Category: Local News

Record high daily COVID cases detected (17.02.2022)

February 18, 2022 By Jimi Ha Off

BY James Kon Brunei Darussalam logged a record high of 2,015 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. The cases were detected in 1,148 PCR tests and 867 antigen rapid tests (ARTs). This was announced in a press release from the Ministry of Health (MoH), which also…

Scheme aims to boost MSMEs’ digital adoption (17.02.2022)

February 18, 2022 By Jimi Ha Off

The Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry of Brunei Darussalam’s Chief Executive Ir Haji Jailani bin Haji Buntar with Deputy Chief Executive (Development) Julianah binti Haji Ali Ahmad and Assistant Chief Executive (Industry Development Group) Norshahrul Nizam bin Othman. PHOTOS: ADIB NOOR   BY Adib Noor…

MTIC shares progress, plans with LegCo (17.02.2022)

February 18, 2022 By Jimi Ha Off

Minister of Transport and Infocommunications Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yusof   BY James Kon The online application for driving and vehicle licences recorded an increase of 373 per cent from 10,046 applications in…

Close contact gets new definition (16.02.2022)

February 17, 2022 By Jimi Ha Off

BY James Kon The Ministry of Health (MoH) has redefined what it means to be a ‘close contact’ in the context of the third wave of the COVID-19 outbreak in the Sultanate. Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia…