Consumer Health Sector Commits to Industry-Wide Environmental Charter

GENEVA, Nov. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  The Global Self-Care Federation (GSCF) has today announced the launch of the Charter for Environmentally Sustainable Self-Care, the first global commitment from the consumer health industry to drive sustainable self-care. The Charter aims to reduce the impact of self-care products on the environment, while ensuring better health outcomes, […]

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Astronomical Instruments Workshop

The Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam in collaboration with the Balai Khazanah Islam Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Prime Minister’s Office, organised a Workshop on the Use of Rubu’ Mujayyab Traditional Astronomical Instruments. The three-day online workshop runs until today.   It was officiated by Doctor Haji Mohammed Hussain bin Pehin Penyurat Haji Ahmad, Acting Director of the Balai Khazanah Islam Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah. The workshop is joined by 95 participants, including 7 participants from Malaysia and Indonesia. During the workshop, seven key topics focused on the Rubu’ Mujayyab’s application.…

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Seizure of Contraband

  Over 1,000 cans of alcoholic drinks were confiscated by personnel of the Marine Police, Royal Brunei Police Force following patrols conducted at Kampung Pelambayan, Brunei Muara District.   During a patrol carried out on Brunei waters, a boat sped towards Kampung Pelambayan after noticing the police presence. The boat was later found without an operator. Upon inspection, large packages were found in the boat containing 1,464 cans and 20 bottles of alcoholic drinks of various brands. All contraband were handed over to the Royal Customs and Excise Department for…

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Seizure of Customs Contraband

The Royal Customs and Excise Department, RCED through the Law Enforcement Division continued its operations targeting three separate locations on the 23rd and 24th of November 2021. The first operation on the 23rd of November focused on a sawmill and a house in Kampung Panchor Murai.   During the operation, the RCED detained a foreign man and woman aged 36 and 46 respectively, believed to be in possession and involved in the sale of Customs’ contraband. The contraband found during the operation were 446 cartons, 6 packets and 16 sticks…

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Friday Sermon

  Repentance and Istighfar are not only for those who have sinned, but all Muslims are commended to always do so. In Islam, istighfar submits the soul, heart and mind to Allah Subhanahu Wataala while seeking His forgiveness for all sins. Friday Prayer sermon titled ‘Make Istighfar a Habit’ shared several benefits for those practising Istighfar.   1 of the benefits is that sins, whether they are intentional or not, are forgiven. Istighfar also calms the heart from anxiety due to the sins committed, and the person will also receive…

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Webinar on Investment in Agriculture and Food

The importance of investment in agriculture and the food system was among those discussed during the Webinar on the Responsibility of Investment in Agriculture and the Food System. The webinar was jointly organised by the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary General Assembly, AIPA, the Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO and the International Institute for Sustainable Development, IISD.   Representing the Legislative Council to the webinar, Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Mohimin bin Haji Johari @Jahari, Member of the Legislative Council. Also present was Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Jaya Dato Paduka Awang Haji…

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