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Written by Rano Iskandar on 22 February 2013.

 
Happy National Day

 



 
Lamb Spit is back!!

 


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Circus Firemen in March


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Coming soon

 


The 8th Belait Travel Fair this March. Click image to check out updates on Facebook.

 

 
Silat competition in Brunei

 

His Royal Highness Pengiran Muda ‘Abdul Muntaqim Ibni Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Pengiran Muda Mahkota Pengiran Muda Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah participated in a silat performance yesterday at the closing ceremony of the National Pencak Silat Championship , which was held at the Multipurpose Hall of the Tutong Sports Complex.

Also present to witness the closing ceremony was Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah.


HRH Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah with HRH Pengiran Muda ‘Abdul Muntaqim with Datin Paduka Hjh Adina, Deputy Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports at the silat closing ceremony

Present to officiate the closing ceremony of the National Pencak Silat Championship was the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Laila Diraja Dato Seri Setia Hj Hazair bin Haji Abdullah.

In the first of two finas to be contested yesterday, Tutong’s Mohd Azril bin Mohd Ali beat Ak Mohd Saiful Azwan bin Pg Iskandar 5-0 in Class B.

Meanwhile, in Class D final, Muhammad At-Tarmimi bin Hamid of Sarawak beat Brunei-Muara’s Mohd Zulfauzi bin Zainidi 5-0.

Tutong emerged as the champions of the National Pencak Silat Championship with a total of 17 medals; six gold medals, eight silver medals and three bronze medals.

Brunei-Muara finished in second with three gold medals, four silver medals and five bronze medals, whilst the Schools’ Sports Council completed the top three with a record of three gold medals, one silver medal and three bronze medals. Images and text courtesy of Jake Ten of Borneo Bulletin.


HRH Pengiran Muda ‘Abdul Muntaqim posing a silat posture with the silat performers


Class D final between Muhammad of Sarawak and Brunei-Muara’s Mohd Zulfauzi

 

BIBD Delights!

 



 

DST & MOE - ICT learning

 

Both DST and Ministry of Education support the initiative known as "Innovative Learning through Mobile Interactive Technologies" and recently they launched a new ICT educational program at Sekolah Rendah Panaga. So what did the school receive? Well, DST contributed 35 iPad Mini tablets.

DST is no stranger to corporate social responsibility programmes and they have been very keen in promoting technology through education. Previously DST’s community relations project involved providing students in 10 schools with high-speed mobile broadband internet connectivity and laptops, for more enhanced e-learning experiences.

It is good to see the Ministry of Education having this initiative as well and using some of the schools as "Model Schools" to see the improvement in learning using technology. So let's hope for more collaboration with other companies with MOE and also for DST to see more potential avenue for ICT learning in schools.


Dato Seri Setia Hj Yusof bin Hj Ismail, Deputy Minister of Education officiating the launch of the programme while Suhaimi Hj Hussain, Acting CEO of DST looked on


The guest of honour looking on the students with the headmistress of Sekolah Rendah Panaga and Abdul Latiff, a member of DST Board of Directors


A student playing with the iPad Mini





 

29% off on National Day

 

Fes Retro and Bola Bola Pro-Shop will be having a National Day promotion at their stores. From 23rd February to 3rd March, they will having a 29% discount on their items sold at Fes Retro and Bola Bola Pro-Shop. Their shop is located on 1st floor of Times Square.





 

The launch of the KIA Showroom

 


Mr Teng Chee Khiong, Director of Grand Motors Sdn Bhd, Mr Teng Chee How, Mr Frankie Ho, Managing Director of Grand Motors Sdn Bhd, Mr Teng Chin Ying, Chairman of Grand Motors Sdn Bhd, Mr Choi Byung Koo, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Mr T J Park, President of Kia Asia Pacific, Kia Motors Corp, Hj Shaiful Rizal Hj Ahmad, Executive Director of Grand Motors Sdn Bhd and Pg Hj Abd Qahar Pg Ibnu, Director of Grand Motors Sdn Bhd at launch of Kia showroom and F/L Sorento.

This morning I witnessed I attended the official launch of the revamped showroom of Grand Motors for Kia. It was also the official launch of F/L Sorento which is a pretty good SUV I must say. Even my friend recommended me to get one since my Korean car has gone passed its prime *lol* The guest of honour was Mr. Choi Byung Koo, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Brunei Darussalam. Also present were Mr. T J Park, President of Kia Asia Pacific, Kia Motors Corp and Mr. Teng Chin Ying, Chairman of Grand Motors Sdn Bhd). For more updates, you can view their Facebook page.


The new look of the building and it looks like a cube too


Cutting the ribbon to officiate the opening of the building


Unveiling the new F/L Sorento


The F/L Sorento price starts below BND 40,000


Mr Teng Chin Ying, Chairman of Grand Motors Sdn Bhd, seated in the F/L Sorento


He brought so much energy, considering it was early in the morning


The interior feel of the new building


Do check out the new models for Sorento

 

3 on 3 awareness at Yayasan School

 

So the campaign continues as the H.I.T Hoop Teams visited another school and this time at Yayasan Sultan Hj Hassanal Bolkiah School which took place this morning. The guys from KFC and Fitness Zone notably Wu Chun were greeted by teachers and students. A welcoming address was given by Hjh Mariam bte Hj Ladi, the school's principal.

Jonathan Bong, Senior Marketing Manager of KFC, talked briefly about thei intention of the upcoming KFC Fitness Zone 3 on 3 Streetball Challenge is now open for registration. The actual event will take place at The Airport Mall. For those interested to take part in the challenge, the forms are available at all Fitness Zone outlets and specific KFC outlets (Gadong Central, Airport Mall, Seria and The Mall).

The closing dates for registration is 10th March but I suggest you register early because based on my experience, you might need some time as well to make your jerseys for the tournament. This year the official jerseys will be a special one because it will be both dry fit and also reversible. Interesting!!

Below are pictures courtesy of Trinity Advertising & Event Management.


Hjh Mariam bte Hj Ladi, Yayasan School's principal with Wu Chun, the founder of Fitness Zone


Hjh Mariam bte Hj Ladi, Yayasan School's principal with Wu Chun, the founder of Fitness Zone


Teachers and students attending the basketball clinic


Representing Fitness Zone, KFC, Good Game Event Management and Trinity Advertising & Event Management

 

Diecast Exhibition this Sunday

 


It's happening this Sunday. The 1st Brunei Diecast Sales and Exhibition 2013

 

Tracking food using RFID

 

It has to start somewhere and it's good to see AITI and John Harith Technology teaming up with the help of the Ministry of Religious Affairs in having local meat being electronically traced to make sure the authenticity of the "halalness" and also inventory of the item at the supermarket, in this case, Hua Ho.

So all you have do is use your smart phone and download the QR code application and you can scan the selected items at the cold storage of Hua Ho Bunut though only the chicken items are computed to the system for RFID. Then you scan the QR code and you will be able to get details on the supplier and as well as the person who slaughtered the chicken with a halal certification to go along with it. The information will be displayed on the monitor for your viewing.

The pilot project will be run for 6 months and so far it is being tested with a local abattoir Golden Chick Sdn Bhd who are collaborating with Hua Ho Tanjung Bunut. This is a good initiative and I believe you may have heard about the recent situation where an imported food product from China beared a Halal logo only to find out it has pork DNA in it. So this is where RFID on halal status on food might come in handy in the future.

The Guests of Honour to officiate the soft launching of the system were Dato Paduka Haji Awang Alaihuddin bin Pehin Orang Kaya Digadong Seri Lela Dato Seri Utama Haji Awang Mohamad Taha, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Communications and Awang Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Yussof, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. Also present was Chief Executive of AITI, Hj Yahkup Hj Menudin and Deputy Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Communications, Abdul Mutalib Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Hj Mohd Yusof.

The event took place at Hua Ho Tanjung Bunut.


Hj Yahkup Hj Menudin, Chief Executive of AITI gave his welcoming remarks


John Lim of John Harith Technology explaining to the guests of honour on how the scanning works


Haji Abdul Aziz, the Permanent Secretary of Religious Affairs, scanning the chicken


John was also multitasking but no, he doesn't work at Hua Ho


The information will be displayed on the monitor for your personal viewing


It will even show you who was the slaughterer of the chicken from Golden Chick Sdn Bhd

  

 

 

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