Borneo Bulletin (Brunei)

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Livestock producers in the country should continue expanding their production - to fulfil the needs of the local market and for exports, create more jobs and make a bigger contribution to the country’s GDP growth, according to the Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism Awang Haji Ali bin Haji Apong.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - According to Hirman bin Haji Abu, the Head of Crop Industry Division at the Department of Agriculture and Agrifood, those interested in hi-tech contract farming will be provided with a hectare of land as a start-up.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - YB Pehin Orang Kaya, the Legislative Council (LegCo) Speaker, received a courtesy call yesterday from Richard Lindsay, the British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - The four-day ‘Agricultural Enterprise Exposure Programme for Youth through Contract Farming’ will expose participants to contract farming in the hope of raising youth involvement in the agriculture sector.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Fifty solo exhibitions and 140 group exhibitions - featuring the works of over 100 Korean artists - are being staged at The Empire Hotel & Country Club as part of the Korean Art Festival, which was officially launched yesterday.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was inked between the Brunei Art Forum and the Korea Fine Arts Association yesterday, ushering in a new era of cultural exchanges between Brunei Darussalam and the Republic of Korea.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) recently received a visit by a delegation from Balai Pendidikan dan Pelatihan (DIKLAT) Keagamaan Surabaya, Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - The Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs, Don Pramudwinai, is currently on an official visit to Brunei Darussalam until January 18, at the invitation of Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Dewa Dato Seri Setia Lim Jock Seng, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade II.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - More tourists are expected to visit the Sultanate via cruise ships this year, creating business opportunities for local freight travel agents and other related industries.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - The combined capabilities of the public and private sectors are needed to address cyber threats to the increasingly networked, digitised, and connected world, according to a new report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in collaboration with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG).