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11
Jul

#Always

Written by Rano Iskandar. Posted in News

 

Acer Liquid Smartphones

 

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Sales at Icon Design Store

 

 
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BIBD Delights 
 

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Peugeot Hari Raya Promotion 
 


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Citroën Brunei 
 


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FoodPanda Brunei 
 


It’s super big in Malaysia and now it’s made available in Brunei Darussalam. In Malaysia, there are almost 580 restaurants listed in Food Panda which is a mobile app and web-based for food ordering and delivery service provider. Now it’s good to see such a reputable company such as Food Panda to be in Brunei and it’s slowly making waves as the online orders are increasing day by day.

So far, Food Panda has partnered with 20 restaurants such as Ximply Chriz, Kitaro Japanese, Swensen’s, KFC and Burger King to name a few in Brunei. Last week, I conducted a special free voucher for my instagram followers to increase the awareness of Food Panda existence in Brunei and it worked. People were ordering and there was a huge spike in terms of orders from Food Panda and Burger King was the popular order among the lot.

Recently Claudio Abitante, the Managing Director of Foodpanda Brunei, was in the country to meet up with potential restaurants to be listed in Food panda. He believes that Food Panda will be as popular as in Malaysia because Bruneians love to eat.

For the moment, the delivery service is currently limited to residents of Brunei-Muara and hopefully it will extend to other districts after they finalized with the logistics. I have to say it’s not that easy especially for logistic purposes and currently, FoodPanda is utilizing TNT Brunei in providing the delivery service.

Two days ago, FoodPanda Brunei is now available on three platforms – IOS, Google Play and Window, and now you can order your favourite food from your smart phone. So do give it a try and you will amazed that to see food being delivered to your doorsteps.

Do mind the delays on some of the deliveries and FoodPanda Brunei is still finding ways to expedite the process for the convenience of the customers.

From time to time, FoodPanda Brunei will be running a few gimmick promotions and you will get some FREE vouchers from FoodPanda which you can use for your orders. You can also visit their website page – foodpanda.com.bn too. Happy hunting for food 😀


Now available on the tip of your fingers
 


Do download the app on your smartphone
 


Don’t forget to register yourself
 


Yay, I’m a registered user
 


So far, the delivery is within Bandar Seri Begawan
 


The good thing is that they have logs on your previous orders. So far, I have yet to make an order 😀
 


Some of the restaurants listed in FoodPanda Brunei
 


You can check out their website too
 


This is how the delivery man will carry – a FoodPanda bag in the near future
 


Claudio Abitante, the Managing Director of FoodPanda Brunei, is happy that FoodPanda is slowing making an impact in Brunei
 

  
15% discount at Malppy 

Something huge and exiting for this week’s Weekend Promotion. Enjoy storewide shopping at 15% discount; from women accessories to men clothing to kids’ shoes, basically everything you can find from Malppy! Do your last minute shopping with just a few clicks away and be ready for Raya.

How to Shop:

Go to www.malppy.com and register an account for free.
Once logged in, browse any item you want to buy and add to cart.
Once you’re done shopping, proceed to view cart
Type in [DISCOUNT] at Use Coupon Code and proceed to checkout
Done! And you will receive your goods within 14 days at your doorsteps.

 

 


Click to enter Malppy.com and shop with this code

Apart from this big discount, this week Malppy is featuring Valentino Inspired Rockstuds sandals for children. Every little girls’ dream shoe; for the little ones that love to dress up like mommy can do so now with these cute sandals. This featured sandal is at only B$23.90 instead of B$32.90, even better, you can use this week coupon code to get another 15% discount of the promo price! There are more colours to choose from, so what are you waiting for? Visit Malppy today.

 

Samo Furniture Sale 
 


It’s that time of the year again and Samo Furniture, that little vintage store in Kiulap, known for its eclectic choice of items, is currently having a storewide sale starting July 7 for the upcoming festive season. For those of you who has been eyeing some of their unique collectables, now is the time to start shopping! Head on over to their little shop in Kiulap, Unit No 27, ground floor, Bangunan Lim Eng Ming (same block as vintage rose). You can also follow them on Instagram @samofurniture


Wanting a Shahsaran (Iran) authentic persian carpet? Available at Samo Furniture
 


Ladderax Shelf Unit
 


Brown leather sofa
  
 

Aspire E Series 
 


Aspire E Series available at Concepts Computer
 

 

Ready to take US by storm 
 


Dayat, Elizabeth, Eden, Maria, Joanna, Ruby, Bridget, Shian Li, Adi Farhan and Jeffery at the Brunei International Airport

Last year,there were three representatives. This year, Brunei are sending 9 participants and this shows that Bruneians have what it takes with their talents. Yesterday nine of them took off for the United States to represent Brunei in the World Championship of Performing Arts (WCOPA). In other words, it’s the official “Talent Olympics” and it’s a good avenue to aspire more talents. This is a great opportunity for the participants to be exposed to the real competition and also compete against other performers around the world.

Last year, Fakhrul Razi made to the finals of WCOPA 2013 and bagged a few gold medals while Kevin Lo earned scholarships from the acting academy and notching a few gold medals whereas Maria Grace Koh earned silver medals from last year’s awards. The only one returning back to Hollywood is Maria while the rest are new to the competition.

Jeffrey Cadayong of Prismworks Event Management is confident that Brunei will bring in more medals and also earn more gold medals. The Brunei candidates have been working very hard and they had their final rehearsal at Expression Music before taking off for their adventure to Hollywood. I saw bits of pieces of Ruby Chong’s performance and I was super amazed already by this lady talent and I have seen her sing in public events.

Both sisters Eden Chiam and Shian Li Chiam are also selected for the USA trip who will performing vocal and instrument respectively in the junior category. They are the youngest of the lot. Elizabeth Sim and Joanna Kwan will be representing Brunei in the senior acting category. As for the senior vocal category, former champion of P2F Hidayat Hj Ahim, Ruby Chong, Bridget Ang and Md Adi Farhan will represent the country.

Will any of them reach the finals of the WCOPA like Fakhrul Razi did? I do have faith in them and they will make more waves this time round. Last year, Brunei won the “Spirit Award” and also the winning viral photo which happened to be my photo on social media.

Good luck to all the participants and do keep us posted. Too bad this year I won’t be joining them to the States. Maybe next year when the time is right. Do follow their updates on instagram @officialwcopabrunei

 


Dayat with his family and friends, sending him off
 


Ruby Chong and her cute nephew
 


Adi Farhan with his family members
 


Brunei delegates with the family members
 


Bridget Ang with her family and friends
 


The Chiam family 😀
 


A shot with the celebrities 😀
 

  
 

Donations of footballs from Grand Motors 

Grand Motors Sdn Bhd, the exclusive distributor of Kia vehicles in Brunei Darussalam is at the forefront of the companies supporting football in the country. Kia Motors, one of the official automotive partners in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ further compliments the youthfulness, dynamism and excitement of its products through active participation in sports marketing.

For the past years, Grand Motors has supported several sports events like tennis, golf and football. This year, Grand Motors extends the spirit of the world’s most famous football tournament and donates more than 100 footballs to different schools in the country to further expand this advocacy. As one of the company’s newest corporate social responsibility (CSR) endeavors, this program is in line with its advocacy of youth empowerment through sports. Among the schools in Brunei, the following were the recipients of the KIA-FIFA footballs: Co-Curriculum Education Department for Sports School, Jerudong International School, International School Brunei and Seri Mulia Sarjana International School.

According to Grand Motors’ Managing Director Frankie Ho, “Kia Brunei believes that through sports, our youth will grow up to be responsible and active adults who will strengthen the backbone of our society”. He also added, “Through this program, we aim to develop the skills and interest of the students in this global sport to further reinforce fair play and team spirit”.

Kia has been an Official Automotive Partner of FIFA since 2007, including the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ and UEFA EURO 2012™, and has recently strengthened their involvement in the game with an unprecedented long-term commitment of extending their partnership with FIFA until 2022.


Mr. Ambrose Nathan, Chief Financial Officer of International School Brunei receives the footballs in behalf of their school.
 


Grand Motors’ Executive Director Pg Hj Abdul Qahar Bin PSD Maj Gen (R) Pg Hj Ibnu Basith ceremoniously hands over the footballs to the Director of Co-Curriculum Education Department, Pg Suhaimi Bin Pg Hj Bakar and receiving it is Sports School Deputy Principal Mohammad Norilham Jais
 


Receiving the balls from KIA Sales Manager Ms. Jacqueline Koh are representatives from Jerudong International School with their Sports Director Mr. Chris McGeorge
 


Group photo with Grand Motors

17
Jun

#WhatAFinaleforGOT

Written by Rano Iskandar. Posted in News

 

HRH nabs MVS 
 


His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Muntaqim ended the 2nd Brunei Interclub Swimming Championships with another gold last Sunday after finishing first in the 50m freestyle event at the National Aquatics Centre at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex in Berakas. Competing under the banner of the ISB Hammerheads, HRH Prince ‘Abdul Muntaqim also won “The Most Valuable Swimmer” medal in his age group. Click image to read more. Image courtesy of The Brunei Times.
 

  
 

Royal Brunei Airlines 
 


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Brunei vs Mongolia 
 


Come and support Brunei tonight
Report by Syarif Rasani of The Brunei Times: National rugby captain Muhammad Redha Hj Adinin hopes they can come out on top at today’s Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU) Asian 5 Nations Division IV tournament.

The national team will be facing a tough test against Mongolia – who have a significant advantage in size – before meeting Cambodia on Saturday. The competition’s other game will see Cambodia face Mongolia on Thursday.

“Our expectations are to definitely win the tournament,” Redha told The Brunei Times yesterday.

“We’re ready to put everything on the line to defend our home ground until the last whistle blows.

“We have the advantage of familiarising ourselves with the pitch (at the Balapan Track and Field of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex in Berakas), weather and climate changes.”

The national team will be heading into battle boosted by two successful warm up matches where they defeated the Miri Rhinos 44-21 and Labuan 28-13.

Redha noted that winning their tune up games will definitely help their confidence.

“However, the main intentions of those two matches were to see how well we played as a team as a solid pack executing all the game plan set for us and if the game plan was best suited to each and every individual’s capabilities,” said Redha.

“Perfectly executing our game plan and in dentifying the areas that we needed to work on were considered a victory to us, while winning the two clashes was a bonus,” he added.

Vice-captain Ahmad Faez Anuar admitted that the national squad do not know much about today’s opponents as they have never played against other before.

“We know that the Mongolia Rugby Football Union (MRFU) have been around for a bit and we do know for sure that they would want to win this tournament to make a statement, as much as the Leopards (Brunei national team) do,” said Faez.

“It’s going to be a tough game and I’m sure both teams will be hungry for points.

“Ideally, we would have loved to get more time and perhaps more test matches, but the camp we had has propelled and sculptured us a lot – but the real answer will be portrayed on the field this week.

“The team has bonded tremendously. Skipper Redha and I are happy with how the team is getting along.

“The brotherhood spirit is strong in this team as every player knows each other’s traits in and out of the pitch, so we know we’ve got each other’s back come game time,” added Faez.

Brunei will have four days rest before they take on Cambodia on Saturday. Cambodia beat Brunei 38-0 and 28-0 during the Division V tournament in Cambodia last year.

 


The national rugby team posing for a team photo before their warm up match against Labuan on June 7 at the LDA Field in Labuan. Hosts Brunei face Mongolia in their Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU) Asian 5 Nations Division IV opener today before meeting Cambodia on Saturday. Image courtesy of Iqbal Selamat.
 

  
 

FIFA 14 tournament 
 


The FIFA 14 tournament is back!!

Craving for another football gaming tournament? For those familiar with FIFA 14, we will be holding a mini FIFA 14 PS3 tournament at Hua Ho Manggis Mall. It’s been a while since I organised one and this was back during my Brunei Cyber Games days. Since Hua Ho Manggis is organising a football fiesta event, I thought it would be nice to give a helping hand to an event that I enjoyed organizing.

There will be two categories to choose from:

1) World Cup (Round Robin) $10 Entry Fee

2) Knock Out (Elimination) $8 Entry Fee

You can register at Hua Ho Manggis at the ground floor during opening hours and you can choose your session (either morning, afternoon or evening slots) for World Cup or Knock Out category.

Each registrant will receive a Panini Sticker Album, a few sticker packets and some goodies as well. There will be prize, trophies and medals for the top three participants and thank you to the sponsors of this event – Red Bull, Standard Chartered Bank, Hua Ho Manggis, Panini, Armtrix Enterprise, Malpyy.com and Johnson & Johnson.  And also a big thank you to Kristal FM for announcing this event.

I shall be posting the rules and regulations soon but I strongly suggest that you bring your own PS3 controllers. The console platform for this tournament is a PS3 by the way. Sorry, it won’t on a PS4 platform just yet. Good luck to all the participants and let’s bring up the spirit of football once again in conjunction with the World Cup 2014.


Hua Ho Football Fiesta
 

  
 

Win a new home!! 
 


Maybe the biggest kind of lucky draw by a motor car dealer in Brunei that I know of in many years
Grand Motors Sdn Bhd, the official distributor of Kia vehicles in Brunei and the second largest automotive dealer in the country, celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year with a series of promotions for its loyal Kia customers until the end of 2014.

Purchase any Kia vehicle from 1st May to 31st December 2014 and have a chance to win a host of exciting prizes, including the grand prize of a dream house!

“This is our way of thanking our supporters and patrons for their continued support and loyalty for thirty years to Grand Motors and the Kia brand,” said Frankie Ho, Managing Director of Grand Motors Sdn Bhd. He added, ” We hope that by giving back to our clients, we can convey the message that Grand Motors will continue to provide the best vehicles and service for the Bruneian motorist in the years to come.”

This is the first time any automotive brand will offer a brand new house as a grand prize. Also up for grabs is a brand new Kia F/L Optima 2.4L SX Automatic for the second prize and a Kia Cerato 1.6 SX Automatic Sedan as the third prize. Other prizes include a brand new 13-inch Apple MacBook Air, an iPhone 5S, an iPhone 5C, an iPad Mini, and cash. Never has there been a better time to buy a new car.

Grand Motors has even more surprises in store for their beloved customers, such as cash rewards for those who purchase their new wheels between 1st May to 31st July 2014. Their Hari Raya promo gives 50 lucky shortlisted new Kia owners a chance to win up to $10,000 cash, the perfect way to celebrate the festive season on a high note.

So don’t hesitate, head down to the Kia showroom and celebrate with Grand Motors for more details about their promotions and experience the service and dedication that has served the nation for three decades.

You can also follow their Facebook page for updates on Kia.

 


Executive Directors of Grand Motors Pg Hj Abd Qahar Pg Sanggamara Diraja Major General (Rtd) Pg Hj Ibnu Ba’asith and Hj Shaiful Rizal Pehin Dato Dr Hj Ahmad with Marketing Manager of Grand Motors Precious Casao, KIA sales manager Jacquline Koh and Managing Director of Grand Motors Frankie Ho at the press conference for the 30th Anniversary of Grand Motors last May. Image courtesy of Rebecca Oi of The Brunei Times.
 


The grand prize is a new home. Awesome!!
 


Kia has been very active in roadshows and it’s no surprise that they are doing quite well for Brunei market
 


The new Kia Cerato Coupe which I test drove a few weeks ago and it’s a good ride too
 

  
 

Andy Cole in September 
 


ANDY COLE WILL BE BACK IN BRUNEI!!!! This will be his third visit to Brunei. Come and enjoy the EPL 2014 on 27 September 2014 at the National Stadium. Grab your ticket now! You may visit S-Team Solutions office across Time Square Mall or socialmart.com.bn
 

  
 

Mabohai Shopping Complex 
 

The Mabohai Shopping Complex recently concluded the celebration of Father’s Day last weekend at the complex from 13th to 15th June 2014.

The Father’s Day weekend event kicked off with the opening of Brunei Hobby Con 2014. The event featured competitions in Kit Customization, On the Spot Building and Kits Exhibition. The event was co-organized with the Brunei Plamo Group. Supporters for the event included Toy Nation, Half Half, Inuyham and Hobby Model Enterprise. Winners in the competitions received cash vouchers worth $150, $100 and $50 plus trophies.

There were also experts in kit building who coached beginners in model kit building. A demonstration by Toolbox on the use of Airspray was also conducted.

Various tenants of the complex held special Father’s Day promotions and activities. Participating stores included Starbucks, Bossini, Best Eastern, Globalart, Savy’s Brasserie, Blitz and Carousel Maternity & Gifts.

The Complex Manager of Mabohai Shopping Complex said:

“We were delighted to mark Father’s Day by organising a range of activities catered especially for Dads. We hope that fathers and their families who were at the complex over the weekend had fun participating in the various activities. For updates of what’s happening at the Mabohai Shopping Complex, please check out our Facebook, IG & twitter feeds.”

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 @mabohaibrunei and Twitter. Text and images courtesy of Mabohai Shopping Complex.

 


Winners of the Brunei Hobby Con 2014 at Mabohai Shopping Complex
 


Little kid creating an origami craft for his dad at the Global Art activity area during I Love U Dad Father’s Day weekend at Mabohai Shopping Complex
 


 


Hobby fans at the Hobby Con 2014 at Mabohai Shopping Complex
 


Don’t forget this important appointment! FREE Heart Health Talk and Free Health Screening by Gleneagles JPMC on the 21st June 2014 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Event Stage of Mabohai Shopping Complex. Sign up now. Call 2611883 ext 2513 and look for Cynthia to book your spot. Limited seats available
 

  
 

09
Jun

#WorldCupJustAroundTheCorner

Written by Rano Iskandar. Posted in News

 

AirAsia extension till tomorrow 
 


Click image to enter website
 

  
 

Kia winners to Brazil 
 


The top three winners of the Kia promotion and one of them won a pair of tickets to watch the World Cup 2014 semi-finals in Brazil

As a major sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Grand Motors Sdn Bhd, the exclusive distributor of Kia vehicles in Brunei Darussalam conducted FIFA-themed roadshows and test drive activities from March – May 2014.

Awesome activities in the roadshow were also available for all customers to enjoy like the Kia Speed Kicker game and Take a Selfie with Fuleco. Kia fans had the chance to check out their favorite Kia vehicles and even win exclusive KIA-FIFA merchandise. Those who participated in the test drive activities were given an original KIA-FIFA World Cup T-shirt and raffle form for a chance to win a Trip for Two to watch the 2014 FIFA World Cup Semi-Finals live in Brazil and other fantastic prizes like Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LTE 4G, Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, Samsung Galaxy Camera and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. Those who do test drive and/ or purchase any Kia model from 01 March to 31 May 2014 are eligible for this promotion.

With a very successful turnout of over 1,000 participants, a grand draw was held as culmination of this promo at the Kia Showroom in Beribi last 6th of June. Present during the draw was Grand Motors Sdn Bhd’s Managing Director – Mr. Frankie Ho, Executive Directors – Hj Shaiful Rizal Bin Pehin Dato Dr. Hj Ahmad and Pg Hj Abdul Qahar Bin PSD Maj Gen (R) Pg Hj Ibnu Basith, Baiduri Finance Berhad Hj Muhammad Ali Bin Hj Metusin and from BIBD AT-Tamwil Berhad Mr. Irwan Lamit.

Winning the Grand Prize of 2 Tickets to Brazil to watch FIFA World Cup Semi-Finals was Lee Huan Yee, while Rohani Bte Hj Badar took home the 2nd Prize of a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LTE 4G. While Muhd Noor Firdaus won the 4th prize of an all new Samsung Galaxy Camera 2, Siti Nurhazwani Bte Mahali scored herself a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3.


The third prize winner.
 


The winners and the consolation winners
 

  
 

FoodFuel launched 
 

After months of toil and coding, local IT start up DotRoot Technologies saw their app FoodFuel go live in the Google Play Store. To herald the event, DotRoot hosted a LaunchFest at the iCentre, teaming up with popular local e-vendors such as WonderMama, Wing-It!, Pvintaj Cupcakes, Baker Blush and many others to sell their delicious goods and also introduce them to the apps’ potential.

According to Khairul Anwar, FoodFuel is essentially an ordering application developed for the local market in Brunei to facilitate and ease the pains of ordering food from restaurants, simply with a few clicks. Users can browse through a list of participating restaurants, go through their menus and even place their orders with a few clicks. On the restaurant’s side, among the features provided is the ability to see how many users frequent the app and who are their top customers, all in a tablet which is provided upon their subscription to the FoodFuel app services.

“One year on, there have been numerous ups and downs, constant revisions, and more than one moment that tested our tenacity as individuals and as a company.

But amidst all the variables and fluctuations, there was only one constant, that we were going to launch FoodFuel, and put that vision on the map,” said Saufi Jumahat, CEO of DotRoot Technologies, in a speech during the launch ceremony.


Congratulations to DotRoot Technologies
 


Saufi Jumahat, CEO of DotRoot Technologies being interviewed by The Brunei Times
 


Some of the food vendors during the launch
 


The founder of @wondermamabn
 

  
 

Lee Sharpe coming in September 
 


LEE SHARPE IS COMING TO BRUNEI! Lee Sharpe is one of the best footballers who predominantly played a left winger of Manchester United. Wanna see him in action on 27 September at the National Stadium? Grab your ticket now! You may visit S-Team Solutions office across Time Square Mall or any Socialmart Store.
 

  
 

 

10 to represent Brunei WCOPA 
 


The 10 Brunei representatives heading to Hollywood with the sponsors at Frescho
Text by Ikhwan Salleh of The Brunei Times: Dynamic vocals, soothing music and convincing acts kept members of the media on the edge of their seats on Friday at the function hall of Freshco during a press conference.

The sneak preview of the performances unveiled 10 Bruneian representatives — Elizabeth Sim, Joanna Kwan, Md Rizal Azhiman Md Rasid, Norhidayat Hj Ahim, Bridget Ang, Ruby Chong, Md Adi Farhan Hj Md Daini, Md Hafizuddin Abd Karim, Maria Grace Koh and Esther Chiam Shian Li — who will compete at the upcoming World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA), which will be held in Hollywood.

One of the highlights of the team is junior participant, 15 year-old violinist Chiam, who told The Brunei Times that she was honoured to represent the Sultanate.

“I’ve played for 11 years and I could see that Bruneians are talented and musical in every way,” she continued, “There are more talents that need to be discovered.”

Chiam mentioned that she will performing five pieces of which three will be original creations dedicated to her mother, who will be joining the trip. “She’s been supporting me throughout the years and I love her for that.”

Organiser of the press conference, Licensed National Director of WCOPA in Brunei Darussalam, Prismworks Sdn Bhd, fondly recalled last year’s glorious participation and the hopes for Team Brunei in this year’s competition.

National Director of Prismworks Jeffrey E Cadayong said, “This is the second time Brunei is joining,” he added, “It represents the spirit of Bruneian team,” upon recalling last year’s win of the ‘Best in Team Spirit’ award.

“It is the biggest opportunity to expose these talents in the capital of entertainment and all we need to do is support them,” he added.

Cadayong also took the opportunity to thank generous sponsors who were present during the press conference, who were representatives from Baiduri Bank, Laneige Brunei, KFC and Aewon.

The Brunei WCOPA team is set to fly to Los Angeles on July 11 and will stay there for nine days. There, the team will battle against 50 countries for gold medals, the coveted title of ‘Grand Champion Performer of the World’ as well as US30, 000 ($37,552.80) scholarships to Millennium Dance Complex and US100, 000 ($125,176) grants from the renowned New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts School for Film and Television.

For enquiries on how to be a partner or sponsor, kindly contact Prismworks at brunei@wcopa.tv or follow its Instagram at @officialwcopabrunei.


Shian Li with her mother Lily Chiam also heading to Hollywood. Good luck! Image bt Ikhwan Salleh of The Brunei Times.
 


All the best Elizabeth Sim. Image bt Ikhwan Salleh of The Brunei Times.
 

  

05
Jun

#iPohILove

Written by Rano Iskandar. Posted in News

 

Yasmine Post Instagram 

 


#yasminepose instagram contest

So the #yasminepose instagram contest is in full force. Get the chance to attend the first ever gala premiere in Brunei, meet the stars of yasmine and win exclusive origin merchandise by instagram-ing your best yasmine pose. Don’t forget the hashtag!

Contest runs from the 3rd -30th June 2014!

  


We Get To The Point 

It’s time to get excited by our Service Clinic, a complimentary 30-point vehicle health screening and consultation by our Land Rover expert on 16 – 21 June!

Early birds get to enjoy complimentary engine oil change! Terms and conditions apply.

Hurry, please call 6732391000 or 6732390123 to book now! Slots are limited. By appointment only.”


Complimentary 30-point Vehicle Health Screening and Consultation at Inderea Motors Sdn Bhd
 

  
 

Kia Motors for World Cup


Kia Motors hands over vehicle fleet for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™

Kia Motors, a maker of quality vehicles for the young-at-heart, conducted a handover ceremony today at Arena de Sao Paulo in Sao Paulo, Brazil for the supply of a fleet of official vehicles to ensure the smooth and efficient transportation of teams, officials, delegates and official VIP visitors from all over the world during the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™

  
 

Mazda privilege
 


Free 25-points vehicle check, 30% discount on original parts and 20% discount on labour. Check out the dates for the Mazda Privilege campaign.

06
May

#Happy30thGrandMotors

Written by Rano Iskandar. Posted in News

 

Happy 30th Grand Motors 
 


Maybe the biggest kind of lucky draw by a motor car dealer in Brunei that I know of in many years

Grand Motors Sdn Bhd, the official distributor of Kia vehicles in Brunei and the second largest automotive dealer in the country, celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year with a series of promotions for its loyal Kia customers until the end of 2014.

Purchase any Kia vehicle from 1st May to 31st December 2014 and have a chance to win a host of exciting prizes, including the grand prize of a dream house!

“This is our way of thanking our supporters and patrons for their continued support and loyalty for thirty years to Grand Motors and the Kia brand,” said Frankie Ho, Managing Director of Grand Motors Sdn Bhd. He added, ” We hope that by giving back to our clients, we can convey the message that Grand Motors will continue to provide the best vehicles and service for the Bruneian motorist in the years to come.”

This is the first time any automotive brand will offer a brand new house as a grand prize. Also up for grabs is a brand new Kia F/L Optima 2.4L SX Automatic for the second prize and a Kia Cerato 1.6 SX Automatic Sedan as the third prize. Other prizes include a brand new 13-inch Apple MacBook Air, an iPhone 5S, an iPhone 5C, an iPad Mini, and cash. Never has there been a better time to buy a new car.

Grand Motors has even more surprises in store for their beloved customers, such as cash rewards for those who purchase their new wheels between 1st May to 31st July 2014. Their Hari Raya promo gives 50 lucky shortlisted new Kia owners a chance to win up to $10,000 cash, the perfect way to celebrate the festive season on a high note.

So don’t hesitate, head down to the Kia showroom and celebrate with Grand Motors for more details about their promotions and experience the service and dedication that has served the nation for three decades.

You can also follow their Facebook page for updates on Kia.

 


Executive Directors of Grand Motors Pg Hj Abd Qahar Pg Sanggamara Diraja Major General (Rtd) Pg Hj Ibnu Ba’asith and Hj Shaiful Rizal Pehin Dato Dr Hj Ahmad with Marketing Manager of Grand Motors Precious Casao, KIA sales manager Jacquline Koh and Managing Director of Grand Motors Frankie Ho at the press conference for the 30th Anniversary of Grand Motors. Image courtesy of Rebecca Oi of The Brunei Times.
 


The grand prize is a new home. Awesome!!
 


Kia has been very active in roadshows and it’s no surprise that they are doing quite well for Brunei market
 


The new Kia Cerato Coupe which I test drove a few weeks ago and it’s a good ride too

19
Apr

#tillWhen?

Written by Rano Iskandar. Posted in News

 

Film Festival UBD 2014
 

Our take on the ongoing Film Festival UBD 2014 with my co-host Del Goh. Click play to listen to our enlightening review.


The set up at The Core. Nicely done, guys!! Check them out this weekend at The Core, UBD
 


Some of the props for the Film Festival UBD 2014


The timings for today (Saturday 19th April 2014)
 


Catch the production crew of Yasmine tomorrow at The Core, UBD
 


They are also selling merchandise for $10
 


Efah Mahrub of Film Festival UBD 2014, Siti Kamaluddin of Origins Film and Elizabeth Sim of Timeout with Liz
 

  
 

Sukan Ria 2014 
 


Sukan Ria Goldmyne Badminton Tournament. Click image to download form.
 


Sukan Ria Bowling Tournament. Click image to download form.
 

  
 

Inspire Issue No.2  
 


This edition of Inspire is a good read and learning about our influential women in Brunei.
 


@thehellopanda is also featured in this edition. The magazine will be available next week at newsstand for BND 5
 

  
 

The Social Media for EPL Masters 
 


Representatives from the social media sphere – Brunei FM, Social Deal, Ranoadidas and TigerLim

As the EPL Masters Brunei makes its return this year with a bigger twist, top social media sites and local bloggers expressed their support for this year’s much anticipated event as they agreed to become official social media partners of EPL Masters Football 2014. They signed an agreement with S-Team Solutions, the official event organizer on 18 April 2014, at the premises of S-Team at BT Complex at Jalan Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa.

Signified to show support for the event using their own social media platforms to disseminate information to the public, the event’s media partners include : Brunei FM, RanoAdidas, SocialDeal.com.bn and Tiger Lim.

During the occasion S-Team announced that his year’s tournament is set to take place at the National Stadium, which seats over 20,000 people, and the scene for many proud events for Brunei.

EPL Masters Brunei 2014 is an intense action packed indoor one-day tournament, where teams from the legendary stars from the EPL and Brunei battle it out for glory to be crowned champion. Previously, the teams were 6-a-side, but with announcement of a larger venue, the teams have also gotten bigger, as they now will be playing 11-a-side.

This year, the events will consist of a four day tour and activities, which include but are not limited to a golf and a youth football camp, meet the fans and corporate appearances.

EPL Masters Brunei 2014 features football heroes players from the 4 big teams namely : Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal forming the EPL All-Stars team.

Previously, fans were able to rub shoulders with the likes of Liverpool FC’s Robbie Fowler, Steve McManaman,and Patrik Berger rekindle old rivalries against Manchester United’s top goal scorer Andy Cole, Ronnie Johnsen and Lee Sharpe.

As the Manchester United Fans Club and the Arsenal Fans club have offered to help as volunteers and liason officers, S-Team would like to extend an invitation to the Liverpool and Chelsea fan clubs to volunteer and have the chance to meet players from their favourite club. For further details please contact : 8899998.

To help The EPL Masters Brunei 2014, is not just a football event for local football fans, but is a prime opportunity for sports tourism to Brunei. It is hoped that travel agents can offer fans in neighbouring countries packages to bring in groups to watch a once-in-a-lifetime game that is set to thrill and amaze.


Representing TigerLim
 


Representing Brunei FM
 

  
 

The Big 60 
 


A surprise birthday gig for Mr. James Lee last evening. Thanks for the invitation 😀
 

  
 

KIA roadshow 
 


Happening today and tomorrow
In celebration of the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Grand Motors Sdn Bhd, local distributor of Kia vehicles, is hosting an exciting roadshow today and tomorrow at The Mall, Gadong and a test drive activity tomorrow at SEAMEO VOCTECH Regional Centre.

Participants in the test drive tomorrow will be given an original KIA-FIFA World Cup T-shirt and raffle form for an opportunity to win a trip for two to watch the 2014 FIFA World Cup Semi-Finals live in Brazil.

As a major sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Kia is organising a nation-wide tour until May.

Kia on Tour 2014 is part of a larger global roadshow project initiated by Kia Motors Corporation in Korea.

It is part of Kia’s global commitment to surpass customer expectations through continuous automotive innovation. Text by Mei Fung Lee of The Brunei Times.


Test drive a KIA tomorrow at SEAMEO VOCTECH Regional Centre and stand a chance to win a trip for two to watch the semi-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil
 


A successful test drive done last month near Times Square Shopping Centre.
 

  
 

Dugong carcass rotting 
 


The dugong carcass at Tungku Beach. Image taken by Rafidah Hamit of The Brunei Times

The carcass of an unidentified sea animal believed to be that of a dugong is still at Tungku Beach, six days after it was reported to the Wildlife Division.

When The Brunei Times visited the site yesterday, there was already a foul smell emitting from the remains of the carcass. On closer inspection, it was found that most of the flesh was destroyed. More maggots and flies were seen to be devouring the carcass. Curious onlookers also stopped to look at it.

Hj Faisal Hj Nordin, an officer from the Wildlife Division told The Brunei Times that they had sent a team down to the beach to investigate the remains but could not ascertain the cause of death.

They were also unable to determine whether it was a dugong or a seal. “This is because we do not have a mammal expert. After the investigation, we just left the carcass there to naturally decompose,” Hj Faisal said. He declined to provide further details on the matter. Leaving carcasses that have been washed up ashore to decompose naturally is not uncommon.

In December 2012, a young whale measuring 40 feet long was found on a beach in Malibu — the carcass had disintegrated to such an extent that it was no longer feasible to tow it out to sea. According to an article by The Guardian, authorities had said that the condition of the whale’s carcass made it physically difficult to be moved. “It’s so embedded in sand that they won’t be able to get it out. The body will be pulled apart,” the authorities were reported as saying. The carcass of the sea animal at Tungku Beach measured at about six feet in length. The wildlife authority in Brunei urges the public to report any findings related to wildlife animals to them by calling 2774258, or emailing info-wildlife@industry.gov.bn or by contacting them through the Facebook. Text by Rafidah Hamit of The Brunei Times.

 

  
 

31
Mar

#DreamOn

Written by Rano Iskandar. Posted in News, RA News

 

 

#earthhourbn a success 
 

Late post: Brunei Darussalam joined other countries and territories across some 7,000 cities and towns around the world in the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature’s Earth Hour celebration, which traditionally is symbolically marked by switching off all non-essential lights for an hour.

The Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (YSHHB) Complex in the heart of the capital was the focal point for activities and Earth Hour celebration in the country, which kicked off at 8.30pm last Saturday.

Lights from landmarks in the capital including the iconic Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Mosque, Kampong Ayer Tourism and Cultural Gallery and Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium were dimmed for one hour, signifying the country’s support in the worldwide cause to conserve energy.

Minister of Development, Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman, was present to officiate Brunei’s Earth Hour celebration at the YSHHB Complex, where he also joined a night-walk around the capital with Brunei Earth Hour Ambassador, Sheikh Jamaluddin Sheikh Mohamed and Brunei Earth Hour supporters.


Minister of Development, Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman, officiated Brunei’s Earth Hour celebration at the YSHHB Complex. Image courtesy of Borneo Bulletin.
 


The aerial view of The Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (YSHHB) Complex with the lights on. Image courtesy Dean Kassim of Borneo Bulletin.
 


The aerial view after the lights off. Image courtesy Dean Kassim of Borneo Bulletin.
One of highlights of the event last night was the “Glow Stick Run” that was joined by hundreds of people. The fun run also saw cyclists doing their bid in supporting Earth Hour.

Lights at the complex were also switched off as hundreds of people gathered at the water fountain area. Candles were also lit to symbolise the event.

Prior to the event, a minute’s moment of silence was held in memory of the crew and passengers of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 tragedy. Now in its eighth year, Earth Hour has evolved into the world’s largest environmental grassroots movement connecting hundreds of millions of people across all seven continents. Sprucing up the event last night was also the appearance of Spider-man, the first Super Hero ambassador for Earth Hour.

In Singapore, the cast of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was on hand to help switch off the lights across Singapore’s signature Marina Bay skyline as part of the global flagship Earth Hour event organised by WWF-Singapore. Text courtesy of Hakim Hayat of Borneo Bulletin.

 

#EHBN photos on IG 
 


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Nanta to perform 
 

at JIS Arts Centre 
 

The ‘Nanta’ cast was feted to a dinner hosted by South Korean Ambassador to Brunei His Excellency Choi Byung-Koo at his residence yesterday.

The 12-member troupe shared what to expect in their two-day show starting tomorrow over a lavish spread of traditional Korean dishes with other invited guests of the ambassador.

“Brunei is the 51st country in the tour. We have collectively staged ‘Nanta’ in more than 200 cities,” said Manager of the Overseas Marketing Team for Nanta Yong-Hee Kim.

“Brunei is a nice and quiet country and we think that they will appreciate the show and be more engaged with the performers,” he added.

 


South Korean Ambassador to Brunei His Excellency Choi Byung-Koo with the cast of “Nanta”

Kim explained that ‘Nanta’ is a non-verbal performance. Set in a kitchen, the performers transform kitchen utensils into musical instruments.

The comic musical is derived from the traditional Korean instrumental performance called “Samulnori”.

The show features acrobatics, magic tricks, comedy, pantomime and audience participation. ‘Nanta’ will be performed at Jerudong International School Arts Centre on April 1-2. The showcase celebrates the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Republic of Korea and Brunei. Only ticket holders will be admitted to the 7.30pm shows.

The Korean Embassy can be contacted for more information at 233 0248/49/50. Well, you can try your luck but apparently most of the tickets are sold out. Text and image courtesy of Zatty Joanda.

 

[Spoiler alert]: Check out the highlights of Nanta and what to expect on their shows in Brunei

 

  
 

Baiduri Visa Cards 
 

In conjunction with the 20th FIFA World Cup that will take place from 12 June to 13 July 2014, Baiduri Bank is offering its Visa cardholders a chance to catch the final match live in Brazil for free.

The ‘Win a Trip to the Final Game of 2014 FIFA World CupTM’ promotion, which commenced on 01 March to 30 April 2014, requires existing Baiduri Visa Infinite, Platinum, Gold, Classic and Debit cardholders to use their Baiduri Visa cards within or outside Brunei when paying for goods and services in order to accumulate chances in the grand draw.

For every card transaction of minimum B$20 and above, Baiduri Visa cardholders will receive one chance in the grand draw. Baiduri Visa cardholders can earn more chances by using their Baiduri Visa cards actively. There is no entry form required to enter the chances to the grand draw. All chances will be automatically entered upon each card use.

The grand draw consists of one grand prize of an all-expense paid package trip for two persons to watch the final match at the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil. The package includes two flight tickets to Brazil, 5-day/4-night accommodation on cruise ship MSC Divina for two persons, all food and beverage while on-board the ship, all scheduled ground transportation, Visa FIFA-themed merchandize, Visa event team support staff, two US$100 Visa Prepaid card, and two tickets to see the final match of the FIFA World CupTM.

 


Win a trip to the 2014 FIFA World Cup courtesy of Visa from Baiduri Bank
Mr. Pierre Imhof, CEO of Baiduri Bank, said, “The aim of the promotion is to reward our loyal Visa cardholders with a once-in-a-lifetime chance to catch the most epic moment in the World Cup – the final match that will determine who is the champion.”

“This promotion is one of the many activities that we have planned for our loyal cardholders, all of which are in line with our vision this year to enhance customer experience and deliver a higher level of quality products and services.”

Baiduri Visa cardholders can find out more about the ‘Win a Trip to the Final Game of 2014 FIFA World CupTM’ promotion by visiting www.baiduri.com.bn/visa, or by following Baiduri Bank Group on Facebook, and Twitter or Instagram @baiduribank.

For instant updates on the Bank’s latest promotions, Baiduri Visa cardholders can also download the Baiduri Deals mobile app for free at App Store or Google Play.

 

  
 

Aladdin on Skates 
 


Aladdin on skates in April. Click image to buy tickets online.

Get a copy of Borneo Bulletin and Media Permata and stand a chance to win tickets and there will be 50 winners per day who will receive a pair of tickets!! Click image to enlarge to see more details for the quizzes.
 

Watch a beloved fairy tale come to life on roller skates next month at the Indoor Stadium in Berakas.

‘Aladdin on Skates’, which will be held from April 18 to 20, is set to enthrall audiences with graceful and riveting performances by the international roller skating professionals from Australia.

Join them as they recount Aladdin’s tale from his magical adventure at the mysterious Arabian desert to his transformation from a street lad to a mighty prince, with the help of a genie.

Organised by Forevershine Events, Media and Management Services in cooperation with Rakan Tiga, a total of seven shows are scheduled. Showtimes for April 18 and 19 are at 4pm and 8.15pm while on April 20, there will be three shows: 10am, 4pm and 8.15pm. One of the shows on April 18 will be dedicated for charitable organisations such as JAPEM, SMARTER Brunei, Learning Ladder, Pusat Ehsan, YASKA and KACA to name a few.

Tickets are priced at $15, $28 and $35. For ticket enquiries, visit Forevershine Events, Media and Management Services’ office at 1st Floor, Unit 5, Block E, Bangunan Lim Seng Kok, Spg 624, Jalan Tutong, Kg Madewa or contact 8808833. Tickets are also available at The Mall, ground floor outside Utama Grand.

Alternatively, see print advertisements for more details or visit the event management company’s Facebook fanpage at facebook.com/forevershineBrunei. You can also purchase tickets from Socialmart.com.bn too.

So be there with the family to discover the magical adventure of ‘Aladdin on Skates. Text from The Brunei Times.


The official poster for Aladdin on Skates
 


The show times in April
 


One show will be dedicated to charitable organisations
 


You can purchase your tickets at The Mall
 

  
 

KIA test drive session 
 


The few models of KIA for test drive yesterday organised by Grand Motors Sdn Bhd

It was quite a turn out for the four hours of test drive of KIA models at the Kebajikan Sports Complex organised by Grand Motors Sdn Bhd. This was part of the ongoing series of roadshows (two more to go) in celebration of the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil this year.

All the public had to do was test drive any of KIA models at the venue and you can stand a chance to win a trip to Brazil for the World Cup for two which will be the semi-finals tickets. Yesterday those who test drove the KIA were given an official KIA-FIFA World Cup t-shirt as well as a free Mr. Softy ice-cream.

Almost 100 showed up yesterday morning and the most driven KIA new models were the Optima, Sportage and the Cerato.

Kia on Tour 2014 is part of the larger global roadshow project initiated by Kia Motors Corporation in Korea to enable the population in its network of dealers covering countries in the US, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia and the Pacific to see, feel and experience Kia. It is part of Kia’s global commitment to surpass customer expectations through continuous automotive innovation.

Images courtesy of Ebi 😀

 


Many turn up for the test drive yesterday
 


KIA have been making an impressive impact in the Brunei market
 


The KIA-World Cup official t-shirt given to those who test drove the KIA models yesterday
 


Free Mr. Softy ice-cream too yesterday. Yumss!!!
 

  
 

TBT Competition 
 

The Brunei Times have been very active in terms of competition and currently they have four ongoing competitions to the delight of TBT readers. First there is the Old Photographt Competition, then the Painting Competition 2014, Photography Competition and Videography Competition 2014.

You have to submit your entries by 30 April 2014 at 1500 hours and you can log in to The Brunei Times for registration and details. Good luck and keep it, The Brunei Times.

 


Click image to enter The Brunei Times’ page competition
 

  
 

29
Mar

#chanceToFlyToBrazil

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

 

The story so far 
 


The registration status as of 28th March yesterday at the Energy Week. Today is the final day and let’s hope you can be part of the statistics for opportunities and future reference. The Energy Week 2014 is being held at the BRIDEX Hall.
 

  
 

KIA on full gear 
 

In celebration of the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Grand Motors Sdn Bhd, the exclusive distributor of Kia vehicles in Brunei Darussalam has set an exciting roadshow on 28 – 30 March at Times Square Mall and test drive on 30 March 2014 at Berakas Sports Complex.

Awesome activities are lined-up for all guests to enjoy. There will be a Kia Speed Kicker game wherein the participant will kick the ball into the goal and the speed will be measured and shown on the LED screen. Those who will achieve a high score will get a limited edition FIFA World Cup Mousepad. Guests can also have their picture taken with the 2014 FIFA World Cup Mascot – Fuleco the Armadillo.

 

Chance to go Brazil 
 

by test driving tomorrow 
 


Happening tomorrow if you wanna test drive the KIA at the Berakas Sports Complex
 


I test drove the KIA Cerato Koup and it’s a pretty good car indeed

As a major sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Kia will organize a nationwide tour from March to May 2014. Kia fans will have the chance to check out their favorite Kia vehicles and even win exclusive FIFA-KIA merchandise. Those who will participate in the test drive on 30 March will be given an original KIA-FIFA World Cup T-shirt and raffle form for an opportunity to win a trip for two to watch the 2014 FIFA World Cup Semi-Finals live in Brazil and other fantastic prizes like Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LTE 4G, Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, Samsung Galaxy Camera and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. Those who do test drive and/ or purchase any Kia model during the promotion period from 01 March to 31 May will stand a chance to win these prizes.

Kia on Tour 2014 is part of the larger global roadshow project initiated by Kia Motors Corporation in Korea to enable the population in its network of dealers covering countries in the US, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia and the Pacific to see, feel and experience Kia. It is part of Kia’s global commitment to surpass customer expectations through continuous automotive innovation.


Football activities happening at Times Square Shopping Centre organised by KIA Brunei (Grand Motors Sdn Bhd) until Sunday 30th March 2014. Images and below courtesy of Times Square Facebook Page
 


Check out the KIA models at Times Square Shopping Centre
 


KIA making waves at Times Square
 


KIA making waves at Times Square
 

  
 

DPMM FC held at Bedok 
 


The mascot and the umpires for the night at Bedok Stadium, Singapore

It was a step down performance from DPMM FC after failing to get back to winning ways. The first three games saw DPMM FC earning a full 9 points but only managed to collect one point from the last two games. Despite holding 2nd place in the S•League, it was still a huge improvement as compared to last season.

Before the match, the odds were against Geylang International FC and they were almost at the foot of the table. A big applause to GIFC for holding their defence till the very end as DPMM FC squandered two great chances to gain all the three points. Yuki Ichikawa scored the opening goal in the 17th minute after a Wardun failed to grab an easy catch and the Japanese import from GIFC kick the ball from close range for the shock lead.

Brunei DPMM FC redeemed themselves after a nice set-piece cross from Azwan Salleh who was in for Sairol Sahari who still nursing a knock on his knee from the previous game. Rodrigo Tosi scored from an Azwan delivery free kick to make it 1-1 in the 21st minute. Tosi was disappointed with himself as he had another chance after Azwan Ali had a perfect cross down the left wing but Tosi misconnect the shot which was a goal opportunity.

The first half ended with both sides not creating enough chances but more of challenging high balls in midfield. Roy O’Donovan who was on a cast after a minor surgery on his thumb, was involved but failed to muster a shot in the first half.

The second half was a slightly better affair with a few counter attack moments. However, both sides couldn’t find the net and I also just realised how the pitch was uneven and bumpy as well which made it slightly tricky to play on. Tosi was gifted another chance in the 49th minute after a counter attack and one of the best run of play from DPMM FC but Tosi’s shot ended wide to the delight of the GIFC keeper.

Azwan Ali also had a great chance but his final choice of continuing to dribble instead of taking a shot in the box proved costly. It was already a great play by Roberto who fed Ali with a perfect through pass but Ali had a touch too many in the box and allowed GIFC to close him down in the 53rd minute.

GIFC had chances too in the second half. Hafiz Nor had a driving shot but wide of the post in the 57th minute. Hafiz could have bettered himself in the 71st minute after GIFC’s Ridhuan Muhammad bursted down the right wing and crossed to the unmarked Hafiz but he lost control of the ball and Wardun intercepted the ball to safety.

As the game was heading for a draw, O’Donovan could have sealed all three points as it was the best chance of the whole 90 mins. He only had the keeper to beat but his directed shot from close range was easily read by Joey Sim who had a commanding presence in goal. O’Donovan could have opted to pass the ball to Shahrazen who was also opened but it wasn’t to be DPMM FC’s night. The miss proved costly and both side shared the spoils.

Now DPMM FC have to focus on their next two games at home (6th April and 11th April) and let’s hope they gain full maximum six points to get back to winning ways.

 


The merchandise for Geylang International FC being sold
 


DPMM FC’s bench
 


The supporters that showed up last night
 


Yuki Ichikawa the scorer for GIFC last night. He was pretty good and kept Azwan Ali and Najib restricted.
 


The Eagles supporters
 


Boris hits the bar yet again
 


The celebration after Tosi’s goal
 


The pitch was pretty bumpy
 


Shahrazen had some play time but couldn’t muster a goal attempt. With a few more match time, he will definitely get back to shape.
 


The miss that could have made the difference. His effort went straight to the keeper on a one on one situation in injury time. It could have been the winning shot.
 


A selfie with the mascot of Geylang International FC
 


The crowd last night at Bedok Stadium
 

 

The highlights between Geylang International FC and DPMM FC

 

  
 

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