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Senior police officer gets 30-month jail term for graft (2019)


The accused exits the court house accompanied by uniformed personnel


BY Fadley Faisal

A SENIOR police officer was given a prison sentence on Thursday by the Magistrate’s Court, which recently convicted him on charges of graft.

Superintendent of the Royal Brunei Police Force Haji Khairur Rijal bin Haji Abu Salim was sentenced to serve 30 months’ imprisonment by the Magistrate’s Court following his convictions for a charge under section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 131, and for a charge under section 165 of the Penal Code, Chapter 22.

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Hengyi Industries scholarship for 12 students (2019)


Group photo taken following the scholarship signing ceremony



HENGYI Industries Sdn Bhd recently conducted a scholarship signing for 12 Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) students, at its office at The Empire Hotel & Country Club. The signing was for the sixth batch of students.

Permanent Secretary (Higher Education) at the Ministry of Education (MoE) cum guest of honour Dr Haji Azman bin Ahmad witnessed the signing, and Chief Executive Officer of Hengyi Industries Sdn Bhd Chen Lian Cai delivered the welcoming remarks.

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MoH rolls out first large-scale national health screening programme


Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar in a group photo. – AZLAN OTHMAN



BY Azlan Othman

THE Ministry of Health (MoH) rolled out its first comprehensive National Health Screening Programme for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol on Thursday.

The goal of the programme is to bring about better control of the diseases and to detect them in their early stages so that treatment can be carried out more effectively.

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Shop fined BND500 for improper rubbish disposal

Rubbish disposed outside the shop. – ENFORCEMENT UNIT OF TUTONG DISTRICT OFFICE




BY James Kon

THE Enforcement Unit of Tutong District Office issued a compound fine of BND500 to the household and hardware outlet Mr DIY (B) Sdn Bhd in Tutong District for violating the Minor Offences Act Chapter 30 Section 12 D on Thursday.

Enforcement Unit personnel conducted a check and found rubbish indiscriminately disposed outside the premises with burnt debris.

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Driver jailed for misappropriating yellow fleet card

BY Fadley Faisal

THE Intermediate Court handed a 12-month jail sentence to a government servant on a charge of criminal breach of trust.

Haji Mohammad Jefri bin Mahmud, 46, who works as a driver at the Public Works Department (JKR) in Kuala Belait had misappropriated a yellow fleet card issued by Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) to JKR, for the purchase of fuel worth BND4,774.36 at selected filling stations between July 22 and October 20, 2013.

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