International Merchandise Trade Statistics August 2019
The total trade for Brunei Darussalam for August 2019 decreased by 12 per cent to 1,092 million dollars compared to August last year. Despite the decrease in the value of total exports, the exports volume of Crude Oil and Liquefied Natural Gas, LNG had increased. According to the Department of Economic Planning and Development, total exports decreased by 9.9 per cent year-on-year to 686.7 million dollars in compared to 762.2 million dollars in August 2018.
Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony
Suri Seri Begawan Raja Pengiran Anak Damit Mosque in Kampung Manggis Madang, 21st November night, organised a 5 times Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony in conjunction with the mosque's 5th Anniversary.
Busan City Hosts ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit
Brunei Darussalam will join the other ASEAN member states to celebrate the 30th anniversary of ASEAN-Republic of Korea Dialogue relations. The Republic of Korea will once again host the ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit which will be held for two days from the 25th of this month. The Republic of Korea hosted the Summit for the first time in Seoul in 2009 and in 2014, the summit was held in Jeju Island and Busan.
Special Talk in Conjunction with Maulidur Rasul Celebration
Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi Wassalam was a successful entrepreneur and a role model for every mukmin. Numerous lessons can be obtained from the behaviour of Rasulullah Sallallahu 'Alaihi Wassalam, among them honesty in conducting business. Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wassalam's behaviour was shared in the special talk in conjunction with the Maulidur Rasul celebration organised by the Brunei Malay Chamber of Commerce.
Presentation of Appointment Certificates
Mukim Bukit Sawat and Kampung Bukit Sawat in the Belait District, now have a Penghulu and Village Head respectively. The Presentation of the Penghulu and Village Head Appointment Certificates was held yesterday morning at the Multi-purpose Hall in Mukim Bukit Sawat.
Presentation of Contributions
Three less fortunate residents of Kampung Danau, yesterday morning received contributions in the form of grass cutting equipment through the One Village One Family 1K1K Programme conducted by the Kampung Danau Consultative Council through the council's economic bureau.
Launch of Tekad Korban Enterprise Website
This year to-date, 23 livestock animals for the rites of sacrifice and aqiqah have been sold to private individuals and mosques in Temburong District by Tekad Korban Enterprise. For this year, 50,600 dollars from the sales and almost 3 metric tonnes of sacrificial meat were distributed to eligible recipients in the Muslim community. Awang Abdul Wafiy bin Haji P. Ramlee, Founder of Tekad Korban Enterprise talked about the company's success during the launch of the Tekad Korban Enterprise website with the cooperation of the Kampung Bokok Consultative Council, 21st November night.
Trust and Justice Must be Upheld and Implemented
The prominence and eminence of Islam in Brunei Darussalam continues to shine. All this is due to the wisdom of the country's leadership, which for more than 600 years has held and made Islam as the foundation of living in the community and country through the Malay Islamic Monarchy concept that has made Brunei Darussalam to be continuously blessed.
Viral Message on the Need to Apply for "International Driving Permit"
Following the message made viral through social media including WhatsApp stating that anyone travelling to Kota Kinabalu or Peninsular Malaysia is required to apply for an "International Driving Permit", the Land Transport Department, JPD has informed that the department has never issued such a statement.
'Karnival Kahwin 2019'
For future brides and bridegrooms wishing to obtain wedding services packages, the 'Karnival Kahwin 2019' or Wedding Carnival offers various packages to suit their budget.