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Underprivileged family receives housing assistance (2019)


Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud, in his capacity as member of Board of Directors of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah; and 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 present the mock key to Micheal Anak Thomas. PHOTO: YAYASAN


BY Azlan Othman & James Kon

Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah and the Government 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 through the Community Development Department (JAPEM) of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports and Temburong District Office presented a housing assistance to Micheal anak Thomas in Jalan Batang Duri in Kampong Parit, Temburong District.

The house was built at a site belonging to Micheal’s late mother Lasabit binti Agong.

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Two health products found adulterated (22.08.2019)

The Ministry of Health (MoH) alerted the public to two types of health products tested by the Pharmacy Section, Department of Scientific Services, MoH and found to be adulterated with undeclared, potent western medicines.

The health products are Herba Urat Saraf, manufactured by Secret Herbs 2u, Malaysia, found to contain Diclofenac and Dexamethasone; and Detoxicut Xtreme Capsule, manufactured by Nature Valey Pty Ltd, Germany, found to contain Sildenafil andPhenolphthalein, the MoH stated in a press release on Wednesday.

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Students explore overseas study opportunities (2019)


Senior Business Development Manager of Austrade Josie Abdullah gives advice to students. PHOTOS: JAMES KON


BY James Kon

Careers and employability are key to consider when furthering education and graduates should be able to contribute to the nation’s capacity building.

This was said by Managing Director of Findlay Sunita Martin during the Findlay International Study Fair at Songket Ballroom, The Rizqun International Hotel on Wednesday.

Read more: Students explore overseas study opportunities (2019)

Korean students learn about Brunei (2019)



The Korean delegation during a briefing session. PHOTO: SYAZWANI HJ ROSLI


BY Syazwani Hj Rosli

Seven Korean students are in Brunei Darussalam to participate in the bilateral youth exchange programme between Brunei and the Republic of Korea.

The delegation is assisted by officer at the Korea’s Ministry of Gender Equality and Family Cho Junhong and interpreter Kang Minhyeok from Korea University.

Read more: Korean students learn about Brunei (2019)

Former police inspector to face trial next year in theft case (2019)

BY Fadley Faisal

The Intermediate Court has fixed trial in the case of a former police inspector, who allegedly misappropriated BND18,300 in bail bond money while holding the position of Officer-in-Charge at the Sungai Liang Police Station, for next year.

Mohd Soffian bin Haji Kipli, 46, who hired lawyer Zainidi Abdul Hamid on Wednesday, allegedly committed the offences in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Read more: Former police inspector to face trial next year in theft case (2019)


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