Brunei’s life expectancy rises to 77 years

In Brunei Darussalam, the life expectancy of a person born today has increased to about 77 years, compared to 71 several decades ago, said Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar.  The minister was speaking at the launching ceremony for an awareness dissemination programme ‘Hidden Gems: Caring for Our Senior Citizens’, at the Health Promotion Centre yesterday. More details in Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin.