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Viral message on new JPD summons rates ‘not true’

BY Achong Tanjong

THE Land Transport Department (JPD) is debunking a message spread through WhatsApp regarding updated JPD summons rates from January 2019 onwards.

The department notified that urged the public it never issued the messages and to avoid believing in messages or information that have not been confirmed or issued by the authorities.

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Traditional welcome for Taiwan tourists on inaugural flight to Brunei (2018)


Tourists from Taiwan in a group photo. – HAKIM HAYAT


BY Hakim Hayat

TOURISTS from Taiwan arriving on the inaugural flight from Taipei to Bandar Seri Begawan were given a rousing welcome at the Brunei International Airport on Monday, as national carrier Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) launched thrice weekly flights to Taipei.

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Aesop Fables exhibition lights up December festival



Visitors at the light tunnel. – PHOTOS: SYAHMI HASSAN



BY Izah Azahari

JERUDONG Park organises ‘The Story of Lights’, its first outdoor light exhibition, in conjunction with the Brunei December Festival 2018.

The exhibition, held alongside other activities at Jerudong Park, includes Movie Nights, ‘Animals in the Park’ and Interactive Games.

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New bistro at SMARTER Brunei autism centre


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 cuts the ribbon to launch the bistro. – ISHAN IBRAHIM


BY Ishan Ibrahim

THE Society for the Management of Autism Related issues in Training, Education and Resources (SMARTER) Brunei’s Bistro and Café was officially opened on Monday at the SMARTER Brunei Autism Centre for Adults (BACA) centre in Kampong Sungai Hanching.

Officiating the opening ceremony was guest of honour 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.

Read more: New bistro at SMARTER Brunei autism centre


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