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Saturday, 29 August 2015

RBAF holds thanksgiving for Haj pilgrims

2015-08-29 THE Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) held a thanksgiving ceremony yesterday for 28 military personnel who will be embarking on the Haj pilgrimage. Dubbed “Jiwa Murni”, the ceremony held at the Rimba Air Force Base was attended by RBAF Commander...

‘Unemployed religious education grads should take up entrepreneurship’

2015-08-29 THE permanent secretary of religious affairs called on graduates with religious credentials to make full use of their skills, knowledge and qualifications to earn a living by venturing into entrepreneurship. Dato Seri Setia Hj Abdul Aziz Orang...

MoRA eyes Religious Activities Centre in Temburong

2015-08-29 THE Ministry of Religious Affairs hopes to establish a Religious Activities Centre in Temburong in the future to allow residents in the district to deepen their spirituality in Islam. Minister of Religious Affairs Yang Berhormat Pg Dato Seri Setia...

Dusun-Iban family embraces Islam

2015-08-29 A FAMILY of seven of Dusun and Iban background embraced Islam yesterday at their home in Kg Pandan 8. Muhammad Rejmi Muhammad Isa, 54, said his family's conversion culminates a “lifelong dream” that began when he was still in school. “Many of my...

‘Knowledge is the key to a successful life’

2015-08-29 Scholars must learn to live better lives by equipping themselves with knowledge to achieve higher degrees, said the Deputy Minister under the Prime Minister’s Office. “All careers require knowledge. Therefore, they must equip themselves with...

SMARTER to host 8 Australian students from Flinders

2015-08-29 THE SOCIETY for the Management of Autism Related Issues in Training, Education and Resources (SMARTER) Brunei will soon be hosting eight Australian students and two staff from Flinders University for a three-week placement. According to a press...

ITQSHHB holds tahlil ceremony

2015-08-29 TWO hundred students, officers and staff of the Institut Tahfiz Al-Quran Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (ITQSHHB) held a tahlil (prayers for the deceased) ceremony at the Royal Mausoleum yesterday for the late parents of His Majesty Sultan Haji...

Kg Kapok’s agar-agar garners fans

2015-08-29 THE colourful multi-flavoured dried ‘agar-agar’ (jelly) produced by the Kg Kapok Village Consultative Council (MPK) has received positive feedback from its buyers. In an interview with The Brunei Times, Kg Kapok Village Head Hj Marali Hj Ahmad...

Brunei peacekeepers brace for duty

2015-08-29 BRUNEI is ready to deploy its latest contingents for the International Monitoring Team (IMT) and United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), following a flag cession ceremony yesterday. Six members of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) and...

18 instructors complete emergency aid course

2015-08-29 THE Brunei Darussalam Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) presented certificates of accreditation to 18 first aid instructors who have completed the emergency aid course conducted by the BDRCS Academy at the Lecture Room of the Hassanal Bolkiah National...

Pirated DVDs still being sold in Brunei

2015-08-29 AT LEAST five retail shops in Brunei-Muara and two in Kuala Belait were seen selling pirated DVDs and CDs openly to public. Pirated movies continue to be sold rampantly in the sultanate with the re-emergence of retail outlets selling illegal...

Friday, 28 August 2015

The Brunei Times Berita Hari Ini Ogos 28, 2015

2015-08-28 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 August 28, 2015

2015-08-28 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...

Royals attend Khatam Al-Quran

2015-08-28 HIS Majesty Sultan Hj Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hjh Saleha attended the 69-times Khatam Al-Quran ceremony held at Istana Nurul Iman...

1,669 recite Quran for His Majesty

2015-08-28 [Related story: Royals attend Khatam Al-Quran] *** For news videos and features, visit this page and drop by next time to see the latest. View a few vids and leave a comment if you wish. We have our daily web newscast. Our journalists take turns...

Demand for Filipino helpers falls due to minimum wage

2015-08-28 THE implementation of a monthly minimum wage of US$400 ($520) for Filipino migrant workers in Brunei has caused a 23 per cent decline in the demand of domestic helpers from the Philippines, said Philippine Secretary of Labour and Employment...

‘Socio-academic Laboratory’ programme comes to a close

2015-08-28 UNIVERSITI Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) and the Centre for Islamic Development Management Studies (ISDEV) of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) marked the end of their joint cooperative ‘Socio-academic Laboratory’ programme with a closing ceremony...

Police investigating ‘viral’ abuse case

2015-08-28 A WOMAN that was allegedly abused by her husband whose picture has gone viral in the social media sphere has been referred to the Women and Children Abuse unit under the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF), a spokesperson from RBPF confirmed yesterday...

Youth raises $2k for homeless family

2015-08-28 A YOUTH from Belait has raised over $2,000 for a homeless family living in the canteen of OKPB Bukit Sawat Primary School since May. The donation, raised over a period of three months by Bebee Babussalam Chang Saifullah, was handed over to the...

ITQSHHB Aliyah Qira’at 2012-2015 class graduation ceremony begins with Khatam

2015-08-28 INSTITUT Tahfiz Al-Quran Sultan Hj Hassanal Bolkiah (ITQSHHB) celebrated its third Haflut Takharruj (graduation ceremony) with a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony yesterday. The Khatam Al-Quran ceremony, held at the institute’s Musolla, feted 17 graduates...

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