4 Batches of Paracetamol Suspension Medicine Recalled

Following the viral message through social media regarding the quarantined Paracetamol Suspension medicine, the Ministry of Health confirmed that four batches of Paracetamol Suspension medicine 50 milligrams / millimetre have been recalled from distribution. The Ministry of Health in its press release stated that the recall of the medicine is in accordance to the Standard Operating Procedure, SOP of Department of Pharmaceutical Services after internal monitoring on the product found that its quality may be affected. The recall only involves the listed four batches and does not involve other batches…

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Chairmanship Handover Ceremony for ASEAN-BAC

ASEAN Business Advisory Council, ASEAN-BAC, Brunei Darussalam’s council members attended the Chairmanship Handover Ceremony, 95th ASEAN BAC Meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia. Among those attending the event was Haslina Taib, ASEAN BAC Brunei member and Chair of Digital Transformation Working Group. The theme for ASEAN BAC Chairmanship this year is ‘ASEAN Centrality: Innovating Towards Greater Inclusivity.’ Nearly 100 delegates participated in the event. During her presentation, Ms Haslina mentioned that the Digital Transformation Working Group will be organising a series of roundtables with regional experts and industry players. This will be…

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Global Chauffeur Service Blacklane names Cindy Rubbens as Chief People Experience Officer and Gudrun Herrmann as Global Head of Communications

Rubbens will oversee the continuous scaling of Blacklane while driving growth via learning and development, while Herrmann is tasked with building up an external and internal strategic communications function and co-drive its sustainability efforts. BERLIN, Feb. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global chauffeur service, Blacklane, announced that it has named Cindy Rubbens Chief People Experience Officer (CPXO) and Gudrun Herrmann Global Head of Communications, effective immediately. Both will report to Blacklane CEO and CO-Founder Dr. Jens Wohltorf and will be charged with developing the Talent Attraction and Human Resources as…

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Pottery Making Process Creativity

Pottery making requires patience, diligence and creativity, combined together to produce highly distinctive artistic pieces which can be either decorative or useful. Anyone who is interested in pottery making can now try it out with the help of a local expert. Adam Diongchee Huat, a pottery making teacher, clay is the main component of pottery making. The clay collected is wet down with a small amount of water before leaving it for a few days. The textured clay can be formed by hand into pots, glasses, plates and others, with…

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Enhancing Cyber Security Strategy

​Accelerated digitalisation during the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the number of internet-facing application and potential exposure to cyber-attacks.   According to a press release from Unified National Networks, UNN Sendirian Berhad, businesses can strengthen their applications and mitigate against cyber exploitation by taking a proactive strategy of performing penetration testing. Penetration testing, also known as PenTest, is a method of proactively assessing vulnerabilities of computer systems, networks, or web applications. The Cyber Security Portfolio from UNN Sendirian Berhad now includes PenTest-as-a-Service, PTAAS as part of its continuous effort to support the…

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International Study Fair

​The Findlay International Study Fair provided students who wish to further their studies abroad with the opportunity to learn more about the courses offered at several international universities. The one-day fair held at a hotel in Gadong received an overwhelming response with almost 500 visitors recorded.   The event among others shared information on the courses offered by universities in Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand and United States of America. Students are encouraged to register early to study at the university or college of their choice.   Source: Radio Television Brunei…

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Health Promoting School Initiative Workshop

​Children, especially teenagers, are exposed to the risk factors of non-communicable diseases, NCDs, which will have an impact on their health when they grow up such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes. Among the risk factors of non-communicable diseases identified among children and adolescents are unbalanced diet and lack of physical activity. The United Nations, WHO 2017 study was shared during the Health Promoting School Initiative Workshop for Private Primary and Secondary Schools in Brunei Muara District and Belait District.   The workshop among other things aimed…

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