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Asean ministers to hasten implementation of initiatives for regional recovery

KUALA LUMPUR: The economic ministers of Asean will reconvene through the virtual 53rd Asean Economic Ministers (AEM) Meeting from Sept 8-15, 2021, to push for quicker implementation of the initiatives under the Asean Comprehensive Recovery Framework (ACRF), Ministry of...

Brunei reports first virus deaths in over a year

KUALA LUMPUR: Brunei reported two coronavirus deaths Tuesday, the first fatalities from Covid-19 in the Southeast Asian nation in over a year as it battles a fresh outbreak. An 85-year-old woman and a 69-year-old man, both Bruneians, died after contracting...

Brunei enforces stricter social distancing after first local case in 15 months

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: The Brunei government announced stricter social distancing measures after the country reported eight new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, including seven local infections and one imported case, Xinhua reported. The local infections were the first to be reported...

Brunei contributes ventilators, test kits worth RM1.7 million

KUALA LUMPUR: Brunei Darussalam is contributing ventilators and Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Covid-19 test kits worth RM1.7 million to Malaysia, says Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein. Hishammuddin said he had a telephone conversation with Bruneian Second Foreign Minister...

Malaysia, Brunei to enhance collaboration in cultural tourism

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Brunei will enhance collaboration in exploring the growth potential of cultural tourism to support the industry players in both countries. The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry (Motac) in a statement today said the details would be discussed...

Brunei reports 2 new imported Covid-19 cases, 255 cases in total

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Brunei reported two new confirmed Covid-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the national tally to 255, Xinhua reported. According to Brunei's Ministry of Health, case 254 is a 36-year-old man and case 255 is a 45-year-old man. They...

Brunei reports new imported Covid-19 case

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Brunei reported one new confirmed COVID-19 case on Sunday, bringing the national tally to 250. According to Brunei's Ministry of Health, the patient is a 42-year-old woman who arrived in the country from Indonesia on May 30,...

100 lorry drivers, co-drivers vaccinated

MIRI: This division has started vaccinating lorry drivers from transportation and logistics companies. This is to ensure that they can pass through Brunei while delivering essential goods to Limbang and Lawas.  Today, 100 lorry drivers and co-drivers were inoculated at a...

Brunei reports new imported Covid-19 case

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Brunei reported one new confirmed case of Covid-19 on Wednesday, bringing the national tally to 231 cases. According to Xinhua news agency quoting the Brunei's Health Ministry, the new case is a 46-year-old man who arrived in...

Malaysia, Brunei formalise unitisation agreement for two offshore fields

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, through its national oil company, Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas), today formalised a Unitisation Agreement (UA) with Brunei for the Gumusut-Kakap and Geronggong-Jagus East fields which straddle along the Malaysian-Brunei maritime boundary.  The formalised UA firmly attests to...
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Let us not politicise education

The political parties don’t fight over whether education is important. They know it is.—  Bill Harris, entrepreneur Datuk Seri Shafie...
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