Delay in Removing Bracelet Overcome

  The Ministry of Health has increased the efforts to remove bracelet of those who had completed the 14 days quarantine.   According to the Minister Of Health if there is a problem such as delay in removing the bracelet, the public can contact the telephone line at 815 0522 and 816 0522. However, the … Read more

Message in Conjunction with World Mental Health Day

Brunei Darussalam’s government has provided universal health coverage for citizens and residents, including the existing mental health services in each district. The Minister of Health in a message in conjunction with the World Mental Health Day celebration said that however, there are obstacles to obtain the mental health services and this is not necessarily due … Read more

Mental Health is a Real Issue

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, statistics shared by the Ministry of Health shows that in the past year alone, psychological services in Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital received an average of 400 to 500 patients every month. At the same time, the Talian Harapan 145 recorded more than 700 calls in August this … Read more

Ensure Patients are given Immediate Treatment

The Minister of Health also shared that as per the press conference of the Ministry of Health on 8 October 2021, the Home Isolation Policy for COVID-19 patients has been initiated, specifically for patients identified as Category 1 and Category 2(a).   However, the Ministry of Health would like to clarify that patients in Category … Read more

36 Compound Fines Issued

36 compound fines were issued during ‘Operasi Pulih’ carried out on 8th October night, mostly focusing on offences involving violations of out-of-house restriction directive.   21 offences were recorded in Brunei Muara District, 14 in Belait District and 1 in Tutong District. Therefore, efforts need to be made by increasing the cooperation of all parties, … Read more

Gross Domestic Product Second Quarter 2021

The Non-oil and gas Sector continues to record positive growth in the second quarter of 2021 with an increase of 0.9 percent. The Gross Domestic Product growth rate declined by 2.1 per cent year-on-year which was due to the decrease in the Oil & Gas Sector by 4.7 per cent. The country’s gross domestic product, … Read more

27th APEC SMEMM

Brunei Darussalam has reintroduced several interim fiscal and monetary measures to lend support to the affected sectors, especially the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises MSMEs. The Deputy Minister of Finance and Economy for Economy, explained that the measures were taken based on strategies to maintain public well-being through efficient healthcare; employment protection and provide assistance … Read more

Message in Conjunction with World Post Day

Capability and passion to continue exploring new methods are necessary in postal services. As a sector that is challenged by digital advancement, the postal services should also wisely create and implement strategies to benefit from digital advancement opportunities. This includes being more attentive towards needs and issues experienced by consumers who rely on postal services … Read more

Dikir Maulud Rasul

In together enlivening and commemorating the birth of Our Great Prophet Muhammad Shallallahu ‘Alaihi Wasallam, the dikir continues to resound at mosques, suraus and religious halls nationwide. A number of mosques, suraus and religious halls have taken the initiative to hold Dikir Syarafil Anam ceremonies virtually. The Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Mosque Takmir Committee, in Kampung … Read more

Volunteers Required

The Minister of Health stated appreciation on the sacrifices of volunteers in controlling the spread of COVID-19 in terms of energy, time and property.       Currently, there are 260 government officers and staff, 92 health volunteers, 24 medical officers and nurses from the private sector and those who have retired currently serving as … Read more

PSR Scheduled to Start 15 November 2021

The Minister of Education during the media conference explained that the Primary School Assessment, PSR for 2021 which is scheduled to start on the 15th of November 2021 is to be carried out by using an Alternative Method which is the School Assessed Marks, SAM. The matter was informed by the consent of His Majesty … Read more

Fined for Directive Violations

Cooperation from the public is needed to achieve the strategy of ‘Operasi Pulih’ in controlling the spread of COVID-19 in the country. The Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister of Finance and Economy stated the matter during the Media Conference on the Latest COVID-19 Situation, question and answer session.       … Read more