Abg Johari leads state delegation for bilateral meeting in Brunei

  BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei: Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg led a top-level delegation for a two-day working visit to Brunei aimed at enhancing bilateral cooperation between Sarawak and the sultanate. The delegation included Abang Johari’s wife Datin Patinggi Dato Haji Juma’ani Tun Tuanku Haji Bujang, deputy chief ministers Datuk Amar […]

Exploring other fields in diversifying the economy help lessen the country’s dependence on oil and gas

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Brunei Darussalam, including the people and residents residing in the country, needs to continue being active in its economic diversification by exploring other fields including agriculture, to ensure the country can reduce its dependency on Oil and Gas. Delivering the titah during the opening ceremony of the First Meeting of the 14th […]

‘Commonwealth points of light’ ceremony

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: A Bruneian volunteer was awarded the Commonwealth Points of Light from His Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second. Her Majesty The Queen recognised Awang Iqbal bin Awang Damit as the 19th Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of his work mobilising Bruneian contributions for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, brudirect.com reported. The award was […]

Courtesy call

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: The Ministry of Defence this morning received an official visit from the Chief of Defence Forces, Royal Thai Armed Forces at Bolkiah Garrison, brudirect.com reported Upon arrival, His Excellency General Tamchaiyan Srisuwan inspected a guard of honour mounted by Royal Brunei Armed Forces personnel. His Excellency first made a courtesy call to […]

Media conference on road accident

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: An accident involving 2 saloon cars on a sharp road bend at Kampung Lumapas last night has become viral on social media, prompting the Royal Brunei Police Force to clarify the incident at a media conference this afternoon, brudirect.com reported. The RBPF has advised drivers to exercise more caution during uncertain weather, […]

Presentation of government financial assistance to flood victims

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: More than one hundred flood victims in several villages in the Brunei Muara District on December last year received financial assistance from the Government. The presentation of financial assistance to the flood victims was held yesterday morning at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium, brudirect.com reported. The assistance was presented by Yang Berhormat Retired Major […]

National Day’s first rehearsal

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Coordinated rehearsals for the upcoming 34th National Day celebration are actively being carried out. To ensure the smooth running of the grand event this Saturday, the first rehearsal at Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien in the capital was held, combining all levels of society nationwide, brudirect.com reported. In attendance was […]

National Day’s first rehearsal

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Coordinated rehearsals for the upcoming 34th National Day celebration are actively being carried out. To ensure the smooth running of the grand event this Saturday, the first rehearsal at Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien in the capital was held, combining all levels of society nationwide, brudirect.com reported. In attendance was […]