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DOWN MEMORY LANE WITH BORNEO BULLETIN ARCHIVES Compiled by Faruq Aiman Bostaman Big win for Sultan’s team in first polo AUGUST 13, 1977 - Polo in Brunei...

The harsh truths of job-hunting amid a robust economy

|     Jessica Contrera     | ON the morning she would try to change her circumstances, Donna Maria Osborne did everything she thought she...

12 things I learned by working as a butler at the...

OLD-SCHOOL service is alive and well at the Plaza: High tea treats are served in brass birdcages, tuxedo-clad bellman whisk away luggage to gilded...

The endless, impossible search for just one conversation that doesn’t mention...

HARRITI Shah has had her share of awkward first dates. No-chemistry first dates. But then a man on a date this summer spent the bulk...

Why a woman blames Trump selfies for her divorce

THE news release begins with a statement as terse and vague as you would expect from a high-profile couple confirming their divorce, after reporters...

Mexico’s prickly pear cactus: Energy source of the future?

MEXICO CITY (AFP) - The prickly pear cactus is such a powerful symbol in Mexico that they put it smack in the middle of...

Postal boating: The Bangkok mailman still brings word by canal

|     Sippachai Kunnuwong     | BANG KHUN THIAN, Thailand (AFP) - Revving up his engine as the monsoon clouds begin to open, Nopadol Choihirun steers his...

William, Harry lead tributes to mother Diana, 20 years on

|     Robin Millard     | LONDON (AFP) - Two decades on from the death of Princess Diana, her sons Princes William and Harry are working to...

Young Afghans see opportunities dwindle as security worsens

|     Kathy Gannon     | KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Sultan Hossaini sent three of his children from their rural home to the capital, Kabul, hoping they...

After desperate bid to save daughter, father seeks ‘truth’ ...

|    Bhuvan Bagga    | GORAKHPUR, India (AFP) - Mohammad Zahid battled exhaustion to keep a manual pump pushing air into his five-year-old daughter. But slowly...

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