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 2021-12-07 16:24 

Borneo Bulletin

Resilient in the face of COVID-19...

The maritime industry was commended for its resiliency and adaptability during the COVID-19 pandemic by Minister of Transport and Infocommunication Dato Seri Setia Awang....

 2021-12-07 16:21 

Borneo Bulletin

No one left behind...

A group of frontliners led by Mohammad Yunos bin Haji Pungut took the initiative to bring an unemployed man found wandering in the streets....

 2021-12-07 15:40 

Borneo Bulletin

Minister calls on public to be part of study...

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar yesterday called on the public to step forward to be part....

 2021-12-07 15:27 

Borneo Bulletin

Raising awareness on HIV/AIDS through virtual run...

A virtual run is being organised to observe World AIDS Day and raise awareness on HIV/AIDS.Brunei: Run Happy is organised by AKIF Event in....

 2021-12-07 15:25 

Borneo Bulletin

Domestic violence in the spotlight...

Mawar Association recently organised a virtual domestic violence awareness programme in conjunction with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2021.Over....

 2021-12-07 15:06 

Borneo Bulletin

Volcano eruption death toll rises to 34 in Indonesia...

CURAH KOBOKAN, INDONESIA (AFP) - The death toll from the eruption of Indonesia's Mount Semeru volcano rose to 34 yesterday, the national disaster agency....

 2021-12-07 15:02 

Borneo Bulletin

India bolsters military, energy ties with Russia...

NEW DELHI (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin lauded India as "a great power" in New Delhi on Monday as the traditional allies bolstered....

 2021-12-07 14:59 

Borneo Bulletin

Storm sweeps Hawaii, brings threat of catastrophic floods...

HONOLULU (AP) - A strong storm packing high winds and extremely heavy rain flooded roads and knocked out power across Hawaii, with officials warning....

 2021-12-07 14:56 

Borneo Bulletin

Family of six, including child, wounded in US strike in Syria...

BEIRUT (AP) - A United States (US) airstrike targetting an al-Qaeda leader in northern Syria wounded a family of six, including a 10-year-old child....

 2021-12-07 09:41 

Borneo Bulletin

Brunei adds 27 new COVID cases...

27 new cases of COVID-19 were added in Brunei Darussalam in the past 24 hours, with two new clusters involving six cases. This brings....

 2021-12-06 15:24 

Borneo Bulletin

3,356 adolescents receive second dose of COVID vaccine...

Some 3,356 students, aged between 12 and 17, yesterday received the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine as part of the campaign to inoculate adolescents....

 2021-12-06 15:19 

Borneo Bulletin

Smooth sailing for Haj registrations...

The Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA), through the Haj Management Department, has opened Haj registration for 1443 Hijrah/2022.Registration, which began yesterday until February 5,....

 2021-12-06 15:15 

Borneo Bulletin

Six climb up RBPF ladder...

With the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and....

 2021-12-06 13:49 

Borneo Bulletin

Mt Semeru erupts again, hampering rescue operations...

LUMAJANG, INDONESIA (AFP) - Indonesia's Mount Semeru spewed more ash yesterday, hampering the search for survivors as aerial images showed the extent of the....

 2021-12-06 13:46 

Borneo Bulletin

Women activists call for more rights in Afghanistan...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Women's rights activists in the Afghan capital of Kabul insisted on Sunday they would continue fighting for their right to....

 2021-12-06 13:45 

Borneo Bulletin

Nepal reports first cases of Omicron variant...

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Nepalese authorities yesterday reported the first cases of the Omicron variant in the Himalayan nation.A Health Ministry statement said a....

 2021-12-06 13:43 

Borneo Bulletin

India hosts Putin as it balances ties with Russia, US...

NEW DELHI (AP) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was set to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday to discuss defence and trade....

 2021-12-06 13:41 

Borneo Bulletin

Early reports about Omicron variant encouraging, Fauci says...

AP - United States (US) health officials said Sunday that while the omicron variant of the coronavirus is rapidly spreading throughout the country, early....

 2021-12-06 13:38 

Borneo Bulletin

Tribal violence kills 24 in Sudan's Darfur: Aid group...

CAIRO (AP) - Tribal clashes between Arabs and non-Arabs killed at least 24 people on Sunday in Sudan's western Darfur region, an aid group....

 2021-12-06 09:46 

Borneo Bulletin

Brunei logs 16 new COVID cases, 3 new clusters...

Brunei Darussalam adds 16 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with three new clusters involving nine cases. The brings the total....

 2021-12-05 16:28 

Borneo Bulletin

His Majesty leaves London...

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....

 2021-12-05 16:25 

Borneo Bulletin

Second dose for adolescents start today...

The administration of the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents aged 12 to 17 starts today.This was announced by Minister of Health Dato....

 2021-12-05 16:21 

Borneo Bulletin

Religious booklets to be given to vaccine recipients...

Some 6,500 copies of Sembahyang Sunat Taubat Guidebook and Lafaz-lafaz Istighfar will be distributed to vaccine recipients at COVID-19 vaccination centres in all four....

 2021-12-05 16:16 

Borneo Bulletin

10 COVID cases detected on cruise ship carrying thousands...

MIAMI (AFP) - Ten COVID-19 cases have been detected among crew members and passengers on a Norwegian Cruise Line ship returning to New Orleans....

 2021-12-05 16:08 

Borneo Bulletin

Three wounded as Myanmar soldiers ram car into protest...

YANGON (AFP) - Myanmar soldiers wounded at least three people after ramming a car into a peaceful anti-coup rally in Yangon, eyewitnesses said yesterday.The....

 2021-12-05 16:06 

Borneo Bulletin

Death toll rises to 13 in Indonesia volcano eruption...

LUMAJANG, Indonesia (AP) - The death toll following the eruption of the highest volcano on Indonesia's most densely populated island of Java has risen....

 2021-12-05 16:04 

Borneo Bulletin

Indian villagers protest as army kills 15...

GAUHATI, INDIA (AP) - Angry villagers burned army vehicles in protest after more than a dozen people were killed by soldiers who mistakenly believed....

 2021-12-05 15:39 

Borneo Bulletin

Biden, Putin to hold talks amid Ukraine tension...

MOSCOW (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his United States (US) counterpart President Joe Biden will hold talks by video conference tomorrow, the....

 2021-12-05 15:36 

Borneo Bulletin

Homeowner tries to smoke out snakes, burns down house...

POOLESVILLE, MARYLAND (AP) - An American home was accidentally burned to the ground by an owner trying to get rid of a snake infestation,....

 2021-12-05 10:17 

Borneo Bulletin

Brunei adds 22 new COVID cases...

22 new COVID-19 cases, no new clusters reportedBrunei Darussalam adds 22 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, including two imported cases,....

 2021-12-04 16:40 

Borneo Bulletin

Sultan describes Brunei-UK ties as 'special'...

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....

 2021-12-04 16:38 

Borneo Bulletin

Another feather in DARe's cap...

DARe (Darussalam Enterprise) was awarded the ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Project Award for the Pulau Muara Besar (PMB) Bridge Project during the 39th Conference....

 2021-12-04 16:37 

Borneo Bulletin

Abandoned newborn found at bus stop...

A newborn baby girl, with umbilical cord still attached, was found abandoned at the Jalan Pasir Berakas bus stop in Kampong Lambak on Saturday.....

 2021-12-04 16:37 

Borneo Bulletin

Whistle blown on dubious meat...

Enforcement officers from the Halal Food Control Division of the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) seized dubious cuts of Japanese Wagyu beef, intended to....

 2021-12-04 16:37 

Borneo Bulletin

Collaboration vital for future of digital education...

The Ministry of Education (MoE) is not only working to ensure schools are equipped to adopt the blended learning environment, but is also actively....

 2021-12-04 16:36 

Borneo Bulletin

Recoveries continue to surpass new cases: Minister...

Brunei Darussalam's COVID-19 recoveries continue to surpass new cases yesterday with 71 recovered cases and 22 newly detected ones, while The number of confirmed....

 2021-12-04 16:36 

Borneo Bulletin

Thousands flee as Mount Semeru erupts...

JAKARTA (AFP) - Indonesia's Mount Semeru erupted on Saturday, spewing out a tower of smoke and ash that plunged local communities into darkness and....

 2021-12-04 16:34 

Borneo Bulletin

Mob lynches Sri Lankan man in Pakistan...

SIALKOT, PAKISTAN (AFP) - Up to 120 people have been arrested in Pakistan after a Sri Lankan factory manager was beaten to death and....

 2021-12-04 16:34 

Borneo Bulletin

Prosecutors appeal dismissal of Philippines ferry disaster case...

MANILA (AFP) - A lawyer for the families of victims of a 2008 Philippines ferry disaster vowed on Saturday to challenge the dismissal of....

 2021-12-04 16:34 

Borneo Bulletin

Parents captured after son charged in Oxford school shooting...

PONTIAC, MICHIGAN (AP) - The parents of a teen accused of killing four students in a shooting at a Michigan high school were caught....

 2021-12-03 17:01 

Borneo Bulletin

Sultan attends HRH graduation...

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....

 2021-12-03 17:01 

Borneo Bulletin

Women encouraged to follow passion in sports...

Her Royal Highness Princess 'Azemah Ni'matul Bolkiah encouraged women and young girls who are interested in embarking on a career in sports to follow....

 2021-12-03 17:00 

Borneo Bulletin

Speeding on the rise, says MKKJR...

A total of 1,280 violations involving driving over the speed limit were recorded from January to October, an upward trend from 700 cases in....

 2021-12-03 17:00 

Borneo Bulletin

New variant no cause for alarm: Minister...

The public should not panic over Omicron cases detected in neighbouring countries, said Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohammad Isham bin....

 2021-12-03 16:07 

Borneo Bulletin

PAF pilots undergoing training in Brunei...

The S-70i Black Hawk flight simulator training for pilots of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) was launched on Friday at the Canadian Aviation Electronics....

 2021-12-03 16:07 

Borneo Bulletin

Nine violations recorded in Operasi Peralihan...

Nine violations were detected by enforcement personnel during Operasi Peralihan on Thursday night. More details in Saturday's Borneo Bulletin....

 2021-12-03 16:07 

Borneo Bulletin

Malaysia detects first Omicron case in South African student...

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (AP) - Malaysia said on Friday it has detected its first case of the new Omicron strain of the coronavirus in....

 2021-12-03 16:06 

Borneo Bulletin

South Africa accelerates vaccination campaign...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa has accelerated its vaccination campaign by giving jabs at pop-up sites in shopping centres and transportation hubs to combat....

 2021-12-03 16:06 

Borneo Bulletin

Armed man outside UN arrested after standoff...

NEW YORK (AP) - The United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York City was locked down for several hours on Thursday after a man....

 2021-12-03 16:06 

Borneo Bulletin

Tropical storm brewing in Bay of Bengal...

HYDERABAD, INDIA (AP) - Indian authorities issued an alert, shut schools and cancelled trains in parts of the country on Friday as rescue teams....

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