News Brunei: Brunei takes serious look at Islamic tourism
With Brunei Darussalam having identified Islamic tourism as a strategy to expand the tourism sector and diversify the economy, the kingdom’s tourism stakeholders are fine-tuning strategies and enhancing tour programmes to lure more visitors to the country.
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News Brunei: Visa-free travel agreement boosts Brunei, Russia ties
The agreement between the Government of Brunei Darussalam and the Government of the Russian Federation on Mutual Exemption of Visa Requirements for Holders of Ordinary Passports that was signed on November 8, 2017 marks a major step forward in the ...
News Brunei: These are the 10 richest countries in the world; US is not one of them! - Financial Express
Financial ExpressThese are the 10 richest countries in the world; US is not one of them!Financial ExpressThe wealthy country, which is made up of just over 400,000 people, has seen success in adjusting to downturns in the oil market, despite it being a main export of Brunei. According to IMF, nearly 90% of the country's revenue came from oil and gas in 2014.and more »
News Brunei: Brunei diplomat named as new Asean secretary-general
Lim Jock Hoi, a seasoned diplomat of Brunei Darussalam, will be helming the Asean Secretariat in Jakarta, following last night’s announcement by Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Lee confirmed Lim’s appointment as the next Asean secretary ...
News Brunei: Malaysian Constitution in line with Islam, Arab scholar says - Malay Mail Online
Malay Mail OnlineMalaysian Constitution in line with Islam, Arab scholar saysMalay Mail OnlineJasser Auda, a distinguished professor at the Sultan Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies in Brunei, dismissed the idea that only an “Islamic state” practised the true shariah. — Picture by Saw Siow FengSUBANG JAYA, Nov 18 — Any legal ...
News Brunei: Duterte holds bilateral talks with Brunei sultan, Australian premier
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte met the leaders of Brunei Darussalam and Australia in separate bilateral meetings Sunday evening discussing trade, security, the South China Sea and the Korean Peninsula issue. Duterte told Sultan Hassanal ...
News Brunei: Country of many billionaires, India fails to enter in top 100 of Fortune's list of richest countries in world per capita - Financial Express
Financial ExpressCountry of many billionaires, India fails to enter in top 100 of Fortune's list of richest countries in world per capitaFinancial ExpressAccording to Fortune, some of the highest-ranking countries, like Brunei and Qatar, were boosted by the presence of fuel and oil which propelled their economies. However, GDP growth for what is often the richest countries have changed as the price of ...and more »
News Brunei: Singapore, Brunei Conclude Military Exercise
From November 10 to November 13, Singapore and Brunei concluded another iteration of their flagship naval exercise, Exercise Pelican. The interaction put the focus on the bilateral defense relationship between the two Southeast Asian states. As I have ...
News Brunei: Cycling: Thais will present the biggest obstacle - The Straits Times
The Straits TimesCycling: Thais will present the biggest obstacleThe Straits TimesLed by SEA Games medallists Thanawut Sanikwathi and Yuttana Mano, their every move at the Singapore Sports Hub today will be followed closely by last year's runners-up Brunei, who were drawn in the same group as the Philippines and Myanmar. Brunei ...and more »
News Brunei: Brunei, U.S. deepen security partnerships through CARAT
MUARA, Brunei - Armed forces from the United States and Brunei kicked off the 23rd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) maritime exercise at Muara Naval Base, Nov. 6. CARAT Brunei features five days of shore-based and at-sea training ...
News Brunei: Dinner, networking dialogue for Brunei's young entrepreneurs - Borneo Bulletin Online
Borneo Bulletin OnlineDinner, networking dialogue for Brunei's young entrepreneursBorneo Bulletin OnlineTHE Young Entrepreneurs Association of Brunei (YEAB) recently hosted an INSIGHT Dinner and Networking Dialogue for young entrepreneurs at the Radisson Hotel. Attended by over 60 entrepreneurs from various diverse industries including construction, ...
News Brunei: Brunei, U.S. Deepen Security Partnerships through Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training
MUARA, Brunei -- The armed forces from the United States and Brunei kicked off the 23rd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) maritime exercise Nov 6 at Muara Naval Base. CARAT Brunei features 5 days of shore-based and at-sea training ...
News Brunei: 'From a procurement service to a holistic solution service provider' - The Worldfolio
The Worldfolio'From a procurement service to a holistic solution service provider'The WorldfolioRoyal Brunei Technical Services (RBTS) is uniquely placed to exceed customers' requirements. It engages and partners with key manufacturers and suppliers in delivering value for money solutions in the best interests of customers. This makes RBTS the ...
News Brunei: Brunei students showcase benefits of drone technology
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — Cosmopolitan College of Commerce and Technology (CCCT) recently held the drone technology awareness talk in collaboration with KMAS Management and My Drones Services Corp. In line with this, selected students were given the ...
News Brunei: The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement now becomes the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans ... - Lexology
The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement now becomes the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans ...LexologyThe TPP was originally known as the Trans- Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership concluded in 2006 among Singapore, New Zealand, Chile and Brunei (P-4 agreement) as a means to promote trade liberalization in the Asia- Pacific Region. As its name ...and more »
News Brunei: Sultan of Brunei celebrates anniversary with new bank note
The Monetary Authority of Brunei issued a polymer $50 note on Oct. 9 commemorating the 50th anniversary of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah’s accession to the throne. Original images courtesy of Monetary Authority of Brunei. The 71-year-old-sultan, who is also ...
News Brunei: SWEE SENDIRIAN BERHAD - The Worldfolio
The WorldfolioSWEE SENDIRIAN BERHADThe WorldfolioSWEE Sendirian Berhad has been a major contributor of many projects, being the first of its kind in Brunei's construction industry. Over the years, SWEE has continuously contributed to the socio-economic development with an important and proven track ...and more »
News Brunei: Brunei diplomat named new ASEAN secretary-general
PREMIUM Lim Jock Hoi (Embassy of Japan in Brunei Darussalam)Lim Jock Hoi, a seasoned diplomat from Brunei Darussalam, will be taking over the reins of the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, following an announcement by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore.
News Brunei: Chua Min Chu - The Worldfolio
The WorldfolioChua Min ChuThe WorldfolioChua Min Chu is the Vice-Chairman of SWEE, Brunei, part of the Goldentree Group of Companies. He came to Brunei from Singapore more than 40 years ago to establish SWEE Sendirian Berhad, and it is now one of the oldest Bruneian civil engineering and ...and more »
News Brunei: ASEAN countries must act together to confront climate change - eco-business.com
eco-business.comASEAN countries must act together to confront climate changeeco-business.comThe flags of the 10-member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) - Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Image: Shutterstock. By Arief Wijaya and Shira ...and more »