Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Bruneian students to compete in ASEAN Quiz

2016-08-23 THREE secondary school students yesterday left for Vientiane, Laos to represent Brunei at the Seventh Regional ASEAN Quiz Competition.Aimi Iffah Radhiah Abdullah Zulhilmi of Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan Science College, Nurul Hidayatul Najiibah Hj...

MoE to resolve bus shortage woes

2016-08-23 THE Ministry of Education (MoE) is looking for ways to resolve a bus shortage at government schools. Minister of Education Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Hj Suyoi Hj Osman recently acknowledged that some schools...

Showcase of local products to accentuate ASEAN city of culture

2016-08-23 THE capital is set to host a showcase of Bruneian culture and businesses this week, following the declaration of Bandar Seri Begawan as the ASEAN City of Culture for 2016 to 2017.Speaking at a press conference yesterday, Captain (Rtd) Zailan Pehin...

Majlis Ilmu kicks off today

2016-08-23 A THREE-DAY conference gathering experts and academics from around the country, known as Majlis Ilmu or Knowledge Convention, will kick off at the International Convention Centre today. His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin...

70 cyclists awarded for part in HM’s mass cycling event

2016-08-23 SEVENTY cyclists who participated in the Riadah Berbasikal Keputeraan 2016’s 70 km bike expedition recently were awarded with certificates of appreciation yesterday for their part in honouring His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei...

Cycling event to be extended to other districts

2016-08-23 THE Riadah Berbasikal Keputeraan 2016 will be extended to other districts commencing October due to the success of the mass cycling event that was held last week that saw the participation of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei...

8 months for stealing speedboat

2016-08-23 A LOCAL man was sentenced to eight months in jail after he pleaded guilty to stealing a speedboat two months ago.On August 13, Amin Johara, an ex-employee at Toshung Sdn Bhd, admitted before the Magistrates’ Court to stealing a speedboat from the...

False police report case adjourned

2016-08-23 THE case of a 20-year-old woman accused of filing a false report to the police was adjourned yesterday to give prosecution time to go through the evidence.The court document stated that defendant Norliza Ak Gafnny is accused of giving false...

Kindergarten school plans to renovate building

2016-08-23 TAMAN Asuhan Pertiwi in the capital is planning to renovate its building and add more classes after almost 50 years of use.The kindergarten was established by a women’s association named Pertiwi Brunei Association on 1972 with the aim of providing...

Japanese students soak in Brunei’s culture, heritage

2016-08-23 TEN students from Takahama Junior High School, Aichi Prefecture, Japan continued the second day of their goodwill visit yesterday at the Berakas Secondary School (SMB). “They will be learning subjects that are not taught in Japan. This morning...

Singapore Coastal Patrol boats join Brunei’s sail training

2016-08-23 TWO Police Coast Guard boats from the Singapore Police Force yesterday docked at Muara Port to take part in a sail training exercise to improve coastal patrol operations and crime prevention between the two countries. The sail training which is...

Monday, 22 August 2016

The Brunei Times Berita Hari Ini. 22 Ogos 2016

2016-08-22 Thank you for watching The Brunei Times daily newscast in Malay. 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...

The Brunei Times Daily Newscast August 22, 2016

2016-08-22 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...

HM makes splash at regatta

2016-08-22 HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, made a splash at the Regata Brunei Darussalam 2016, winning the 15 rower special fiberglass boat race yesterday. The Sultan led...

Lawas team bags third champions trophy at regatta

2016-08-22 PUTERA Kuala Lawas defended their title in the 30 rowers marathon race of Regata Brunei Darussalam 2016, picking up their third win in a row. The champions clocked a time of 8.12 minutes, edging the Ministry of Defence’s team that finished in 8.28...

6 youths to represent Brunei at #FinanceASEAN

2016-08-22 SIX Bruneian youths will be representing the country at the upcoming #FinanceASEAN Conference in Singapore, where 700 young professionals from Southeast Asia will gather to discuss regional economic integration. Held from August 27 to 28 at the...

ASEAN young professionals membership spikes ahead of Singapore conference

2016-08-22 MEMBERSHIP of the ASEAN Young Professionals Network (AYPN) has increased five-fold over the past three months.Fadli M Zaini, associate manager at AYPN, said members grew from 200 to 1,000 owing to interest generated by major financial conference...

BSB named City of Culture 2016-2017

2016-08-22 BANDAR Seri Begawan (BSB) will be declared as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) City of Culture for 2016-2017 this week. Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) Permanent Secretary Datin Paduka Dr Hjh Norlila Dato Paduka Hj...

‘Teachers recognising value of Kumon’s programmes’

2016-08-22 BRUNEI’S first Kumon Diligent Learning Centre has started receiving referrals from school teachers.In the last two months, the centre has continued to receive referrals from parents whose children are already enrolled in the centre, but some...

Families hit by SMARTER’s fee hike

2016-08-22 SIX or seven families will have to pull their children out of the Society for the Management of Autism Related Issues in Training, Education and Resources’ (SMARTER) centres because they won’t be able to pay the fee once it’s increased beginning...