Asians pour toward wars over water
Competition for water could trigger conflict unless nations cooperate to share the diminishing resource, leaders from Asia-Pacific nations warned yesterday.
Sun May 19, 2013
Acting Assistant Secretary of State Joseph Yun's Travel to the Southeast Asia
Acting Assistant Secretary of State Joseph Yun will travel to Indonesia, Brunei, and Vietnam May 20-29 for bilateral and multilateral meetings with senior officials.
Asean back on Russia's map as a region of interest
Russia is refocusing on Asean after years of inertia due to its domestic priorities and challenges.
Fri May 17, 2013
Japan hopes to join next round of TPP talks in KL
JAPAN has appealed to Malay-sia, one of the member countries of the Trans Pacific Partnership , to support its request for an extension of the ongoing talks.
Tue May 14, 2013
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Japan Proposes Intellectual Property Protection At RCEP Talks
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, May 14 --Japan has proposed to set up a working group to discuss protection of intellectual properties at the just-concluded first round of negotiations on a Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership free trade agreement covering many parts of Asia-Pacific region.
Birdwatching in Brunei, Borneo
The Sandakan Borneo Bird Club is proud to announce the 1st Borneo Bird Race to be held on 31st May to 9th June 2013 in collaboration with Brunei Tourism and Sabah Tourism Board.
Mon May 13, 2013
United Nations Group Seeks 'Global Standardisation On Spelling'
The Minister of Development Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awg Hj Suyoi bin Hj Osman, yesterday officiated the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names Asia, South-East at the Indera Kayangan Ballroom of The Empire Hotel & Country Club.
Japan, Brunei agree to boost economic, energy ties
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met here Monday with visiting Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and the two leaders agreed to promote bilateral economic and energy ties, according to the Japanese Foreign Ministry.
Thu May 09, 2013
Dahlia X-Ray Service Company Begins Operation
The Dahlia X-Ray Service Company, which was launched in early February this year, began providing x-ray services yesterday at the company's, premises in Jalan Rasau, Kg Mumong, Kuala Belait.
Wed May 08, 2013
Brunei International Airport Resumes Normal Operations
The Department of Civil Aviation and the Brunei Economic Development Board informed the public that operations at Brunei International Airport had returned to normal by 2am, May 8, following a heavy downpour at around 11pm on May 7, flooded the Arrival Hall of the airport, causing much inconvenience to passengers on the late night flight.
Thailand-China to step up military ties
The Unites States has "Cobra Gold", the annual joint military drill with Thailand, and China hopes to follow in its footsteps.
Brunei's Sultan meets Chinese defense minister to reinforce bilateral ties
Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah met with visiting Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan at the Istana Nurul Iman palace here Wednesday to discuss bilateral ties and issues of common concern.
Mon May 06, 2013
Malaysian National News Agency
Asean Defence Ministers Meet In Brunei To Chart Future Cooperation
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, May 7 -- Defence ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations gathered here on Tuesday to discuss measures and actions to further cement defence and security cooperation in the 10-nation bloc, Xinhua news agency reported.
Thu May 02, 2013
Nakhoda Ragam Vocational School's Young Artists
Students from the Nakhoda Ragam Vocational School are taking a more hands-on approach to getting their talents recognised by their own country.
Wed May 01, 2013
Sultan of Brunei welcomed to Australia
Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on Thursday attended a state lunch at Governor-General Quentin Bryce's official residence in Canberra as part of a three-day official state visit.
Brunei To Mark National Family Day Across 9 Zones
Viewed as the main solution to reducing social issues in the country, the public is being reminded on the importance of a family institution and also the need to spend quality time together as a family unti, as the nation gears towards National Family Day celebration this weekend.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
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It is bounded to the north by the South China Sea and on all other sides by the East Malaysian state of Sarawak , which also divides the state into two disconnected segments of unequal size.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Towards an Autism-Friendly Asean Community
Asean Autism Network members yesterday called for the strengthening of the promotion and implementation of an autism-friendly Asean Community in a sustainable manner, which is one of the eight key recommendations endorsed in the adaptation of the Bandar Seri Begawan Recommendations on Autism during the conclusion of the 2nd Asean Autism Network ... (more)
Winners Of National Day Run In Belait
An overwhelming turnout of 1,074 participants from the Belait District took part in the 29th National Day Run.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Aquino, ASEAN leaders reaffirm commitment to preserve Southeast Asia as a nuclear weapon-free region
President Benigno S. Aquino III links arms with his counterparts in Association of Southeast Asian Nations for the traditional group photo during the 22nd ASEAN Summit Retreat at the Prime Minister's Office in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei on Thursday .