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Lower port rates to boost container traffic

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A cargo ship docking at Muara Port, November 2009. Picture: BT File


BY KOO JIN SHEN

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - LOWER port rates can encourage more container traffic at Muara Port, according to the president of the Brunei Freight Forwarder Association (BRUFA).

Reducing port rates “is one very good step taken by the government,” said BRUFA President Thomas Koh.
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Hari Raya the Progresif way

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Staff members of Progresif Cellular posing for a group photo at the photobooth that was set up during the Hari Raya celebration yesterday. Picture: BT/Fazizul Haqimie



BY RAGHADAH AGUS

BRUNEI-MUARA - THE month of Syawal is coming to a close but the festive spirit was still strong during the Hari Raya Aidil Fitri celebration held by Progresif Cellular Sdn Bhd’s (Progresif) yesterday.

More than 500 guests comprising corporate clients from both private and public sectors, business partners, vendors, and foreign diplomats attended the event.
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Library Café expands food menu

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Head Chef Dian Indriani posing with two dishes, the rosemary oven roasted boneless chicken (L), and pan-seared tandoori salmon fillet with salsa. Picture: BT/Billah Hasan


BY BILLAH HASAN

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - SAVOUR the newly introduced fusion-style menu from The Library Café (TLC) in Kiulap — perfect for those looking for a hearty meal.

Themed ‘Where East Meets West’, signature dishes include prawn wantan ho with crispy noodles, rosemary oven roasted boneless chicken, garlic mint lamb loin with Asian mushroom, and pan-seared tandoori salmon fillet with salsa.
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Seafood style buffet at Rizqun Coffee House

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BY IKHWAN SALLEH

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - TREAT your tastebuds to an array of authentic Malay spread put together by Rizqun Coffee House for its Kampong Nelayan Night.

Priced at $25 per adult and $15 per child, the buffet serves only the finest seafood and shellfish stir-fried with a blend of local spices, such as turmeric and shallots.
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More than half of zakat recipients mired in debt

BY KHAI ZEM MAT SANI

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - MORE than half of zakat (tithe) recipients are mired in debt, said the acting secretary of Brunei Islamic Religious Council (MUIB).

Hj Abdul Aziz Hj Akop said the majority of about 4,000 zakat recipients applied for financial assistance because they could not pay off their debts.

In an interview with The Brunei Times, he said many of the recipients had taken bank loans to purchase cars, houses and pay for wedding costs.
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