Borneo Bulletin (Brunei)

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ ANN) - Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah yesterday received in audience Lieutenant General Nicholas Pope, Deputy Chief of the General Staff and Colonel Commandant Brigade of Gurkhas of the United Kingdom.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ ANN) - The Department of Agriculture and Agrifood, Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (MPRT), Brunei and Yuan Longping High-Tech Agriculture Co Ltd, China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of agriculture.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ ANN) - Brunei's Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (MPRT) is striving to increase rice productivity in Brunei Darussalam through introducing hybrid paddy varieties that are adaptable to the country’s environmental conditions and can produce at least 12 metric tonnes per hectare in irrigated areas.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ ANN) - The 11th Multi-Disciplinary International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence (MIWAI 2017) was officially opened yesterday by Dr Hajah Romaizah binti Haji Mohd Salleh, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education (MoE) at the Lecture Theatre 2, Library Complex, Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB).

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Jerudong International School (JIS), Brunei Darussalam has been shortlisted for the Outstanding Strategic Initiative Award in the prestigious British International Schools Award (BISA) for 2018.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ ANN) - The Minister of Health, Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Zulkarnain bin Haji Hanafi, lauded the positive development of health-related business avenues and opportunities, which he said could be explored to bring forward more healthy concepts and to further develop Brunei’s health agenda.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ ANN) - His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, yesterday afternoon received in audience Dato Seri Paduka Dato’ Sri Anifah bin Haji Aman, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia, who is on a two-day working visit to the country.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ ANN) - Brunei Darussalam’s efforts towards economic diversification and increasing local employment opportunities through attracting foreign direct investment reached another milestone with the launching of a margarine manufacturing plant at the Serasa Industrial Site yesterday.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ ANN) - THE establishment of the Western Foods and Packaging Sdn Bhd (WFP) margarine manufacturing plant is a significant development for Brunei Darussalam and will open up many possibilities for downstream expansion.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ ANN) - The 22nd Exercise Maju Bersama between the Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) and Singapore Army commenced yesterday in an opening ceremony held at Third Battalion, RBLF in Lumut Camp.