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Japanese students’ thoughtful gesture (2019)


The Japanese exchange students in a group photo. – AZLAN OTHMAN



BY Azlan Othman

THE Japanese exchange students, who held an unprompted clean-up of litter at Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) Campus, expressed their surprise at going viral on social media.

In an interview with the Bulletin, Azuma Riku, 21, said, “There are also many Bruneians cleaning the environment voluntarily. However, we feel guilty for getting the media attention instead. It’s natural for people to pick up the litter that they see.

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Ramadhan bazaar enlivens capital with activities (2019)


Chairman of Bandar Seri Begawan Municipal Board Haji Ali bin Matyassin presents a donation to a recipient. – BAHYIAH BAKIR



BY Wani Roslan

THE Bazaar Ramadhan Istimewa Hari Raya 1440H/2019, co-organised by Riza Group and Perusahaan Peniaga Taman Impian & Rakan-Rakan was launched at Dermaga Diraja in Bandar Seri Begawan on Wednesday.

The guest of honour Chairman of Bandar Seri Begawan Municipal Board Haji Ali bin Matyassin officiated the launching.

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BYLC 2019 attracts 200 youth


Legislative Council member Yang Berhormat Iswandy bin Ahmad, in his capacity as Chairperson of Brunei Young Leaders Convention (BYLC) 2019 speaks during the press conference. – RAHWANI ZAHARI


BY Danial Norjidi

AROUND 200 youth are expected to attend the second Brunei Young Leaders Convention (BYLC) 2019, which was announced by co-organisers Perspective Insan Academy, Al-Huffaz Management and Generasi Bekarih during a press conference at the Youth Centre in the capital on Wednesday.

The BYLC 2019 will take place at the International Convention Centre in Berakas from August 6-8. Participants include student council representatives, outstanding students, youth from non-governmental organisations (NGOs), graduates, jobseekers, young executives and youth excelling in various fields.

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Royal Brunei Airlines pushes back Brisbane launch to July (2019)

BY Azlan Othman

ROYAL Brunei Airlines (RB) has pushed back its return to Brisbane until July, a month later than originally intended.

The first Bandar Seri Begawan-Brisbane service is now scheduled to take off on July 10, 2019, rather than the previous launch date of June 11 when the flights were announced in January.

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Homemade rifle case adjourned for two weeks (2019)


A part of the homemade rifle. – RBPF



BY Rokiah Mahmud & Hakim Hayat

THE Magistrate’s Court yesterday granted a two-week adjournment in the case of a man charged with possessing a handmade rifle without a licence. This is to allow experts to further analyse the evidence gathered from the defendant’s home.

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