Borneo Bulletin (Brunei)

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ ANN) - Globally, lives and livelihoods, economies, and communities depend on convenient, reliable and affordable energy to thrive. By 2050, the Earth’s projected population is estimated to be nine billion. Society is thus confronted with a dual challenge: How to make a transition to a low-carbon energy future to manage the risks of climate change, while also extending the economic and social benefits of energy to everyone on the planet.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ ANN) - Cox's Bazar, a southern city in Bangladesh, where most of the Rohingya refugees are staying in camps, is witnessing a merciless cold wave. There is little to comfort in terms of food and shelter.

MANILA (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - East Asia Summit remains an important mechanism for strategic dialogue and cooperation, said Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei Darussalam.

MANILA (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Brunei's Sultan yesterday morning held a bilateral meeting with Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India. The bilateral meeting was held at the Philippines International Convention Center (PICC), Manila.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ ANN) - The non-performing loans (NPL) ratio of households in the Sultanate has improved to 1.9 per cent in the second quarter of 2017, compared to 3.3 per cent in 2010, thanks to the prudent practices of Bruneians who have started developing a saving-oriented culture.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ ANN) - Brunei's Minister of Education, in his capacity as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (Yayasan), presented $168,580 in donations to seven non-government organisations (NGOs), 45 mosques, suraus and prayer halls across the country yesterday.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - The Ministry of Development (MoD) and its departments yesterday held a dialogue with Legislative Council (LegCo) members at the Betabur Hall of the MoD.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ ANN) - Kevin McDonald, a cybersecurity expert and author of ‘Above the Clouds: Managing Risk in the World of Cloud Computing,’ delivered a talk yesterday at the Design & Technology Building in Kampong Anggerek Desa, exploring the risks and entrepreneurial opportunities presented by the ever-increasing sophistication of business and technology in the digital economy.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ ANN) - THE Society for the Management of Autism Related issues in Training, Education and Resources (SMARTER) Brunei yesterday received contributions of classroom equipment from the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Brunei Darussalam.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ ANN) - UNIVERSITI Teknologi Brunei (UTB), under its School of Computing and Informatics, attained accreditation from the British Computing Society (BCS) for the degree programmes offered by the Computing Information Systems (CIS), Computer Network and Security (CNS), and Creative Computing (CC) Programme Areas.