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His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam today left for Manila, the Republic of the Philippines for a two-day State Visit which will be held on the 27 and 28 April 2017.

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam arrived safely in Manila, the Republic of the Philippines.

To strengthen relations between the Brunei Darussalam Legislative Council and the Republic of Indonesia's Dewan Perwakilan Daerah, Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Lela Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Rahman bin Dato Setia Haji Mohamed Taib, the Speaker of the Legislative Council, this morning received a visit from Yang Berhormat Doctor Haji Bambang Sadono, Deputy Chairman of the Capacity Building Institute, Dewan Perwakilan Daerah Republic of Indonesia.

All important events that were related to the Isra dan Mi'raj should not be treated solely as stories of the past. In fact, people should derive lessons and advantages from the said events. The reminder was among the content of a special talk entitled: "Isra' dan Mi'raj: Bukan Sekadar Peristiwa" or Isra' and Mi'raj: Not Just an Event which was held during the Isra' Mi'raj celebration for the Ministry of Finance and its departments.

Efforts implemented by the Seri Begawan Religious Teachers University College, KUPU SB towards elevating the status of Religious Teaching by making Al-Quran the main resource and compulsory core study for every student is timely.

More than 70 sales and exhibition booths are provided for small and medium entrepreneurs within the country and overseas to promote as well as showcase their products during the Brunei Street Food and Bazaar Festival. The 5-day event which starts yesterday among other things aim to boost business that can contribute to the economy.

A local man was brought before the Bandar Seri Begawan Magistrates Court today for an offence under the Excise Order 2006. 49-year old Juneh bin Haji Talip was fined 38 thousand 500 dollars or 12 months imprisonment in default for possessing 132 cartons of cigarettes of various brands.

The Pharmacy Laboratory Services of the Ministry of Health has found a cosmetic product adulterated with undeclared substance. According to the Ministry of Health, the Auramen Super Advanced with Vitis Vinifera, Walnut, Citrus, Aloe Vera Skincare for Men - Auramen Night Cream was found to be adulterated with mercury.

The Isra' Mi'raj event is a proof of the might of Allah SWT to Rasulullah SAW, and the event contain everlasting messages to the Muslims and human beings in general. This was among the content of the 'Bicara Ulum Addin', Universiti Brunei Darussalam, UBD yesterday.