Borneo Bulletin (Brunei)

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Despite the growing competition to attract tourists and keeping up with the changing trends in the tourism industry, the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (MPRT) is making all-out efforts to develop Brunei’s tourism sector, said Awang Haji Ali bin Haji Apong, Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - The Heart of Borneo (HoB) Initiative is relevant and important to Brunei Darussalam as it plays a significant role in forest and biodiversity conservation efforts, promoting tourism development and providing socioeconomic benefits.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - The Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Bandar Seri Begawan (CCC BSB) will host the Trade Expo from September 26-30 at Bridex, Jerudong and welcomes the participation of business associations and companies from Japan.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Asbi bin Mohd Yassin and his family have expressed their gratitude after being presented a mock key to a house yesterday at Kampong Sungai Matan, Jalan Kota Batu.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - The spirit of volunteerism was evident as 136 individuals recently rolled their sleeves up for a community beach clean-up, collecting nearly two tonnes of rubbish from Serasa Beach in the first environmental event to kick start the new year.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Local filmmaker Abdul Zainidi will be featured in Channel NewsAsia in May this year in Singapore’s TV documentary entitled, ‘The Asean I Know’ on May this year.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Among the factors identified as a driving force on cross-border tourism include price benefits, exchange rates, broader options, and psychological influences.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Livestock producers in the country should continue expanding their production - to fulfil the needs of the local market and for exports, create more jobs and make a bigger contribution to the country’s GDP growth, according to the Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism Awang Haji Ali bin Haji Apong.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - According to Hirman bin Haji Abu, the Head of Crop Industry Division at the Department of Agriculture and Agrifood, those interested in hi-tech contract farming will be provided with a hectare of land as a start-up.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - YB Pehin Orang Kaya, the Legislative Council (LegCo) Speaker, received a courtesy call yesterday from Richard Lindsay, the British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam.