014-10-16 BRUNEI’S first aluminium manufacturing plant could be completed within one year, said the Korean ambassador yesterday, with the first shipment to follow just six months later. Outgoing envoy Choi Byung-Koo told The Brunei Times that Korean company...

Negative views on hiring local workers still a concern

2014-10-16 LOCAL workers have yet to shake off their negative reputation in the job market, with some employers in the private sector perceiving Bruneians to be less desirable than foreign workers due to a poor track record in motivation and attitude at the...

More breast cancer studies needed

2014-10-16 MORE research needs to be conducted to understand the trend and risk factors of breast cancer in Brunei, said the Acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health. Dr Hjh Rahmah Hj Md Said was speaking during the launching ceremony of the...

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