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Written by Rano Iskandar. Posted in DPMM FC, News, RA News

Meet the fans session 


DPMM FC players and the management team with the team from Maju Motors at Maju Motors showroom yesterday. Click image to enlarge.

It was great to DPMM FC fans turning up yesterday at Maju Motors new showroom at Telanai to show their support and taking photos and signing autographs on the DPMM FC poster sponsored by Maju Motors. The management team of DPMM FC and all the DPMM FC players turned up for the special occasion. Today they will have a friendly match against ABDB at the Jerudong mini stadium and this is to keep up the match practice for all the players. Steve Kean hinted that all the players will have a chance to be on the field as he intended to swap all the players in the second half.

DPMM FC’s next match will be away to Home United on the 13th March and rumoured that RTB will be airing the game live on TV for the benefit of DPMM FC fans. So far DPMM FC have won two matches and the team to have a perfect record in the S•League.
















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Written by alin. Posted in News, RA News


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Log on to win points & prizes

Maybe it’s about time I do some personal internet banking on my HSBC account 😀

Manage your account online with HSBC’s Personal Internet Banking (PIB) service and stand a chance to be rewarded.

From now until April 30, HSBC customers who perform selected online transactions such as international transfers, bill payments and opening foreign currency time deposit accounts will earn Transaction Points ranging from 10 to 100 points.

Every month, the first 150 HSBC customers to collect 200 Transaction Points will be rewarded with attractive vouchers: $30 Starbucks Gift Certificate for the month of February, $30 Hua Ho Shopping Voucher for the month of March and $30 RBC Dining Voucher for the month of April. In addition, HSBC PIB customers will also have a chance of winning one of five PlayStation® 4 consoles in the Grand Lucky Draw.

Earning Transaction Points is easy: for example the purchase of prepaid electricity recharge pins (PowerKad) and prepaid mobile phone (Easi) top-ups will earn customers 30 Transaction Points (minimum $50 for PowerKad and $40 for Easi Top-up) and customers who register to receive their credit card statements via encrypted emails will earn 40 Transaction Points during the campaign period. Customers who perform account openings of Foreign Currency Time Deposits, internal transfers, telegraphic transfers, cashier’s orders or demand drafts via the HSBC Personal Internet Banking platform will also earn Transaction Points, subject to its terms and conditions.

For the month of February, successful customers will receive a Starbucks Gift Certificate worth $30 via appointed courier service in conjunction with the American coffeehouse chain’s opening in the Sultanate back on February 16 at Mabohai Shopping Complex. For more details on the HSBC Online campaign and earning Transaction Points, contact the bank’s Call Centre at 2252252 or log on to www.hsbc.com.bn.

The great thing for the monthly treat’s prizes is that they will be delivered to customers through an appointed courier service within 5 working days after end of every month, for the respective monthly treat.

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Looking for prospective student 

Politeknik Brunei will be holding a two-day Open Day – “Road to Politeknik Brunei” on March 6 and 8 from 8.30am to 12pm and 1.30pm to 4pm at One Stop Center, Level 2, Block 2E, Politeknik Brunei, Jalan Ong Sum Ping. The purpose of the Open Day is to provide opportunities for the public, especially the students that have graduated from the ‘A’ level to proceed to the next level by entering the Advanced Diploma courses (which is equivalent to HND) available in Politeknik Brunei for the 2014/2015 intake.

Among the activities that will be held at the Open Day is a consultation and interaction session between the public especially students and Politeknik Brunei’s lecturers on the entry requirements and the Advanced Diploma programmes offered in 2014; briefings on learning and teaching in the Schools / Departments of Politeknik Brunei; briefings on job opportunities in the government and private sectors; and tours around the Politeknik Brunei building for a look at the campus.

Acting Director of Politeknik Brunei, Denis Ho Mun Tai, delivering his speech last Thursday at Politeknik Brunei Open Day. Image courtesy of Sally Pri of The Brunei Times.

Students who have graduated with A Level and wish to continue their studies to Advanced Diploma at Politeknik Brunei may visit the school at Jalan Ong Sum Ping on Saturday from 8.30am to noon and 1.30pm to 4pm.
The school started its Open Day for the 2014-2015 intake yesterday after an opening ceremony was launched by its Acting Director Denis Ho Mun Tai.

Under the title “Road to Politeknik Brunei” the event provides consultation and interaction between prospective students and the school’s lecturers on the entry requirements and the Advanced Diploma programmes offered this year.

It also provides briefings on learning and teaching available at Politeknik Brunei, briefings on job opportunities in the government and private sector as well as tours around the school building to allow students to take a closer look at the campus.

Advanced Diploma qualifications from Politeknik Brunei is accredited by the National Accreditation Council (MKPK) as equivalent to the qualification of the BDTVEC Higher National Diploma (HND).

A total of 12 Programmes are offered by Politeknik Brunei for the 2014-2015 intake.

The School of Business offers five programmes namely Advanced Diplomas in Business Entrepreneurship, Business Accounting, Business Finance, Business Marketing and Business Management.

Under the School of Information and Communication Technology the programmes offered include Advanced Diplomas in Web Computing, Information Systems and Technology, Computer Network, Information Science and Digital Media. Meanwhile, the School of Science and Engineering offers two programmes namely Advanced Diplomas in Interior Design and Well Engineering.

Also in attendance during the opening ceremony were Acting Assistant Director of Politeknik Brunei Alias Hj Abu Bakar, heads of departments, heads of schools as well as lecturers, officers and staff of Politeknik Brunei. Text courtesy of Sally Pri of The Brunei Times.


Jeff Dunham coming to KL

Jeff Dunham to perform live in May in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

LOL Events is proud to present worldwide comedy sensation, Jeff Dunham, live in Malaysia on 20th May 2014 at 8.30pm. The show will be held at Sunway Convention Centre, Level CP3, Sunway Pyramid Shopping Centre.

Have you heard of Jeff Dunham? Well, I have and I’m pretty sure some of you have. He will be touring in Asia and one of the stops will be in Kuala Lumpur. Jeff Dunham is a popularly known for his stand up comedy with his puppets and yes, he will be bringing a truck load of puppets with him. Even Time Magazine wrote that he is “the most popular comedian in the United States” and Forbes named him to its Celebrity 100 list of most powerful entertainers three years running. Jeff Dunham is a phenomenally successful global entertainment brand.

He will be in Asia for the “Disorderly Conduct tour”. He will perform live on 20th May at the Sunway Convention Centre and he will be performing for 90 minutes.

“We are proud to bring to Malaysia another global comedy sensation. Jeff Dunham’s talent has taken the art of ventriloquism to a whole new level. He will dazzle you with his amazing ventriloquist skills and deliver cutting edge comedy whilst still remain warm and humane. This will be a mind-blowing comedy experience for everyone.” – Rizal Kamal, CEO, LOL Events.

It’s also good to know that this is also supported by Tourism Malaysia and Malaysia Major Events.

Jeff Dunham, live in Malaysia takes place at the Sunway Convention Centre on 20th May 2014 at 8.30pm. Ticket prices are RM420 (VIP), RM340 (Cat 1), RM270 (Cat 2), RM200 (Cat 3), RM130 (Cat 4) and ticket sales will be available from 25th Feb, 10am through TicketPro.

I will also be running instagram competition and one of you will walk away with a pair of tickets to catch Jeff Dunham (well, air ticket and accommodation not included). So do check out @ranoadidas instagram soon.

The seating arrangements for Jeff Dunham’s gig at Sunway Convention Centre. Click image to enter TicketPro to buy seats.

The ticket pricing for the gig. Click image to enter TicketPro to buy seats.


Ridzuan wins Jetta 

Ridzuan and his family with the management of Maju Motors Sdn Bhd, posing with the grand prize, Volkswagen Jetta

Finally a winner for the grand draw of the DPMM FC lucky draw has been awarded. 38 shortlisted fans of DPMM FC were invited for the final grand draw. The grand draw prize was the Volkswagen Jetta sponsored by Maju Motors Sdn Bhd. They are also one of the major sponsors for DPMM FC team last season and it’s no surprise that Maju Motors Sdn Bhd has continued the tradition of being major sponsor for DPMM FC this season in the S•League campaign.

Dr. Chan Sui Kiat, Managing Director of Maju Motors and Chan Key Hong, Executive Director of Maju Motors, were present to host the grand draw. From the 38 shortlisted participants, they drew the top 5 participants for the final grand draw. Ridzuan bin Ali emerged as the lucky winner as his son picked the right key to unlock a brand new Volkswagen Jetta.

The Jetta 1.4TSI is a comfortable car as it has a long wheelbase and German engineered suspensions. The 122-horsepower engine is mated with a smooth shifting 6-speed DSG transmission, allowing the car to get from 0-100km/h in just a few seconds.

The finalists choosing their keys for the draw

Others waiting in anticipation for the winner

The first participant couldn’t unlock the door

The lil boy tried his luck with the key

Guess what? He managed to unlock it

Ridzuan was so appreciative of his son’s effort

Will he remember this moment when he grows up? 😀

Like father, like son

Finally a winner was crowned with a Volkswagen Jetta


Consolation prizes where they get a pair of season tickets

Consolation prizes where they get a pair of season tickets


Craft ’n’ Foodies Day 

Are you a “Food Fan” who loves to sample different kinds of delicacies, especially home baked savouries or sweet delights? Do you love to share your creations with other enthusiasts? Or do you love home made products that you can display or use either in your office, home or give as a gift to your loved ones? Or simply want to meet fellow enthusiasts to while away a day of craft or food?

The Mabohai Shopping Complex, in support of local SME’s, will be holding the Mabohai Shopping Complex “Craft and Foodies’ Weekend” at the Event stage of the Complex on Saturday, 8th March and Sunday, 9th March 2014 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The event will start on Saturday, 8th Feb with La Vida Crafts Group offering handmade baskets, cards, quilts and many other decorative items for sale to the general public. In addition, Jo’s Art Gallery will be demonstrating craft activities using recycled materials such as plastic bottles and egg trays. There will also be free face painting for children.

On Sunday, 9th March on Foodies’ Day, different delicacies such as cookies, cakes and pies prepared by local online sellers will be available for sale to the public. The public is invited to sample and buy these delicious concoctions and savour the taste of home made products.

According to the management of Mabohai Shopping Complex, “We are very happy to be able to help groups like La Vida and the local sme’s to share their love for crafts and cooking. Both are works of art expressed in different forms, one is through visual art with the home made jewellery, quilts, baskets and bags, and the other is culinary arts, with the different cupcakes, pastries, desserts that will delight the public. This is a celebration of creativity, and the public is invited to join in the fun.”

Should you wish to book the Event Stage of the Mabohai Shopping Complex for your events and activities, please call us on 8111623 or 8653762. Or find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @mabohaibrunei

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