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Joint operation foils smuggling attempt (2020)


Items seized for investigation. PHOTO: RBPF


BY James Kon

An attempt to smuggle 478 cartons of cigarettes into the country was foiled during the ‘Operasi Sepadu COVID-19’ joint operation on Thursday.

Company ‘C’ Police Reserve Unit personnel under the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) officers participated in the operation.

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Local astronomy society’s proposal receives IAU global award (2020)


Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam (PABD) member Nur Bazilah binti Zainal Abidin, one of the global Telescope for All award recipients by the International Astronomical Union (IAU). PHOTO: JAMES KON


BY James Kon

The Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam’s (PABD) ‘Making Space for All’ (MASA) proposal was selected to receive the global award of Telescopes for All by the International Astronomy Union (IAU) recently.

Seventeen communities of underrepresented groups around the world including Brunei Darussalam were selected to receive telescopes signed by astronauts and Nobel Laureates.

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All-new Perodua Myvi launched in Brunei (2020)


The all-new Perodua Myvi. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR


BY Lyna Mohamad

GHK Motors Sdn Bhd, the authorised local sole distributor of the Perodua line-up in Brunei, hosted a digital soft launching of the Perodua Myvi at its showroom in Beribi Industries on Friday, in keeping with COVID-19 preventive measures to minimise social gatherings.

The digital soft launching marked the official introduction of the all-new Perodua Myvi 1.3G, Malaysia’s most popular compact hatchback, including the Myvi S-Edition offers with a fully-equipped bodykit.

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Haji Saiful awarded for investigative role in rooftop fire (2020)


Deputy Commanding Officer of the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) Operation ‘F’ Branch ASFR Suhaimi bin Haji Muhammad and other FRD officials with Health, Safety and Welfare Officer and Fire Safety Officer at the Jerudong Park Medical Centre and Pantai Jerudong Specialist Centre Haji Saiful NA bin Haji Hasan. PHOTO: FRD


BY Rokiah Mahmud

Haji Saiful NA bin Haji Hasan, a Health, Safety and Welfare Officer and Fire Safety Officer at the Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC) and the Pantai Jerudong Specialist Centre (PJSC) recently received a community service certificate for conducting an investigation into a suspected fire on the rooftop of the JPMC.

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