Brunei Renames Monetary Authority Central Bank

Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD), the country’s de facto central bank, has been officially renamed Brunei Darussalam Central Bank (BDCB). According to the national broadcaster, Radio Television Brunei, yesterday, Brunei’s Sultan, Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, decided to change the name of AMBD to BDCB. Following the name change, BDCB will continue to perform the same functions … Read more

‘Social Responsibility and Attention in Preventing Drug Trafficking’

  ​Drug trafficking should not be rampant as it will have a detrimental effect towards the society and the country. Apart from that, it can also lead to rising crime rate as well as social ills that can affect the society and country’s harmony. This was among the matters underlined in yesterday’s Friday Sermon titled ‘Social … Read more

Appeal Case by Two Former Judicial Officers

Following an appeal by two former judicial officers, the appeal lodged by the Public Prosecutor and the Defendants, Ramzidah binti Pehin Datu Kesuma Diraja Retired Colonel Haji Abdul Rahman, the first defendant, and Haji Nabil Daraina bin Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin, the second defendant was heard in the … Read more

Launching of Care for Palestine Initiative Official Logo

In together upholding the aspiration of the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam to generate funds for the recently launched Palestinian Humanitarian Fund 2021, the Brunei Darussalam Red Crescent Association has introduced the ‘E-Sadaqah Untuk Mu Saudaraku di Palestin’ project. The launching ceremony for the official logo of CARE … Read more