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Brunei has 2nd cleanest urban air quality

BY Azlan Othman

BRUNEI Darussalam has been ranked as having the second least polluted urban areas by the World Health Organization (WHO) in a study measuring ambient air pollution in 1,622 locations across 92 countries.

Of the 92 countries included in the analysis, Australia has the least polluted urban areas, followed by Brunei and New Zealand. Estonia is Europe’s top performing nation, followed by Finland and Iceland.

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Enforcers haul 12 abandoned vehicles; Fines and compounds for waste


An abandoned vehicle being removed during the operation. – LAW ENFORCEMENT UNIT



BY James Kon

TWELVE abandoned vehicles were removed in two differect locations in the latest ‘Bersepadu Bersih 70/2018’ operation led by the Law Enforcement Unit of the Bandar Seri Begawan Municipal Department under the Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday.

The operation, conducted in the heart of the capital and Menglait, involved personnel from the Land Transport Department (JPD) under the Ministry of Communications, Disposal company of Syarikat M Han Enterprise and car towing company Syarikat Dyg Limah dan Anak2.

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Vast potential for Brunei as tourist destination


File photo of Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah. – RAHWANI ZAHARI



BY Izah Azahari

BRUNEI, as a tourist destination, is a largely untapped market with huge potential. To successfully harness this potential, a coordinated and strategic effort is required by the government, tour agencies and other related stakeholders.

The country, by doing so, can deliver a product that its people can proudly say is uniquely Bruneian.

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RB adds A320neo to fleet


Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Haji Apong, Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah, Minister of Communications Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yusof, Chief Executive Officer of RB Karam Chand and Airbus Executive Vice President Asia Jean-Francois Laval officiate the ceremony. Also seen in the background is the new Airbus A320neo. – BAHYIAH BAKIR



BY Izah Azahari

ROYAL Brunei Airlines (RB) officially launched the Airbus A320neo fleet during a blessing ceremony at the Hangar 3 of the Brunei International Airport last Saturday night.

The Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Haji Apong was the guest of honour.

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