Sunday, 19 June 2016

Scores turn up to donate blood to mark World Blood Donor Day

2016-06-19 A BLOOD donation campaign to mark the World Blood Donor day was met with positive response from the public yesterday as scores lined up to donate blood last night. Scientific Officer at the Blood Donation Centre, Muhd Shahruney Hj Suparudin, said...

Local student to join Sabah expedition

2016-06-19 A BRUNEIAN student is set to embark on a five-week volunteering expedition next week to Sabah to work on remote community and environmental projects.Speaking to The Brunei Times, 19-year-old university student Hannah Hasim said she will be going on...

JAPEM helps needy communities prepare for upcoming Hari Raya

2016-06-19 THE Community Development Department (Japem) yesterday visited the homes of four underprivileged and special needs Bruneians to provide assistance in the form of a Hari Raya Hamper.The delegation, which comprised of top level and senior officials...

Study on children’s home eating habits planned

2016-06-19 UNIVERSITI Brunei Darussalam (UBD) is looking to do a study that will focus on parental influence on children’s food preferences, said a senior education officer recently. In a recent interview with The Brunei Times, lecturer at UBD’s Pengiran...

Cast your vote for the design of Brunei’s buses

2016-06-19 The Ministry of Communications is calling for members of the public to cast their votes for the image revamping of the country’s public buses, slated to commence by mid-2017. In a press statement sent by the ministry, a total of 112 entries were...

‘Adopt an aggressive approach to uni application process’

2016-06-19 BRUNEIAN students should adopt “an aggressive, career-based approach” to the university application process, said a government scholar. Sorfina Ghazali, who recently formed a free tutoring service in the United Kingdom with other A-level...

8 local firms join Singapore bazaar

2016-06-19 EIGHT local companies have been chosen to represent Brunei at this year’s Tampines Hari Raya Bazaar in Singapore. The Energy and Industry Department at the Prime Minister’s Office (EIDPMO), with the support of Darussalam Enterprise (DARe) and the...

Haj agency cited for pilgrimage work

2016-06-19 THE Department of Haj Management at the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) received a token of appreciation from the Establishment of Southeast Asia Haj Pilgrims in Mekah, Saudi Arabia for the successful management of Haj affairs conducted last...

Foreigner fined for cigarette smuggling

2016-06-19 A BANGLADESHI man was fined $1,750 by the Magistrate’s Court yesterday for being in possession of 50 packs of untaxed cigarettes.Court documents state that the items were seized when customs officers raided a house in Kg Tanjung Nangka on February...

UNISSA gears to host international summits

2016-06-19 UNIVERSITI Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) will host the International Seminar on Halalan Tayyiban Products and Services (SAPPHAT) 2016.Themed “Transcending Borders and Addressing Challenges in the Halalan Tayyiban Industry”, the seminar will take...

$128k donated to 700 orphans in Belait

2016-06-19 MORE than 700 registered orphans in Belait received donations collected via the National Orphans Fund, the Belait District Orphans Fund, Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) and two private companies based in the district. A ceremony was held at...

Ministry of Education, RBPF hold donation ceremonies

2016-06-19 MORE than 150 recipients comprising orphans and fakir miskin (poor and destitute) in the Brunei-Muara district received assistance from the Ministry of Education (MoE) yesterday in the form of daily necessities for the upcoming Hari Raya Aidil...

Saturday, 18 June 2016

The Brunei Times Berita Hari Ini 18hb Jun 2016

2016-06-18 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 June 18, 2016

2016-06-18 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...

Fisheries production value up 17%

2016-06-18 THE overall production value of the country’s fisheries sector increased by 17 per cent last year, according to the acting director of fisheries. Last year, fisheries production amounted to $110 million, a 17 per cent increase from the $94 million...

Brunei can save almost $11m with smart power use: Study

2016-06-18 BRUNEI can save almost $11 million a year in power generation costs with smart adjustments to air-conditioning settings, according to a study by UBD|IBM Centre. The three-year pilot study indicated that households could be more energy smart by...

Indonesian gets 3-month sentence

2016-06-18 AN INDONESIAN man was sentenced to three months in prison after he admitted to harbouring an illegal immigrant since late last year.Endik Susilo, 34, was brought in for questioning following an immigration raid conducted on June 14 at a rented...

‘Solar, the best renewable energy option for Brunei’

2016-06-18 ACADEMICS at the UBD|IBM Centre found solar to be the best renewable energy resource for Brunei. The UBD|IBM Centre completed a pilot study on eight houses to demonstrate how energy consumption in the residential sector in Brunei can be reduced...

RBAF commander visits IMT in Mindanao

2016-06-18 COMMANDER of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Major General Dato Seri Pahlawan Mohd Tawih Abdullah made a two-day visit to the International Monitoring Team (IMT) in Mindanao, Philippines on June 16. According to an...

Pet owners gain awareness on animal healthcare’s importance

2016-06-18 PET owners in Brunei are becoming more aware of the importance of animal healthcare, said a senior veterinarian. Dr Diana Dennis (pic), Senior Livestock Husbandry Officer from the Department of Agriculture and Agrifood (DAA), said pet owners in...