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Hi-Tea for Borneo golf tourney participants

|     Abdul Hakiim Yakof     | A WELCOMING Hi-Tea for the participants of the 16th Borneo Ladies Golf Challenge Trophy 2014 was held yesterday at the Presidential Lounge, Rizqun International Hotel. The guest of honour was the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources, Hajah Normah Suria Hayati binti Pehin Jawatan Dalam Seri Maharaja Dato Seri Utama (Dr) Haji Awang Mohd Jamil Al-Sufri. ...

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Early bird tickets for Borneo Jazz now on sale

|     Aziz Idris     |   EARLY bird tickets for the upcoming Borneo Jazz on May 9-10 at Parkcity Everly Hotel in Miri, Sarawak are now on sale. Borneo Jazz promises two days of fine jazz music with great food and a craft bazaar at a very beautiful beach resort. Now in its ninth year, the festival will ensure wonderful Jazz music in an exotic setting. Apart from the stage, the programme this year will s ...

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Borneo Jazz volunteer programme

|     Aziz Idris     |   THE 9th edition of Borneo Jazz is set to take place in Miri, Sarawak and volunteers are still needed to ensure a successful event. The festival will be held from May 9 to 10 and will feature various types of Jazz music from around the world. The festival will also feature an arts and craft bazaar, which will represent the unique cultures of the people in Borneo. Every year, Bor ...

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My heartiest congratulations to Borneo Bulletin

I WAS a six-year-old boy when I first read the Borneo Bulletin in 1958. The BB was then a weekly paper and cost 20 cents on the newsstand - my daily pocket money. I used to read the weekly BB at the public library in Kuala Belait. When I was a young student in London in the early 1970s, I remember requesting my family members to send a copy of the Borneo Bulletin whenever they could afford it. I would also ...

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All set for Borneo ladies golf challenge

|     James Kon     |   WITH home ground advantage, Brunei women golfers are hoping to snatch the trophy at the 16th Borneo Ladies Golf Challenge Trophy to be hosted by Brunei Ladies Golf Association (BLGA) at the Royal Brunei Golf and Country Club from March 24-27. “About 100 golfers from Sabah, Sarawak, FT Labuan and Brunei Darussalam are expected to participate in the annual event,” Datin Rosnah Abd ...

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UBD undergraduates to conduct research on history of Borneo

|     James Kon     |   THE Borneo Research Centre was established on January 31, 2013, under the wing of Brunei History Centre with the vital role of being a research centre for Borneo’s history (including Brunei). Archives and records of research materials dated back to as old as the British residency in Brunei Darussalam as well as the history of Borneo are stored at the Borneo Research Centre (penB ...

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Vietnam’s PTSC M&C, Total E&P Borneo BV ink $130M deal

PTSC Mechanical and Construction (PTSC M&C), the service arm of Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), inked a $130 million contract with Total E&P Borneo BV (TEPB) on Feb 12 to provide engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning services for a platform for the Maharaja Lela South (MLS) Project offshore Brunei, a company source told Rigzone. The platform will be located in water dept ...

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Malaysians ask king to block post for Borneo state boss

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A coalition of Malaysian rights groups has launched a petition urging the country’s king to block a new posting for a controversial state leader who resigned after decades of graft allegations. Taib Mahmud, who has been chief minister of resource-rich Sarawak state on Borneo island since 1981, resigned last week following mounting claims of corruption and environmentally disastrous poli ...

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A quest to the Tip of Borneo

|     Airbiscuit     | IT WAS a quest of seven nature lovers dubbing themselves as the Brunei Landscapiers, as they proceed to capture images of one of the must visit landmark in the Borneo Island. Borneo which is the third largest island in the world has a landmark that beckons to be visited. As a fellow Borneons and an avid nature photographer, the Tip of Borneo, which is situated at the northern part of ...

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Borneo United Enterprise personnel bleed for good cause

|     Achong Tanjong     |   OVER 60 Borneo United Enterprise Sdn Bhd personnel yesterday rolled up their sleeves and bled for a good cause at the RIPAS Hospital Blood Donation Centre. Managing Director Stanley Lim led the team in the charity activity, which is held twice a year in meeting the company’s corporate social responsibility. This was the first blood donation drive held for the year, with the ...

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