Mulia Hotel: ideal host to your meeting needs

Need to host a private function or a business meeting? Have something to celebrate and stressed about equipment and catering? With COVID-19 being steadily under control, organisations across the sultanate whether public or private are reverting to the old normal and returning to the office. This means fewer online conferences and more face-to-face meetings. This…

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Gov’t expands de-escalation measures

The government has expanded the COVID-19 de-escalation measures to include new activities and premises, while announcing that a number of existing measures will be progressed to a second stage, announced the minister of health on Saturday. Speaking during a press conference, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Jaafar said due to the…

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Fall armyworms: maize growers’ newest nemesis

The Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (MPRT) has issued an order for maize growers across the sultanate to destroy their crops to combat the infestation of a new agricultural threat; the Fall armyworms. According to a statement by the Department of Agriculture and Agrifood (DAA), sightings of the Fall armyworms (Spodoptera frugiperda) have prompted…

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No new cases for 36 consecutive days

No new cases of the COVID-19 virus were reported in the sultanate for 36 consecutive days, leading the national tally to remain at 141 cases, the Ministry of Health announced on Friday. Speaking during a press conference, Health Minister, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar said that there were also…

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Gov’t postpones this year’s Haj pilgrimage

Brunei is postponing the travel of some 1000 of its Haj pilgrims to Mecca this year due to the ongoing risk of COVID-19 infection, announced the minister of religious affairs. Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman in a press conference said that…

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Cultivate educated society through archival collection

Around 290,000 archival items and records have been collected and preserved for a period of more than 40 years since the establishment of the National Archives of Brunei Darussalam. The collections are in various forms such as audio and visual material, government files, images, manuscript, cartography, microfilm and agreement. The National Archives of Brunei Darussalam…

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Contacts of two Malaysians quarantined

All contacts of two Malaysians who tested positive after returning from the sultanate are currently under quarantine, announced the minister of health. In a press briefing, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar said that the ministry is currently investigating both cases where contacts related to them have been identified and…

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Nuara Group receives ISO 9001:2015 certification

sponsored content Nuara Group is proud to announce that we have been awarded ISO 9001:2015 Certification for the “Provision of Software Development and Consultation Services” from certification partner Bureau Veritas (BV).  Nuara Group was enrolled in the Darussalam Enterprise (DARE) Standards Consultancy Programme and reached certification after an implementation period of only 15 weeks.  We…

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Zero cases, no recoveries

No new cases of the COVID-19 virus were reported in the sultanate for 29 consecutive days, leading the national tally to remain at 141 cases, the Ministry of Health announced on Friday. Speaking during a press conference, Health Minister, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar said that there were also…

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Brunei records 28 days free from COVID-19

No new cases of the COVID-19 virus were reported in the sultanate for 28 consecutive days, leading the national tally to remain at 141 cases, the Ministry of Health announced on Thursday. Speaking during a press conference, Health Minister Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar said that there were also…

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