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All set for International Islamic Conference (2019)


Students from KUPU SB perform Sayyidul Istighfar. PHOTOS: AZLAN OTHMAN


BY Azlan Othman

A full dress rehearsal for the 12th Borneo Islamic International Conference was held at the International Convention Centre, Berakas on Monday.

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 is scheduled to officiate the conference tomorrow (Wednesday 11th December 2019).

Read more: All set for International Islamic Conference (2019)

Renovation to ease congestion at Sungai Tujoh (2019)

BY Azlan Othman

The upgrading work at the Sungai Tujoh Immigration, Customs and Quarantine Complex (CIQ) is underway with 30 per cent of the work completed. It is expected to be fully completed by the end of this month.

The project to upgrade two new lanes for vehicles from Brunei Darussalam and one lane for vehicles from Miri is expected to streamline the traffic flow and accelerate the process at the customs and immigration sectors.

Read more: Renovation to ease congestion at Sungai Tujoh (2019)

Defendants acquitted of unexcisable goods possession charge (2019)

BY Fadley Faisal

Hotel Associates Sdn Bhd and Jerome Jean van Helden were both acquitted by the Magistrate’s Court on November 26, of the charge of ‘knowingly having in their possession unexcisable goods’ under S 146(1) of the Excise Order 2006.

The charge was brought following an inspection by the Royal Customs and Excise Department at Radisson Hotel on December 4, 2018, where 92 bottles of liquor and 144 cans of beer were found stored at the Business Class Lounge on the sixth floor of the Radisson.

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His Majesty officiates Brunei December Festival (2019)


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 officiates the Brunei December Festival.



BY Hakim Hayat

The third edition of the Brunei December Festival kicked off with fanfare, as thousands of people from all walks of life flocked to Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien in the capital to witness 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 officially open the much anticipated month-long of festivals and take part in a cycling event through the capital on Sunday morning.

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MoH launches BND1.2M Child Development Centre Project (2019)


Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohammad Isham bin Haji Jaafar takes a closer look at the project’s plan. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR


BY Azlan Othman

The Ministry of Health (MoH) launched the Child Development Centre Project at the Child Development Centre (CDC) in Kampong Kiarong on Sunday with Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohammad Isham bin Haji Jaafar as the guest of honour.

The CDC which is being refurbished with a modern design will also provide excellent and comprehensive healthcare.

Read more: MoH launches BND1.2M Child Development Centre Project (2019)


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