Brunei National Badminton Open Championship 2019
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 and Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah binti Pengiran Haji Salleh Ab. Rahaman, 20th September night, watched the Brunei National Badminton Open Championship 2019. The championship took place at the Multi-purpose Hall, Centrepoint Hotel in Gadong.
Doa Kesyukuran Ceremony in Conjunction with 29th Teachers Day
Brunei Darussalam will celebrate the 29th Teachers Day on the 23rd of this month with the theme 'Pendidikan Berkualiti Teras Kecemerlangan Pelajar" or Quality Education the Core of Student Excellence. In this regard, the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Ministry of Education held a Doa Kesyukuran ceremony at the Omar Ali Saifuddien mosque in the capital yesterday afternoon.
Hijrah New Year Celebration
Every man's sustenance or blessing is decided by Allah Subhanahu Wataala, Nevertheless, one must seek halal sustenance and leave the haram ones as a halal sustenance will certainly be blessed and rewarded by Allah. The matter was highlighted in the Talk during the Hijrah New Year Celebration for the Ministry of Development and the departments under it, yesterday afternoon.
Opening of Commemoration of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
As the heirs and connectors between today's generation and the future, it has become the priority for all to ensure the safety and well-being of the family institution, youths and children. The Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports stressed that as caring parents and members of the society, it is vital to spend time and listen to the children's thoughts and feelings so that they will feel appreciated, needed as well as cared for. Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, reminded of this at the Opening of the Commemoration of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, yesterday morning.
An exhibition emphasising the theme 'Listen First - First Step to Assist Children and Teens to Grow Healthy and Safe' is hoped to help children and teens to grow healthy and safe by listening to their thoughts and feelings. The showcase on illegal drug prevention aims to disseminate on the dangers of drug abuse in the country to the public.
Special Talk of Hijrah New Year Celebration
Even though sunat or commendable practices in Islam is not sinful if we do not perform it but it is of a huge importance. The State Mufti highlighted the matter at the Special Talk of the Hijrah New Year Celebration organised by the Universiti Mosque Takmir Committee, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, UBD, 20th September night. Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Doctor Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz bin Juned also shared on the advantages of performing the sunat prayers which according to the Prophet Sallallahu Alaihi Wassalam, are to fix any shortcomings in the fardhu prayers performed.
Two Cases of Sariqah
The Syariah High Court has sentenced two local men in two separate cases related to Sariqah offence for theft under Section 55 Bracket 3 Bracket B of the Syariah Penal Code Order 2013 which brings about a Ta'zir sentence.
2nd National Malay Language Oratory Competition for the Chinese Community
The final of the 2nd National Malay Language Oratory Competition for the Chinese Community Nationwide will be held on the 16th of November this year. The competition will take place at the Dewan Raya, Radio Television Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan. Yesterday morning, the Brunei Darussalam Hokkien Association held the preliminaries for the competition at Chung Hwa Middle School in Bandar Seri Begawan.
Public Antenatal Forum
Jerudong Park Medical Centre, JPMC organised an antenatal public forum at the V Plaza Hotel in Kuala Belait. The forum titled 'Great Expectations in Pregnancy', aims to encourage parents to practise healthy lifestyles, balanced and nutritious diet, and the importance of observing infants' growth progress as well as the health of the mother and foetus.
Pollutant Standard Index Readings
Brunei Darussalam is currently experiencing dry and hazy weather conditions due to smoke haze originating from southern Borneo. The air quality recorded at all air quality monitoring stations in the four districts were relatively higher than normal. As of 7 o'clock this evening, the Pollutant Standard Index, PSI reading for Brunei Darussalam was Moderate overall.