Bruneian designs debut on Korean runway

Four Bruneian designers recently graced the stage at the inaugural ASEAN Korea Fashion Week in Busan, South Korea. The event witnessed the unveiling of “Chantique X Seni Moda” collection – a collaborative work between award-winning Bruneian designer Fadzil Haidin of Chantique and homegrown labels under Seni Moda. Brunei was among 11 countries participating in the…

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BSM rewards 60th anniversary weekly winners

Brunei Shell Marketing (BSM) recently announced the first ten winners of the Shell Helix and Shell Rimulo promotion in celebration of the company’s 60th anniversary. At the first weekly prize presentation ceremony held at BSM’s headquarters, three recipients Muhd Khairulanwar Hj Yunus, Kamsani Kamis and Ahmad Waridi Hj Ahmad, took home return tickets to any…

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Finland’s Social Democrats name Marin to be youngest ever prime minister

Finland’s transportation minister Sanna Marin was selected by her Social Democratic party on Sunday to become the country’s youngest prime minister ever, taking over after the resignation of Antti Rinne. The 34-year-old Marin, whose party is the largest in a five-member governing coalition, will be the world’s youngest serving prime minister when she takes office…

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NuaraSAFE: Digitising HSE Management

Workplace safety has grown to become more important to businesses nowadays, particularly in industries that require workers to deal with complex, heavy machinery on a daily basis. The most basic safety requirements implemented across industries include wearing personal protective gear while at work; but this alone proved to insufficient as employees also need to adhere…

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City title hopes in tatters as United take derby spoils

Manchester City’s Premier League title hopes were in tatters after suffering a 2-1 derby defeat at home to Manchester United on Saturday, leaving Pep Guardiola’s champions 14 points behind leaders Liverpool. Goals from Marcus Rashford (penalty) and Anthony Martial put Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side 2-0 up at the break and City only pulled one back…

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Liverpool romping clear as City lose at United

Liverpool took a giant step towards their first title since 1990 on Saturday when their 3-0 win at Bournemouth combined with Manchester United’s 2-1 victory at Manchester City to leave the champions 14 points adrift of the Premier League leaders. With second-placed Leicester, who play on Sunday, 11 points behind Liverpool, Juergen Klopp’s side are…

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TelBru is now ‘imagine’

Telekom Brunei Berhad (TelBru) has announced a new subsidiary, imagine, which will be taking over its whole operations nationwide starting today. The move which may also be seen as TelBru’s rebranding aimed to provide Brunei with more possibilities to meet the increasing demand for data connectivity. The establishment of imagine was also meant to deliver…

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China-built Tesla cars secure new energy vehicle subsidies

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) said on Friday its Chinese-built Model 3 cars would receive state subsidies, a move that will help the U.S. electric vehicle maker’s push into the world’s biggest auto market. China’s industry ministry had earlier said Tesla’s Model 3 cars, being built at its $2 billion factory in Shanghai, were on a list…

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Grand Motors reveals all-new Kia Seltos

Grand Motors, the exclusive distributor of Kia vehicles in Brunei, has finally unveiled the all-new KIA Seltos, a compact SUV that exudes sophistication and assertiveness. The Seltos is sporty and spacious while equipped with the capabilities of a traditional SUV – all in a compact package, definitely made for the millennial generation. The SUV is…

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Thailand Embassy celebrates National Day

The Embassy of Thailand in Brunei celebrated its national day and the country’s Father’s day on the birthday anniversary of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej with a vibrant soiree last night at the Indera Samudera Grand Hall, The Empire Brunei. “The year 2019 is a special year for Thailand and Thai people for many reasons,”…

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