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Monthly Archives: February 2022

Sultan sends congratulatory message to Vietnam president, prime minister

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei...

Call to expand research into local herbs

Hakim Hayat Legislative Council (LegCo) member Yang Berhormat Haji Ramli bin Haji Lahit mooted the idea of expanding scientific research on the health benefits and...

Revised pension scheme to account for inflation

Azlan Othman The new pension scheme will take into account current inflation, said Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy...

Financial regulation amendments will bring system up to date

Azlan Othman Amendments to the Constitutional Order (Financial Procedure) (Amended) 2022 and Financial Regulations 2022 which will take effect on April 1 will be more...

New ART feature irons out delay in BruHealth colour code change

James Kon The ART feature on the BruHealth application was activated on Friday, recording over 3,000 antigen rapid test (ART) results from COVID-19 cases and...

Sultanate records 3,962 cases

James Kon Brunei Darussalam yesterday registered the deaths of four COVID-19 cases. Of these, three were non-COVID-19 related, while the other is being investigated. This...

Jalan Bunga Simpur closed temporary for repair works

Adib Noor The Public Works Department (JKR) under the Ministry of Development (MoD) announced the month-long partial road closure along Jalan Bunga Simpur in Kuala...

Telltale signs for COVID in children

James Kon As the Omicron wave sweeps through the Sultanate, children too are catching the infection. In a Ministry of Health (MoH) statement on ‘Children with...

Warning bells on plastic pollution

Some 16 per cent of the overall waste in the Sultanate is composed of plastic materials and the issue is worrying in the country,...

Committed to developing skilled local youth

Since the establishment of Hengyi Industries Sdn Bhd joint scholarship programme with Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) and Zhejiang University in March 2014, Hengyi has...