Indera Motors shortlists 11 lucky draw customers

Indera Motors, the authorised dealer of Jaguar Land Rover, held a preliminary lucky draw that was live-streamed via the Land Rover Brunei Instagram from their showroom in Beribi. Overall, 11 lucky participants were shortlisted after taking part in the recent ‘Test Drive & Win’ and ‘Purchase & Win’ lucky draws. The promotions were open to…

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Taiwan: offering the best of both worlds

Explore the best of both worlds in Taiwan that is dubbed the hidden gem of Asia due to its mesmerising scenic locations coupled with a modern concrete jungle. This makes the island a suitable place to visit by travellers from all walks of life – solo, couples, friends and even families who are looking to…

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Solar plant to power BSP headquarters to complete by 2021

Construction for Brunei Shell Petroleum’s (BSP) solar plant is officially underway after a groundbreaking ceremony at the G11 site on Jalan Tengah, Seria. The 3.3 MWp utility-scale solar PV plant, which will see the installation of about 7,000 solar panels, is another milestone in BSP. Once operational, the low carbon electricity generated from the solar…

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Al-Huffaz Management selected as top 3 startups for Demo Day in Singapore

Religious education startup Al-Huffaz Management is among three local companies selected to represent Brunei in Darussalam Enterprise’s (DARe) Accelerate Demo Day in Singapore. Accelerate, formerly known as Startup Bootcamp is a platform that started in 2016 for startups to seek advice from mentors consisting of private-sector experts and established entrepreneurs over a period of 14…

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New WHO guidance calls for more evidence on airborne transmission

The World Health Organization on Thursday released new guidelines on the transmission of the novel coronavirus that acknowledge some reports of airborne transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19, but stopped short of confirming that the virus spreads through the air. In its latest transmission guidance, the WHO acknowledged that some outbreak reports related to…

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Global coronavirus cases rise to more than 12 million

Global coronavirus cases exceeded 12 million on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally, as evidence mounts of the airborne spread of the disease that has killed more than half a million people in seven months. The number of cases is triple that of severe influenza illnesses recorded annually, according to the World Health Organization.  Many…

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AgroBIZ project Sembada 188 rice now available for purchase

The Sembada 188 rice cultivated by the first cohort of the LiveWIRE AgroBIZ project is now available for the public and can be purchased at the Institute of Brunei Technical Education’s (IBTE), Business Campus in Gadong and Sultan Bolkiah Campus in Seria. The milestone was commemorated with a launch event that was held at the…

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WHO acknowledges ‘evidence emerging’ of airborne spread of COVID-19

The World Health Organization on Tuesday acknowledged “evidence emerging” of the airborne spread of the novel coronavirus, after a group of scientists urged the global body to update its guidance on how the respiratory disease passes between people. “We have been talking about the possibility of airborne transmission and aerosol transmission as one of the…

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LiveWIRE AgroBIZ welcomes second batch of inductees

Fifteen new students from the Insititute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE) Agro-technology Campus were inducted into the LiveWIRE AgroBIZ project, a semi-government scheme that aims to produce skilled agropreneurs that can strengthen the nation’s agriculture and food security. Welcomed in as the second batch of the LiveWIRE AgroBIZ project, the new group of students was…

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