Second Sungai Damuan Traditional Boat Race
25 Jan 15
Traditional boat racers made a splash at Sungai Damuan Recreational Park today, the twenty-fifth of January 2015.
Hundreds of participants made up 21 teams competing in twelve categories at the boat race.
Present to kick off the race in the morning session was the Deputy Minister of...
HM presents house keys to 1,738 homeowners
24 Jan 15
HIS Majesty and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam presented house keys to 1,738 new homeowners under the National Housing Scheme, and Landless Indigenous Citizen's Housing Scheme at the International Convention Centre this morning.
The keys presented to the recipients were for semi-detached...
Brunei NGOs extend helping hand to Limbang flood victims
23 Jan 15
THIRTY-five four wheel drives carrying a total of 40 Bruneians drove to Limbang, Malaysia today to extend a helping hand to displaced families whose villages have been inundated with floodwater for days now.
The 40 Bruneians, who consisted of individuals from various Non-Governmental...
HRH Princess Hajah Rashidah lays foundation for $46.8m Arabic school
22 Jan 15
HER Royal Highness Princess Hajah Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah attended the foundation laying ceremony which commences the construction of the Katok Arabic School.
The new $46.8 million religious school will have the capacity to accommodate 1,800 female students.
The Brunei Times
Crown Prince opens 11th BISAM
20 Jan 15
HIS Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at Prime Minister's Office, and General of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces opened the 11th Brunei International Skill At Arms Meet.
Held at the Binturan Shooting Range, Penanjong Garrison, the biannual...
A Temburong adventure
16 Jan 15
Minister of Industry and Primary Resources Pehin Dato Hj Yahya attended the soft opening of Freme Travel’s Adventure Course and its refurbished Rainforest Lodge.
The lodge was originally built in 2002 and it has recently received a surge of foreign tourists, many of them also love the hanging...
HRH Prince 'Abdul Malik launches Rimba Arabic School construction
15 Jan 15
HIS Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Malik attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the start of construction on the new $48 million arabic school located in Kampong Rimba.
The Brunei Times
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Repair works on pothole in capital
7 Jan 15
Repair works began this morning along Jalan Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha to fill a pothole that appeared overnight near the RIPAS hospital fly-over.
Roadworks diverted traffic around the area and caused congestion around the capital.
According to a press release from the Public Works...
HM joins thousands in Maulud Nabi procession
3 Jan 15
Thousands joined the Maulidur Rasul procession to commemorate the birth of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) at the Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar Ali Saifuddien in Bandar Seri Begawan.
His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, accompanied by His Royal Highness Prince Hj Al-Muhtadee Billah...
Brunei Meows Charity Cat Show for Zero Poverty
28 Dec 14
BRUNEI Meows organised a charity cat show at the Indoor Stadium, Berakas on earlier today.
Proceeds from the show will be given to a charity under the KatakIjau Humanitarian Relief Support Group (KatakIjau).
The Brunei Times
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