Active Weather Conditions Forecasted to be Active Starting Tomorrow until Morning

​Brunei Darussalam is currently at the end of Inter-Monsoon period, where local wind effects play an important role in affecting the daily weather. During the Inter-Monsoon period, the weather is generally fair in the morning. Showers and thunderstorms occur mainly over the inland during the afternoon, and propagate towards coastal and sea areas at night, and at times prolonged to early morning of the following day.   Weather condition over Brunei Darussalam is forecasted to be active, starting on 30th November 2022 until Sunday, 4th December 2022. This is due…

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The Daily Status of the COVID-19 New Normal

​One case is in Category 5, requiring treatment at the Intensive Care Unit.   The Ministry of Health in its press release stated that 645 cases have recovered.   86.7 per cent of children aged 5 to 11 have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 62.1 per cent 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 per cent.     Source: Radio Television Brunei  

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Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony

​349 Sanah 6 students of the Bandar Seri Begawan Arabic Preparatory School were feted at a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony, which was followed by the Hafl Al-Takharruj or convocation ceremony. The function was held on 29th November morning, at Jerudong Park Amphitheatre.   The ceremony commenced with the recital of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Awang Haji Mohd Serudin bin Haji Timbang, Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. As part of the efforts of making Al-Quran reading a culture, students are encouraged to always practise proper Al-Quran reading.  …

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ASEAN-Korea Centre Capacity Development Workshop

  ​The Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism through the Tourism Development Department further enhances cooperation with the ASEAN-Korea Centre, AKC through the ASEAN-Korea Centre Capacity Development Workshop, in an effort to achieve the national vision of sustainable, resilient and inclusive growth for the tourism industry with the implementation of digital strategies and solutions. The workshop was held on 29th Novemnber morning, with the theme, ‘Rethinking Tourism: How Businesses can adopt Digital Strategies to transform the tourism industry’.   Dayang Hajah Dahliana binti Haji Aliakbar, Acting Permanent Secretary at the…

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United Youth Camp

The 4-day United Youth Camp is hoped to cultivate leadership, patriotism, discipline, volunteerism, and commitment in team work. It was officiated yesterday afternoon at Sports Village, Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex in Berakas.   Dayang Umi Kalthum Binti Haji Abdul Karim, Director of Youth and Sports in her speech said the youth are facing various challenges and influences that if not taken care of wisely will result in the occurrence of undesirable things. 60 youths from the four districts are taking part in the camp organised by Youth and Sports…

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Briefing on Syariah Penal Code Order

  Tutong District Religious Affairs Office in collaboration with Tutong District Religious Affairs Office and Bukit Beruang National Housing Scheme Mosque in Tutong District held a briefing on Syariah Penal Code Order for Mosque Affairs Officer in Tutong District and Belait District as well as Mosque Takmir Committee at the districts. The briefing was held at Bukit Beruang National Housing Scheme Mosque in Tutong District.   It was delivered by Awang Haji Abd Azim Azman bin Judin @ Aji, Deputy Syarie Prosecutor, Syarie Prosecution Division, Ministry of Religious Affairs. Apart…

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Self Service Kiosks

Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam, BIBD is advancing its efforts to promote cashless transactions at supermarkets and fast food outlets through the use of self-service kiosks. Two units of self-service kiosks were unveiled at the Jaya Hypermart in Gadong.   The launching was officiated by Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Haji Muhammad Ruzaini bin Pengiran Haji Mohd Yakub, Chairman of Three-G Media Sendirian Berhad and Awang Junaidi bin Haji Masri, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of BIBD. Customers are able to scan their items using the kiosks and pay for…

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