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 2021-04-22 15:46 

Borneo Bulletin

Sultan completes COVID vaccination schedule...

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....

 2021-04-22 15:42 

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Innoculation drive for senior citizens begins tomorrow...

The vaccination drive for senior citizens aged 60 years and above will begin tomorrow, where they will be offered the AstraZeneca vaccine.The announcement was....

 2021-04-22 15:41 

Borneo Bulletin

Land, sea borders closure extended for another two weeks...

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....

 2021-04-22 15:37 

Borneo Bulletin

Gender equality under the spotlight...

The Legislative Council (LegCo) yesterday attended an online meeting on 'The Asean-EU Gender Parity: State of Play and Perspective', hosted by the European Parliament.The....

 2021-04-22 14:27 

Borneo Bulletin

No injuries reported in dual fires...

The bedroom of a two-storey Jalan Mulaut home was completely destroyed in a fire on Tuesday, while no injuries were reported.Watch Commander of Team....

 2021-04-22 14:18 

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Laos locks down capital over virus outbreak...

BANGKOK (AP) — Laos locked down its capital and closed its international borders to most traffic yesterday after identifying a COVID-19 cluster connected to....

 2021-04-22 14:15 

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India posts global record of 315,000 daily COVID-19 cases...

New Delhi (AFP) - India posted a global record of almost 315,000 new Covid-19 infections yesterday as hospitals in New Delhi sent out desperate....

 2021-04-22 14:05 

Borneo Bulletin

US announces probe into Minneapolis police...

MINNEAPOLIS (AFP) - The United States (US) Justice Department announced on Wednesday an investigation into the Minneapolis police, a day after a white former....

 2021-04-22 14:03 

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UAE warns of restrictions for unvaccinated as doses near landmark...

DUBAI (AFP) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced on Wednesday it had given nearly 10 million vaccine doses, equal to one for every....

 2021-04-22 13:55 

Borneo Bulletin

New Peruvian frog leaps into amphibian species ledger...

Lima (AFP) - Peruvian officials on Wednesday announced the discovery of a brand-new frog, a spotted brown critter with an unusual eye colouring and....

 2021-04-21 15:29 

Borneo Bulletin

Over 4,000kg of dubious meat seized...

The Halal Food Control Division at the Syariah Affairs Department recently seized 4,754.22 kilogrammes of frozen Allana meat from an abattoir in the Mulaut....

 2021-04-21 15:26 

Borneo Bulletin

Court calls for sexual offenders register in child abuse case...

A 62-year-old man was recently sentenced to four years' imprisonment by the High Court, following his guilty plea to outraging the modesty of his....

 2021-04-21 15:22 

Borneo Bulletin

Car goes up in flame at hospital basement...

A car was damaged in a fire during an incident at the basement parking area of Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital on....

 2021-04-21 14:31 

Borneo Bulletin

Atltico, Inter, AC Milan, Juventus drop out of Super League...

MADRID (AP) — Atltico Madrid, Inter Milan, AC Milan and Juventus all dropped out of the Super League yesterday, leaving the new competition essentially....

 2021-04-21 14:28 

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Indonesia navy says searching for submarine with 53 aboard...

Jakarta (AFP) - Indonesia's military said it was searching for a submarine with 53 crew aboard after losing contact with the vessel off the....

 2021-04-21 14:25 

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Philippines: 4 dead, 9 missing from wayward cargo vessel...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rescuers in the southern Philippines found the bodies of four crew members yesterday and rescued seven others who jumped off....

 2021-04-21 14:24 

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India reels from COVID-19 'storm'...

NEW DELHI (AFP) - Oxygen supplies in Indian hospitals were running perilously low yesterday as daily COVID-19 deaths surged past 2,000 for the first....

 2021-04-21 14:16 

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Russia aiming for herd immunity against virus by autumn: Putin...

MOSCOW (AFP) - President Vladimir Putin said yesterday that Russia is aiming for herd immunity against the coronavirus by the autumn and hailed his....

 2021-04-21 14:15 

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Derek Chauvin found guilty of George Floyd's murder...

MINNEAPOLIS (AFP) - Derek Chauvin, a white former Minneapolis police officer, was convicted on Tuesday of murdering African-American George Floyd after a racially charged....

 2021-04-21 13:17 

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Alaska pinata maker now makes coronavirus-shaped models...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — When the coronavirus pandemic began last year, Carolina Tolladay Vidal's pinata business in Alaska went to pieces — and not....

 2021-04-20 15:05 

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Belt and Road Initiative will aid regional recovery: Sultan...

The Belt and Road Initiative would further complement the revitalisation of economies. It is a significant plan that would contribute to regional connectivity and....

 2021-04-20 15:04 

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MoH updates Hari Raya guidelines...

Hari Raya Aidilfitri gatherings this year will be limited to private events with family members and close friends, in keeping with the guidelines set....

 2021-04-20 15:03 

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Brunei economy seen growing 2.5pc next year...

Brunei Darussalam is one of three Asean economies which expanded last year, with a 1.2-per-cent economic growth. More details in Wednesday's Borneo Bulletin....

 2021-04-20 15:02 

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Scores test positive for Covid-19 on India flight to Hong Kong...

HONG KONG (AFP) - At least 53 passengers on a flight from New Delhi to Hong Kong have tested positive for coronavirus, authorities said....

 2021-04-20 13:32 

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M'sia opposition seeks to end emergency...

KUALA LUMPUR (AP) — Malaysian opposition lawmakers led by former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad submitted a petition to the country's king on Tuesday seeking....

 2021-04-20 13:31 

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New Zealand confirms airport virus case, travel bubble unaffected...

WELLINGTON (AFP) - New Zealand authorities revealed an Auckland airport worker had tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, although Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said....

 2021-04-20 13:31 

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Facebook unveils big audio push, adding podcasts...

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Facebook on Monday said it is adding podcasts and "live audio rooms" in a push to get people talking and....

 2021-04-20 13:30 

Borneo Bulletin

Kosovar biologist calls newly found insect after coronavirus...

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovar biologist Halil Ibrahimi believes the pandemic restrictions haven't all been bad — as a result of them, he completed....

 2021-04-20 13:29 

Borneo Bulletin

No saving the planet without booming India...

NEW DELHI (AFP) - Global efforts to arrest climate change and keep Earth liveable will fail without a jumbo-sized effort from India to halt....

 2021-04-20 13:28 

Borneo Bulletin

FIFA vows 'consequences' for Super League clubs as backlash intensifies...

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND (AFP) - FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Tuesday warned that clubs involved in the European Super League could face "consequences4;, as the....

 2021-04-19 14:42 

Borneo Bulletin

AstraZeneca back in Brunei's vaccination programme...

Following a review of available current data and taking into account the effectiveness of the AstraZeneca vaccine in preventing COVID-19 infection, Brunei Darussalam is....

 2021-04-19 14:41 

Borneo Bulletin

Local detained for smuggling meat, plants...

Police personnel detained a local man aged 33 at the cemetery area of Kampong Negalang, Temburong District for allegedly smuggling contraband into the country.....

 2021-04-19 14:40 

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Week-long lockdown in New Delhi as virus cases top 15 million...

NEW DELHI (AFP) - India's capital New Delhi imposed a week-long lockdown which started on Monday night, officials said, as the megacity struggles to....

 2021-04-19 13:23 

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Egypt says 11 killed in train crash north of Cairo...

CAIRO (AP) — A passenger train derailed on Sunday north of Cairo, killing at least 11 people, Egyptian authorities said. It was the latest....

 2021-04-19 13:23 

Borneo Bulletin

S Korea to grant temporary stay permits to illegal migrant children...

SEOUL (Xinhua) - South Korea's Justice Ministry said on Monday it will grant temporary stay permits to illegal migrant children who were born and....

 2021-04-19 13:22 

Borneo Bulletin

Sri Lanka COVID-19 deaths each 617...

COLOMBO (Xinhua) - The number of COVID-19 deaths in Sri Lanka reached 617 on Monday after one more death was reported, official statistics from....

 2021-04-19 13:22 

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Japan's hard-hit regions may revert to state of emergency...

TOKYO (CNA) - A recent surge in COVID-19 cases could see major parts of Japan slide back into states of emergency with authorities in....

 2021-04-19 13:21 

Borneo Bulletin

Hester Ford, oldest living American, dies at 115. or 116?...

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA (AP) - A North Carolina woman who grew up picking cotton, got married at 14 and went on to become the....

 2021-04-19 13:20 

Borneo Bulletin

China holds national parent-child reading event...

BEIJING (Xinhua) - A national parent-child reading event was held on Sunday in the run-up to the 26th World Book Day on April 23.....

 2021-04-19 13:20 

Borneo Bulletin

Couple: Man has tossed used cups in their yard for three....

LAKE VIEW, NEW YORK (AP) - An upstate New York couple may have finally solved the mystery of who's been tossing used coffee cups....

 2021-04-18 15:17 

Borneo Bulletin

Man killed in wee hour accident near Damuan Park...

A 25-year-old local man was killed in a single-vehicle crash near the Damuan Park on Jalan Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha early Sunday morning.....

 2021-04-18 15:16 

Borneo Bulletin

Over BND1.95M for poor this year...

The Brunei Islamic Religious Council (MUIB) held a distribution event at Utama Mohammad Salleh Mosque in the Temburong District on Saturday, where Zakat money....

 2021-04-18 15:14 

Borneo Bulletin

Canada records second case of rare blood clot after AstraZeneca shot...

TORONTO, CANADA (AFP) - Canadian health authorities said on Saturday the country has recorded a second case of rare but serious blood clotting linked....

 2021-04-18 14:36 

Borneo Bulletin

Navalny's doctor: Putin critic 'could die at any moment'...

MOSCOW (AP) — A doctor for imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in the third week of a hunger strike, said his....

 2021-04-18 14:36 

Borneo Bulletin

Journalists allege police harassment at protests...

AP - Some journalists covering protests over the police fatal shooting of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, in suburban Minneapolis said officers have....

 2021-04-18 14:35 

Borneo Bulletin

Germany remembers nearly 80,000 COVID dead...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany paid tribute on Sunday to the nearly 80,000 people it has lost to the coronavirus, even as the country struggles....

 2021-04-18 14:34 

Borneo Bulletin

Suga asks Pfizer for additional vaccine supply...

TOKYO (AP) - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga asked the United States (US) drug maker Pfizer Inc for additional supplies of the COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-04-18 14:34 

Borneo Bulletin

Australia in no hurry to re-open borders...

MELBOURNE (CNA) - Australia is in no hurry to re-open its international borders and risk the country's nearly coronavirus-free lifestyle, Prime Minister Scott Morrison....

 2021-04-18 14:33 

Borneo Bulletin

'Godzilla' shark discovered in New Mexico gets formal name...

SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO (AP) - The 300-million-year-old shark's teeth were the first sign that it might be a distinct species. The ancient chompers....

 2021-04-18 14:33 

Borneo Bulletin

Football floats from Ireland to Wales, owner identified...

UPI - A Welsh family found a football washed up on the beach near their home and used Facebook to find the owner, who....

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