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BIBD signs ‘smart partnership’ with PPB (2019)


Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin presents a certificate to a participant of the BIBD SEED programme as BIBD’s Managing Director and CEO Mubashar Khokhar looks on. – DANIAL NORJIDI


BY Danial Norjidi

BANK Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) is set to embark on new joint initiatives with the Youth Development Centre (PPB) following the signing of a letter of intent on Friday.

According to a press release, the agreement is a “smart partnership” between the two parties that is aimed at developing collaborative efforts for various initiatives, including the development of business management and upskilling courses for PPB students in the future.

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Brunei students invited to apply for Japanese scholarship programme (2019)

THE Japanese Embassy in Brunei Darussalam is now accepting applications for the Japanese Government Scholarship Programme for 2020 from Bruneian students keen on studying in Japan.

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers scholarships to international students who wish to study in Japan under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Programme every year.

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Bruneian expats not affected by Jakarta riots (2019)

An Indonesian worker cleans a door of a closed retail market due to the political situation in Jakarta on Thursday. – AFP

 

BY Azlan Othman

BRUNEIAN expatriates in Jakarta said they are safe and well, following recent clashes between security forces and protesters angry over the outcome of last month’s election which handed Indonesian President Joko Widodo a second term.

One expatriate, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Bulletin on Thursday that he was a little worried, “as we are not sure where the protestors will be demonstrating next”.

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UTB student develops video game for stroke therapy (2019)


Muhammad Nur Al-Hafiz bin Haji Hamidi with his project, ‘Stroke Recovery Tool using Arduino for Stroke Rehabilitation’. – RAHWANI ZAHARI




BY Danial Norjidi

A LOCAL student from Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) has developed a video game aimed at helping stroke patients.

The ‘Stroke Recovery Tool, using Arduino for Stroke Rehabilitation’ created by Muhammad Nur Al-Hafiz bin Haji Hamidi, was displayed during the UTB Project Showcase 2019 on May 18.

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