26th ATM Meeting committed towards recovery of ASEAN transport sectors

Initiatives to ensure the resilience of ASEAN transport sectors amidst the COVID-19 pandemic took centre stage during the 26th ASEAN Transports Ministers (ATM) Meeting recently with several key deliverables being endorsed.  The virtual 26th ATM Meeting discussed policy measures to support the implementation of initiatives and programmes related to the transport sector under the ASEAN…

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Japan to suspend domestic travel campaign in two cities: minister

The Japanese government is preparing to pause its domestic travel campaign in two cities following sharp rises in COVID-19 cases, the minister handling the government’s coronavirus response said on Tuesday. The move would be a blow to Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s aim to use the Go To Travel campaign to prop up regional economies, while…

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Fifteen countries sign largest free trade agreement Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

Fifteen Asia-Pacific economies recently signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement, the world’s largest free trade agreement that covers a market of 2.2 billion people and 30 per cent of the global gross domestic product (GDP). The agreement was virtually-inked at the 4th RCEP Summit by leaders of ASEAN Member states; Brunei, Vietnam, Cambodia,…

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Tiong Jaya: From furniture to food, a new legacy awaits

Upon stepping into the brightly-lit establishment of the recently opened Tiong Jaya restaurant in Kilanas, you would not expect that the spacious restaurant was once home to one of the first few furniture stores in the sultanate. For four decades, Tiong Jaya was synonymous to the furniture store that preceded the it and for many…

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Shell LiveWIRE AgroBIZ to open agropreneurial short courses next year

Shell LiveWIRE Brunei’s AgroBIZ Paddy Agropreneur Scheme is looking to establish short courses on paddy cultivation for members of the public by next year, in an effort to further strengthen the sultanate’s rice production industry value chain.  This was revealed by the LiveWIRE Chairperson and Brunei Shell Petroleum’s In-Country Value Manager, Hjh Rosita Hj Hassan…

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All-new Hyundai: longer, wider, lower

The 2021 Elantra is Hyundai’s newest head-turner for its compact sedan segment, flashing a redesigned look that is sharper and sportier than its predecessor. The sixth-generation Elantra is built on Hyundai’s new architecture, K3 platform, which makes the car to be more spacious, safer and more efficient than the previous platforms. Its unique Sensuous Sportiness…

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Celebrations erupt in major U.S. cities after Biden election win

Joe Biden supporters banged pots, honked their car horns and set off fireworks across U.S. cities on Saturday after the Democratic presidential nominee won the White House in a narrow victory over Republican President Donald Trump. But some in Trump’s camp also turned out to show that, for them, the election was not over. Minutes…

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Toyota Fortuner: an SUV that commands, conquers on and off-road

The 2020 Toyota Fortuner ticks all the right boxes for a powerful and reliable Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) that is capable to perform steadily on-road and off-road terrains. The Japanese brand, which is exclusively distributed by NBT Brunei, is the definition of tough meets gorgeous – captivating inside out, making it one of the best-selling…

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Sub Rashford nets rapid hat-trick as United crush Leipzig

Substitute Marcus Rashford scored a superb quickfire hat-trick for Manchester United as they overwhelmed Germany’s RB Leipzig 5-0 at Old Trafford in Champions League group H on Wednesday. The striker, in the headlines recently due to his campaigning over free school lunches, showed he has not been distracted from his day job as he came…

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