Giant-Sized National Flag Hoisting Ceremony
The hoisting of the giant-sized Brunei Darussalam flag marks the start of the nationwide national flag hoisting in conjunction with His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's 74th birthday celebration. The giant-sized Brunei Darussalam flag hoisting ceremony was held yesterday morning at the open area of the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex in the capital. The ceremony commenced with the reading of Surah Al-Fatihah and Doa Selamat by Begawan Mudim Awang Haji Metassim bin Haji Metussin.
Flag Hoisting Ceremony
After completing the giant-sized national flag hoisting ceremony in the capital, the Hoisting of the National Flag in conjunction with His Majesty The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's 74th birthday celebration was also held in four districts.
The People Expressed their Deepest Gratitude to His Majesty
Brunei Darussalam continues to enjoy the rapid growth in many aspects under the benevolent reign of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam. Under the Monarch's charismatic leadership, citizens and residents at the kingdom of the unexpected treasures are able to enjoy a comfortable, harmony and peaceful live. The people expressed their deepest gratitude to His Majesty for the continuous development.
Latest COVID-19 Situation in Brunei Darussalam, 8 July 2020
There are no new cases of COVID-19. Therefore total number of cases remains at 141. This was stated in the Ministry of Health's press release yesterday. No new active cases were reported, with 3 fatalities and number of recovered cases also remains at 138.
Medical Supply Donation
Several schools in Mukim Serasa, Brunei Muara District received medical supplies from Hengyi Industries Sendirian Berhad.
Sembada Rice 188 AgroBIZ Project is a Success
10 students successfully harvested the Beras Sembada 188 via the LiveWIRE AgroBIZ project. The newly-harvested rice is poison-free and is packed in airtight package. The success of the project was celebrated yesterday morning at the Institute of Brunei Technical Education, IBTE Business Campus.
Five Locals were detained believed to be involved in Drug Trafficking Activities
5 locals comprising of 3 males and 2 females, four of them were married couples were detained by the Narcotics Control Bureau for their involvement in drug trafficking activities. All the suspects aged between 25 to 39 years old were detained at a carpark of a government flat in Kampung Sinarubai.
Salted Egg Production by Perusahaan BHB Meets Domestic Demand
Salted egg production by Perusahaan BHB since 2013 is capable of meeting domestic demand. In the period of 2 years, salted egg sales reached up to $109,894. Khaki Campbell and Mascoby ducks are among species that have high market value and the potential to be further developed. This year alone, the company has produced 115,499 salted eggs, with value estimated at $42,974, and 2,300 ducks valued at $12,820.
Littering or Disposing Garbage
A foreigner was issued a compound fine of 100 dollars for littering or disposing garbage in Kampung Salambigar.
Presentation of Personal Protective Equipment
Various contributions continue to be handed out to the Ministry of Health towards assisting efforts to tackle the spread of COVID-19 in the country. Yesterday morning, Brunei Industrial Investment Holding Company Limited, BIIH, a joint venture company between the Ministry of Finance and Economy, through the Strategic Development Capital Fund, SDC FUND, and Precious Fresh International Holdings Limited presented contributions in the form of Personal Protective Equipment with an estimated value of 100 thousand dollars.