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Adam wants to step up after Brunei gaffe

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Adam wants to step up after Brunei gaffe

- IT was a bittersweet experience for centreback Adam Nor Azlin (pic) in Malaysia’s narrow 2-1 win over Brunei in their opening Group A football match. The 21-year-old was responsible for allowing Brunei’s Zulkhairy Hady Razali to beat the off-side trap and scoring the equaliser in the 12th minute at the Shah Alam Stadium on Monday. Luckily for Adam, he redeemed himself by nodding in the winner in the 61st minute
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Malaysia edge Brunei for full points

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Malaysia edge Brunei for full points

- MALAYSIA were made to sweat by minnows Brunei in the men’s football opening Group A match before grinding out a narrow 2-1 win. Centreback Adam Nor Azlin saved the blushes for the hosts by nodding home the winner in the 61st minute at the Shah Alam Stadium last night. Earlier, striker Safawi Rasid had given Malaysia a dream start with the opener in the fourth minute
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Malaysia to start football campaign against Brunei

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Malaysia to start football campaign against Brunei

- PETALING JAYA: Malaysia will open their Kuala Lumpur SEA Games men’s Under-23 football competition in Group A against Brunei on Aug 14. The national Under-23 team, who last won the gold at the 2011 Jakarta Games, will also face Singapore (Aug 16), Myanmar (Aug 21) and Laos (Aug 23). Malaysia will play all their group matches at 8.45pm at the Shah Alam Stadium
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Singapore and Brunei may join sea patrols - Nation

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Singapore and Brunei may join sea patrols - Nation

- KUALA LUMPUR: The Trilateral Maritime Patrol (TMP) involving Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines may soon include Singapore and Brunei, said Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein. The Defence Minister said the patrols on the Sulu Sea would certainly be more successful with the participation of the two countries. “The idea to include (Singapore and Brunei) was proposed a while ago,” he told a press conference after launching the Defence Services Asia (DSA) 2018 exhibition and conference yesterday
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Singapore beats Brunei 4-1 in AFC U-23 qualifiers

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Singapore beats Brunei 4-1 in AFC U-23 qualifiers

- SINGAPORE: Singapore rounded off its qualifying campaign for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-23 championships on a high after beating Brunei Darussalam 4-1 at the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon on Sunday (Jul 23). The Lions had their hopes of qualifying for the championships dashed last Friday after being trounced 7-0 by Australia, but rallied against Brunei - who had also been eliminated prior to Sunday's game - to win their final group fixture
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Sultan of Brunei visits SAF's Pasir Ris Camp

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Sultan of Brunei visits SAF's Pasir Ris Camp

- SINGAPORE - Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei visited the Singapore Armed Forces' (SAF) Pasir Ris Camp on Thursday (July 6), the final day of a two-day state visit. Sultan Bolkiah was hosted by Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen, while Minister for Education (Schools) Ng Chee Meng, who is also Second Minister for Transport, and Chief of Army Melvyn Ong were also present
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S’pore, Brunei reaffirm excellent bilateral ties

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S’pore, Brunei reaffirm excellent bilateral ties

- SINGAPORE — President Tony Tan Keng Yam and visiting Bruneian Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah yesterday lauded the two countries’ excellent bilateral ties, saying they are underpinned by close cooperation in many areas. “Such bonds of friendship have over time developed into robust forms of cooperation. I’m pleased both countries have placed continued emphasis on nurturing this special relationship,” said Sultan Bolkiah in a toast at a state banquet hosted by Dr Tan at the Istana
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Brunei and Singapore leaders celebrate 50th anniversary of currency agreement

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Brunei and Singapore leaders celebrate 50th anniversary of currency agreement

- SINGAPORE - The bright yellow Simpur flower beloved in Brunei, and Singapore's national flower Vanda Miss Joaquim, will grace the face of special edition $50 notes that mark a milestone in the relationship between the two countries. The set of two new notes - comprising a B$50 bill and an S$50 one - was launched at the Istana on Wednesday (July 15) by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, who is in town for a two-day state visit
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Commemorative Singapore, Brunei notes launched to mark currency agreement milestone

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Commemorative Singapore, Brunei notes launched to mark currency agreement milestone

- SINGAPORE: Commemorative S$50 and B$50 notes were launched by Singapore and Brunei on Wednesday (Jul 5), to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Currency Interchangeability Agreement between the two countries. The notes were launched by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on Wednesday, according to a joint press release by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD)
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50 years of strong Brunei currency in Singapore

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50 years of strong Brunei currency in Singapore

- It has been 50 years since Singapore and Brunei agreed to allow the currencies from both countries to be used for shopping in either place. Under the Currency Interchangeability Agreement signed with Brunei in June 1967, Brunei dollar notes can be used in Singapore and vice versa, at an at-par exchange rate. This means one Singapore dollar gets one Brunei dollar and vice versa
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Brunei joins search for six still missing from capsized catamaran [VIDEO]

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Brunei joins search for six still missing from capsized catamaran [VIDEO]

- KOTA KINABALU: Brunei is extending its support in search and rescue (SAR) operations for six people who are still lost at sea after the catamaran boat they were in capsized in Mengalum waters two days ago. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said Brunei has deployed a plane to conduct an aerial search. The agency has widened the search area to 1,500 square nautical miles, which covers Mengalum, Pulau Tiga
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Adam wants to step up after Brunei gaffe
Adam wants to step up after Brunei gaffe IT was a bittersweet experience for centreback Adam Nor Azlin (pic) in Malaysia’s narrow 2-1 win over Brunei in their opening Group A football match. The 21-year-old was responsible for allowing Brunei’s Zulkhairy Hady Razali to beat the off-side trap and scoring the equaliser in the 12th minute at the Shah Alam Stadium on Monday. Luckily for Adam, he redeemed himself by nodding in the winner in the 61st minute   Read More ...
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Malaysia edge Brunei for full points
Malaysia edge Brunei for full points MALAYSIA were made to sweat by minnows Brunei in the men’s football opening Group A match before grinding out a narrow 2-1 win. Centreback Adam Nor Azlin saved the blushes for the hosts by nodding home the winner in the 61st minute at the Shah Alam Stadium last night. Earlier, striker Safawi Rasid had given Malaysia a dream start with the opener in the fourth minute   Read More ...
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Malaysia to start football campaign against Brunei
Malaysia to start football campaign against Brunei PETALING JAYA: Malaysia will open their Kuala Lumpur SEA Games men’s Under-23 football competition in Group A against Brunei on Aug 14. The national Under-23 team, who last won the gold at the 2011 Jakarta Games, will also face Singapore (Aug 16), Myanmar (Aug 21) and Laos (Aug 23). Malaysia will play all their group matches at 8.45pm at the Shah Alam Stadium   Read More ...
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Singapore and Brunei may join sea patrols - Nation
Singapore and Brunei may join sea patrols - Nation KUALA LUMPUR: The Trilateral Maritime Patrol (TMP) involving Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines may soon include Singapore and Brunei, said Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein. The Defence Minister said the patrols on the Sulu Sea would certainly be more successful with the participation of the two countries. “The idea to include (Singapore and Brunei) was proposed a while ago,” he told a press conference after launching the Defence Services Asia (DSA) 2018 exhibition and conference yesterday   Read More ...
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Malaysia, Brunei bekerjasama dalam pendidikan minyak dan gas
Malaysia, Brunei bekerjasama dalam pendidikan minyak dan gas JAKARTA: Malaysia dan Brunei bersetuju bekerjasama dalam beberapa bidang, temasuk pendidikan berhubung minyak dan gas. Menteri Pendidikan, Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid, berkata pihaknya berharap usaha itu mampu melahirkan pelajar pada peringkat sekolah menengah yang berkemahiran dan menjadi bekalan tenaga kerja dalam bidang berkenaan. "Sebagai contoh, kita boleh wujudkan sekolah teknik dan vokasional di Pengerang, Johor, dengan menggunakan khidmat guru dari Brunei, yang mempunyai kemahiran dalam bidang itu   Read More ...
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Singapore beats Brunei 4-1 in AFC U-23 qualifiers
Singapore beats Brunei 4-1 in AFC U-23 qualifiers SINGAPORE: Singapore rounded off its qualifying campaign for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-23 championships on a high after beating Brunei Darussalam 4-1 at the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon on Sunday (Jul 23). The Lions had their hopes of qualifying for the championships dashed last Friday after being trounced 7-0 by Australia, but rallied against Brunei - who had also been eliminated prior to Sunday's game - to win their final group fixture   Read More ...
Places: Singapore |  Brunei Darussalam | 
Talk aims to inculcate cyber-awareness culture in Brunei
Talk aims to inculcate cyber-awareness culture in Brunei Local IT security firm IT Protective Security Services Sdn Bhd (ITPSS) yesterday hosted a public presentation entitled ‘One Click is All It Takes To Bring Down An Organisation’. The talk was presented by Bryce Galbraith, Principal Instructor at the SANS Institute, United States of America (USA). During the talk, Bryce addressed why large investments in security sometimes fail to defend organisations from cyberattacks, and followed with an example spear-phishing campaign   Read More ...
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Korea, Brunei to boost cooperation in food sector
By Rachel Lee Food experts from Korea and Brunei will gather in Bandar Seri Begawan to discuss ways to boost cooperation in the food sector. The ASEAN-Korea Centre will organize the "Trade Facilitation Workshop for Brunei Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises" on July 19. The aim is to enhance competitiveness of Bruneian food companies by introducing smart technologies and to further strengthen business partnerships between Brunei and Korea   Read More ...
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Brunei, Singapore leaders reaffirm close and excellent bilateral ties
SINGAPORE - Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli and Brunei Sultan Hassan Bolkiah have reaffirmed the close and excellent bilateral relations between Singapore and Brunei, which are underpinned by the warm personal ties and frequent high-level exchanges between the two sides. At a meeting with Brunei Sultan Bolkiah and his wife, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha, Mr Masagos, accompanied by his wife, Madam Jumelah Ja'afar, also conveyed birthday greetings from Singapore's leaders to Sultan Bolkiah, the Ministry of Foreign affairs said in a press statement   Read More ...
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Brunei University student designs plastic bags into skateboards
Brunei University student designs plastic bags into skateboards LONDON: Skateboarders are known for high-flying tricks, from jumping off of ramps to shooting down railings, but now one British designer is touting an environmental trick of his own, by using old plastic bags to make boards. Around 1,500 plastic bags, or 1.8 kg worth (roughly 4 lbs), are used to make a skateboard deck by 22-year-old Jason Knight,, a Brunel University design student   Read More ...
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Sultan of Brunei visits SAF's Pasir Ris Camp
Sultan of Brunei visits SAF's Pasir Ris Camp SINGAPORE - Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei visited the Singapore Armed Forces' (SAF) Pasir Ris Camp on Thursday (July 6), the final day of a two-day state visit. Sultan Bolkiah was hosted by Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen, while Minister for Education (Schools) Ng Chee Meng, who is also Second Minister for Transport, and Chief of Army Melvyn Ong were also present   Read More ...
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DKSH partners with US' Newell Brands to drive growth in Malaysia, Brunei
DKSH partners with US' Newell Brands to drive growth in Malaysia, Brunei KUALA LUMPUR: Newell Brands’ local enterprise, Newell Rubbermaid Sdn Bhd has appointed DKSH Business Unit Consumer Goods as the exclusive market expansion services provider for its writing, fine writing and home products in Malaysia and Brunei. In a joint statement today, the companies said, DKSH will provide marketing, sales as well as distribution and logistics services for Sharpie permanent markers, Paper Mate gel pens, Dymo label markers and printers, Parker rollerball and ink pens as well as Rubbermaid home products   Read More ...
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S’pore, Brunei reaffirm excellent bilateral ties
S’pore, Brunei reaffirm excellent bilateral ties SINGAPORE — President Tony Tan Keng Yam and visiting Bruneian Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah yesterday lauded the two countries’ excellent bilateral ties, saying they are underpinned by close cooperation in many areas. “Such bonds of friendship have over time developed into robust forms of cooperation. I’m pleased both countries have placed continued emphasis on nurturing this special relationship,” said Sultan Bolkiah in a toast at a state banquet hosted by Dr Tan at the Istana   Read More ...
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Brunei and Singapore leaders celebrate 50th anniversary of currency agreement
Brunei and Singapore leaders celebrate 50th anniversary of currency agreement SINGAPORE - The bright yellow Simpur flower beloved in Brunei, and Singapore's national flower Vanda Miss Joaquim, will grace the face of special edition $50 notes that mark a milestone in the relationship between the two countries. The set of two new notes - comprising a B$50 bill and an S$50 one - was launched at the Istana on Wednesday (July 15) by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, who is in town for a two-day state visit   Read More ...
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Commemorative Singapore, Brunei notes launched to mark currency agreement milestone
Commemorative Singapore, Brunei notes launched to mark currency agreement milestone SINGAPORE: Commemorative S$50 and B$50 notes were launched by Singapore and Brunei on Wednesday (Jul 5), to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Currency Interchangeability Agreement between the two countries. The notes were launched by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on Wednesday, according to a joint press release by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD)   Read More ...
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50 years of strong Brunei currency in Singapore
50 years of strong Brunei currency in Singapore It has been 50 years since Singapore and Brunei agreed to allow the currencies from both countries to be used for shopping in either place. Under the Currency Interchangeability Agreement signed with Brunei in June 1967, Brunei dollar notes can be used in Singapore and vice versa, at an at-par exchange rate. This means one Singapore dollar gets one Brunei dollar and vice versa   Read More ...
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Actress pleads guilty to hurting Brunei woman, fined RM4,000
Actress pleads guilty to hurting Brunei woman, fined RM4,000 KUALA LUMPUR: A popular actress of the 80's era, Lydiawati, was fined RM4,000, in default 14 months' jail, by the Ampang Magistrate's Court here today for causing hurt on a Brunei businesswoman in March last year. Magistrate Haslinda A Raof handed down the sentence on the actress, whose real name is Salina Zaimon, 51, after she changed her plea to guilty   Read More ...
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China hopes to expand ties with trustworthy Brunei
China regards Brunei as a trustworthy partner and hopes to expand bilateral cooperation during the process of jointly constructing the Belt and Road Initiative, Foreign Minister Wang Yi told Lim Jock Seng, Minister at Bruneian Prime Minister's Office and Minister (II) of Foreign Affairs and Trade, in Beijing on Friday. Lim is in Beijing to attend the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation   Read More ...
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Over 20 nurses allege duping on pretext of Brunei job: Cops
Nearly 20 nurses here have alleged that they were duped of lakhs of rupees on the pretext of being given lucrative jobs in Brunei, police said. They said the nurses were charged Rs 2.5 lakh each for the promised jobs in Brunei. The Crime Branch has launched a probe in the matter. In August last year, a nurse, working at a reputed hospital in Gurgaon, met three men who claimed that they work as placement agents   Read More ...
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PH, Brunei to resolve sea row peacefully
PH, Brunei to resolve sea row peacefully The Philippines and Brunei, which have rival claims in the South China Sea, on Thursday agreed to work for the peaceful resolution of disputes in the strategic waterway. President Duterte of the Philippines and Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei also emphasized the importance of the full and effective implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea, signed in 2002 by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and China to maintain peace and stability in the region despite the competing territorial claims   Read More ...
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PH, Brunei to work for peaceful settlement of maritime disputes
PH, Brunei to work for peaceful settlement of maritime disputes The Philippines and Brunei, which both have claims in the South China Sea, will work for the peaceful resolution of maritime disputes, which would be a key theme in the code of conduct in the disputed waters that is being sought to be crafted. President Duterte and Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah also emphasized the importance of the full and effective implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea   Read More ...
Places: Brunei Darussalam |  Philippines | 
Duterte to host state visits of Brunei sultan, Indonesia president
Duterte to host state visits of Brunei sultan, Indonesia president Manila will play host this week not only to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit but also to Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei and Indonesian President Joko Widodo, both of whom are making state visits to the Philippines. “Preparations are now in full swing for all activities scheduled [this] week in Manila,” presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said on Sunday   Read More ...
Places: Brunei Darussalam |  Indonesia |  Philippines |  Manila | 
Brunei seeks Chinese expertise to develop SMEs: local entrepreneurs
Brunei wanted to seek research and development (R&D) expertise from China to develop its small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), Brunei's entrepreneurs were quoted as saying by a local news daily on Tuesday. During a dialogue session between the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry Brunei Darussalam (NCCIBD) and visiting China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (CABIS) Secretariat officials, local businessman Haji Abdul Rahman said that Brunei entrepreneurs are eager to establish R&D with experts from China   Read More ...
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Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  China |  Brunei Darussalam | 
Chinese petrochemical company announces investment to Brunei
Hengyi Industries Sdn Bhd (Hengyi), a joint venture company co-formed by China's Zhejiang Hengyi company and its Bruneian partner, announced an investment decision worth 3.445 billion U.S. dollars to Brunei on Monday. With the signing of an implementation agreement, Hengyi reached a milestone in its progress to develop an integrated oil refinery and aromatics plant in Brunei, Qiu Jianlin, the Hengyi company chairman, said in his speech at a ceremony to celebrate the the signing of the agreement   Read More ...
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Brunei celebrates Earth Hour with lights out
Most parts of Brunei went dark on Saturday evening as thousands of Bruneians with glow sticks and candles joined people from 178 countries and territories in the global Earth Hour campaign. The world's largest grassroots movement founded by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) will see millions of participants around the globe switching off lights for one hour in an effort to shine a light on climate action and the role people can play in the global efforts to fight climate change   Read More ...
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Yellow Cab Pizza to enter Brunei, East Malaysia
Yellow Cab Pizza to enter Brunei, East Malaysia Max’s Group Inc. (MGI) on Tuesday said it inked a development agreement with YTT Sdn Bhd to open at least 10 Yellow Cab Pizza outlets in Brunei and East Malaysia within the next five years. This is MGI’s second development deal for 2017, bringing to around 140 the total number of international stores set to open in the next few years   Read More ...
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Le charme du prince du Brunei va vous faire oublier le Prince Harry
Le charme du prince du Brunei va vous faire oublier le Prince Harry PEOPLE - Si vous ne vous êtes toujours pas remis de la dernière relation du Prince Harry, séchez vite vos larmes et admirez Abdul Mateen. Ce prince du Brunei, petit pays d'Asie, n'a pas de quoi rougir face au rouquin anglais. Du haut de ses 25 ans, le quatrième fils du Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, n'a pas que sa fortune (estimée à près de 19 milliards d'euros) et son joli minois pour vous séduire   Read More ...
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Brunei police want fast information sharing with Sabah
Brunei police want fast information sharing with Sabah KOTA KINABALU: Brunei police is seeking to set up a fast information-sharing system with their Malaysian counterparts in tackling crime along the borders. Its police chief Datuk Seri Mohd Jammy Muhd Shah Al Islam (pic) said such a system was crucial due to the Sultanate's geographical location of being sandwiched between Sabah and Sarawak. He said the setting up of such a system was among matters that was discussed in   Read More ...
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Places: Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Malaysia |  Brunei Darussalam |  Malaysian Borneo |  Sabah |  West Coast |  Kota Kinabalu | 
ICTSI: End of Brunei contract won’t affect financial performance
ICTSI: End of Brunei contract won’t affect financial performance ICTSI Senior Vice-President for Asia Pacific Christian R. Gonzalez said the listed port operator owned by tycoon Enrique K. Razon has very little exposure to the New Muara Container Terminal since it only has a “management contract” with the sultanate’s leading trading gateway. “Our Muara [operation], it expired already... We’re on a rolling renewal now, but I mean its a management contract so I’m not so concerned about it.   Read More ...
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TPM lawat Brunei hari ini
TPM lawat Brunei hari ini PUTRAJAYA 31 Jan. - Datuk Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi hari ini mengadakan lawatan rasmi pertama beliau sebagai Timbalan Perdana Menteri ke Brunei dalam mengeratkan lagi persahabatan kedua-dua negara. Menurut satu kenyataan, Ahmad Zahid dijadualkan menghadap kehadapan Sultan Brunei, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah dalam lawatan berkenaan. Ahmad Zahid juga dijadualkan mengadakan pertemuan dengan Menteri Hal Ehwal Dalam Negeri Brunei, Pehin Abu Bakar Apong dan Menteri Tenaga dan Industri di Jabatan Perdana   Read More ...
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Brunei joins search for six still missing from capsized catamaran [VIDEO]
Brunei joins search for six still missing from capsized catamaran [VIDEO] KOTA KINABALU: Brunei is extending its support in search and rescue (SAR) operations for six people who are still lost at sea after the catamaran boat they were in capsized in Mengalum waters two days ago. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said Brunei has deployed a plane to conduct an aerial search. The agency has widened the search area to 1,500 square nautical miles, which covers Mengalum, Pulau Tiga   Read More ...
Thousands, including PM, Brunei Sultan, expected for Adenan's funeral
Thousands, including PM, Brunei Sultan, expected for Adenan's funeral PETRA JAYA: Thousands of Sarawakians are expected to turn up at the Jamek Mosque here today to bid farewell to the late Tan Sri Adenan Satem. Adenan, fondly referred to as "Tok Nan" by the public, will be accorded a state funeral this morning. The remains of the state’s fifth Chief Minister are expected to be transported from his official residence in Santubong to the mosque at around 10am. The   Read More ...
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Tags: Death & Dying |  Funeral | 
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Plagiarism vs. originality debate takes centre stage in book reading
The novelist Virginia Woolf once said that if you want to come up afresh in thousands of minds and books long after you were dead, the way to do it is to start thinking for yourself.   Read More ...
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