Borneo Bulletin (Brunei)

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin /ANN) - Seven differently-abled youth received scholarships for the UnikLearn 2019 Training and Internship programme during a signing ceremony at the Design & Technology Building, Anggerek Desa yesterday.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin /ANN) - A comprehensive range of products and services, from Brunei and overseas will be showcased under one roof at the Asia Expo 2019 at Hall 1 and Hall 2 of Bridex Hall, Jerudong from November 27 to December 1.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin /ANN) - KDB Daruttaqwa left the country yesterday for deployment to Qingdao, People’s Republic of China; Busan, Republic of Korea; and Changi, Republic of Singapore.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin /ANN) - Brunei Darussalam’s economy is projected to grow steadily in the next few years. The gross domestic product (GDP) is slated to grow at 4.8 per cent this year, 6.6 per cent in 2020 and 2.2 per cent in 2024.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin /ANN) - Prayer places and the airport gained scores of 100 for Brunei Darussalam, which climbed one spot to 10th place among the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries in the latest MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI), revealed yesterday.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin /ANN) - The recently inked agreement between Brunei’s International Halal Trade Hub and Services Sdn Bhd (IHTHS) and Malaysia’s Economic Development Management Organisation (EDMO) will begin a collaborative partnership that sees both parties working to solve existing agricultural issues each country is encountering.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin /ANN) - After being away from the local music scene, Zul F or Zul Faden (pic), the former winner of the first season of Passport to Fame (P2F) television show in 2005, is making a fresh comeback with the release of his new album this month.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin /ANN) - Local documentary titled 'The Soul Within' directed by Drablo Max won the Best Picture Award at the 5th edition of the Universal Martial Arts Film Festival (UMAFF) 2019 recently.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin /ANN) - The number of obeses schoolchildren in Brunei Darussalam is increasing by one per cent every year with 50 per cent being categorised as overweight and obese. Global School Health Survey (GSHS) in 2014 shows that the younger generation are at risk of developing non-communicable diseases (NCD) including Type 2 Diabetes.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin /ANN) - Brunei and Malaysia achieved another milestone in their bilateral agricultural cooperation with the signing of the ‘Strategic Alliances Agreement on the Multiuse Products for Agriculture’ between International Halal Trade Hub and Services Sdn Bhd (IHTHS) and Malaysia’s Economic Development Management (EDMO).