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New home, new hope for family of seven


Dr Haji Abdul Manaf bin Haji Metussin, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism, who is also a member of the Board of Directors of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah and Mohd Yassin bin Haji Ahmed, a representative from the Brunei-Muara District Office presenting the mock key to Asbi bin Mohd Yassin at the event. – ACHONG TANJONG


BY Achong Tanjong

ASBI bin Mohd Yassin and his family have expressed their gratitude after being presented a mock key to a house Tuesday at Kampong Sungai Matan, Jalan Kota Batu.

The family had been forced to move from their previous home – also in the same village – which they had been living in for years after it collapsed and became unsafe to stay.

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Cross-border tourists via Sg Tujoh reach 2.4 million

BY Imelda groves HA

CROSS-border tourists via the Sungai Tujoh Control Post reached 2.4 million in 2016, Dr Shirley Chin Wei Lee from the Faculty of Arts and Social Science of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) said. She made these comments in her presentation discussing cross-border tourism between Brunei and East Malaysia at the International Tourism Conference and Exhibition 2018 held at UBD.

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1.9 tonnes of trash cleared from beach


Bags and bags of collected trash prior to disposal


BY Aziz Idris

THE spirit of volunteerism was evident as 136 individuals recently rolled their sleeves up for a community beach clean-up, collecting nearly two tonnes of rubbish from Serasa Beach in the first environmental event to kick start the new year.

British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam Richard Lindsay and his wife, Xanthe, also lent a helping hand to the good cause. He expressed delight at being part of a large group of Bruneians helping to clear rubbish from the beach in Serasa.

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Father of two wins car in grand draw


Asriny bin Ali was the winner of the car. – BATTLEPRO



BY Lyna Mohamad

ASRINY bin Ali was the winner of a brand new Proton Exora, at the recent AkuManang.com grand draw of the YES Letop 2017 promotion.

The self-employed father of two said the prize was divine providence at work, since his old car was in a shabby condition and needed repairs.

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