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Faulty air-con causes Belait fire

THE Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) yesterday responded to a minor fire that broke out at the second floor of a house in Kampong...

Salute to 132 police personnel

A TOTAL of 132 police personnel of rank and file received long-service medals during a ceremony at the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) Headquarters...

Charitable body brings smile to Kota Kinabalu orphans

The Brunei Council on Social Welfare (MKM) organised a members’ vacation to Kota Kinabalu and a working visit to Rumah Amal Kasih, a safe...

Indonesia flood death toll tops 100, dozens still missing

SENTANI, Indonesia (AFP) - The death toll from flash floods and landslides that tore through Indonesia’s Papua region has topped 100 with dozens more...

Syrian refugee father and son buried as New Zealand funerals begin

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AFP) - A Syrian refugee and his son were buried in New Zealand yesterday in the first funerals of those killed...

Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid

BEIRA, Mozambique (AFP) - The death toll from a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 as rescuers raced...

Dutch prosecutors consider terror motive in tram shooting

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) - Dutch investigators probing the deadly tram shooting in the city of Utrecht sharpened their focus on Tuesday on a possible...

Asylum seekers waiting in Mexico seek to stay in US

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Several asylum seekers who are being forced to wait in Mexico while their cases wind through United States (US) immigration...

Tokyo unveils ‘cherry blossom’ Olympic torch

TOKYO (AFP) - Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics yesterday unveiled a cherry-blossom shaped torch for the Games as the city prepares for the...

Public entertainment scheduling should not coincide with religious holidays: Minister

Minister of Home Affairs Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong in response...

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