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  • Brunei commits to fighting transnational crimes
    by gp (Borneo Bulletin Online) on November 26, 2020 at 8:18 pm

    Izah Azahari As the incoming chair of the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime (AMMTC), Brunei will focus its efforts on identifying opportunities and challenges in fighting transnational crimes in the post-COVID-19 era. This was said by Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major […]

  • Exhibition to showcase works by 81 artists
    by gp (Borneo Bulletin Online) on November 26, 2020 at 8:17 pm

    Izah Azahari The Museums Department of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) will launch a Diversity Art Exhibition featuring artworks by 81 local artists as well as an appreciation ceremony for retired officers and staff, at the Malay Technology Museum in Kota Batu. This was announced […]

  • Two nabbed in immigration raid
    by gp (Borneo Bulletin Online) on November 26, 2020 at 8:16 pm

    Azlan Othman Two foreign workers were detained in the latest Operasi Pumpung conducted at a rented house in Kampong Sungai Bakong, Lumut on Wednesday night. One foreign national failed to show a valid immigration pass and will be investigated under Section 15 (1), Chapter 17 of the Immigration Act, […]

  • Firefighters rescue dog stuck in manhole
    by gp (Borneo Bulletin Online) on November 26, 2020 at 8:15 pm

    James Kon Firefighters on Wednesday afternoon rescued a dog stuck in a manhole in Bandar Seri Begawan. According to the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD), five firefighters from Bandar Seri Begawan Fire Station led by ABK Matnoor bin Haji Mohd Husin responded to a call around 4.42pm. Firefighters […]

  • Minister lauds Brunei’s literary achievements
    by gp (Borneo Bulletin Online) on November 26, 2020 at 8:14 pm

    Azlan Othman As an independent and sovereign nation founded on the Islamic teachings of Ahli Sunnah Wal Jama’ah, Brunei Darussalam has its own socio-political entity which can be applied to the artistic and cultural fields, including literature. This was said by Minister of Religious Affairs […]

  • Imagine the great deals
    by gp (Borneo Bulletin Online) on November 26, 2020 at 8:13 pm

    Izah Azahari Imagine Sdn Bhd (imagine) is participating in the Warehouse Market 2020 at the basement car park of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (YSHHB) Complex that ends on Sunday. Imagine Sdn Bhd’s Head of Direct Sales Hajah Sabariah binti Haji Abdullah @ Haji Sabtu said services available […]

  • Football legend Diego Maradona dead at 60
    by gp (Borneo Bulletin Online) on November 26, 2020 at 8:12 pm

    BUENOS AIRES (AFP) – Diego Maradona, one of the greatest football players of all time, died on Wednesday at the age of 60, plunging his native Argentina and football fans around the world into mourning. Renowned along with Pele as one of the finest players ever to grace the field, the Argentine […]

  • BDF to return bigger and better
    by gp (Borneo Bulletin Online) on November 26, 2020 at 8:12 pm

    Aziz Idris The Brunei December Festival (BDF) 2020 will be back for the fourth consecutive year, featuring a diverse range of events and activities throughout the month. With the ongoing pandemic restricting international travel, there has never been a more fitting time to consider an end-of-year […]

  • KACA receives wheelchair contribution
    by gp (Borneo Bulletin Online) on November 26, 2020 at 8:11 pm

    James Kon The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Brunei Darussalam, partnering with the Taiwan Business Association in Brunei Darussalam and Taiwan Graduates Association of Brunei Darussalam, continued its charity campaign yesterday with a wheelchair contribution to Centre for Children with […]


  • Rocky the Christmas tree stowaway owl returns to the wild
    by gp (Borneo Bulletin Online) on November 26, 2020 at 8:11 pm

    SAUGERTIES, NEW YORK (AP) – Rocky the stowaway owl is back in the wild. The tiny Saw-whet owl was named Rockefeller after it was found by a worker setting up the holiday tree on November 16 at Manhattan’s Rockefeller Center. The owl was apparently trapped in the 75-foot-tall Norway spruce when […]

  • What’s on: Tiny Lit Fest
    by The Scoop (The Scoop) on November 25, 2020 at 8:40 pm

    The Tiny Lit Fest 2020 is a series of micro-events over 10 days to celebrate and amplify local literary efforts and communities. This year, this includes masterclasses with prize-winning authors from Singapore and Australia, dialogues and panels about local literature and literary communities, […]

  • Average age of stroke patients getting younger, study finds
    by Rasidah Hj Abu Bakar (The Scoop) on November 25, 2020 at 12:05 pm

    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — The average age of stroke patients in Brunei is much younger than developed countries such as South Korea and the United States, according to a study from the Brunei Neuroscience Stroke and Rehabilitation Centre (BNSRC). In Brunei, the mean age of stroke patients is 51 […]

  • BSB gets makeover with street art
    by Rasidah Hj Abu Bakar (The Scoop) on November 25, 2020 at 8:39 am

    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — Street art murals and colourful shophouses are set to transform Jalan Roberts as part of the Bandar Seri Begawan facelift project. Seven artists have been commissioned to paint a floor mural called “Seven Padians”, which aims to memorialise Brunei’s history of river […]

  • COVID-19: One new imported case raises tally to 150
    by Rasidah Hj Abu Bakar (The Scoop) on November 24, 2020 at 10:42 am

    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — Brunei recorded one imported COVID-19 case on Tuesday, bringing the overall tally of coronavirus infections to 150. The health ministry said a 37-year-old man tested positive for the coronavirus after arriving from Egypt via Royal Brunei Airlines’ Kuala Lumpur flight BI874 […]

  • Physical meetings for ASEAN ‘unlikely’ in first half of 2021
    by Ain Bandial (The Scoop) on November 24, 2020 at 1:07 am

    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – Although Brunei is assuming the ASEAN chair in January, it is unlikely in-person meetings can be held during the first half of 2021, the health minister said on Monday. Speaking during a COVID-19 press briefing, YB Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar said when vaccines […]



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