Launching of Retail Rapid Charging Station

The efforts of all parties are required to play their respective roles in the electrification in consumer transportation to transition to utilize Electric Vehicles, EV and steadily grow the sector. The Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister of Finance and Economy said in Brunei Darussalam, the number of Electric Vehicles owners is growing slowly and it is just a matter of time before more consumers will jump on this bandwagon. When this happens, growth in the sector will be increased. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang…

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Wira Fajar Youth Programme

The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports in collaboration with the Mosque Affairs Department, Islamic Da’wah Centre, Ministry of Religious Affairs as well as Mosque Youths organised the Wira Fajar Mass Fardhu Subuh Prayer Youth Programme at Mosque. The event in conjunction with the 17th National Youth Day Celebration took place at Kampung Pengkalan Batu Mosque. Present was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Nazmi bin Haji Mohamad, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports. The programme began with Mass Fardu Subuh prayer, followed by Dawn Talk on Future Ready Youth.…

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Youth Exchange Programme Closing Ceremony

The virtual Brunei Darussalam – Republic of Korea Youth Exchange Online Programme 2022 was organised by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, through the Youth and Sports Department in collaboration with Korea Youth Work Agency. KYWA, and Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Gender Equality and Family. The 3-day programme ended on 30th September afternoon, with a Closing Ceremony held at Dewan Digadong, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports. Joining the event was Dayang Umi Kalthum binti Haji Abdul Karim, Director of Youth and Sports. The participants comprised of representatives…

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Honest, Trustworthy and Wise in Work

Work ethic plays an important role in producing a quality and excellent administration. Without work ethics, the human resource that carries out tasks in the administration of an organisation will act according to emotions, while ignoring the rules and laws. The matter was among the content of the Friday Sermon titled ‘Jujur, Amanah dan Bijaksana dalam Pekerjaan’ or ‘Honest, Trustworthy and Wise in Work.’ The Imam or Prayer Leader reminded that we must adhere to the work ethics and guidelines in Islam. Every individuals must possess these work ethics. First,…

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 Teaching Experience in Remote Area

The job of a teacher is, admittedly, no easy task. Yet for one schoolteacher who teaches at a school in deep rural Brunei, the challenges and obstacles that he has been facing over the years have only made him wiser and more astute, especially given that not everyone would be ready and willing to face the situations that he had experienced. In conjunction with this year’s Teachers’ Day, News at Ten went on location in southern Belait District to take a closer look at the challenges and experience of teaching…

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 Teachers act as Catalyst towards Producing a Visionary Generation

Sincerity, determination and excellence of teachers play a major role in developing individual potential towards producing a human capital with noble personality and progressive in supporting the nation development. In a sharing session with RTB News, teachers who had served in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s expressed their appreciation to the present teachers who have given their dedication and high commitment to improve the quality of education, especially in improving the performance of students. Source: Radio Television Brunei

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Philippe Kridelka (Belgium) Chair of Fifth Committee

The Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) elected Philippe Kridelka (Belgium) Chair on 7 June.  (See Press Release GA/12422.) Prior to his appointment as Permanent Representative to the United Nations in 2020, Mr. Kridelka was his country’s Ambassador to Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar and Thailand, since 2017.  From 2013 to 2016, he served as Secretary General of the Household of His Majesty the King of the Belgians. Mr. Kridelka has held several posts in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), including Director of its New York Liaison Office and UNESCO Representative to the United Nations (2010…

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