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Second batch of pilgrims leave for Haj (2019)


Deputy Minister of Finance and Economy (Fiscal) Dato Seri Paduka Awang Ahmaddin bin Haji Abdul Rahman in a group photo with his family at the Brunei International Airport


BY Rokiah Mahmud

THE second batch of the Brunei Darussalam Haj pilgrims boarded Royal Brunei Airlines Flight BI4203 for Madinah on Friday.

The aircraft carried 254 pilgrims including three officers of the Medical Haj Affairs. The batch comprised 251 pilgrims following the Darussalam Holdings Sdn Bhd.

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Danish globetrotter finds Bruneians ‘absolute sweethearts’ (2019)


A Danish explorer Torbjorn Pedersen, also known as Thor, taking a selfie with the Billionth Barrel Monument in Seria. The globetrotter, who has set off on a unique expedition to travel the world in a single unbroken journey without flying, said he finds Bruneians ‘absolute sweethearts’


BY Aziz Idris

A DANISH globetrotter who has set off on a unique expedition to travel the world in a single unbroken journey without flying, said he finds Bruneians “absolute sweethearts”.

Fast forward five years and nine months, Torbjorn Pedersen, also known as Thor, arrived in Brunei Darussalam last week as the 185th country via border crossing from Miri, Sarawak.

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Brunei team finishes Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2019 with flying colours (2019)

TEAM Polybrusem of Politeknik Brunei (PB) made the country proud by finishing the recent Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2019 in Sepang Circuit, Malaysia with flying colours and winning the hearts of new age technology enthusiasts.

PB held an appreciation and certificate presentation ceremony for the Polybrusem team members and event sponsors to celebrate the achievement.

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Tantalising, delicious new bruneihalalfoods products launched (2019)


ABOVE & BELOW: CEO of Ghanim International Corporation Dr Nur Rahman with officials from CKC Inofood Sdn Bhd, Sahamada Corp Sdn Bhd and Jaya Hypermart Rimba Point holding the new products in a group photo at the bruneihalalfoods booth; and bruneihalalfoods’ ready-to-fry orange sweet potato crackers, purple sweet potato crackers, smoked fish (tahai) chilli sauce and garlic chilli sauce on display at the booth


BY James Kon

THE must-try delicious bruneihalalfoods’ ready-to-fry orange sweet potato crackers, purple sweet potato crackers, tantalising smoked fish (tahai) chilli sauce and garlic chilli sauce were launched at the bruneihalalfoods booth at Jaya Hypermart Rimba Point on Friday afternoon.

Aimed at promoting more made-in-Brunei products locally and provide wider options to consumers, the newly launched bruneihalalfoods’ products are available in local retail outlets.

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