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  • His Majesty Graces Farewell Ceremony for 1st Battalion of the Royal Gurkha Rifles

    His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, the Minister of Defence and the Supreme Commander of the Royal Brunei A...
  • Expressed Gratitude

    Commander of British Forces Brunei (BFB) expressed gratitude to His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam for gracing the farewell ceremony. Lieutenant Colonel Charlie Crowe said His Majesty's invaluable support is highly appreciat...
  • FAPW Gala Dinner

    Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Pemancha Pengiran Anak Haji Mohamed Alam graces a Gala Night in conjunction with the 5th General Assembly of Friends of Asia Pacific Region World Association of Girl Guides...
  • Budget Allocation for the Ministry Of Development

    A budget allocation of $203,400,000 for the Ministry of Development for financial year 2017-2018 has been approved during the Legislative Council meeting which entered its 7th day, which also saw the approval of the Ministry of Religious Affairs' budget...
  • Another 1,300 Houses Allocated For Mid-2017

    Up to September 2016, the National Housing Scheme has allocated 27,183 houses and 1,976 land lots to qualified recipients. During the deliberation for the Ministry of Development's budget allocation, the Minister of Development explained that the provis...
  • Increase in Arrears

    The Ministry of Development, meanwhile, has also implemented several initiatives to address issues involving arrears in housing, land taxes and water bills, which have all increased. Yang Berhormat said that the issue of revenue collection and arrears f...
  • Use of Temporary Occupation License Land

    Regarding land planning and management, the Ministry of Development's main core is to ensure optimum land planning and use, and to focus on supporting socio-economic activities. To strengthen administration and management of land use and increase land r...
  • Clean Water Supply Project

    Towards providing sufficient and continuous supply of clean water, the Ministry of Development is focusing on ensuring efficient production and management of water resources in order to lessen the rate of Non-revenue Water or lost water from the current...
  • Improving Road Infrastructure

    The Minister of Development also gave an insight on several main infrastructure projects which are currently ongoing, including the Temburong Bridge project which is slated for completion by the end of 2019, and the Sungai Kebun Bridge which is expected...
  • Measures to Reduce Flooding

    Upgrading the drainage and sewerage system, conservation of the beach coasts and river banks and tackling flooding issues continues to be the main focus of the Ministry of Development through the Department of Drainage and Sewerage. ...
  • Issue of Waste Disposal

    Touching on the issue of waste disposal, the Minister of Development stated that Brunei Darussalam is among the countries with the highest amount of domestic waste disposal in the region. According to Yang Berhormat, government expenditure involving fre...
  • Enforcement of Vehicle Registration and Disposal

    On the issue of vehicle disposal, the Ministry of Communications and the Land Transport Department are expected to enforce the policy and regulation for the registration cancellation and disposal of non-active vehicles which are no longer road-worthy fr...
  • Maintain Temburong Green Jewel Status

    Development projects in the Temburong District such as the Connecting Bridge will not affect the green jewel district's conditions. The Minister of Development explained that the ministry's strategic plan has taken into account the green jewel status so...
  • Supporting Recycling Programmes

    The Ministry of Education welcomes the involvement of various departments, companies or non-government organisation in together supporting recycling programmes in schools. Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi ...
  • Launch of OzSPORTS Festival

    The Australian High Commission in Brunei Darussalam will collaborate with the Sports Camp to organise the OzSports Festival.  The OzSports Festival is inspired by the Sports Camp Australia, S-C-A through the PhizzKidz Programme and will be held on the ...
  • Handing-Over of National Flag

    Brunei Darussalam is sending four teams comprising of 24 students to the 5-day Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2017 which will be held in Singapore at the Changi Exhibition Centre starting today. The Shell Eco-Marathon is a competition that challenges engineeri...
  • Friday Sermon Text Reading and Writing Competition

    To provide an understanding and knowledge on the guidelines in delivering an interesting and effective khutbah or sermon are among the objectives of the Mosque Takmir Friday Sermon Text reading and writing competition. The competition organised by the M...
  • FAPW Delegation's Visit

    Delegation of the Friends of Asia Pacific Region World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts-FAPW who are currently in the country for a regional assembly this morning visited a place of interest in the Tutong District. Several performances were st...
  • Amendments to the Customs Import Tax and Excise Duties Roadshow

    In effort to provide understanding to the public on the amendments to the Customs Import Tax and Excise Duties which will be implemented effective 1st of April, the Ministry of Finance continues its roadshow on the amendments to Tutong District. The roa...
  • Customs Offence

    A Malaysian man was brought before the Bandar Seri Begawan Magistrate's Court for an offence under the Immigration act. 18-year old, Awangku Aziman bin Awangku Sulaiman @ Awangku Aziman Teruna, has been sentenced to a one-year imprisonment for re-enteri...