ASEANMEET 2019 gathers regional travel agents

MELAKA Tourism Malaysia recently launched its inaugural buyers and sellers B2B session dubbed “ASEANMEET 2019” in Melaka, gathering over 50 travel agents from regional countries. The event which was hosted in conjunction with Visit Malaysia 2020 aimed to promote Malaysia as a tourist destination next year by updating various tourism products and services to the delegates….

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Bruneian fighters to top Malaysian kickboxing league

Three local martial artists will be putting up their fists against some of the best fighters in the region in the 11th Any Martial Arts (AMA) Championship finals which will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this Sunday. The fighters who all came from Jeonsa Academy including Mohd Yazid Mohd Taib, Adi Syarani Roslan and…

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Liverpool emerged the better Reds in KK clash

Legendary players from Liverpool FC and Manchester United FC lived up their heydays’ rivalries during the Battle of Reds 2019 exhibition match in Likas Stadium, Kota Kinabalu last night. As many as 5,000 fans, mainly those of Kinabalu Reds and Sabah Red Devils, and from neighbouring state Sarawak, and Brunei flocked to the stadium to…

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Wiser Mourinho launches charm offensive at Spurs

Jose Mourinho has reinvented himself several times during his successful managerial career at some of Europe’s biggest clubs and has always demanded the spotlight but the new Tottenham Hotspur manager was a picture of humility on Thursday. Holding his first news conference at the north London club’s sparkling new training ground after replacing Argentine Mauricio…

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Singapore upgrades third quarter GDP as manufacturing gloom retreats

Singapore revised its third-quarter economic growth upward on Thursday, signaling some stabilization in the bellwether Asian economy that has been hit by the trade war between the United States and China. Less gloomy prospects for the city-state also prompted the government to tighten its 2019 growth projection toward the top of its previous forecast range…

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The new Touareg: Hi-tech and Luxurious

Expressive with technological features, the all new Volkswagen Touareg Elegance and its top of the line variant, the Touareg R-Line stunned guests during an exclusive viewing last weekend. The private launch which took place at the Maju Motors showroom, saw 200 guests eyeing the third generation of the best-selling Touareg. First introduced 17 years ago,…

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Anna and Elsa face risky journey in ‘Frozen 2’

In the sequel to Walt Disney Co’s 2013 hit animated musical “Frozen,” sisters Anna and Elsa find themselves drawn far outside their icy kingdom of Arendelle. “Frozen 2,” which debuts in theaters on Friday, sees the sisters embark on an “epic, dangerous adventure” into an enchanted forest, said star Kristen Bell, who voices younger sister…

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Enjoy cakes and cats at the Great Catsby Café

Play with some furry friends as you enjoy good bakes at the latest talk of the town – the Great Catsby Café. The home-based outlet which was opened last week is the brainchild of sisters Aina and Anna Shahrol as well as her husband Shauw Liew who recently returned from their studies in the UK….

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Tottenham Hotspur name Mourinho as manager

Tottenham Hotspur have named Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a contract that runs until the end of the 2022-23 season, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.  The 56-year-old Portuguese returns to management for the first time since being sacked by Manchester United in December, and replaces Mauricio Pochettino, who was sacked on…

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Get a taste of Thailand at The Brunei Hotel

Our palates are greatly familiar with the tastes of Southeast Asia; they are dishes that we crave in our day to day. From Indonesia to the Philippines, locals are always down for some ASEAN cuisine with Thai dishes definitely up in the ranks of Bruneians’ most beloved food. Inspired by the popularity of their ala…

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