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Minister scrutinises Friday prayer preparations

Azlan Othman Preparations for the re-opening of mosques, suraus and religious halls for the Friday prayers are underway. The places of worship had been temporarily closed...

Two COVID-19 cases remain at NIC

James Kon Brunei Darussalam reported no new cases of COVID-19 yesterday, with the total number of cases remaining at 141. There were however no recovered...

Almost 30,000 book slots for Friday prayers

Rokiah Mahmud A total of 29,944 individuals have registered and booked slots to perform the Friday prayer, with the opening of mosques nationwide. Ministry of Health...

Mosques gear up for re-opening

Daniel Lim & Rokiah Mahmud Tomorrow will be the first time in 10 weeks that mosques, suraus and religious halls across the country have been...

Sultanate records 2nd COVID-19 death

James Kon Brunei Darussalam has recorded its second death from a confirmed case of COVID-19. At the daily press conference providing updates on the situation, Minister...

Foreigners celebrate Hari Raya away from home

Azlan Othman With the COVID-19 pandemic, many foreign workers and students living in the Sultanate celebrated Hari Raya in Brunei Darussalam during such an unprecedented...

Brunei sees surge in home bakers

Syazwani Hj Rosli The recent coronavirus outbreak in the country resulted in a surge of home bakers who spend more time at home than usual...

Ring removed from teen’s finger

James Kon Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) personnel removed a ring stuck on a finger of an 18-year-old Chinese man at a home in the...

Brunei ranks 49th in 2020 Energy Transition Index

Azlan Othman Brunei Darussalam is placed 49th out of 115 economies in the 2020 Energy Transition Index, recently released by the World Economic Forum (WEF),...

Six-year-old boy drowns in river

Izah Azahari A six-year-old Murut boy was believed to have drowned while swimming in a river. The Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) received the distress call...

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