His Majesty Depart for Japan
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 afternoon left for Tokyo, Japan to attend the Enthronement Ceremony of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan, Emperor Naruhito which will be held today at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.
Photography Exhibition in Conjunction with Turkish Week
Universiti Brunei Darussalam, UBD, in collaboration with the Embassy of Turkey in Brunei Darussalam launched Turkish Week in conjunction with the upcoming Turkish National Day. The event started off with the opening of the photography exhibition yesterday morning at the UBD Library.
Mukim Penghulus, village heads and members of the mukim and village consultative councils as well as the public are requested to work together in ensuring that drains are clear of rubbish and grass that can cause them to be blocked and increase the risk of flooding. They are also asked to immediately report any incidences of floods or landslides. Awang Abdol Hazis bin Haji Ahad, Assistant Belait District Officer as the Chairman of the Belait District Emergency Operations Centre requested for such cooperation to be made during the Discussion Session of the District Disaster Management Committee with penghulu mukims, village heads and members of the mukim and village consultative councils in the district.
Brunei National Climate Drafting Committee Workshop
Brunei Darussalam must work together with other countries to tackle climate change. As an oil and gas economy, it is important that the country pave the economy towards a low carbon pathway by mitigating greenhouse emissions. With the highest greenhouse gas emissions per capita in ASEAN, Brunei Darussalam has numerous opportunities for reduction in emissions and to further develop these opportunities. This was said by Permanent Secretary for Energy at the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry at the opening of the Brunei National Climate Drafting Committee Workshop. The workshop was held yesterday morning at Universiti Brunei Darussalam.
Uplifting Al-Quran as the Core of All Knowledge
In conjunction with the 5th Brunei Polytechnic Convocation Ceremony, 6 hundred and 32 graduands participated in a Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony yesterday afternoon. The ceremony took place at the Suri Seri Begawan Raja Pengiran Anak Damit Mosque in Kampung Manggis, Madang.
The Public Service Department, Prime Minister's Office informs that His Majesty the Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented for Awang Muhamad Husaini bin Aji, Deputy Director of Meteorology at the Meteorological Department, Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications is promoted as Director of Meteorology at the Meteorological Department, Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications;
Folklore Writing Workshop
Folklore can attract, educate and enhance the cognitive and psychomotor skills of children. It also exposes children to knowledge which enables them to develop their personalities and sharpen their minds in responding to certain things. In this regard, the Language and Literature Bureau organized the first phase of the 2019 Folklore Writing Workshop. It was aimed to search and gather folklore which can evoke the Bruneian sense of identity. The event which commenced today took place at the Language and Literature Bureau Library in Bandar Seri Begawan.
Lakanon Tutong Carnival
Towards further enlivening the Tutong Town Night Market with interesting activities, the Tutong Municipal Board will once again hold the Lakanon Tutong Carnival. The carnival which will be held this Saturday and Sunday aims to introduce the heritage and culture of the district's ethnic groups and communities through events with the concept of food and cuisines.
Power Supply Disruption
Several areas in Brunei Muara will experienced temporary power cut today.
Official Inauguration Ceremony of 8th President of the Republic of Indonesia
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 attended the Official Inauguration Ceremony of the 8th President of the Republic of Indonesia, His Excellency Joko Widodo. Accompanying His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam was His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Mateen.