FABD extends care packages to healthcare workers

The Football Association of Brunei Darussalam (FABD) recently donated packages of necessities to frontliners who are assisting the Ministry of Health to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the sultanate. These packages include faceshields, scrubs, sanitisers, refreshments and spray bottles to make sure frontliners remain energised and well-protected as they perform their duties for the…

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Drive in style with your Jaguar, Land Rover upgrade

Looking to upgrade your old Jaguar or Land Rover to a brand new one? Indera Motors, the sole distributor of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is introducing its Jaguar Land Rover Vehicle Upgrade Program from 6 – 30 September. The programme offers JLR owners a streamlined and easy way to exchange or upgrade their vehicles to…

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Goals for Education contributes 48 tablets for students in need

Dynamik Technologies and Progresif recently collected $36,906 from their“Goals for Education” initiative which monies are used to buy 48 tablets forstudents in need. The devices which were given to Ministry of Education will help to facilitate studentsʼ online learning from home since the closure of schools due to the pandemic second wave. The campaign which…

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Chanel buys up more jasmine fields to safeguard famous No. 5

Wary of disappearing flower crops used in its best-selling perfumes, fashion and beauty firm Chanel has bought up more land in southern France to secure its supplies of jasmine and other varieties, harvested by hand in a delicate annual ritual. The luxury group said it had bought up an extra 10 hectares (100,000 square metres)…

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BIBD, HPC promote mental health awareness in support of nation’s battle against COVID-19

Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) is collaborating with Health Promotion Centre (HPC) to promote and raise awareness about mental health among the people of Brunei amidst the local COVID-19 situation. The long-term partnership will help promote awareness and education on mental health issues which will be uploaded on BIBD’s and HPC’s Mind Your Mind social…

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A fresh face, latest connected technology for the Jaguar XE

The Jaguar XE has received a number of updates to its 2021 Model Year, delivering a more appealing, comprehensively equipped package including  technological updates, new luxurious detailing and dynamic design. The most significant change in the Jaguar XE comes on the outside as the minor exterior enhancements give the XE a lot more character. World-class…

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The MORE data the better; Progresif launches latest mobile plan

Want more data? Move on to MORE! Progresif recently unveiled their latest postpaid mobile plan, MORE that offers more data options with affordable pricing during a digital launch held online via the brand’s social media channels. The MORE Plan was announced online following the nation battling the resurgence of COVID-19 cases locally. At the digital…

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Donate your data to students in need with Progresif

Progresif’s Donate Data campaign has collected more than $10,200 worth of donations from the public which will be used to cover 350 students in need with SIM cards, ensuring these students continuous access to educational resources as they continue their schooling online.  The Donate Data campaign is part of the Progresif for Schools initiative, a…

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Intiqam; a genre-bending journey of vengeance

Local filmmaker Akmal Marhain wants to usher in a new genre for local films with the debut of his feature-length film Intiqam, an Islamic action thriller that centres on the theme of vengeance. “Intiqam is an Arabic word which literally translates as “Vengeance”. It is a word specifically mentioned many times in the Holy Quran…

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Flying solo, 19-year-old woman takes off on round-the-world record bid

Pilot Zara Rutherford, 19, took off on Wednesday at the start of a three-month bid to become the youngest woman to fly solo round the world. Rutherford departed from Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport in western Belgium in her Shark ultralight, the world’s fastest microlight aircraft. The British-Belgian flyer hopes her voyage will encourage more girls and women…

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