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Monday, 27 October 2014

JAPEM cites early marriage, low education as unemployment causes

2014-10-27 EARLY marriage and low education levels are major contributing factors of unemployment in Brunei, said a senior official from the Community Development Department (JAPEM). Noryani Hj Abdul Rani, acting assistant director of JAPEM’s Employment and...

Sunday, 26 October 2014

JUST IN: Kota Kinabalu wins Borneo Cup

2014-10-26 KOTA Kinabalu finished the Borneo Cup with a clean sweep after winning all three categories. They went three for three in all their matches over the past three days, and their final match of the competition saw their men’s team outplay Brunei 94-...

JUST IN: Zainal Daud, Jati Transport reach record-setting mileage

2014-10-26 NINE Mercedes-Benz Actros tankers from the fleet of Zainal Daud Sdn Bhd have reached a record-setting mileage earning the company and its authorised distributor Jati Transport Sdn Bhd an award from Daimler Southeast Asia/Pacific. General Manager...

The Brunei Times Berita Hari Ini. Oktober 26, 2014

2014-10-26 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...

JUST IN: 23 Muharram births recorded this year

2014-10-26 MUHARRAM babies, born on the first day of the new Hijrah year 1436, were celebrated at all government hospitals throughout the country earlier today with the exception of Temburong district which recorded no births on the day. A total of 23 births...

The Brunei Times Daily Newscast. October 26th, 2014

2014-10-26 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...

Police probe four men overalleged criminal breach of trust

2014-10-26 POLICE are investigating four men over alleged criminal breach of trust.The court document stated that Hj Danan Hj Othman, 42, Jamel Hj Ruslan, 33, Mohd Shaiinizam Rosli, 19, and Mohd Sharizan Dahari, 34, are jointly charged with criminal breach...

Indonesian man jailed 6 monthsfor overstaying

2014-10-26 AN INDONESIAN man was sentenced to six months in jail and three strokes of the cane after he pleaded guilty to overstaying in Brunei.Jepri Mamat, 44, was arrested at a food stall in Kg Jangsak during a raid conducted by the Enforcement section of...

Promoting Palestinian cause via biz

2014-10-26 SOME Bruneians have continued to pledge their support for the Palestinian cause through entrepreneurial endeavours. In particular, a small family-owned business selling Muslim-themed clothing and accessories, has found growing support for its...

Safety of school bus system a concern for parents

2014-10-26 PARENTS are willing to allow their children to travel to and from school on school buses and agree that it would be more beneficial, however various concerns must be addressed to ensure the parents can trust the National School Bus System. In the...

Illegal taxis ‘getting rampant’

2014-10-26 TAXI sapu or illegal taxis in the Sultanate are getting rampant, said a taxi cab owner yesterday. The taxi cab owner, who preferred anonymity, said this was the reason why most cab drivers now preferred to wait for customers at the airport more...

Control what goes on your plate: expert

2014-10-26 STICKING to the basics – monitoring total food intake and physical activity for the week — is crucial for breaking through weight loss plateaus, according to a Senior Dietician from Health Promotion Centre. Hj Zakaria Hj Kamis advised those who...

Vo-tech training viable path to employment, higher education

2014-10-26 SOME people still do not view Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET or Vo-tech training) as an alternative pathway to employment or higher education.Three instructors from Wasan Vocational School (SVW) told The Brunei Times this...

PKBN stint gives youths edge in employment mart

2014-10-26   PARTICIPATING in the National Service programme (PKBN) could boost a youth’s chances of securing future employment, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports said. Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Laila Diraja Dato Seri Setia Hj Hazair...

Youths develop sense of responsibility through community work

2014-10-26 ACTIVE participation in voluntary community work helps youths to understand their responsibilities towards their surroundings, and motivate one another to consider healthier activities in their free time.During the cleaning campaign at Jubli Perak...

All set for Knowledge Convention

2014-10-26 A FULL rehearsal for the opening ceremony of the Knowledge Convention 2014 was held yesterday. This year’s Knowledge Convention slated for October 28 is aimed at educating members of the public to understand more about the importance of science...

KB police and neighbourhood watch patrol Kg Pandan

2014-10-26 THE Kuala Belait Polis Department under the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) yesterday conducted a patrol together with the Neighbourhood Watch.The RBPF in a statement said eight police officers and four members of the Neighbourhood Watch patrolled...

Muslims observe meaning behind ‘hijrah’

2014-10-26 THE Maal Hijrah is a reminder for Muslims to adopt positive changes continuously throughout their lives in their bid to attain success in life in the world and in the hereafter.Brunei ushered in the 1436 Maal Hijrah on Friday with nationwide...

Brunei, Korea LNG trade to slow down

2014-10-26 THE $2 billion trade volume between Korea and Brunei could see a drastic decline when the Sultanate’s contract to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Korea ends in 2018. The outgoing Korean ambassador, Choi Byung-Koo, said when the contract was...

Mosques clean up to greet new Hijrah Year

2014-10-26 MORE than a hundred mosques in Brunei Darussalam took part in a nationwide cleaning campaign to welcome the new Islamic year 1436 Hijrah yesterday. The change in the activities carried out to welcome the new year in the Islamic calendar this year...

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