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Wednesday, 24 June 2015

NGO to build animal shelter

2015-06-24 NON-GOVERNMENTAL organisation 1stopBrunei is setting up a mini rehabilitation centre to protect endangered animals from poachers. Bud Chapman, head of the Animal Rehabilitation Centre, said the centre will serve as a temporary shelter for...

Brunei researchers invited to present hornbill study findings in Miri

2015-06-24 BRUNEI has been invited to share research findings on hornbills at the upcoming National Hornbill Conference in Miri, Sarawak. The Sarawak Forestry Corporation will host the conference from August 11 to 13 in the neighbouring state, providing a...

Prayers for HM’s late parents

2015-06-24 THREE government agencies held separate Tahlil and Surah Yassin prayers yesterday at the Royal Mausoleum in Jalan Tutong to pay respects to His Majesty’s late parents, Al-Marhum Sultan Hj Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien and Al-Marhumah...

Understanding grief in Islam

2015-06-24 THE Ministry of Finance, in keeping with Ramadhan, yesterday hosted a religious talk on dealing with grief for its female staff. “It is not wrong to grieve, but believers should not grieve to the point of losing hope. Allah SWT promises comfort...

Do more volunteer work, public told

2015-06-24 THE Legislative Council (LegCo) representative of Belait District Zone 1 is calling on individuals to come forward and volunteer their time and energy to assist those in need within their respective community. Yang Berhormat Hj Mohd Shafiee Ahmad...

Japan to offer week-long industrial study tour

2015-06-24 THE Japan-Brunei Friendship Association (JBFA) is offering five Bruneian students the opportunity to participate in a one-week industrial study tour to Japan in December. According to the JBFA, the purpose of the study tour is to visit a liquefied...

Cigarette smugglers face hefty fines

2015-06-24 A MALAYSIAN man was imposed a $21,200 fine yesterday after he pleaded guilty to possession of over 50 cartons of untaxed cigarettes. On June 22, at the vicinity of Customs Control Post, Kuala Lurah, customs officers conducted an inspection on a...

Masjid Setia Ali receives PMO contributions

2015-06-24 MASJID Setia Ali in Muara town yesterday received contributions donated by personnel and staff from three departments under the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). The State Judiciary Department, E-Government National Centre (EGNC) and Public Service...

27-year-old Filipino fined $1,500 for consuming syabu

2015-06-24 A PHILIPPINES national was fined $1,500 yesterday after he pleaded guilty to drug consumption.Bricks Montano Saytas was arrested with two others at a house in Tanjong Batu on December 3, 2014, due to suspicion of drugs-related activities.While...

Kg Sg Bunga signs MoU to help develop youth

2015-06-24 THE secretary of the Kg Sg Bunga Village Consultative Council hopes that the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) can help improve and prepare their youth for the future. Kg Sg Bunga Village Consultative Council signed a Memorandum of...

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

The Brunei Times, Berita Hari Ini 23 Jun, 2015

2015-06-23 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 June 23, 2015

2015-06-23 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...

Tarindak d'Seni : Dining with a view

2015-06-23 SPARE a moment to look at the newly-refurbished restaurant Tarindak d'Seni located at the Brunei Arts and Handicraft Training centre in the nation's capital.  The restaurant gives you the ultimate cultural experience by serving an array of...

11,084 sign up with PSC job portal

2015-06-23 MORE than 11,000 people have registered for the Public Service Commission’s (PSC) job portal since it went live in February this year. PSC Executive Officer Norefna Abdullah said out of the 11,084 people who registered, 4,140 are civil servants...

Power disruptions scheduled for today, tomorrow

2015-06-23 SEVERAL areas in the Brunei-Muara district will be experiencing power disruptions today and tomorrow, the Department of Electrical Services announced. A power disruption along Kampung Kilanas’ Jalan Ban 2A and Jalan Ban 3 will start at 9am...

Stall vendors found leaving food on floor

2015-06-23 LAW enforcers of Kuala Belait and Seria Municipal Board found Tudung Saji market vendors leaving their food out in the open and on the floor during an inspection. In a statement, the board said other offences included stall extensions without...

Give blood during Ramadhan

2015-06-23 THE Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital Blood Donation Centre is calling on more donors to step forward and replenish their supplies during Ramadhan. When contacted last night, a representative from the Blood Donation Centre said...

More donations for Nepal

2015-06-23 BRUNEI has raised over $166,000 for Nepal earthquake victims, with the Gurkha Reserve Unit contributing $2,667 in a handover ceremony yesterday. The Humanitarian Fund for Nepal’s Earthquake Victims has collected $166,585.53 since it started on...

UBD seeks marine research tie-ups

2015-06-23 UNIVERSITI Brunei Darussalam’s (UBD) Faculty of Science is keen to link up with government agencies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in marine research, said its deputy dean. Dr Rahayu Hj Sukri said her faculty is looking to expand their...

Drugs offender gets 3 years jail, fine

2015-06-23 A REPEAT drugs offender was sentenced to three years in jail and a fine yesterday after he pleaded guilty. The 41-year-old defendant, Samsir Hj Ahad, was arrested on suspicion of drug activities with other people following a Narcotics Control...

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