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  • Welfare of People with Disabilities and Special Needs

    The issue of Persons with Disabilities and special needs individuals was also raised during yesterday's session. Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Pendikar Alam Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Hasrin bin Dato Paduka Awang Haji Sabtu, was asking about plans by...
  • Safety of Children Day Care Centres

    Any incidents caused by the negligence of those involved in Children Day Care Centres can be subjected to specific penalties or fines which are stated in the Child Care Centre Act. According to the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, it is his ministr...
  • Independent Youth Programme

    In response to the query raised by Yang Berhormat Dayang Khairunnisa Binti Awang Haji Ash'ari on grant applications for youth associations, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports said that financial allocation has been provided to youths who are acti...
  • E-Library Provides Online Reading Materials

    An allocation of $10,000,000 has been provided to implement the E-library project. It will involve 9 branches of the Language and Literature Bureau and 5 more libraries from other ministries and departments. The project, which was fully completed at the...
  • Empowering Youth Movement

    As part of efforts to empower the youth movement, the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports through the Youth and Sports Department have planned a number of programmes and youth activities.  This year alone, several courses will be conducted to assist ...
  • Exposure of Local Books in Schools

    The Ministry of Education through the Schools Department and Curriculum Development Department has introduced a "Buku Bacaan Inspirasiku" or My Inspiration Reading Book programme that includes the literary works of local clerics and academics. The progr...
  • Budget Allocation for the Ministry Of Health

    Yesterday's session also heard the proposed budget allocation for the Ministry of Health for the Financial Year 2017-2018. $323,880,340 was proposed for the Ministry of Health. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Zulkarnain bin Haji Hanafi,...
  • Health Care

    The supervision of food and drinks was also raised during the presentation by the Minister of Health. According to Yang Berhormat health care is important in order to avoid the risk of diseases, adding that the country needs healthy and productive citiz...
  • 62 Percent Allocated For Treatment of Patients

    The Global Nutrition Report 2016 has placed Brunei Darussalam as the highest ranked country for adult obesity in the region. In his opening speech, the Minister of Health explained that overweight and obesity can lead to non-communicable diseases such a...
  • Healthy Lifestyle

    Community participation in recreational activities has shown positive strides where recreational areas are filled every day, especially with the weekly-held Bandarku Ceria programme. The active involvement of all age groups can be seen from the rise in ...
  • Tax on High Sugar Food and Drink Products

    Touching on food products with high sugar content, the Ministry of Health has welcomed the Ministry of Finance's measure to impose excise taxes on such food products to control its consumption and enhancing the healthy lifestyle culture. ...
  • Arrival of Freight Container MV Padian Dua Vessel

    Exporters and importers in small and medium enterprises, SMEs in the country, can carry out the goods delivery much faster at low cost through freight container services provided by Syarikat Amann Shipping, a solely main shipping company in the country....
  • Briefing On Import and Excise Tax Rates

    Briefings on the change in the import tax rate and excise tax are being actively carried out across the country. They are for public understanding of the amendment which will be enforced with effect from the 1st of April. Yesterday, such a briefing sess...
  • First Executive Committee Meeting For His Majesty's Birthday Celebration

    Concerted collaboration among members of the committee is crucial to ensure events which are to be arranged for His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's birthday celebrations can be carried out accordingly. The Acting Brunei Mua...
  • Jawi Teaching Pedagogy Course Certificates

    Nine students who received scholarships from Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah were presented with their Jawi Teaching Pedagogy Course certificates. The certificates were handed over by Doctor Haji Adanan bin Haji Basar, the Acting Raes of the Seri B...
  • Nationhood Briefing on Appreciation for National Flag and Anthem

    The Information Department continues its effort in exposing to students on the importance of respecting the national flag and the national anthem. The method used by the Information Department to channel information on the matter to the people is throug...
  • Fire Incident

    Nobody really knows the pain and sadness they feel losing their homes and belongings in a matter of minutes. A family in Kampung Pelambayan lost their house in a fire this afternoon. The incident also destroyed 4 cars and a motorcycle was badly damaged....
  • Mosque Women Take Part in Ta'lim Course

    Mosque Muslimah or Women's Group in the Temburong District have the chance to further enhance their knowledge of Tauhid through the Ta'lim Course organised by the Course Unit of the Dakwah Propagation Section, Islamic Dakwah Centre. The 4-day course whi...
  • International Tourist’s Arrival

    The total number of international tourist’s arrival in the country this year shows an increase compared to last year. The increase is due to several factors such as high travel market demand from the Far East, easy issuance of visas for tourists from ...
  • Extension of Service Hours

    The Passport Section at the at the Immigration and National Registration Department Headquarters in Jalan Menteri Besar will be extending its service hours for the public on Friday, 17th March and 24th March. The extended services will be from 8.15 unti...