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Saturday, 24 January 2015

Teachers burdened with admin work

2015-01-24 EDUCATORS trained under the Brunei Teachers’ Standards (BTS) need practical support from schools as teachers are currently burdened with administrative tasks, a consultant said. Janet Pickering, a senior consultant to BTS, said teachers currently...

250 graduates receive certificates

2015-01-24 TWO hundred and fifty graduates of the Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan Science College (Maktab Sains) received their certificates yesterday. The event, held at the Rizqun International Hotel in Gadong, celebrated the graduation of the students who...

Education UK exhibition returns

2015-01-24 BRUNEIANS seeking more information on furthering their studies in the United Kingdom will be able to do so at the upcoming Education UK exhibition. As many as 38 universities and colleges will be participating at the exhibition at the Indera...

Get your results via SMS

2015-01-24 RESULTS for the October/November 2014 IGCSE, GC-GCE ‘O’, ‘AS’ and ‘A’ Level examinations will be made available via Short Messaging Service (SMS), announced the Ministry of Education (MoE) yesterday. Students, parents and guardians will be able to...

BISAM: Shooting for better ties

2015-01-24 THE 11th Brunei International Shooting Skill at Arms Meet (BISAM) is paving the way for defence diplomacy among top marksmen and shooters from around the world. This year’s premier international shooting competition is the biggest to date with 18...

Brunei youth leader to attend ASEAN programme

2015-01-24 A GRADUATE Research Assistant at the Universiti of Brunei Darussalam (UBD) and youth leader has been chosen as the Sultanate’s sole representative for the three-week “ASEAN Volunteerism and Youth” programme in the United States. According to a...

‘Muslims should remember Allah when travelling’

2015-01-24 MUSLIM travellers should constantly pray and remember Allah (SWT) before and during their travels, said the State Mufti. Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia (Dr) Ustaz Hj Awg Abd Aziz Juned gave the advice during another...

‘Clinical audits improve the quality of healthcare’

2015-01-24 LOCAL medical experts yesterday said that clinical audit was an important driver to improving the quality and delivery of healthcare in the country. Deputy Permanent Secretary (Professional and Technical) at the Ministry of Health Dr Hjh Rahmah Hj...

14th ASEAN TELMIN concludes

2015-01-24 DELEGATES of the 14th ASEAN Telecommunications & Information Technology Ministers Meeting (TELMIN) called for greater participation from the private sector to improve the regional bloc’s competitiveness in the information technology (IT)...

HM sends condolence message to King Salman

2015-01-24 HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam (pic L), yesterday sent a condolence message to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud (pic R) of Saudi Arabia on the passing of King...

Mukim Lumapas flood levels recede

2015-01-24 FLOOD levels in Mukim Lumapas receded “significantly” yesterday, said the Fire and Rescue Department. The department, however, will continue to monitor water levels as heavy rain and flash floods are predicted over the next few days. Head of the...

Keep children safe from harm, no frolicking in floodwaters

2015-01-24 PARENTS and guardians are reminded to keep children from frolicking in floodwaters to avoid accidents such as electrocution, being bitten by animals and infection. Director-general of Health Services of the Ministry of Health Pg Dr Hj Khalifah Pg...

Residents of Seria Lorong 3 worry over abandoned houses

2015-01-24 VACANT units of government housing at Seria’s Lorong 3 have been turned into dump sites, with residents expressing safety concerns that children playing in the houses are burning rubbish. Located along four strips of road on Simpang 198, Seria’s...

Bruneians deliver relief goods to flood victims in Limbang

2015-01-24 BRUNEIAN volunteers united to bring relief yesterday to families displaced from their homes that were inundated by floodwaters in a village near Limbang town in Malaysia. Forty volunteers from the Sultanate drove through flooded roads in a convoy...

Saudi embassy to open condolence book to public

2015-01-24 THE Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be opening a condolence book for the public to sign following the death of its monarch, His Majesty King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud. The condolence book will be open for the next three days from...

HRH leaves for Saudi Arabia

2015-01-24 BY COMMAND of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Mateen, as personal representative to the monarch, yesterday left for Riyadh, Saudi...

Friday, 23 January 2015

JUST IN: HRH leaves for Saudi Arabia

2015-01-23 BY Command of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Mateen, as personal representative to the monarch, today left for Riyadh, Saudi...

Lumapas flood level recedes significantly

2015-01-23 FLOOD levels in Mukim Lumapas receded “significantly” today, said the Fire and Rescue Department. The department, however, will continue to monitor water levels as heavy rain and flash floods are predicted over the next few days. Head of the...

14th ASEAN TELMIN concludes

2015-01-23 DELEGATES of the 14th ASEAN Telecommunications & Information Technology Ministers Meeting (TELMIN) called for greater participation from the private sector to improve the regional bloc’s competitiveness in the information technology (IT)...

JUST IN: SugarBun to open two new stores this year

2015-01-23 MALAYSIAN fast food chain SugarBun is expanding its operations in Brunei with two new branches expected to open this year. The two outlets will be located in the Belait district. This is on top of the eight branches that are currently operating in...

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