The Royal Brunei Police Force is tracing the whereabout of a local man who went missing. Tomo Bakhtiar bin Jali, aged 40, holds yellow identity card number 00-294412. Any information on his whereaboutS, contact the Tutong Police Station at 422 1206 or …

Run Away Employee

A foreign worker was reported to have ran away from her employer. Any information on 29-year-old, Nova Aprillita, who holds the passport number C9900169, contact the Bandar Seri Begawan Police Station at 224 2334, hotline 993 or any nearby police stati…

Robbery Suspect Apprehended

A 27-year-old local man was arrested by the Royal Brunei Police Force, RBPF believed to be involved in a case of armed robbery. The incident reportedly happened at a grocery store in Jalan Pasir Berakas, Kampung Lambak. In the incident that occurred la…

Runaway Woman

  ​A local female was reported to have run away from home.   49-year-old, Hajah Balqis Binti Haji Mohd Hussein, holds smart card number 00-255613.   Any information on her whereabouts, the public can contact Lamunin Police Station, Tutong Police District at 423 7374 or police hotline 993 or any nearby police station.     … Read more

Analysts: As 2023 ASEAN chair, Indonesia must dial up pressure on Myanmar junta

Analysts: As 2023 ASEAN chair, Indonesia must dial up pressure on Myanmar junta   Much is expected from next year’s ASEAN chair Indonesia, especially in resolving the post-coup crisis in Myanmar, but analysts say that little will change unless Jakarta spearheads a hardline stance against the Burmese junta. Navigating geopolitical rivalries between superpowers will pose … Read more

Non-Halal Products

Product owners, managers, entrepreneurs, vendors, suppliers and importers in the country are advised to always be aware and be more sensitive of imported products sold to the public by ensuring that halal products are not mixed with the non-halal ones. This is following the result of an inspection made by the Syariah Affairs Department through … Read more

Immoral Activities

A female foreigner was apprehended for allegedly being involved in immoral activities. The 29-year old suspect was apprehended by personnel from the Anti-Vice and Gambling Suppression Unit and the Human Trafficking Investigation Unit, Royal Brunei Police Force for alleged solicitation during a raid at a room in the Jalan Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha area. … Read more

China denies report it is developing reefs and cays in the South China Sea

  China has dismissed a report that Beijing has been developing at least four unoccupied features in the South China Sea. Some U.S. experts have also casted doubt on the claims. A Bloomberg News report on Tuesday quoted unnamed Western officials as saying China is building up several unoccupied land features including Eldad Reef, Lankiam Cay, Whitsun Reef … Read more

Vietnam steps up South China Sea land reclamation

  Vietnam has accelerated its island building in the South China Sea where China has fully militarized three of its artificial islands, with Hanoi reclaiming about 80% of new land in the last year, a new study found. The report “Vietnam’s major Spratly expansion”, released by the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) at the Washington-based … Read more

Fail To Submit Income Tax Returns

Three local companies were ordered to settle fines for failing to comply with Section 52 1, Income Tax Act Section 35. The companies failed to submit Income Tax Returns for the relevant Financial Years.   Ar-Barakah Sendirian Berhdd was fined $4,000 for failing to submit Income Tax Returns for the Financial Years 2017, 2018, 2019 … Read more

Price Control Act Violation

  Nine compound fines and six warning notices were issued to several business companies for violating the Price Control Act, Chapter 142 and the Regulations under it. The Department of Economic Planning and Statistics, DEPS, Ministry of Finance and Economy in its press release stated that the findings were from the DEPS daily routine enforcement … Read more