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Sultan urges APEC economies to work together to increase trade


His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al- Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam speaks during the Retreat Session of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting at APEC Haus in Port Moresby, on Sunday. – PHOTOS: INFOFOTO


 

HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam on Sunday attended the Retreat Session of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting at APEC Haus in Port Moresby, joining other leaders in discussing issues on cooperation and exchanging views on regional and international issues of common concern, as well as APEC’s external relations and its future direction.

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President Xi arrives for 3-day State Visit (2018)


President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping arrives at the Brunei International Airport on Sunday. Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof as the Minister-in-Attendance; Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud; Minister of Foreign Affairs II Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Erywan bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Haji Mohd Yusof; and Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Brunei Darussalam Yang Jian were present to welcome the Chinese President. – BAHIYAH BAKIR



BY Hakim Hayat

PRESIDENT of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping arrived in the country on Sunday evening for his three-day state visit, heralding a new chapter in bilateral relations between Brunei Darussalam and China.

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TBK introduces Critical Illness Protection Plan


Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar in a group photo with Takaful Brunei Keluarga Sdn Bhd team. – TBK



TAKAFUL Brunei Keluarga Sdn Bhd (TBK) introduced the TBK Critical Illness Takaful & Aman Takaful Plans at the ‘Up Again After Stroke’, organised by the Pantai Jerudong Specialist Centre.

With critical illnesses being the leading cause of death in Brunei Darussalam, health is the top concern for Bruneians, who also feel that choices are minimal when confronted by a critical illness.

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Maulidur-Rasul procession route shortened this year


Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, the Chairperson of the Executive Committee of Major Islamic Calendar Events for 1440 Hijrah and other senior officials during the rehearsal. – AZLAN OTHMAN


BY Azlan Othman

MUSLIMS throughout the country will mark the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) on this Tuesday, November 20 (corresponding to 12th of Rabiulawal in the Islamic calendar).

The grand assembly and procession for Maulidur Rasul will take place simultaneously nationwide beginning at 7am, with the focus at Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien in the capital.

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Fire and Rescue Department: Be wary of uncertain weather conditions



Landslide at a flood-affected area


BY Rokiah Mahmud

BRUNEI Darussalam is experiencing uncertain weather conditions with strong winds and thundershowers that may cause floods and flash floods, landslides, trees to uproot and rough seas condition.

The Fire and Rescue Department has received a total of 640 distress calls from January to October this year.

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