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Sunday, 7 February 2016

UK trade envoy to visit Brunei this year

2016-02-07 THE United Kingdom’s new trade envoy to Brunei will be in the sultanate sometime this year as part of efforts to enhance trade opportunities between Brunei and UK.The British High Commissioner to Brunei told reporters that they are looking forward...

‘Students open to learning Jawi in UBD’

2016-02-07 A UNIVERSITI Brunei Darussalam (UBD) study has found that its students were open to the idea of incorporating the Jawi scripture into higher institutions of learning.Published in the Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal last year, the UBD...

More people join MoE’s sign language classes

2016-02-07 MORE people have signed up for sign language classes in January and early February this year compared to the whole of last year, said a Special Education Unit official yesterday.Head of the Support Services for Students with Hearing Impairment...

Saturday, 6 February 2016

The Brunei Times Berita Hari Ini 6hb Februari 2016

2016-02-06 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 February 6th, 2016

2016-02-06 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...

Obama invites His Majesty to US-ASEAN summit

2016-02-06 US President Barack Obama has extended invitations to His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, and nine other ASEAN leaders to attend a special US-ASEAN summit in...

January sees 109 cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

2016-02-06 THE Ministry of Health recorded a total of 109 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) last month, up ti 33 per cent from 82 cases in the same period last year. The ministry in a statement said the number of HFMD cases has been increasing...

Darussalam Enterprise to boost private sector growth

2016-02-06 DARUSSALAM Enterprise (DARe), a statutory body that looks to nurture and support local enterprises from start-up to growth, has appointed a governance board that will be driven by players in the private sector. According to the Energy and Industry...

Man fined $30,600 over untaxed goods

2016-02-06 A BRUNEIAN man was fined $30,600 in lieu of 16 months’ imprisonment on Thursday after pleading guilty to two charges of illegally importing cigarettes and alcohol. Mohammad Khairul Amri Ruslan, 28, was stopped twice at the Kuala Lurah Immigration...

‘Kampung Menglait to get watch group soon’

2016-02-06 KAMPUNG Menglait will have its own neighbourhood watch group soon, said the Penghulu of Mukim Gadong ‘B’. Major (Rtd) Hj Bakar Sapar (pic), who is also a resident of the village, told The Brunei Times recently that the village finally decided to...

Two Indonesians jailed for overstaying

2016-02-06 TWO Indonesian nationals were recently sentenced to prison for overstaying in Brunei.During the proceedings before the Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, 29-year-old Zaenal Arifin pleaded guilty to overstaying for 1,500 days after his social visit...

‘Mukim Mentiri needs more routes’

2016-02-06 MORE alternative routes are needed to ease traffic congestion for residents of Mukim Mentiri, especially those living in the new Mengkubau National Housing Scheme. With the number of residents increasing, heavy traffic during peak hours remains a...

Brunei biz delegation to attend Jakarta trade fair

2016-02-06 A BRUNEI business delegation will be attending the Jakarta International Handicraft Trade Fair for the first time, said an official from the Indonesian embassy yesterday. Some business leaders from Brunei have already confirmed their intention to...

UBD study shows Bruneians interested in online learning

2016-02-06 HIGHER institutions of learning in Brunei can take advantage of online learning opportunities to benefit both students and institutions, according to a Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) study. Five academics conducted a survey involving 856...

‘Legal aid fund a long term necessity’

2016-02-06 THE president of the Brunei Law Society urged authorities to establish a legal aid fund to help accused persons procure legal representation in the courts when they need it. Hj Mohd Rozaiman DSLJ Abd Rahman (pic) said that current forms of legal...

Brunei Law Society calls for independent inquiry into deaths of suspects held in custody

2016-02-06 THE president of the Brunei Law Society has called for an independent inquiry into the deaths of two suspects held in police custody last year. In his speech delivered at the opening of the legal year 2016, Hj Mohd Rozaiman DSLJ Abd Rahman said...

Kg Sg Bunga Village Consultative Council to start marketing frozen goods

2016-02-06 KAMPUNG Sg Bunga Village Consultative Council will be adding frozen goods to its list of products for sale, said its secretary. Zaini Hj Salleh said the products would be sold alongside the variety of biscuits and dried seafood crackers at its...

Kg Kiudang’s 3MPK Herbal Tea goes online

2016-02-06 POLITEKNIK Brunei students are using social media to help Kg Kiudang Village Consultative Council (MPK) promote and sell their local herbal tea. Abdul Qawi Abd Sani (pic) told The Brunei Times that he and six other group members are looking to...

Early cancer detection rate very low in Brunei

2016-02-06 THERE is at least a 95 per cent cure rate for most cancer cases if they are detected very early, said a health professional. Speaking at a World Cancer Day 2016 event held recently at the Health Promotion Centre, Dato Seri Laila Jasa Dr Babu...

Brunei Diabetic Foot Registry established

2016-02-06 MORE than 400 visitors to the Podiatry Unit at RIPAS Hospital were treated for diabetic foot ulcers from June to November last year. To better record and deal with such cases in Brunei Darussalam, the Brunei Diabetic Foot Registry was established...

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