Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Feb 2nd & Feb 29th: RBC Culinary Cake Baking & Decorating Class

Date: February 2nd 2008 (Saturday) and February 29th 2008 (Friday)
Time: 9.45am to 12pm
Venue: RBRC Amigos Café
Conducted by: Chef Sri Rohaya Hj Johari
Class Topics: RBC's ever-popular 'Tiramisu and Chocolate cake'
For more information on the event, contact: Dk Zabaidah at 2448126/2448129 or Norsada at 2339208
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Plan to bake largest apple pie canceled!

The plan to bake the largest apple pie during the 24th National Day Trade Exhibition has now been canceled.
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Jan 31st-Feb 3rd: Karnival Perikanan 2008/Fisheries Carnival 2008

Date: Jan 31st - Feb 3rd 2008
Venue: Fish Landing Complex Serasa, Muara
What's there:
Exhibition booth and sale of improved quality local products
Various activities such as seafood cooking demonstration and competition

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Jan 22nd-Feb 5th: Asian Cartoon Exhibition

Date: Jan 22nd - Feb 5th 2008
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 11:30pm and 2pm - 4:30pm (Friday)
Venue: The Brunei Museum, Jalan Kota Batu, BSB
Other Info: Over 70 artworks of 11 leading cartoonists from 11 ASIAN countries exhibited - Brunei, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, China and India
For further enquiries, call: 222 9265
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Monday, January 28, 2008

Jan 27th-Feb 3rd: The Asian Delight Fair 2008

Date: January 27th - February 3rd 2008
Venue: Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Shopping Complex
What's there:
25 booths participated by four Asean nations namely Brunei Darussalam, the Republic of Philippines, the Republic of Indonesia and the Kingdom of Thailand

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Feb 17th-24th: 24th National Day Trade Exhibition

Date: February 17th - 24th 2008
Time: 10am - 10pm
Venue: The Mall, Gadong
What's there:
All kinds of products on exhibit including motorcars, motorcycles, textile, computers, handphones and toys
Cultural activities
The making of the longest ever apple pie ever baked in the country - will be sold to the public to collect fund for the 24th National Day Sponsorship Committee 2008
For more information, call: Pg Hj Manshor 8892828, 8604055, 8199828, 2421844, 2421833 or 2421822 or can also be met at his office at 6th Floor, Centrepoint, Gadong

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Jan 28th-29th: 2008 Intracorp Jumbo Sale - Last 2 Days!

Date: January 28th - 29th 2008
Time: 10am - 10pm
Venue: Akira Electomart, Jalan Tutong
Other Info:
Discounts up to 88%!
Daily Specials available!

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Jan 28th-Feb 3rd: Local Products Fair

Date: January 28th - Febuary 3rd 2008
Time: 10am - 9pm
Venue: Sumbangsih Mulia, BSB

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Feb 8th: Study at UK Education Exhibition

Date: Friday, February 8th 2008
Time: 11am - 7pm
Venue: Songket Ballroom, Level 4, Rizqun International Hotel, The Mall, Gadong
For more information, contact: 2230198

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Jan 30th: UBD Language Centre Public Lecture

Thanks to Maudena for the info!
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Saturday, January 26, 2008

Jan 27th: Garage Sale

(Taken from: here)

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Jan 28th: Institut Teknologi Brunei Career Dialogue and Exhibition 2008

Date: Monday, January 28th 2008
Venue: Institute Technology Brunei, Rimba
Who's there: 4 government agencies and private companies including Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP), Brunei Shell Marketing (BSM), Brunei Shell Tanker (BST), TelBru, LSAT Group of Companies, Schlumberger, BIRD and Scholarship Section of Ministry of Education, British Council, Labour Department, Baiduri Bank, b.Mobile, HSBC, DSTCom, HRD Services, Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA), BAG Network, Fire and Rescue Department, Standard Chartered Bank, Prisons Department, BLNGS Royal Brunei Police Force and Royal Brunei Armed Forces
Other Info:
Scholarships Talk - 10.30am @ ITB Conference Room
Briefing on ITB for prospective students - 2pm @ ITB Conference Room

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Friday, January 25, 2008

Jan 25th-30th: 2nd Brunei Awareness on Info-Communication Technology Event

Date: January 25th - 30th 2008
Venue: Atrium Concourse, The Mall, Gadong
What's there:
Major computer retailers displaying their products at great discounts
Computer loans and computer insurance coverage
Many fun activities and games including children's colouring contests and family games Great prizes to be won such as Samsung DVD player, portable Sony Walkmans, Sunday Splash tickets and att

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Jan 26th-27th: 1st MCA Inter-Club Age Group Swimming Championship 2008

Date: January 26th - 27th 2008
Venue: Aquatic Centre, Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex, Berakas
Participating Clubs: MCA Swimming Team, Dolphin Swimming Club, Panaga Stingrays Club, Piranha Swimming Team, Mabohai Sealion Swimming Team, Seria Recreation Club, Skim Mumong Team and Gymkhana Club, Miri

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Jan 26th: Talk on "Towards A Mutually Beneficial Partnership - Hospitality & Tourism Education and Industry"

Date: Saturday, January 26th 2008
Time: 9am
Venue: Hospitality & Tourism Department, Maktab Teknik Sultan Saiful Rijal
Title of Talk: "Towards A Mutually Beneficial Partnership - Hospitality & Tourism Education and Industry"
Talk by: Mr Melvyn Pryer - the Director of the School of Recreation, Sports & Tourism, University College of Birmingham
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Thursday, January 24, 2008

Jan 27th: Sunday Splash

Date: Sunday, January 27th 2008
Venue: Lagoon pool, The Empire Hotel & Country Club Jerudong
Time: 11 am - 5.30 pm
Prices: $12 per adult and $6 per child
Splash packaage room promotion:
Priced at $290 (plus a 10-per cent service charge), with a one-night accommodation at the luxurious Superior room
Includes breakfast for two at Atrium Café, dinner for two at any of the outlets, and one of the fantastic dining packages featured on Sunday Splash for two
Children between three and 12 are given a 50-per cent discount off the Splash dining price, and as a special incentive, second night is available at a special deal of $90(plus a 10-per cent service charge) per Superior room per night
Splash dining packages include Splash tickets and attractive dining treats
Other Info:
Brunch at Atrium Café - $40 per adult and $20 per child (from 11.30 am)
Tropical Afternoon Tea package at Pantai restaurant - $20 per adult and $10 per child (from 3 pm)
Sizzling Sunset BBQ package at Pantai restaurant - $30 per adult and $15 per child (from 6pm onwards)

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Sheraton's all-new Deals Steak Restaurant

Opening times: Mondays - Saturdays (for lunch from 12 noon to 2.30pm and dinner from 6.30pm to 10.30pm)
Venue: Deals Steak Restaurant, Sheraton Utama Hotel, BSB
About Deals Steak Restaurant:
The hotel's Executive Chef, Ken Yeong, along with the hotel's innovative culinary experts, have come up with an exquisite selection for the menu using the highest quality Black Angus meat and seafood favourites
Prices range between $16 to $56 - depends on the cuts and whether the steaks are derived from the Black Angus corn-fed, Black Angus grass-fed, or normal cows
All the meat is imported from Australia
Recommended to try: Black Angus corn-fed steaks - more "succulent and tender
For more information or for reservations, contact: Deals at 2244272 ext 8873

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Jan 22nd-Feb 5th:11th Asian Cartoon Exhibition

Date: January 22nd - February 5th 2008
Venue: Brunei Museum, BSB
What's there:
Features 11 leading cartoonists from 11 countries - Brunei, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, China and India
The expo showcases artworks depicting youth culture in the respective nations

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Feb 27th-Mar 2nd: Batik & Craft Expo 2008

Date: February 27th - March 2nd 2008
Venue: Seri Q-Lap Mall, Kiulap
What's there:
Display of kaleidoscope of regional arts, fashion and craft
Side events such as batik painting demonstration from Indonesia
Get connected with the region's famous designers
Other Info: Booths are still available for those interested to participate in the expo
For more information or if interested, contact: Nordin Hj Awang Besar (2342568, 8957280), Haji Hasnul (8775799) and Hj Mohammad (8650024)

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Jan 25th: Pre IM Charity Event

Date: Friday 25th January 2008
Time: 3pm - 6pmVenue: Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Gdg
3pm - 4pm: Educate yourself about autism and SMARTER group
4pm - 6pm: Meet the artistes from the PhuturePhase production & enjoy their Live performances!
Get the latest information about the Charity Evening (held 2nd Feb 2008) & purchase your tickets here!
There are prizes to be won!
For more information, click: here

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Monday, January 21, 2008

Jan 22nd-23rd: DST Group Brunei League 2007/2008 Schedule

Tuesday, January 22nd 2008

Teams, Time & Venue:

NBT FC Vs MAJRA FC / MENGLAIT FC (8.00pm) @ Track & Field, Berakas
JERUDONG FC Vs MUARA VELLA FC / SENGKURONG FC (8.00pm) @ Youth and Sport Field, Berakas

Wednesday, January 23rd 2008

Teams, Time & Venue:

KOTA RANGER / LLRC FT Vs AM GUNNERS FC (8.00pm) @ Track & Field, Berakas
BRUNEI SHELL FT / PERKASA Vs KILANAS FC (8.00pm) @Youth and Sport Field, Berakas

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Jan 21st-24th: Ministry of Finance Customer Open Day

Date: January 21st - 24th 2008
Time: 8.30am - 4pm
Venue: Ministry of Finance Hall, Commonwealth Drive, Bandar Seri Begawan
What's there:
Exhibition booths from each department of the Ministry
Financial Talks

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Jan 19th-24th: Kiriyo Ori - Japanese Traditional Arts & Handicraft Exhibition

Date: January 19th - 24th 2008
Venue: Lobby, The Rizqun International Hotel, Gadong
Exhibition by: Ms Kiriyo Kuchina - master weaver of Saganishiki
Admission: Free

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Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Feb 11th onwards: Foreign Language Courses for The Public (Beginner's Level)

Date: February 11, 2008 onwards
Time: 7.00 pm to 9.00pm
Subject offered: Arabic, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean and French
Other Info:
The courses will be conducted in 2 session i.e. Monday & Wednesday and Tuesday & Thursday
Registration form are available for download from www.ubd.edu.bn
Closing Date for registration is on Monday, February 4th 2008
For further information please contact: The Language Centre of UBD at 2463001 ext 1719/1333/1638/1444/1277 or Fax: 2463067
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Feb 1st-March 2nd: Introduction to Basic Electronic Technology Course

Dates: Every Friday & Sundays, starting February 1st - 2nd March 2008
Friday - 8.00 am to 11.00 am
Sunday - 9.00 am to 11.30 am
Venue: Sultan Saiful Rijal Technical College, Jalan Muara
For registration & further information, contact: Ms Sarina (Administration Office) at 2344722/2331077 Fax 2343207 or Cikgu Ismail at 8823234 or Cikgu Haji Razak at 8845353
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Jan 15th-23rd: DST Group Brunei League Cup 2007/2008 Schedule

Tuesday, January 15
Teams, Time & Venue:
KOTA RANGER Vs LLRC FT (8.00pm) @Youth and Sport Field in Berakas
MUARA VELLA FC Vs SENGKURONG FC (8.00pm) @Track & Field, Berakas

Wednesday, January 16
Teams, Time & Venue:
MAJRA FC Vs MENGLAIT FC (8.00pm) @Track & Field, Berakas
BRUNEI SHELL FT Vs PERKASA (8.00pm) @Youth and Sport Field in Berakas

Friday, January 18
Teams, Time, Venue:
P.LUN BAWANG Vs QAF FC (3.00pm) @K.S Batu Apoi, Temburong
Ms ABDB Vs INDERA FC (8.00pm) @Track & Field, Berakas
KASUKA FC Vs WIJAYA FC (8.00pm) @Youth and Sport Field in Berakas

Monday, January 21
Teams, Time & Venue: AH UNITED Vs MARCH UNITED (8.00pm) @Track & Field, Berakas

Tuesday, January 22
Teams, Time & Venue:
NBT FC Vs MAJRA FC / MENGLAIT FC (8.00pm) @Track & Field, Berakas
JERUDONG FC Vs MUARA VELLA FC / SENGKURONG FC (8.00pm) @Youth and Sport Field in Berakas

Wednesday, January 23
Teams, Time & Venue:
KOTA RANGER / LLRC FT Vs AM GUNNERS FC (8.00pm) @Track & Field, Berakas
BRUNEI SHELL FT / PERKASA Vs KILANAS FC (8.00pm) @Youth and Sport Field in Berakas
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Jan 28th-Feb 3rd: Karnival Motor Kuala Belait 2008

Date: January 28th - February 3rd 2008
Venue: Municipal Board Building area, KB
What's there: Indoor and outdoor expos, bazaar, charity fund-raising activities, live band performances, radio-controlled model cars competition, bike stunts and go-kart racing competition - divided into two categories, 125cc and 100cc.
Prizes for go-kart competition:
Champions - B$500 with a certificate of recognition
1st runner-up - B$300 and certificate of recognition
2nd runner-up - B$200 and certificate of recognition
All other contestants will each get a certificate of participation
Photo credit: BB

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Thursday, January 10, 2008

Jan 9th-11th: The Garage Sale @ Manggis

(Taken from: here)

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Jan 9th-March 5th: SMS Brunei Prihatin Bagi Dana Untuk Anak Yatim

Date: January 9th - March 5th 2008
Members of the public can contribute to Dana Pengiran Muda Mahkota Al-Muhtadee Billah Untuk Anak-Anak Yatim through SMS
Aims to raise awareness and elicit concern for the underprivileged from the local community, especially for orphans who require assistance
Members of the public can donate through SMS in amounts of $1, $5, $10 and $20
NO fee charged for the SMS sent through both telecommunication companies
How to donate: Type DANA followed by the amount they would like to donate without a space for example, DANA5 (for a donation of $5)
For DST Subscribers: Send to 88885555
For B-Mobile Subscribers: Send to 10101 or through the WAP portal

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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Jan 9th: Celebration of the New Year Hijrah 1429

Date: Wednesday, January 9th 2008
Time: 5pm

Venue: All Masjid, Surau & Balai Ibadat nationwide

Other Info:

Pada akhir waktu Asar or before Maghrib, the doa akhir tahun will be read 3 times:
After Maghrib prayers, the doa awal tahun will then be read 3 times:
Photo credit: here

We at bahapakitani would like to wish all our Muslim readers "Selamat Tahun Baru Hijrah 1429". Let us thank Allah SWT for all the blessings He has given us and let us all pray that Allah SWT will continue to bless us, our families, our home & country & take care of us dunia akhirat, Amin.

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Until Jan 13th: Dazzling Lights Festival Extended

Extended until: Sunday, Jan 13th 2008
Venue: Jerudong Park
Other Info:
Visitors can also gain free entrance to the playground during this period
Display includes: Eiffel Tower, Jame' Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque, a huge dragon, the Leaning Tower of Pisa etc
For more information, call: 2611894

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Jan 13th: Brunei Muara Football Leage Kick Off

Date: Sunday, Jan 13th 2008
Venue: Berakas field
Division One League teams include: BESA, Pengkalan Batu, Menglait, Remaja, Sg Buloh, Muara Star, Setia Bersatu, Seri Sijampang, PITA and AKSE
Division Two League teams: PKRB, Berakas, Air Base, Viva Rangers, Perka, Dragonfly, MPK Belia Setia, Stamp, Seri Wira and KG A
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Jan 20th: Warisan UtamaJaya Mandarin Orange Eating Contest

Date: Sunday, January 20th 2008
Time: 2:30pm
Venue: Warisan UtamaJaya, Aman Complex, Kg Sg Tilong, Jalan Muara
Categories: Men and Women
Other Info:
Participants will be given one minute to eat as many mandarin oranges as possible, provided by the organiser of the contest
Contest limited to 20 people i.e. 10 men and 10 women
The contestants must be of ages 16 years and above
First-come, first-served basis

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Saturday, January 05, 2008

Jan 15th onwards: Bruneian Exhibition

Date: From January 15th onwards
Venue: The Orchid Garden Hotel, Berakas
Accessories worn by Bruneians between the period of 1850 and 1950
Household items and jeweleries related to the Brunei Malay society of the set period
Ethnic races and sub-ethnic races in Brunei Darussalam
Other Info:
The items are from the collections of Kandarzari Krafts International
Exhibition will run for two months

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China's Flowers & Plants Exhibition

Time: 8am - 11pm
Venue: Soon Lee Megamart, Pandan 7, Kuala Belait
Other Info: All flowers and plants are imported from Hokkien Province of China - Yii Tee, Hokkien Tea, Tea Flower, Ling Zhi, Ara Tree, Cactus, Azalea, Bonsai, Carnellia, Podocarpus and lots more
For more information, contact: Miss Chung 8693556 or Mr Lo 8693667

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Jan 8th-9th: International Conference on Business and Management - Creating Comptitive Advantage in Global Economy

Date: January 8th & 9th 2008
Venue: Chancellor Hall, UBD, Tungku
Registration Fees:
Group Registration - for every 5, 1 free registration
$50 (Student)
Managing IT & E-business / E-commerce & E-Government
Small Medium Enterprises & Entrepreneurship
Leadership & Change Management
Marketing Strategies
Knowledge and Human Capital Management
Corporate Governance & Ethics
Operations, Logistics, Quality & R&D Management
Among topics to be discussed:
Beyond Managing e-Government Projects by Dr Yong Chee Tuan (UBD's Department of Business and Management)
e-Government in Brunei Darussalam - Facilitating Business, Creating the Competitive Edge by Dr Patrick Low Kim Cheng, Dr Mohammad Nabil Almunawar and Dr Fadzliwati Mohiddin (UBD's Department of Business and Management)
For more information, contact: 2463001 ext/1114/1132/1787/1104/1105 or email bmic@fbeps.ubd.edu.bn or go here

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Thursday, January 03, 2008

DST New Prima "Text" Plans

(Taken from: here)

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Jan 5th-6th: Pesta Sumbangsih Mulia - Pameran Jualan & Hiburan

Date: January 5th - 6th 2008
Time: 9am - 6pm
Venue: Sumbangsih Mulia, Lot 77, Kompleks Perindustrian Beribi, Gadong
What's there:
Traditional Brunei Food
Local Handicrafts
Local Arts
Artificial & Real Flowers
Many More!
For more information, call: 2425501

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