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Bernie Sanders launches second run for US president

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Senator Bernie Sanders yesterday launched his second bid for the White House, taking direct aim at Donald Trump in an announcement that calls the United States (US) President a “pathological liar”. Sanders, 77, joins an al
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Bernie Sanders launches second run for US president

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Senator Bernie Sanders yesterday launched his second bid for the White House, taking direct aim at Donald Trump in an announcement that calls the United States (US) President a “pathological liar”. Sanders, 77, joins an already crowded field of candidates seeking to win the Democratic nomination and take on President Donald Trump […]

His Majesty receives in audience Russian Federation Council Chairperson

|     Bahyiah Bakir     | HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, yesterday received in aud
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His Majesty receives in audience Russian Federation Council Chairperson

|     Bahyiah Bakir     | HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, yesterday received in audience Chairperson of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matvienko. Accompanying Valentina Matvienko were Ambassador of the […]

US states sue Trump over border wall emergency

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Sixteen US states sued President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern border with Mexico, saying the move violated the constitution. Trump annou
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US states sue Trump over border wall emergency

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Sixteen US states sued President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern border with Mexico, saying the move violated the constitution. Trump announced the emergency last Friday to bypass Congress, which approved only a quarter of the USD5.6 billion he […]

Thousands of Libyans mark eight years since uprising

TRIPOLI (AFP) – Thousands of Libyans took the streets on Sunday to mark eight years since the uprising that ousted dictator Moamer Kadhafi, despite chronic political and security crises. Waving flags and wearing the country’s national colours of red,
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Thousands of Libyans mark eight years since uprising

TRIPOLI (AFP) – Thousands of Libyans took the streets on Sunday to mark eight years since the uprising that ousted dictator Moamer Kadhafi, despite chronic political and security crises. Waving flags and wearing the country’s national colours of red, black and green, marchers poured into Tripoli’s Martyrs’ Square, where the late autocrat once gave speeches, […]

Prince Malik attends Doa Kesyukuran event

His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Malik, in his capacity as the Chairman of the Committee of Governors of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (YSHHB), attended a Doa Kesyukuran ceremony at the YSHHB multipurpose hall in the capital on Monday. More details i
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Prince Malik attends Doa Kesyukuran event

His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Malik, in his capacity as the Chairman of the Committee of Governors of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (YSHHB), attended a Doa Kesyukuran ceremony at the YSHHB multipurpose hall in the capital on Monday. More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin  

His Majesty visits UBD’s IHS, UTB

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam made a scheduled visit to the Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa’adatu
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His Majesty visits UBD’s IHS, UTB

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam made a scheduled visit to the Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences (PAPRSB IHS) of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), and Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) on Monday, […]

His Majesty presents keys to 545 housing scheme recipients

A presentation ceremony was held at the Chancellor Hall of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) on Monday, during which 545 individuals received their house key plaques from His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan
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His Majesty presents keys to 545 housing scheme recipients

A presentation ceremony was held at the Chancellor Hall of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) on Monday, during which 545 individuals received their house key plaques from His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam. More details in Tuesday’s […]

Kashmir tensions increase as seven killed in fighting

SRINAGAR, India (AP) – Four Indian soldiers, two suspected militants and a civilian were killed in a gunbattle in Kashmir on Monday, officials said, further escalating tensions in the restive region. More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin
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Kashmir tensions increase as seven killed in fighting

SRINAGAR, India (AP) – Four Indian soldiers, two suspected militants and a civilian were killed in a gunbattle in Kashmir on Monday, officials said, further escalating tensions in the restive region. More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin

SCB inks MoU with DARe

Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) and DARe (Darussalam Enterprise) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday at the SCB’s Head Office in the capital. CEO-designate of SCB Pengiran Aki Ismasufian bin Pengiran Haji Ibrahim and CEO of DARe Javed Ahmad s
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SCB inks MoU with DARe

Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) and DARe (Darussalam Enterprise) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday at the SCB’s Head Office in the capital. CEO-designate of SCB Pengiran Aki Ismasufian bin Pengiran Haji Ibrahim and CEO of DARe Javed Ahmad signed the MoU. More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin

Nearly BND8M raised for Mosque Construction Fund

Response to the Brunei Darussalam Mosque Construction Fund has been overwhelming, with a total of BND7,908,599 gathered through various sources as of December 31 last year. More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin
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Nearly BND8M raised for Mosque Construction Fund

Response to the Brunei Darussalam Mosque Construction Fund has been overwhelming, with a total of BND7,908,599 gathered through various sources as of December 31 last year. More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin

Lao PM leaves after official visit

Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) Dr Thongloun Sisoulith and delegation left on Sunday after concluding a two-day official visit to Brunei Darussalam. Prior to boarding the special aircraft, the Prime Minister of the Lao PDR walke
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Lao PM leaves after official visit

Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) Dr Thongloun Sisoulith and delegation left on Sunday after concluding a two-day official visit to Brunei Darussalam. Prior to boarding the special aircraft, the Prime Minister of the Lao PDR walked past a static guard mounted by members of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF). More […]

Royalty take part in Panaga School Football Tournament

Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda ‘Abdul Muntaqim ibni Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Pengiran Muda Mahkota Pengiran Muda Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah and Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Anak Muneerah Madhul Bolkiah binti Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Peng
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Royalty take part in Panaga School Football Tournament

Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda ‘Abdul Muntaqim ibni Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Pengiran Muda Mahkota Pengiran Muda Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah and Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Anak Muneerah Madhul Bolkiah binti Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Pengiran Muda Mahkota Pengiran Muda Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah played for International School Brunei (ISB) in the Panaga […]

Crown Prince attends birthday celebration

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and  Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran A
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Crown Prince attends birthday celebration

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and  Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah binti Pengiran Haji Salleh Ab Rahaman yesterday attended a high-tea reception hosted by the Ministry of […]

Crown Prince welcomes Laos PM

Lao People’s Democratic Republic Prime Minister Dr Thongloun Sisoulith and delegation arrived in Bandar Seri Begawan on Saturday for a two-day official visit to Brunei Darussalam. His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senio
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Crown Prince welcomes Laos PM

Lao People’s Democratic Republic Prime Minister Dr Thongloun Sisoulith and delegation arrived in Bandar Seri Begawan on Saturday for a two-day official visit to Brunei Darussalam. His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office as personal representative of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin […]

His Majesty receives in audience Lao Prime Minister

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam on Saturday received in audience Lao People’s Democratic Republic (P
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His Majesty receives in audience Lao Prime Minister

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam on Saturday received in audience Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) Prime Minister Dr Thongloun Sisoulith in an audience ceremony held at Cheradi Laila Kenchana of Istana Nurul Iman. The Lao […]

Brunei keen to broaden cooperation with Lao PDR

Brunei Darussalam is keen to explore different avenues of mutual cooperation while it continues to deepen its bilateral relationship with the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Ma
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Brunei keen to broaden cooperation with Lao PDR

Brunei Darussalam is keen to explore different avenues of mutual cooperation while it continues to deepen its bilateral relationship with the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam said in a titah […]

Hong Kong seizes USD1M of rhino horn in record airport haul

HONG KONG (AFP) – Two men carrying at least 24 severed rhino horns were arrested in Hong Kong airport by customs officers who said it was their largest ever seizure of rhino contraband smuggled by air passengers. The haul – worth some HKD8 millio
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Hong Kong seizes USD1M of rhino horn in record airport haul

HONG KONG (AFP) – Two men carrying at least 24 severed rhino horns were arrested in Hong Kong airport by customs officers who said it was their largest ever seizure of rhino contraband smuggled by air passengers. The haul – worth some HKD8 million (USD1 million) – was transported brazenly through the terminal in two cardboard […]

India vows ‘heavy price’ after deadly Kashmir attack

NEW DELHI (AFP) – India and Pakistan’s troubled ties risked taking a dangerous new turn yesterday as New Delhi accused Islamabad of harbouring militants behind one of the deadliest attacks in three decades of bloodshed in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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India vows ‘heavy price’ after deadly Kashmir attack

NEW DELHI (AFP) – India and Pakistan’s troubled ties risked taking a dangerous new turn yesterday as New Delhi accused Islamabad of harbouring militants behind one of the deadliest attacks in three decades of bloodshed in Indian-administered Kashmir. At least 41 paramilitary troops were killed on Thursday as explosives packed in a van ripped through […]

Push on last IS enclave blunted by discovery of civilians

AL-OMAR OIL FIELD BASE, Syria (AP) — A commander with the Kurdish-led force fighting the Islamic State (IS) group said the offensive on the militants’ last enclave in eastern Syria has been blunted by the discovery of hundreds of civilians still living th
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Push on last IS enclave blunted by discovery of civilians

AL-OMAR OIL FIELD BASE, Syria (AP) — A commander with the Kurdish-led force fighting the Islamic State (IS) group said the offensive on the militants’ last enclave in eastern Syria has been blunted by the discovery of hundreds of civilians still living there. The United States (US)-backed force known as the Syrian Democratic Forces launched […]

His Majesty graces finale of Musabaqah Al-Quran

|     Fizah HAB     | HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam consented to grace the finale
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His Majesty graces finale of Musabaqah Al-Quran

|     Fizah HAB     | HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam consented to grace the finale of the National Al-Quran Reading Competition for Adults 1440 Hijrah last night at the International Convention Centre. Upon arrival at the […]

Extend Al-Quran education to all secondary schools: Sultan

|     Hakim Hayat     | TO FURTHER enhance Al-Quran education in the country, His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Per
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Extend Al-Quran education to all secondary schools: Sultan

|     Hakim Hayat     | TO FURTHER enhance Al-Quran education in the country, His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has called for Al-Quran reading in religious schools to be extended to secondary schools nationwide. In his titah […]

Iran vows revenge on ‘mercenaries’ behind suicide attack

TEHRAN (AFP) – President Hassan Rouhani vowed revenge yesterday against the “mercenary group” behind a suicide bombing which killed 27 people in southeastern Iran and accused the US and Israel of supporting “terrorism”. “W
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Iran vows revenge on ‘mercenaries’ behind suicide attack

TEHRAN (AFP) – President Hassan Rouhani vowed revenge yesterday against the “mercenary group” behind a suicide bombing which killed 27 people in southeastern Iran and accused the US and Israel of supporting “terrorism”. “We will certainly make this mercenary group pay for the blood of our martyrs,” the official IRNA news agency quoted the Iranian […]

Crown Prince visits Temburong District, inspects mega bridge project

HIS Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, and Patron of the Temburong District Development Authority (AKDT) y
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Crown Prince visits Temburong District, inspects mega bridge project

HIS Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, and Patron of the Temburong District Development Authority (AKDT) yesterday made a working visit to the construction sites of the mega-scale Temburong Bridge Project, while also visiting several […]

Her Majesty receives in audience Chinese ambassador

HER Majesty Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Pemancha Pengiran Anak Haji Mohamed Alam yesterday received in audience the newly appointed Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Brunei Darussalam Yu Hong. More deta
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Her Majesty receives in audience Chinese ambassador

HER Majesty Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Pemancha Pengiran Anak Haji Mohamed Alam yesterday received in audience the newly appointed Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Brunei Darussalam Yu Hong. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin

His Majesty graces finale of Musabaqah competition

HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam consented to grace the finale of the National Musabaqah Al-Quran for A
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His Majesty graces finale of Musabaqah competition

HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam consented to grace the finale of the National Musabaqah Al-Quran for Adults 1440 Hijrah/2019 last night at the International Convention Centre. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin

Hundreds flee US-backed Syria battle for last IS holdout

NEAR BAGHOUZ, Syria (AFP) – The ferocious battle for the Islamic State (IS) group’s last bastion in eastern Syria entered its fifth day yesterday, as exhausted families left the ever-shrinking scrap of land where holdout militants have been boxed in b
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Hundreds flee US-backed Syria battle for last IS holdout

NEAR BAGHOUZ, Syria (AFP) – The ferocious battle for the Islamic State (IS) group’s last bastion in eastern Syria entered its fifth day yesterday, as exhausted families left the ever-shrinking scrap of land where holdout militants have been boxed in by Kurdish-led forces. Hundreds fled day and night from Baghouz, near the enclave where diehard […]

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ convicted by New York jury

NEW YORK (AFP) – Mexican mobster Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman was convicted on Tuesday of crimes spanning a quarter-century in a trial that laid bare his lavish lifestyle and penchant for extreme violence as the head of one of the world’s most powerf
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Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ convicted by New York jury

NEW YORK (AFP) – Mexican mobster Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman was convicted on Tuesday of crimes spanning a quarter-century in a trial that laid bare his lavish lifestyle and penchant for extreme violence as the head of one of the world’s most powerful gangs. The 61-year-old former boss of the notorious Sinaloa cartel – famed […]

Local man dies in Lumut road accident

A LOCAL man has died after being involved in a severe car accident that occurred near the entrance of the 3rd Battalion, Lumut Camp, Kuala Belait on February 12. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin.
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Local man dies in Lumut road accident

A LOCAL man has died after being involved in a severe car accident that occurred near the entrance of the 3rd Battalion, Lumut Camp, Kuala Belait on February 12. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin.

Croc-related incidents on the rise in 2017-18

THE 95 cases of crocodile encroachment attended by Fire and Rescue Department in 2014-2018 showed a significant increase of incidents in the last two years, with 29 recorded in 2017 and 26 in 2018.More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin.
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Croc-related incidents on the rise in 2017-18

THE 95 cases of crocodile encroachment attended by Fire and Rescue Department in 2014-2018 showed a significant increase of incidents in the last two years, with 29 recorded in 2017 and 26 in 2018.More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin.

Prince ‘Abdul Malik graces second day of Al-Quran Reading Competition

His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Malik graced the finals of the National Al-Quran Reading Competition for Adults of 1440 Hijrah as it entered its second day yesterday at the Plenary Hall of the International Convention Centre in Berakas. More details in Thu
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Prince ‘Abdul Malik graces second day of Al-Quran Reading Competition

His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Malik graced the finals of the National Al-Quran Reading Competition for Adults of 1440 Hijrah as it entered its second day yesterday at the Plenary Hall of the International Convention Centre in Berakas. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin.

Farm owner expresses gratitude for Sultan’s visit

|     Azlan Othman     | MOHD Humaizi bin Haji Mohd Salleh, the co-owner of Perusahaan Haji Mohd Salleh bin Haji Ludin dan Anak-Anak, expressed his gratitude to His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum
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Farm owner expresses gratitude for Sultan’s visit

|     Azlan Othman     | MOHD Humaizi bin Haji Mohd Salleh, the co-owner of Perusahaan Haji Mohd Salleh bin Haji Ludin dan Anak-Anak, expressed his gratitude to His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam for consenting to visit […]

His Majesty harvests first crop of high-yield rice at KKP Wasan

|     Rokiah Mahmud     | HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday graced the firs
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His Majesty harvests first crop of high-yield rice at KKP Wasan

|     Rokiah Mahmud     | HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday graced the first harvesting of the high-yield Sembada 188 rice variety at the Wasan Agricultural Development Area (KKP Wasan) in Mukim Pengkalan Batu. Accompanying His […]

Fierce battles near final IS foothold in eastern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) – Islamic State (IS) group extremists cornered in their last foothold in eastern Syria fought back with suicide car bombs, snipers and booby traps on Monday, slowing Kurdish fighters advancing under the cover of United States (US)-led coalit
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Fierce battles near final IS foothold in eastern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) – Islamic State (IS) group extremists cornered in their last foothold in eastern Syria fought back with suicide car bombs, snipers and booby traps on Monday, slowing Kurdish fighters advancing under the cover of United States (US)-led coalition airstrikes, Kurdish news agencies and a Syrian war monitor said. An Italian photographer was wounded […]

Jail sought for woman who encouraged her boyfriend’s suicide

TAUNTON, Massachusetts (AP) — Prosecutors are asking a judge to order a Massachusetts woman to begin serving her 15-month jail sentence for encouraging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself. Michelle Carter will appear in court on Monday for a hearing to c
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Jail sought for woman who encouraged her boyfriend’s suicide

TAUNTON, Massachusetts (AP) — Prosecutors are asking a judge to order a Massachusetts woman to begin serving her 15-month jail sentence for encouraging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself. Michelle Carter will appear in court on Monday for a hearing to consider prosecutors’ request. Carter was convicted in 2017 of involuntary manslaughter for her role […]

Ouattara says ‘someone must be responsible’ for poll deaths

ABIDJAN (AFP) – Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara has refused to comment on the acquittal on crimes against humanity of his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo at the International Criminal Court (ICC) while insisting investigations would continue. 
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Ouattara says ‘someone must be responsible’ for poll deaths

ABIDJAN (AFP) – Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara has refused to comment on the acquittal on crimes against humanity of his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo at the International Criminal Court (ICC) while insisting investigations would continue. “No reaction from me, it’s an ongoing trial…,” Ouattara said in an interview with Radio France International in the Ethiopian […]

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