Agricultural Series Seminar

The virtual Series Seminar in conjunction with the Farmers, Livestock Breeders and Fishermen’s Day, HPPPN which was held throughout November, ended yesterday carrying the theme ‘Peluang-peluang Sektor Pertanian di Masa Hadapan’ or Agricultural Sector Opportunities in the Future. The seminar organized by the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, yesterday MORNING shared alternative marketing opportunities such … Read more


The Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam Youth Empowerment Summit, BIBD YES is one of the initiatives to inspire the youth. The BIBD YES will be held for three weeks from the 11th to 27th of December 2021. In this regard the Signing Ceremony for the BIBD YES was held virtually yesterday afternoon.   Joining the virtual … Read more

ASEAN Business Awards

  His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al- Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan  Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin  Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office in a sabda stressed on the importance of strengthening collaborations between the public-private sectors to pursue a sustainable recovery from the pandemic. In 2021,   His … Read more

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince And Senior Minister At The Prime Minister’s Office Addresses The Opening Ceremony of The ASEAN Business Awards 2021

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office delivered a sabda at the Opening Session of the ASEAN Business Awards (ABA) 2021 in Brunei Darussalam via video recording.     His Royal Highness in the sabda … Read more

ABA Acts As ASEAN Economic Community Platform

The ASEAN Business Awards, ABA, will take place virtually on Tuesday, the 30th of November 2021. ABA aims to recognize outstanding and successful ASEAN companies that have contributed to ASEAN’s economic growth and prosperity. ABA also serves as a platform to spread information concerning the ASEAN Economic Community. This year, eight award categories will be … Read more

xBusiness Operating Hours of Business Premises and Fuel Stations Extended

The business operating hours of several premises and fuel stations in the country were also extended during the transition phase. Most business premises operate until 8:00 in the evening in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures, SOP outlined by the government.   The premises operate at 50 percent capacity at a time. Only individuals who … Read more

Dine-In Services Operating As Usual

Restaurants and food courts are operating as usual with the reopening of dine-in services under the Transition Phase. With the reopening, business hours are now extended.   To ensure the safety of customers, premise owners are to ensure that employees had completed their vaccinations and all individuals scan the BruHealth app before entering the premises, … Read more

International Merchandise Trade Statistics, August 2021

  Brunei Darussalam’s total trade was valued at 2,227.4 million dollars in August 2021, an increase by 60.9 per cent compared to the same period last year.   For month-to-month changes, total trade for August 2021 decreased by 11 point 1 per cent compared to July 2021. Total exports grew by 135.7 per cent year-on-year … Read more

ASEAN States Object as China Lobbies for Myanmar Junta to Join Summit, Sources Say

A Chinese envoy has lobbied Southeast Asian nations to let Myanmar’s military ruler attend a regional summit being hosted by China’s president next week but has met stiff opposition, diplomatic sources said Thursday. Myanmar’s standing as a member of the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has been thrown into the spotlight by a … Read more

Webinar on Doing Business in Brunei

The Brunei Darussalam Economic Blueprint and Digital Economy Master Plan 2025, which are being implemented in tandem with the Brunei Darussalam’s Climate Change Policy in support of the sustainable development agenda were shared by the Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister of Finance and Economy during the Webinar on Doing Business in … Read more

ASEAN Economic Ministers – Canada Consultations

The Launching of the ASEAN-Canada Free Trade Agreement, FTA’s Negotiations was the highlight of the 10th ASEAN Economic Ministers – Canada Consultations, held via video conferencing yesterday MORNING. The launching of the negotiations is one of Brunei Darussalam’s Priority Economic Deliverables, PED for this year. It is expected that the FTA, once finalised, will have … Read more