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Thumbs up for surfing from minister



A surfer in action. – PHOTOS: KHAIRIL HASSAN



BY Khairil Hassan

THE Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) will work together with the surfing association in its efforts to support and promote surfing in the country.

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin said this during the prize presentation ceremony of the Surfing competition organised by The Collective Art Events and Empat Co at Tungku Beach on Sunday.

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Surf/Art event at Tungku Beach promotes surfing, water sports


Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports with President of Brunei Darussalam Yachting Association Dato Paduka Haji Idris bin Haji Abas (2nd R), Izzi Syazwi bin Haji Ali Othman of Empat Co (L) and Shinny from The Collective Art Events. – PHOTOS: KHAIRIL HASSAN


BY Khairil Hassan

THE Collective Art Events and Empat Co on Sunday hosted a Surf/Art event at the Tungku Beach.

The event was launched by the President of Brunei Darussalam Yachting Association Dato Paduka Haji Idris bin Haji Abas.

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Moves on to develop Judo in universities, Japanese youth told (2019)


The JENESYS delegation in a group photo. – FADHIL YUNUS


BY Fadhil Yunus

A GROUP of 18 Japanese students visiting Brunei on Friday asked about the development of Judo in the country.

The 18 university students are in the country for the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths (JENESYS2018) Outbound Programme for Judo Exchange from January 22-30.

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DPMM FC march to first round of FA Cup


DPMM FC players in a team photo. – NFABD




BY Fadhil Yunus

DPMM FC marched to the first round of the DST FA Cup after they breezed past Rainbow FC 4-0 in the playoff stage at the Jerudong Park Mini Stadium on Sunday night.

DPMM FC, the ‘B’ team to the senior squad that compete in the Singapore Premier League, picked up their fourth consecutive clean sheet this season with three of those coming in the league.

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Judo demo session from Japanese students


Judo practice session at the Sports School on Friday. – KHAIRIL HASSAN



BY Khairil Hassan

JAPANESE Judo students from Osaka Kyoiku University and Setsunan University held a Judo practice session, showcasing local students some of the fundamental Judo movements and techniques at the Sports School on Friday.

The students along with three instructors – Takayuki Yokoyama, Yoshihisa Ishikawa and Yasuharu Mizuno – are in Brunei Darussalam as part of the ‘Judo Exchange’ under the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths (JENESYS) programme from January 22-29.

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