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Rape charges against police constable suspended

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - A POLICE constable had his rape charges against him suspended after witnesses failed to turn up for the trial.

The defendant, who shall remain anonymous to protect the victims’ identities, claimed trial last year over the charge of raping then 17-year old Miss X in February 2007 and raping Miss Y who was seven years old at the time on two separate occasions between October and December in 2000.
Read more: Rape charges against police constable suspended

Tour operator launches new website to attract UK travellers


A landscape photo of Freme Adventure Park and Rainforest Lodge in Temburong district. Freme has developed a website for UK travellers. Picture: Courtesy of Freme Travel Services



BY AK MD KHAIRUDDIN PG HARUN

TEMBURONG - LOCAL tour operator Freme Travel Services Sdn Bhd has developed an official website for UK market to promote its newly refurbished adventure park and lodge.

Freme’s marketing officer Faith Leong said the new website - - aims to attract UK visitors who want to escape the busy city lifestyle.
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Fish & Co’s Trio Cluck promotion

One of Fish & Co’s Trio Cluck’s promotion, crispy fried chicken garnished with garlic rice and three sauces. Picture: BT/Ikhwan Salleh




BY IKHWAN SALLEH

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - IT’S all about chicken this month at Fish & Co as the Singapore-based eatery has introduced its Trio Cluck promotion.

Available from 11am to 10.30pm daily, the promotion spoons out the best chicken recipes that are suitable for any desired meal time.
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Historic Brooketon Colliery in Muara eyed for tourism


A tunnel at the abandoned colliery formerly known as Brooketon Colliery. Picture: Courtesy of Maritime Museum




BY ARIFUBILLAH MASLI

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - THE Maritime Museum plans to transform a 62 hectare historic coal mine site in Muara into a tourist attraction, a museum senior officer said.

Hanapi Hj Maidin said the museum will send a proposal to the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports and Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism to review the possibility of developing the coal mine named Brooketon Colliery.
Read more: Historic Brooketon Colliery in Muara eyed for tourism

Temburong lodge sees strong demand for glamping


One of the new glamping tents currently under construction at the Sumbiling Eco Village. Picture: BT/Rabiatul Kamit



BY RABIATUL KAMIT

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - A POPULAR nature lodge in Temburong is set to expand its glamping accommodation in a bid to draw more visitors to the district’s pristine rainforests.

Sumbiling Eco Village manager Leslie Chiang said construction is under way for 10 more glamping tents, a type of outdoor lodging that combines glamour and camping, bringing the total number of such accommodation to 15 by early 2017.
Read more: Temburong lodge sees strong demand for glamping


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