Retails Sales Index and Food and Beverages Services Index

In the third quarter, Q3 2022, the performance of the retail sales showed a year-on-year increase of 4.8 percent with an estimated value increased from $407.4 million to $427 million. The Department of Economic Planning and Statistics, DEPS, Ministry of Finance and Economy in its press release on Retails Sales Index and Food and Beverages … Read more

“Ceria Kampung Ku” Family Day

The Kampung Senukoh Consultative Council Committee yesterday morning held the “Ceria Kampung Ku” Family Day. The event was held at Orang Kaya Sura Haji Tuba bin Taliff Community Hall in Temburong District.   Among lined-up at the event were aerobic session, walkathon and sports events. The family day aimed to create joy among the village … Read more

International Merchandise Trade Statistics September 2022

The total trade recorded an increase of 13.5 percent from $2,267.5 million in September 2021 to $2,572.8 million in September 2022, contributed by a rise in both export and import value between those periods. The Department of Economic Planning and Statistics, DEPS, Ministry of Finance and Economy in its press release informed that compared to … Read more

Poetry Declamation Competition

Dayang Siti Azizah binti Haji Nurdin with her poem titled, “Katani Warga Emas” won the Poetry Declamation Competition held yesterday morning. With the theme” Sayangi Warga Emas” or Love the Senior Citizens, the competition which was organised by the Brunei Darussalam WARGAMAS Association took place at the Ministry of Religious Affairs.   Present was Yang … Read more

Local Digital Arts

Painting is a work of art that has high value. However, along with the development of today’s technology, panting can be digitized using equipment such as a ‘tablet’ or ‘drawing pad’.   Awang Muhammad Khairul bin Haji Kamis, a local digital painting artist in an interview, explained that he started with traditional painting in 2000 … Read more

Dhaka Stock Exchange Extends Technology Partnership with Nasdaq

NEW YORK and DHAKA, Bangladesh, Jan. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) today announced the extension of their partnership where Nasdaq provides DSE with trading technology. The agreement includes an upgrade of Nasdaq´s X-stream INET technology in order to accommodate the increasing trading activity of the exchange with […]

Spend Time with Family

​There are only 2 days left before the First Term of the school season begins. Despite being busy preparing for school necessities, the weekend is still used by parents and guardians to spend time with their children.   During the Bandarku Ceria Programme on 1st January morning, RTB crew took a closer look and found … Read more

Towards a Smart Nation

​There is no change in the electricity tariff for users who have changed their pre-paid meters to smart meters through the United Smart Meter System, USMS Project. According to the Department of Electrical Services, if the pre-paid meter still has a balance, the balance will be transferred to a smart meter within 3 days after … Read more

Doa Kesyukuran of Scout Association

  ​The Brunei Darussalam Scout Association held its 90th anniversary with a Doa Kesyukuran Ceremony. The ceremony took place at the Ar-Rahim Mosque, Kampung Bukit Panggal in Tutong District.   Present was Dato Paduka Architect Haji Idris bin Haji Abas, President of the Brunei Darussalam Scout Association. The event included mass Fardhu Zuhur Prayer, followed … Read more

Donations for Orphans

​50 selected orphans received donations in the form of school necessities during the Donation Ceremony of Didik Kasih Back to School for Orphans of RPN Panchor Mengkubau. The ceremony was held on 1st January afternoon, at Dato Mohd Yasin Primary School’s Hall, RPN Mentiri.   The donations were presented by Pengiran Haji Ismail bin Pengiran … Read more

Brunei Recorded 13.5 Percent Trade Growth In Sept

Brunei recorded 2,572.8 million Brunei dollars (1,919.1 million U.S. dollars) total trade for Sept last year, up 13.5 percent year-on-year. The latest International Merchandise Trade Statistics, released yesterday, by the Department of Economic Planning and Statistics, at the Ministry of Finance and Economy, showed that, Brunei’s exports grew 22.6 percent yearly to 1,612.2 million Brunei … Read more