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Community projects showcased at exhibition (2019)



The minister tours the exhibition. PHOTOS: WANI ROSLAN


BY Wani Roslan

The Young Executive Programme (YEP) is a flagship programme under Civil Service Leadership Pipeline (CSLP) conducted by the Civil Service Institute and one of the initiatives by the Public Service Department (JPA).

The programme recently saw the finale event of the 4th cohort – consisting of 28 civil servants from various ministries – called ‘The Community Work Presentation’ for the Community Work Module at the Civil Service Institute (IPA).

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Pedal power at Varsity Cycle 6.0 (2019)


Cyclists participate in the event


BY Wani Roslan

Over 200 cyclists participated in the Varsity Cycle 6.0, a donation drive for the Learning Ladders Society co-organised by Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB), Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) and Religious Teachers University College of Seri Begawan (KUPU SB) on the occasion of the 73rd birthday celebration of 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 and Chancellor of UBD, UTB, UNISSA and KUPU SB.

Read more: Pedal power at Varsity Cycle 6.0 (2019)

Bioplastics can make a difference, says Japanese Professor (2019)


Professor Uyama Hiroshi from the Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Japan. PHOTOS: LYNA MOHAMAD


BY Lyna Mohamad

Using biomass as starting materials for chemicals and plastics can contribute to global sustainability without depletion of scarce resources.

This was said by Professor Uyama Hiroshi from the Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Japan during a talk hosted by the Centre for Research on Agri-Food Science and Technology (CrAFT), Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) on Saturday.

Read more: Bioplastics can make a difference, says Japanese Professor (2019)

Second live transmission from Gleneagles JPMC (2019)


Gleneagles JPMC Cardiac Centre CEO Dr Peter Tay, Head of Electrophysiology Dr Sofian Johar, Consultant Cardiologist Dr Rajinikanth and Director of Invasive Cardiology Dr Patrick Ang. PHOTO: HAKIM HAYAT


BY Hakim Hayat

Gleneagles JPMC Cardiac Centre on Friday successfully performed live transmissions of two advanced cardiac procedures from Brunei to the ASEAN Federation of Cardiology Congress (AFCC) 2019 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

AFCC is an annual cardiology meeting inviting delegates from all ASEAN member countries and the region where in addition to workshops and lectures, the meetings also present live transmissions of advanced cardiac procedures from different hospitals.

Read more: Second live transmission from Gleneagles JPMC (2019)

SHENA striving to make Brunei a safe place to work and live (2019)


Panellists during the forum. PHOTO: SHENA


The Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) held a forum in the Design & Technology Building at Anggerek Desa, entitled Workplace Safety and Health Officer Forum for various organisations in Brunei. The forum focussed on the roles and responsibilities of Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) officers.

Read more: SHENA striving to make Brunei a safe place to work and live (2019)


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