PNP to beef up police presence in crime-prone barangays

The Philippine National Police (PNP) will deploy policemen in barangays identified by the local police forces as crime-prone areas as part of preemptive efforts against criminality. PNP chief information officer Col. Redrico Maranan said the move is a strategic action plan as the national police do not have enough manpower to guard over 100 million … Read more

15% of Bicol job fair applicants set to get hired on the spot

The Department of Labor and Employment in Bicol (DOLE-5) is expecting about 300 jobseekers or at least 15 percent of 2,000 applicants who preregistered will be hired on the spot during the Labor Day job fair held at the Ayala Malls here on Monday. DOLE-5 Regional Director Ma. Zenaida A. Angara-Campita, in an interview with … Read more

500 businesses shuttered by KMU, says former member

A former ranking official of militant labor group, Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU), on Monday claimed that the organization was responsible for the closure of at least 500 factories nationwide that resulted in the displacement of half a million workers over the past several years. Crispin Tandog Jr., a former national executive council member of KMU, … Read more

35 jobseekers hired on the spot in Pampanga Labor Day job fair

At least 35 jobseekers are now part of the labor force after they were hired on the spot in the job fair held at the SM City Pampanga on Monday. In line with the celebration of the 121st Labor Day, five job fairs were conducted simultaneously in different areas in Central Luzon. Public Employment Service … Read more

Sungai Teraban Fair

​The Kampung Sungai Teraban Consultative Council in Belait District organised the ‘Pesta Sungai Teraban’ or Sungai Teraban Fair. The event held on 12th March morning, also coincided with the 39th National Day celebration.   Among the activities held include a cleaning campaign and a kite competition. In attendance was Awang Haji Amirol Hafidzin bin Haji … Read more

10th ‘Canang Citra Budaya’

​The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports will organise the 10th ‘Canang Citra Budaya’ that will be managed by the Culture and Arts Division in collaboration with Radio Television Brunei. ‘Canang Citra Budaya’ is a competition to elevate Malay Brunei culture.   The main focus of the competition is to enliven the country’s art and … Read more

‘Peduli Ummah’ Forum

​The youth must rise and always contribute towards the society’s well-being in together helping those in need, especially those living outside the country. This was underlined in the ‘Peduli Ummah: Solidariti Bencana Alam Turkiye dan Syria’ forum organised by Syababul Iman Group, Sultan Sharif Ali Mosque Takmir Committee in collaboration with the Wecare Association, 12th … Read more

Briefing on Abandoned Vehicle Issue

​The public is reminded not to abandon their vehicles in order to maintain cleanliness of the environment, and not to obstruct the road for public use. Actions will be taken and a $500 compound will be issued in accordance to the Miscellaneous Offences Act, Chapter 30. The reminder was made during a briefing session on … Read more

Youth Tilawah Al-Quran Competition

​Md Rizmee Saufi Shahadat bin Abd Muizz Zulazmi from Tanah Jambu Mosque and Nurul Sakinah binti Siman from Ash Shaliheen Mosque emerged as champions of the Tilawah Al-Quran Competition for Mosque Youths Nationwide. Held for the very first time by the Ash-Shaliheen Mosque Takmir Committee with the Mosque Affairs Department, the competition was held to … Read more

Beach Cleanup Activity

​The Japanese Association in collaboration with Green Brunei held a beach cleanup activity, 11th March. Held at Serasa Beach, the activity aimed to raise awareness on the importance of protecting the environment.   Joining the activity was His Excellency Maeda Toru, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Brunei Darussalam who is also the Honorary … Read more

Solidarity and Sportsmanship

​The 19th Asian Games Fun Run provided the public the opportunity including the differently-abled to carry out healthy activities together and be active for solidarity and sportsmanship. During interview, participants said the event also gave them the chance to interact and exchange views with athletes.   The run also acted as a training session for … Read more

19th Asian Games Fun Run

​His Royal Highness Prince Haji Sufri Bolkiah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, President of the Brunei Darussalam National Olympic Council launched the 19th Asian Games Fun Run at Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar Ali Saifuddien in the capital. Organised by the Brunei Darussalam National Olympic Council with the support of … Read more