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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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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NBT Brunei fetes Sure Win winners

A lucky father-of-two won a shopping voucher worth $1000 during the final NBT Toyota Sure Win Promotion event held at the NBT Toyota Bunut. Muhammad Faisal Hj Yaakob, who runs Siti Rabiah Restaurant in Serusop, was all smiles when he found out that he was holding the $1000 worth of shopping voucher. “Alhamdullilah… This was…

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School of Paris displays avant-garde paintings

Walk through a gallery of history, love and fine works in an art exhibition dubbed “School of Paris between Montmarte and Montparnasse and The Current European Artists”. A collection of paintings by renowned artists is currently on display for the first time in Brunei and in the region at Radisson Hotel until December 10. The…

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Brunei’s first national archery contest starts tomorrow

The Brunei Darussalam Archery Association (BDAA) will be scouting for skilled archers to join its ranks in its first national archery event – the BDAA Trophy 2019 which will be held at the Jerudong Sports Complex starting tomorrow. Ten categories will be contested in the three-day event including Recurve Men Individual, Recurve Female Individual, Compound…

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Indonesian peace biker stops in Brunei

A world-acclaimed Indonesian solo motorcycle rider recently made a five-day stop in the sultanate for a “Ride for Peace” mission. Jeffrey Ronny Polnaja entered Brunei as a second leg stop on November 28 through Sungai Tujoh, Belait, after riding in Malaysia from Pontianak, West Borneo. The 57-year old is currently circumnavigating the world along the…

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Surf ‘n’ Turf with Area 8

Fancy for some fine dining? Consider the new surf and turf restaurant Area 8, offering you Western and Eastern cuisines exclusively curated by internationally trained professional chefs. Tony Mohamed, the owner of the establishment, said that their main menu consists of a variety of premium quality meat ranging from Wagyu Rib Eye, Wagyu Tomahawk, Wagyu…

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McDonalds presents Brunei Run 2020 packages to winners

McDonalds Brunei presented ten lucky winners with Brunei Run 2020 packages last Friday afternoon at its Gadong branch. The winners were chosen out of more than 300 quiz entries organised by the fast-food establishment through their Instagram page which started on November 19 and ran for a week. The packages include free participation in the…

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Pristine Bintulu: home of lavish nature and culture

The state of Sarawak shares many similar qualities with our Abode of Peace; from the pleasantly good natured locals to the wild untouched depths of the jungle. It’s a scene that we Borneans are all too familiar with.  Just like any other locale, there are hidden quirks hiding within every nook and cranny and just…

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