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150 BPTV scholarships up for grabs, apply now


Head of Scholarship Section Julaihi bin Mohamat during the press conference. – HAKIM HAYAT



BY Hakim Hayat

APPLICATIONS for the Technical and Vocational Education Scholarship Scheme (BPTV) for the academic session 2018-2019 at five local private education institutions are now open to eligible local students, the Ministry of Education (MoE) announced Tuesday.

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Seven arrested on suspicion of drug abuse


The modified utensil believed to be used for drug consumption. – NCB



BY James Kon

FIVE locals and two permanent residents suspected of drug abuse were arrested during an operation codenamed Operasi Kilat by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on July 13.

The operation involved 34 officers and targetted areas where suspicious drug-related activities were believed to take place. Three men were arrested during a raid at a house in Kampong Sungai Lampai. Officers also seized a modified utensil believed to be used for drug consumption.

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Local band over the 'moon' with third album


Experimental rock band Perfect Scums. – AZIZ IDRIS




BY Aziz Idris

FRESH from their conquest at Borneo Jazz Talent Show 2018, Brunei’s experimental rock band Perfect Scums announced the release of their third album LUNA, which literally translates to ‘moon’ in Spanish.

The flagship song from the album, Dreaming, has a mixture of funk, R&B and electronic sound already featured and co-produced by Progresif Cellular’s Volume 2 of the ‘Locals Only’ edition.

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