A GROUP of students accompanied by four teachers from the Malay Language Unit, Mother Tongue Languages Department of Innova Junior College, Singapore, yesterday made a study visit to Brunei Press Sdn Bhd.
STERN action will be taken against recipients of national housing schemes who continue to disregard guidelines and regulations that had been “set in stone” by the relevant authorities, warned the Minister of Development.
Speaking at the official launch of World Habitat Day 2014 at the Atrium Hall of The Airport Mall in Berakas yesterday, Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman expressed his regret that some recipients of national housing schemes have rented out their houses, while others have sold them off.
FORMAL education in Brunei Darussalam began when the first Malay school was established in 1914 and since then, the education sector has expanded rapidly, with a number of Chinese schools, English schools, and Arabic schools today.
Within a century, the formal education system in the country has achieved excellence and dynamism – always improving with the times in today’s globalised world. It has continued to grow through focused initiatives in technical, vocational and religious education.
This development is in line with the needs and requirements of the country to produce a new generation of leaders, who are knowledgeable with dynamic personality, through implementation of the Malay Islamic Monarchy (MIB) concept.
WINNING strategies for Brunei’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) took centre stage as the Asia Inc Forum hosted the 2014 Local Business Development (LBD) Forum yesterday.
Held at the Radisson Hotel, the LBD Forum carried the theme, “Breaking Through! Winning Strategies for Brunei SMEs” and looked at how SMEs in the country can develop a winning plan for expanding local markets and getting ready to create new markets globally.
A DELEGATION from the Singapore Foreign Service, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Singapore, accompanied by the Singapore Deputy High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam, Desmond Koh Chee Hing, visited the Brunei Press Sdn Bhd’s main building in Beribi yesterday.
BRUNEI Press Sdn Bhd held a Blood Donation Drive yesterday.
Carrying the message, “Give Blood, Save Lives,” the blood donation drive took place at the Brunei Press Commercial Printing Services office.
BRUNEI Press Sdn Bhd is in the process of digitalising old newspaper archives to offer easy access to past news and historical moments since the establishment of the company which publishes the leading local newspaper in the Sultanate.
This was stated by Reggie See, the General Manager of Brunei Press, during an introductory visit by delegates from the Public Relations Unit, Ministry of Defence (MinDef), led by Major Muhammad Kassim bin Awg Yusof, who is also the new MinDef spokesman.