Championing a circular economy through sustainable solutions

One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure EnEvo was founded by Syidah Kariya and Tan Thiam Kui, who have known each other since  2014, when they were both working in a consulting firm.   Surrounded by papers and documents, founders Syidah and Tan were chatting when the conversation turned to trash—specifically, how they can turn…

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Brunei enacts travel ban from Indonesia

Brunei has put a temporary ban on entry approvals for foreign nationals departing from or through Indonesia, following the surge of COVID-19 cases in the country. In a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office, the suspension is with immediate effect until further notice. This applies to entry travels of all foreign nationals departing from…

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Immunised pilgrims gather for haj as COVID restrictions limit numbers

Muslim pilgrims vaccinated against COVID-19 gathered on Sunday for the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, which has barred worshippers from abroad for a second year running due to the pandemic and has also restricted entry from inside the kingdom. Clad in white and carrying umbrellas against the blistering summer sun, 60,000 Saudi citizens and…

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Sultan establishes Persons with Disabilities Order 2021, Old Age Pensions and Disability Allowances Act

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has announced the establishment of two laws prioritising the welfare and well-being of persons with different abilities in the country – Persons with Disabilities Order 2021 and Old Age Pensions and Disability Allowances Act. In a titah during His Majesty’s…

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His Majesty confers state decorations to 16 recipients

Sixteen individuals were conferred with state decorations by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam on Thursday at the Istana Nurul Iman in conjunction with His Majesty’s 75th birthday. His Majesty first bestowed His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Mateen with The Most Exalted Order of Paduka Keberanian…

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Tesla launches subscription service for advanced driver assistance software

Tesla Inc said on Saturday it has introduced an option for some customers to subscribe to its advanced driver assistance software, dubbed “Full Self-Driving capability”, for $199 per month, instead of paying $10,000 upfront. Tesla has previously said its subscription service would generate recurring revenue and expand the customer base for pricy features including lane…

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Brunei extends temporary suspension on cross-border activities, travels to and from Indian Subcontinent

Brunei Darussalam is extending temporary suspension on cross-border activities and travels to and from five countries of the Indian Subcontinent by sixteen days from 16 to 31 July, announced The Prime Minister’s Office in a statement. The suspension applies to entry of foreign nationals via land and sea ports including transits through Brunei except for…

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imagine opens first open concept store at Rimba Point

imagine officiated its first open-concept store at the main building of Rimba Point today as part of the company’s continuous efforts to better serve its customers by providing more convenience and ultimately, to strengthen the brand’s accessibility to the public.  Strategically positioned at G45, Ground Floor of Rimba Point, the centre will operate from Monday…

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Alphard 3.5 Executive Lounge now in NBT Brunei showrooms

The luxurious Alphard 3.5 Executive lounge has finally touched down on local shores as NBT Brunei showcases an exclusive public appearance of the MPV at their Gadong Toyota showroom.  The new Toyota Alphard is now available for viewing for the members of the public and will be in the showroom for a limited amount of…

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Capital comes alive to celebrate monarch’s 75th birthday

Brunei Darussalam celebrated the 75th birthday of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam today with over 1,000 uniformed personnel marching in the ceremonial Royal Guard of Honour parade at Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien. The much-awaited parade made a return to the capital after…

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