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Seven business activities now exempt from business licence


Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Home Affairs Hj Mohd Abdoh Dato Seri Setia Hj Abdul Salam (R) and Deputy Permanent Secretary Hj Mohd Sunadi Hj Buntar (L) at a press conference. Picture: BT/Koo Jin Shen



BY KOO JIN SHEN

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - SEVEN business activities scheduled under the Business Licence Act are now exempt from the rule requiring a business licence, the Ministry of Home Affairs announced.

The activities are: eateries, boarding and lodging houses or other places of public resort; street vendors and stalls; motor vehicle dealers; petrol stations including places for storing petrol and inflammable material; timber store and furniture factories; and retail shops and workshops.
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MindPlus to develop app for Indonesian Islamic group


Pg Khairi Metussin (R), co-founder of Islamic knowledge application company MindPlus and Ahmad Dahlan, the organisation’s head. Picture: Courtesy of MindPlus



BY LEO KASIM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - A LOCAL startup that ventured to Indonesia has signed an agreement with one of the country’s largest religious organisations to build a learning platform which can be used by millions of its followers.

Pg Khairi Metussin, co-founder of Islamic knowledge application company MindPlus, said the Indonesian branch of the company signed the agreement with PD Muhammadiyah Kabupaten Cirebon last month to help build the application for the organisation.
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Couple in child abuse video held, face charges

BY RABIATUL KAMIT

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - A YOUNG couple is facing heavy punishment after their abuse of a little girl came to light in a disturbing video widely shared on social media over the weekend.

Mohd Shahiful Rizal Bakri, 28, together with the mother of the four-year-old victim will be brought to court on charges of child abuse today, following their recording of the violent crime which led to their swift arrest on Monday.

The three-minute video showed the wailing child, whose hands and legs were tied, being physically and verbally attacked by Mohd Shahiful Rizal as her mother laughed in amusement.
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HM tells gov’t agencies to learn from experience


His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah (C), The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade accompanied by the Permanent Secretary at MoFAT Dato Paduka Hj Matnor Hj Jeludin (R) touring the MoFAT building yesterday. Picture: BT/Fazizul Haqimie



BY RACHEL THIEN AND RASIDAH HAB

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - POST-MORTEMS are needed to determine the extent of progress or impacts of the programme or work that has been undertaken, His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, said yesterday.

In a surprise visit to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, His Majesty raised the question of whether any post-mortems have been done to assess the extent of progress on the departments’ functions.
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