Operations Closure

As a precaution, the Brunei Muara District Land Office at Jalan Pembangunan, Berakas is completely closed starting yesterday.   The closure is for cleaning works and operations will begin at a later date. For applications at the District Land Offices for the Belait, Tutong and Temburong branches, the applications can still be sent to the … Read more

Public Service Commission Recruitment 2.0

The Public Service Commission is implementing a new recruitment system, the Public Service Commission Recruitment, PSCR 2.0 which will replace the current PSC Recruitment system. This system development project consists of two phases, namely the first phase for Front End users which has been fully completed, while the second phase for the business users is … Read more

Flood Situation Monitoring

Although the flood situation in several areas in Tutong District is still under control, however the flood water levels continue to be monitored from time to time.   According to the Tutong District Office’s Press Release, the flood water level in several areas in the District yesterday showed signs of a gradual decline. This is … Read more

Online Services Can Help Students

The closure of the library following the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the methods of obtaining information and reference sources for students of higher learning institutions to the new normals. With the advancement of technology, most of the required reference sources can now be accessed at your fingertips or online.   The online method is very … Read more

Question and Answer Session

About 25 percent of the second-wave COVID-19 cases are those aged 18 and below. The Minister of Health stated the matter during a question and answer session with the media.   According to the Minister of Health, the Delta Variants can infect anyone regardless of age including children. Regarding smoking individuals, they face 2 offences, … Read more

3 New Coronavirus Deaths in Australia

Australia recorded three new COVID-19 deaths in its most populous state of New South Wales and nearly 1,500 new cases of the coronavirus disease on Sunday. Speaking to reporters in Sydney, New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the peak of the most recent outbreak was expected “in the next couple of weeks.” Regarding the … Read more

Americans Find Comfort in Pets During COVID Pandemic

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA – For many Americans, pets offer a rare source of comfort during uncertain times. Dog lovers are quick to say their pets aren’t just companions, they’re like members of the family. “I’m really happy to have Bentley,” said teenager Aisha Simmons, as she walked the black Labrador retriever around her neighborhood in Alexandria, … Read more

Brazil-Argentina World Cup Qualifier Halted by COVID-19 Controversy

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s World Cup qualifying match against Argentina was dramatically suspended shortly after it began Sunday as controversy over COVID-19 protocols erupted. The match at Sao Paulo’s Neo Quimica Arena between the two giants of South American football came to a halt when a group of Brazilian public health officials came onto … Read more

Hospitals in Crisis in Mississippi, the Least Vaccinated US State

JACKSON, MISS. – As patients stream into Mississippi hospitals one after another, doctors and nurses have become all too accustomed to the rampant denial and misinformation about COVID-19 in the nation’s least vaccinated state. People in denial about the severity of their own illness or the virus itself; visitors frequently trying to enter hospitals without … Read more

New ‘TAIB’ Call Centre

  As one of the initiatives to provide more efficient services to the public, Perbadanan Tabung Amanah Islam Brunei, TAIB announced the new 24 Hour Call Centre Line number, which is 222 0299.   It aims to expand the range of services available to customers. It is also hoped that the line will make it … Read more

Number of New Converts Increase

  Based on statistics from the Da’wah Propagation Division, Islamic Da’wah Centre, in 2020, 436 people have chosen Islam as their way of life. The number shows an increase compared to the statistics in 2019 which recorded 347 people.   From January to July this year, 233 people have converted to Islam from the four … Read more