Appreciation Ceremony for Outstanding Students

The Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Tahfiz Al-Quran Institute yesterday morning held an Appreciation Ceremony for the Outstanding Secondary and Diploma of ‘Aliyah Qiraat’ Students for 2021/2022 session. The ceremony took place at the Institute.   Prizes were presented by Pengiran Haji Amiruddin bin Pengiran Haji Damit, the Institute’s principal. The ceremony aims to celebrate students who have succeeded in Al-Quran and Academic examinations as well as public examinations.     Source: Radio Television Brunei

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The Daily Status of the COVID-19 New Normal

2 cases are in Category 5, requiring treatment at the Intensive Care Unit, while 1 case in Category 4, requiring oxygen assistance and close monitoring.   The Ministry of Health in its press release stated that 714 cases have recovered yesterday.   86.6 percent of children aged 5 to 11 have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 62 percent of adolescents aged 12 to 17 have received 3 doses. Meanwhile, the percentage of the country’s population who have received the third dose stands at 78.8 percent.    …

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World Children’s Day Celebration

80 children comprised 40 children from the Children Development Centre, CDC and 40 from the Children’s Cancer Foundation, YASKA were feted in a ceremony in conjunction with the World Children’s Day. The ceremony took place at Dewan Al-Afiah, Ministry of Health, yesterday afternoon.   Present was Dayang Hajah Nor Ashikin binti Haji Johari, Permanent Secretary for Community at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports. The ceremony ran concurrently with souvenirs presentation collected from Imagine Sendirian Berhad and the Department of Community Development, JAPEM. Among the recipients were children treated…

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Semi-Final Results Of the National Level Al-Quran Reading Musabaqah for Adults

  Five Qari and Qariah will compete at the Final of the National Level Al-Quran Reading Musabaqah for Adults 1444 Hijrah/2023 that will take place later. The results were announced yesterday afternoon at the International Convention Centre, Berakas. The participants are Awang Mohammad bin Ali; Haji Awang Muhammad Fikri bin Haji Awang Metussin; Awang Haji Nasrul Fakhri bin Haji Yahya; Pengiran Amirul Aiman bin Pengiran Haji Marjuki and Awang Ahmad Zulwaqar bin Suhaili.   Meanwhile the selected qariah are Dayang Hajah Nurfaezah Binti Haji Emran; Dayangku Siti Ummi Syazana Binti…

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Prize Presentation

  The prize presentation of the Painting Competition under the Environmental Education Project was held yesterday morning during the Closing Ceremony of the Project.   Prizes were presented by Doctor Dayang Shamsiah Zuraini Kanchanawati binti Haji Tajuddin, Permanent Secretary for Core Education at the Ministry of Education. Awang Muhammad Wafi bin Rosley from Raja Isteri Fatimah Primary School won the male category while female category was won by Chloe Raphaele Ramesh from Saint Andrew’s School.     Source: Radio Television Brunei

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Reforestation Project Biodiversity Park

500 tree saplings were planted in Hengyi Industries’ 6th Reforestation Project Biodiversity Park at Berakas Forest Reserve, yesterday morning.   At the function, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Abdul Manaf bin Haji Metussin, Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism officiated the ceremony with the planting of Cassia Fistula tree saplings. Also present was Her Excellency Yu Hong, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to Brunei Darussalam. Among those planted were Meranti Putih Timbul, Selangan Daun Tebal and Kapur Peringgi. The tree species are…

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Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony

612 individuals joined the Khatam Al- Quran Ceremony in commemorating the 52nd Anniversary of the name change from Bandar Brunei to Bandar Seri Begawan. The ceremony took place yesterday afternoon at the Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Mosque in the capital. The ceremony which was organised by the Bandar Seri Begawan Municipal Department, was a continuous effort to strengthen Islam in the country in line with the country’s image of Malay Islamic Monarchy or Zikir Nation.   Present was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ahmaddin bin Haji Abdul Rahman, Minister…

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