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No reports of infection from construction activities (2020)



Deputy Permanent Secretary (Professional) at the MoH Dr Haji Zulaidi bin Haji Abdul Latif during the workshop. PHOTO: MOH


BY James Kon

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has yet to receive any reports of infection from harmful micro-organisms or germs that are directly linked to construction activities in district hospitals, said Deputy Permanent Secretary (Professional) at the MoH Dr Haji Zulaidi bin Haji Abdul Latif.

The deputy permanent secretary was speaking at the opening of Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) workshop, held recently at the MoH’s Al-’Afiah Hall.

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Propelling education system to new heights (2020)


The Ministry of Education and Progresif Sdn Bhd cemented a year-long partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish ‘Progresif for Schools’ on Tuesday. Photo shows Minister of Education Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman and Progresif Chairman Junaidi bin Haji Masri during the MoU signing event.


BY James Kon

The Ministry of Education (MoE) and Progresif Sdn Bhd cemented a year-long partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish ‘Progresif for Schools’ at the Progresif Headquarters on Tuesday.

‘Progresif for Schools’ is a multi-dimensional collaborative programme designed to meet the common goal of ensuring the success of Brunei’s youth in meeting educational demands of the 21st Century.

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In The Courts (2020): Notorious cable thief gets jail, whipping

BY Fadley Faisal

A notorious cable thief causing a BND45,000 loss to the government was sentenced to seven years and four months’ jail with three whipping last Monday, after pleading guilty to 26 charges. Rusazmandi bin Abu Bakar, 36, was ordered to compensate the amount to the government or risk serving an additional six months’ jail.

Intermediate Court Judge Muhammed Faisal bin Pehin Dato Haji Kefli arrived on his decision after taking into account all circumstances of the case.

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In The Courts (2020): Clerk gets jail for pocketing BND20K

BY Fadley Faisal

A clerk who worked with Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah was sentenced to 12 months’ jail by the Intermediate Court on Tuesday after she pleaded guilty to pocketing over BND20,000.

Nurul Haniah binti Haji Hamzah, 33, was also ordered to compensate BND15,333.50, but having confirmed that she would not be settling the amount, she is serving an additional three months’ jail.

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Fire & Rescue (2020): Car catches fire in Jerudong (29.09.2020)


FRD personnel dousing the car fire. PHOTO: FRD


BY Hakim Hayat

A car went up in flames at a garage in Kampong Jerudong on Monday night, the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) said.

Eight FRD personnel in two fire engines, led by DSO Zulkefle bin Haji Ali from the Jerudong Fire Station were deployed to the site at around 9.43pm.

Read more: Fire & Rescue (2020): Car catches fire in Jerudong (29.09.2020)


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