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30th SEA Games closes with fanfare (2019)


Athletes and spectators watch during a fireworks display at the closing ceremony of the 30th SEA Games at New Clark City, Tarlac province, northern Philippines. PHOTO: AP



BY Fadhil Yunus

Athletes and officials from participating countries including Brunei Darussalam were in high spirit during the closing ceremony of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games held at the New Clark City Athletics Stadium in Capas, Tarlac, Philippines last night (Wednesday).

Brunei Darussalam wushu star Mohammad Adi Salihin bin Roslan, who won gold in the men’s combined nanquan and nandao events, was given the honour to be the country’s flag bearer during the Parade of Nations and Athletes.

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Brunei E-Sports Tournament attracts 600 players (2019)


Permanent Secretary (Administration, Finance and Estate) at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports Pengiran Mohd Amirrizal bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud in a group photo with the tournament participants. PHOTO: LYNA MOHAMAD


BY Lyna Mohamad

The two-day Brunei E-Sports Tournament 2019 concluded with a prize presentation ceremony at the Peak Performance Sdn Bhd in Berakas last Sunday.

Permanent Secretary (Administration, Finance and Estate) at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports Pengiran Mohd Amirrizal bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism Pengiran Haji Kamalrudzaman bin Pengiran Haji Mohd Ishak and DST Manager Elixsurian bin Haji Busu were present.

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His Majesty graces Islamic conference, Halal showcase (2019)


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 His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office tours the 2nd Borneo International Halal Showcase exhibition. RAHWANI ZAHARI & INFOFOTO


BY Wani Roslan

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 graced and officiated the 12th Borneo Islamic International Conference (KAIB) and the 2nd Borneo International Halal Showcase (BIHAS) at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Berakas, on Wednesday.

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Brunei entrepreneur elected AFBA President (2019)


Bruneian entrepreneur Abdul Halim bin Saim (L) elected President of ASEAN Food and Beverage Association (AFBA)


BY Azlan Othman

A new era lies ahead for the ASEAN Food and Beverage Association (AFBA), with the election of experienced Bruneian entrepreneur Abdul Halim bin Saim as its new President, to take effect in January 2020.

Abdul Halim, who is also the Deputy Secretary-General of the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Brunei Darussalam (NCCIBD), said he looks forward to developing and promoting the Sultanate’s food and beverage industry on par with other players in the Asean region.

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Brunei Sea Scouts grab gold medal in ASEAN Seaboree (2019)


Brunei Darussalam Scouts Association Sea Scouts members in a group photo. PHOTO: PPNBD


BY Lyna Mohamad

Brunei Darussalam Scouts Association (PPNBD) Sea Scouts contingent comprising five scout members returned home after attending the 1st ASEAN Seaboree 2019 held in Singapore from December 5-9.

Read more: Brunei Sea Scouts grab gold medal in ASEAN Seaboree (2019)


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