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Minister urges real estate operators not to inflate prices (2019)


Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar witnesses the MoU signing between the Ministry of Development and IBTE. PHOTO: AZLAN OTHMAN


BY Azlan Othman

Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar on Thursday said that developers, real estate agents, valuers and financial institutions should not consider real estate market value as a means of maximising profits through the exploitation of customers.

The minister was speaking during a presentation of certificates of appointment to members of the Brunei Darussalam Board of Valuers and Estate Agents (BOVEA) at the Ministry of Development (MoD) building, in addition to a handover of certificates of registration and practice.

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Night of celebration at 7th Prelude Pelangi Awards (2019)



A group takes the stage. PHOTO: SYAZWANI HJ ROSLI



BY Syazwani Hj Rosli

Radio Television Brunei (RTB) organised the 7th Prelude Pelangi Awards at RTB in the capital recently.

The programme announced the 7th Pelangi Award’s Top 5, following the casting of votes between September 16 – October 6.

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Royalty attend children’s musical animation live performance (2019)


Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah, Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Muhammad Za’eem, Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Muhammad ‘Aamir, Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak ‘Abdul Hakeem and Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Haji Muhammad Ruzaini bin Pengiran Dr Haji Mohd Yakub with the cast members of the live performance. PHOTO: MUIZ MATDANI


BY Aziz Idris

Children’s musical animation series Didi & Friends held a live performance for over 500 attendees at Hua Ho Manggis Mall on Thursday.

Attending the event were Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah, Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Muhammad Za’eem, Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Muhammad ‘Aamir, Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak ‘Abdul Hakeem and Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Haji Muhammad Ruzaini bin Pengiran Dr Haji Mohd Yakub.

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Teacher faces additional molestation charge (04.12.2019)

BY Hakim Hayat

A 41-year-old male school teacher from the Belait District, who was charged with molesting three young male students, faced an additional sexual assault charge on another student at the Bandar Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

The primary school teacher, whose name was withheld to protect the identity of the victims, now faces a fresh charge of molesting a 10-year-old male student on October 21, 2019.

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12th Borneo Islamic International Conference on December 11-12 (2019)


Director of Core Knowledge Centre of KUPU SB and co-chairman of KAIB – BIHAS 2019 Dr Haji Noralizam bin Haji Aliakhbar. PHOTO: WANI ROSLAN


BY Wani Roslan

The 12th Borneo Islamic International Conference (KAIB) to be held on December 11-12, will be officiated by 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 at the Plenary Hall of the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Berakas.

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