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Tackle unemployment with innovation, urges minister

The issues of unemployment and manpower development are constant challenges faced by countries, said by Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of...

Keeping tabs on manpower development

The new iSkill Programme and the ecosystem around it provide a comprehensive review of the training and competency standards, the certification and assessment requirements. This...

Canadian envoy praises Brunei for COVID-19 control

High Commissioner of Canada to Brunei Darussalam Jeanette Stovel praised Brunei Darussalam for containing the spread of COVID-19 in the country. More details in Wednesday’s...

Milky Way captured in Brunei skies

An amateur photographer captured an image of the Luagan Lalak Recreation Park in Labi, against a glowing backdrop of Milky Way stars. More details in...

Malaysia’s ex-finance minister, wife charged with graft

PENANG, MALAYSIA (AP) - Malaysia’s former finance minister accused the government of taking political vengeance on Tuesday after a third graft charge was filed...

Singapore founder’s grandson to pay fine for Facebook post

SINGAPORE (AFP) - The grandson of Singapore’s founding leader Lee Kuan Yew and nephew of the current Prime Minister said on Tuesday he will...

Indonesia starts human trials of China-made virus vaccine

JAKARTA (AFP) - Indonesia on Tuesday launched human trials of a Chinese-made coronavirus vaccine with some 1,600 volunteers slated to take part in the...

Russia registers virus vaccine, Putin’s daughter given it

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international...

Belarusian challenger leaves the country amid protests

MINSK (AP) - The top opposition candidate in Belarus' presidential vote, who refused to concede her defeat amid a massive police crackdown on protesters,...

Shooting near White House interrupts Trump’s briefing on TV

WASHINGTON (AP) - A uniformed Secret Service officer shot and wounded a man during a confrontation near the White House that led to United...

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