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5-car pile-up leaves 1 woman injured


The five vehicles accident yesterday along Jln Jangsak. Picture: Screengrab



BY JULIUS HONG

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - A LOCAL woman was injured yesterday when the Nissan Evalia she was driving was involved in a five-car pile-up at Jalan Jangsak.

According to the Royal Brunei Police Force, the woman sustained injuries to her neck, back and feet while the other four drivers were uninjured.
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100 warning letters for water taxis


File photo shows boats without licence and registration being brought to the Kg Ayer Police Station as part of a joint operation between the police and Marine Department. Picture: BT file



BY ROSERA MOHD

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - OVER a hundred warning letters have been issued to water taxi operators since July last year, according to the acting director of Marine at the Marine Department.

Captain Basza Alexzandar Hj Basri said that the warning letters were issued to water taxi operators who were found to have committed a variety of maritime related offences during the routine inspections carried out twice a month by the department.
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‘ADMM drill aimed to fight rising number of piracy’


Commander Harry L Marsh (L), Commanding Officer of USS Stethem (DDG 63), speaking to the media while on board the USS Stethem (DDG 63) docked at Muara Naval Base yesterday. The USS Stethem is here for the ongoing maritime security and counterterrorism exercise co-hosted by Brunei and Singapore in a move to enhance cooperation and coordination at sea. Picture: BT/Ridhwan Kamarulzaman



BY WAIL WARDI WASIL

BRUNEI-MUARA - THE ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus Maritime Security and Counter Terrorism (ADMM-Plus MS & CT) Exercise is aimed to combat the rising number of piracy that occurs in the waters between Brunei Darussalam and Singapore.

This was said by Captain Hj Yusuf Hj Masron RBN, the Commander of the Maritime Security Task Force in an interview with local media at the Multi National Coordination Centre at the Muara Naval Base yesterday.
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Dinner reception on board Russian, Indian Navy vessels


Deputy Minister of Defence First Admiral (Rtd) Dato Seri Pahlawan Abdul Aziz Hj Mohd Tamit (6th L) and RBAF Commander Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Major General Dato Paduka Seri Mohd Tawih Abdullah (7th L) in a group photo with Russian Ambassador to Brunei Vladlen Semivolos (8th L), Navy Captain Alexander Popatov (5th L), the Chief of the group of Russian ships and foreign diplomats. Picture: BT/Khaliq Roziman



BY ARIFUBILLAH MASLI

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - THE Russian and Indian Navies are committed to strengthening maritime security and defence cooperation with ASEAN, said representatives from the two countries during the receptions on board their respective vessels yesterday evening.

With their participation in this year’s ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) Plus Exercise, the countries are looking to strengthen multilateral ties with ASEAN.
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Weekend vendors seek permanent place to sell their goods


Vendors selling their goods at the weekend market at the Pasarneka in Kuala Belait. Vendors are calling for a permanent place to sell their goods so they can be better sheltered from weather elements. Picture: BT/Waqiuddin Rajak



BY WAQIUDDIN RAJAK

BELAIT - WEEKEND vendors in Belait who regularly sell their produce and wares at the Pasarneka Kuala Belait and Seria wet market are calling for a permanent place to be built.

According to the vendors, having a permanent place, similar to the Tamu Serambangun in Tutong, can help them better run their business.
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