Heartbead: crafted with passion, driven by love

Handling very fine wiring and tiny beads can be a challenge for the butter-fingered. But with one hand holding a wire cutter and a needle-nose plier in another, local jewellery maker Farah Hussin found joy in every step of making her own jewellery piece. Resting her arms on the table, her hands steady, the founder…

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DST unveils latest offerings

Datastream Digital (DST) has revealed its first-ever fixed broadband service, Infinity, as well as revised prepaid and postpaid plans – Easi, Freedom and Mobi. These products and services were introduced by DST Chief Executive Officer Radin Sufri Radin Basiuni in a ceremony held at The Empire Brunei. “For the last 24 years, we have connected…

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Create your own package with imagine’s mobile plans

Imagine has officially joined the mobile telecommunication bandwagon with the introduction of its newest postpaid plan, which gives customers the freedom to create their own packages. The telco’s latest offerings came in four basic packages. The cheapest base starts at $35 monthly and has 8GB of data, with ‘boosters’ that include text, talk-times and extra…

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imagine revamps broadband packages

The newly rebranded telco imagine has revised its broadband plans to allow better speed and value for its existing customers and potential new subscribers. Through the ‘Dream Broadband’, members of the public can now choose from 10 data options with various speed and quotas. Six of them were data-based, with the cheapest being a 20mpbs…

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New offerings from 3 telcos starting January 24

Brunei’s telecommunication firms – Datastream Digital, imagine and Progresif – will be rolling out their new offerings starting this Friday. Their mobile and fixed offerings will also include number portability, a feature that allows users to change service providers while keeping their existing numbers. Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry (AITI) in its latest statement said…

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Crown Prince opens 39th ASEAN Tourism Forum

Brunei recently hosted the 39th ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) and Travel Exchange (TRAVEX), the world’s largest ASEAN destination, product and services showcase, accommodating some 1000 delegates from across the region. The opening ceremony that took place at The Empire Brunei was graced by His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji…

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BIBD on track to become best Islamic Bank in the Asia Pacific

Brunei’s flagship Islamic financial institution Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) has opened the new decade with yet another remarkable award win, further cementing its position as one of the leading Islamic financial services providers in the region. BIBD’s outstanding local market foothold and performance in recent years have been merited with the “Best In Islamic…

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Japan looks to intensify bilateral ties with Brunei

Japan’s newly appointed Ambassador to Brunei Yamamoto Eiji pledged to continue strengthening cooperation with the sultanate by preserving several areas of priorities that are already established since 1984. At the same time, he is also looking to improve and develop these areas by exploring new fields particularly in sports and tourism, but he also understood…

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