Thursday, February 28, 2008

March 7th-9th: Pusat Ehsan Charity Golf Tournament

Date: March 7th - 9th 2008
Venue: Royal Brunei Airlines Golf Club, Berakas
Prizes up for grabs:
$10,000 for a hole-in-one prize for Hole No 2
Cars for hole-in-one prizes and numerous items for lucky draw
Other Info:
The tournament will be conducted on the basis of "Double Peoria Stroke Play"
There will be 12 blind holes on which the golfers will be assessed their handicap for the day
The 12 blind holes will only be known some 15 minutes before the end of the game on Sunday, March 9
The tournament is divided into eight divisions - Best Nett for both men and ladies, Best Gross, Division A (handicap 0-9), Division B (10-18), Division C (19-24), Senior Golfers (above 55 years) and Team
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March 1st: The Parent-Teacher Association of St John's School Family Fun Day

Date: Sunday, March 1st 2008
Time: 8.00am to 5.00pm
What's there: Bazaar which features assorted good, garage sale, a halal food bazaar, bouncer for kids and others
Other Info:
It'll also be a fund-raising event aimed to support the PTA
Five per cent of the total funds generated will be donated to an orphanage
The bazaar will be open to the public.
St Jonh's School also encourages the public to donate unwanted items in their homes which may be sold at the PTA's garage sale
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Feb 29th: Rizqun Longest Pizza-Making Event

Date: Friday, Feb 29th 2008
Time: 2.30pm
About Pizza:
The pizza will measure 258 feet in length and weigh 572 kg
20 chefs will take 140 working hours to prepare the ingredients comprising 100kg of flour, 5kg of salt, 5kg of dry yeast, 60kg of tomato sauce, 40kg of onions, 40kg of mushroom, 40kg of each red and green capsicums, 40kg of chicken sausage, 40kg of chicken ham, 40 kg of garlic and 40kg of cheese
It will also take six ovens to cook the pizza
The public are welcome to the event and the pizza will be sold at $5.00 per slice
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Feb 28th-Mar 9th: Pesta Product Tempatan 2008/Local Products Fair 2008

Date: February 28th - March 9th 2008
Venue: Horticulture Centre, Rimba, gadong
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March 3rd: Interview with University of South Australia

Date: Monday, 3rd March 2008
Time: 12 Noon - 3pm
Venue: Centrepoint Hotel Business Centre, Ground Floor, Gadong
Other Info: Meet with Betty Maoutsidis - Associate Regional Manager for Brunei
For more information about University of South Australia, visit: here
For more information, contact: HRD at 2650800 or email
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March 3rd: Interview with University of Newcastle Australia

Date: Monday, 3rd March 2008
Time: 12 Noon - 3pm
Venue: Centrepoint Hotel Business Centre, Ground Floor, Gadong
Other Info:
Meet with Miss Hope Trancinco from University of Newcastle, Australia International Office
She will interview individual students
Both undergraduate & postgraduate courses available
For more information about University of Newcastle, Australia, visit: here
For more information, contact: HRD at 2650800 or email
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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Feb 25th-March 1st: UBD Information Week 2008

Dates: 25 February to 1 March 2008
Venue: Chancellor Hall, UBD, Tungku
What's there:
Seminar on the use of Electronic Resources
Exhibitions on:
1. Library Services
2. Information Products
3. Books Sale
Three days workshop on “Information Literacy Concept Models"
Information Quiz
Top Users of e-Library@UBD Portal
Fast Food Fair
For further enquiry, please contact: Secretary, Dayang Merhane binti Mohamed Salleh, telephone no. 2463001 ext. 1208 (e-mail: ) or Assistant Secretary, Dayang Fatimah binti Haji Mohd Zainin, telephone no. 2463001 ext 1251 (e-mail: ) Read On!...

Feb 27th-March 7th: Brunei Book Fair 2008

Dates: February 27th - March 7th 2008
8.30 am - 10.00 pm (Mondays - Thursdays, Saturdays - Sundays)
9am to 11.30am & 2.00 pm to 10.00 pm (Fridays)
Venue: International Convention Centre, Berakas
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Feb 29th: RBC Cake Baking & Decoration Class

Date: Friday, February 29th 2008
Time: 9.45am to 12.00noon
Venue: Amigos Cafe, Royal Brunei Recreation Club, Jalan Berakas
Fee: $30.00 per person inclusive of receiving cooking recipes and also to sampling the dishes
Other Info:
Seating capacity is limited
Advance reservation are highly recommended
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Dim Sum Ala Carte & Buffet at OGH

Days available:
Tuesdays to Saturdays
Buffet (Sundays)
8am - 2pm
Venue: Vanda Chinese Restaurant, Orchid Garden Hotel (OGH)
Dishes Included: Seafood and mushroom siew mai, chicken and glutinous rice in lotus leaf, chicken cheong fun, shark fin and seafood dumpling, deep fried seafood wanton, and salad prawn fritter
Buffet prices:
$12.80 per adult
$8.80 per child Read On!...

March 2nd: 6th National Perinatal Symposium

Date: Monday, March 2nd 2008
Time: From 8.30am to 4.15pm
Venue: Lecture theatre, Chancellor's Hall, UBD
Theme: "Immunisations: Insurance for Mother and Baby"
Open to: all health professionals
Guest Speaker: Dr Cecil Czerkinsky, Deputy Director General of Laboratory Science Division, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul
Other Info:
Registration for the symposium will open on the day itself
The symposium is hoped to emphasise what important contribution vaccines have made and will look forward to what is new in the care that shall be offered to women and children in the community
Also offer an immunisation workshop looking at important aspects of using vaccines safely, as well as a communication and ward management workshop, which will look into ways of improving management during potential outbreak situations
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March 5th: BCL Coffeeplus - "FAD DIETS - WHAT'S THE REALITY?"

Date: Wednesday, 5th March 2008
Time: 9:30am
Venue: Orchid Garden Hotel, Berakas
Admission: $7 including refreshments
Talk conducted by: Rozanna M Rosly - dietitian at JPMC
Talk about:
Nutritional value of local foods we see and get here
Other interesting tips and ideas
About Rozanna:
Has conducted TV interviews on various healthy eating topics e.g.diabetes, heart disease, childhood food allergies
Contributed articles in various health magazines

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Saturday, February 23, 2008

March 15th: Education UK 2008 Expo

Date: Saturday, March 15th 2008
Time: 1pm - 8pm
Venue: Sutra Function Hall, Rizqun International Hotel, Gadong
List of participating universities:

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March 10th: University of Glamorgan Alumni Gathering 2008

Date: Monday 10th March 2008
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: VIP Hall, 4th Floor, Rizqun International Hotel, Gadong
Invitation to: All graduates of University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK
Latest date to RSVP: 1st March 2008
RSVP to: 2238816/18

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Feb 23rd-March 31st: Sheraton's Free Buffet Dinner Promotion

Date: February 23rd - March 31st 2008
Venue: Tasek Brasserie, Sheraton Hotel
Specials: 2 Zodiac Signs are treated to a *free buffet dinner
Days & Which Zodiac gets to eat for free:
Monday - Aquarius & Leo
Tuesday - Pisces & Virgo
Wednesday - Aries & Libra
Thursday - Taurus & Scorpio
Friday - Gemini & Sagitaurius
Sunday - Cancer & Capricorn
*Terms & Conditions:
No discounts applicable
Promotion valid for buffet dinner at Tasek Brasserie only
Diners are required to present Identity Card upon arrival
Every free diner must bring at least one paying guest
For more information or reservation, contact: 2244272
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RMS Restaurants February National Day Special

RMS Fratini's & RMS Diner
Date: February 23rd-24th 2008
RMS Diner - 50% off on burgers & steaks only
RMS Fratini's - 50% off on pizza & pasta only
Other Info: Dine - in only!
For reservations, contact:
RMS Diner - 2423555/2452555
Fratini's Centrepoint - 2451200/2451300
Piccolo Fratini - 2334520/2334530
RMS Cafe - 2232555/2231467
Fratini's KB - 3335150/3335050

Date: February 15th - 23rd 2008
Specials: Special Treat 4 + 1 Buffet Promotion, 5th Guest absolutely free!
For reservations, contact: 2231133/2231155

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Merdeka! Merdeka! Merdeka!

Selamat Menyambut Hari Kebangsaan
Kepada Semua Raykat
Negara Brunei Darussalam

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Friday, February 22, 2008

Feb 22nd: Sembahyang Berjemaah & Membaca Surah Yassin sempena Hari Kebangsaan Brunei

Date: Friday, 22nd February 2008
Time: 6pm onwards
Venue: All Masjid, Surau & Balai Ibadat nationwide
Mass Magrib Prayer follow by a Thanksgiving Prayer, Recital of Surah Yassin and Isyak Prayer to commemorate 24th National Day Anniversary

Alhamdullilah, syukur kepada Allah SWT for all His blessings. Semoga keamanan dan kesejahteraan Brunei Darussalam sentiasa dipelihara oleh Allah S.W.T jua, Amin.

Selamat Menyambut Hari Kebangsaan! :)

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Feb 24th: Garage Sale

Date: Sunday 24th Feb 2008
Time: 8am
Address: B3, Spg 86, Jln Berakas (last house at the end of street)
Items for sale: Toys, clothing, kitchen wares etc; books, many bargains

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Feb 23rd: Learning Ladders Society February 2008 Meeting

Date: Sunday 23rd February
Time: 3:00 pm
Venue: Seri Anjung Restaurant ( Jln Batu Satu next to Soon Lee Megamart)
Highlights of Meeting:

1) Speech & Articulation Pathologist Visit -
Date: 28th February - 7th March
Name: Yusran
Fee: B$ 80 per hour (Sessions minimum 2hrs)

2) ISADD Case Manager Visit (early March 2008)

Other Info:ANY interested Individual(s)/Parent(s) are welcome to the meeting
Please confirm via email or sms by Thursday if you can come on Sunday and if you require the services of the Speech & Articulation Pathologist
For any further inquiries, just contact: Sharina at 8829629 or Linda at 8877651 or email or click here for more info

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Thursday, February 21, 2008

Feb 22nd-24th: Jerudong Park Playground National Day Weekend Special

Friday, February 22
What's there: JPCC's The Giggles

Saturday, February 23
What's there:
Blaze Dance Troupe
Seragam Hitam, Famous Gambus Band
Special Performance by Bombay
Mini Fireworks Show

Sunday, February 24
What's there: Dy-na-mek Band

All ride tickets:
Adults $5
Child $3
Entrance $1
Musical Fountain $2
Single Ride $2

For more information contact: 2611894

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Feb 22nd-24th: Brunei Chess Federation National Day Rapid & Blitz Chess Tournament

Date: February 22nd - 24th 2008
Venue: Brunei Chess Centre, Berakas
Added Info:
The first and second round will begin on Friday, February 22 at 2.30pm
Third to sixth round on Saturday February 23 at 2pm
Final three rounds will be on Sunday, February 24th 2008
Open to: All (students welcome)
For more information, contact: Brunei chess coach IM Tair Vahidov at 8152005.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Feb 23rd-24th: Weekend Celebration at The Empire

(taken from: here)

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Feb 28th-March 8th: Koperasi Lima Rumpun Bhd (KLRB) Exhbition & Sale

Date: February 28th - March 8th 2008
Venue: Bumiputera Commercial Complex exhibition hall, BSB
What's there:
30 to 40 booths exhibiting many products from electrical and electronics, textiles, clothes and bags to home decoration items, such as curtains and furniture
Tables offering local products and foods, such as dry biscuits, cakes, crackers
For more information or to participate, please contact: Dayang Hjh Siti Hawa Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Dewa Dato Paduka Awang Hj Musa at 8897658

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Feb 24th: Garage Sale

Date: Sunday, 24th February 2008
Time: From 9am
Venue: House 61D, Spg 1046 Jalan Muara, Salambigar
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Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Feb 29hb-Mac 2hb: Perkampungan Anak Merdeka Daerah Belait 2008 (UPDATED)

Date: 29hb Februari - 2hb Mac 2008
Venue: Kawasan Menara Cendera Kenangan (MCK), Kuala Belait
Launching Ceremony: Ahad, 2hb Mac 2008 @ 8:30am
i. Persembahan pentas yang bercorak kebudayaa. (persembahan juga akan diadakan disebelah malam)
ii. Peraduan mewarna bagi kanak-kanak
iii. Pertandingan kikik
iv. Permainan Cator
v. Persembahan lagu-lagu patriotik
vi. Kuiz Hari Kebangsaan
vii. Pamiran dan Pertunjukan dari Persatuan-Persatuan Wanita di Daerah Belait
viii. Bazar Mardeka
ix. Permainan Boncer
x. Berbagai acara spontan lain
Other Info:
Semasa perkampungan itu nanti pihak penganjur juga berhasrat untuk menempatkan 3 biji tabung iaitu
i) Tabung Perayaan Sambutan Hari Keputeraan KDYMM bagi Daerah Belait
ii) Tabung Amal Daerah Belait
iii) Tabung Derma Anak-Anak Yatim Daerah Belait
For more information, please contact: Shahminan Haji Tengah at 3334480 / 8718350/ 3334335 or email

Thanks to Shaminan for the info!

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March 1st-2nd: Abacus Belait 3rd Annual Travel Fair

What's there:

  • Super-hot airfares & package deals
  • Child airfares up to 18 years of age
  • 200,000 Royal Skies Miles to giveaway!
  • Tickets to fantastic destinations!
  • Hundreds of dollars worth of RBA cash vouchers!
  • Holiday packages to Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Bali, Shanghai & Dubai could be yours!
  • Gifts & vouchers from our fantastic sponsors!
  • Wheel of Fortune
  • Colouring Contest
  • Hourly Quizzes
  • Face-Painting
  • Miniature Golf
  • Pizzas, Ice-Cream & Refreshments
Photo credit: here

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Rizqun Hotel February Promotions

(Taken from: here)

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Feb 29th-March 2nd: Premier Automobiles Sdn Bhd Ford 4x4 Adventure Trip

Date: Fri 29th Feb to Sun 2nd March
Destination: Labuan
Closing date of registration: Tue 26th Feb (before 5pm)
Other Info:
Inviting ALL FORD 4x4 vehicle owners ONLY to join!
Activities will include a beach BBQ in Labuan
For further details please contact: Hj Khairul @ 8623446 or John @ 8741473 or email, !
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March 10th,11th & 12th: How To Speak With Greater Confidence, Purpose & Impact Workshop (Basic Level)

Date: 10, 11 & 12 March 2008
Venue: Civil Service Institute (IPA), Rimba
Package fees: B$350* (before 23Feb08), B$400* (before 29Feb08), B$450* (before course commences)
Other Info:
Training notes for all participants
Lunch & two Tea-breaks daily
Certificate of Attendance from fmBRUNEI Group of Companies
Workshop will be delivered in English
For more information, go: here

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Saturday, February 16, 2008

Feb 16th-17th: HSBC Fly with Home & Away Roadshow

(Taken from: here)

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March 1st: JIS Golf Open

(Image taken from: here)

Venue: Royal Brunei Golf and Country Club, Jerudong
Breakfast 6.30a.m.
Tee-off from 7.00 a.m.
Lunch/Prize giving 12.30 p.m.
Cost: $100
Tournament format: Stableford
Last Date of Registration: Friday, January 22nd 2008

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Thursday, February 14, 2008

Feb 15th: PAD Motors Chinese New Year

Date: Friday, February 15th 2008
Time: 10am - 2pm
Venue: PAD motors Showroom, Unit 1-4, Ground Floor, Kompleks Beribi, Spg 607-17, Jalan Gadong
What's there:
Get your "Lucky Angpows"
Witness a magnificent Lion Dance Performance

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Feb 15th: Launching of Daihatsu Terios & GHK Chinese New Year Open House

Date: Friday, February 15th 2008
Lion Dance Presentatin - 9am
Unveiling of New Terios 7-Seater SUV - 9:30am
Venue: GHK Motors Beribi & Kuala Belait Showroom
Other Info: Light refreshments will be served

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Feb 15th: Maju Motors Sdn Bhd Chinese New Year Open House

Date: Friday, February 15th 2008
Time: 10 am
Venue: Maju Motors Showroom, Jalan Telanai
What's there:
Door gifts to all guests
Free flow of drinks and food
Spectacular lion dance performance
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Feb 16th-17th: Study at UBD Fair

Date: February 16th - 17th 2008
Time: 8.30am - 5pm
Venue: Chancellor Hall, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
What's there:
Get more information on what courses are available at UBD
Infomation on Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences (FASS) programmes such as English Language Studies, Sociology-Anthropology, History, Geography, Bahasa Melayu & Linguistik, Kesusasteraan Melayu and Southeast Asian Studies
For more information,please contact: 2460001 (extension 1396)

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Feb 17th: Piliha FM Walk-In Audition for Part-Time DJ's

Date: Sunday, February 17th 2008
Time: 9 am - 12 pm and 2 pm - 5 pm
Applicants should be 25 years and above
Able to speak both English and Malay fluently
Bring along a copy of their IC together with qualifications

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Feb 15th & 16th: Boustead's Chinese New Year Gathering

BSB Showroom
Date: Friday, 15th February 2008
Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm

KB Showroom
Date: Saturday, 16th February 2008
Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm

Other Info: Lion Dance will be held & Light Refreshments will be served

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Feb 14th: Perdana Forum

Date: Thursday,February 14th 2008
Venue: Conference Hall No 2, International Convention Centre, Berakas
Theme of Forum: "Tunas Bangsa Berakhlak Islam"
Chaired by: Pg Hj Bahrom bin Pg Hj Bahar, the Secretary of Islamic Religious Council, Ministry of Religious Affairs
Panelists include:
Dato Paduka Awang Hj Jemat bin Hj Ampal, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports
Dato Paduka Awang Hj Ishaaq bin Hj Abdullah, the Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs
Other Info: RTB will broadcast the event live at 8.45pm
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March 8th: JIS Showcase Music Concert

(Taken from: here)

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Feb 19th: CfBT Blood Donation Drive

Date: Tuesday 19th February 2008
Time: 09.00-11.00 and 14.00-16.00
Venue: CfBT office, Kiarong
For more information, contact: Mandie Whitehouse 8717563
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National Sepak Takraw Team Doubles Tournament

Proposed Date: Middle of March
Organized by: Pestabaru in joint co-operation with the Department of Youth and Sports
Closing Date of Entries: Saturday, March 1 at 3.30pm
Get Application Forms from: Awg Hj Mohd Noor bin Hj Hamid, Vice President of Pestabaru, Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium, Berakas (8633368/8820464/8723077/2380700)

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Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Feb 13th: UBD Institute of Medicine Medical Lecture

Thanks to Haiza for sending the information. Sorry again we posted a bit late, your email went to our spam folder!

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Feb 14th: The Empire Hotel Valentine's Day Special

(Taken from: here)
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Feb 22nd-24th: GHK Auto Show

(Taken from here)

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Fratini's February Promotion

Valentine's Day Special Set Menu
Date: Thursday, February 14th 2008

Brunei 24th National Day Promotion
Dates: 23rd - 24th February 2008
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From Feb 16th: Kids Cooking Club

Dates: Starting Saturday 16th February 2008
Saturdays: 9.30-11.30am (9-12yrs)
Tuesdays: 3pm - 5pm (4-6yrs)
Thursdays 3pm-5pm (7/8yrs)
Other Info:
All ingredients & recipes provided
They will bring home their culinary delights for you to sample
For more information, contact: 8878 549 or
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Feb 13th Interview Session with University of New South Wales, Australia

Date: Wednesday, February 13th 2008
Time: 5.00pm to 8.00pm
Venue: Centrepoint Hotel, Gadong
For more information or to make an appointment, please contact: 2650800 or email
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Saturday, February 09, 2008

INTRODUCING: Sirih Junjung

(click picture to enlarge)

Venue: No.9, Block A, Bangunan Pengkalan Gadong, Jalan Batu Bersurat, Gadong
BE3519, Brunei Darussalam
Other Info:
Other packages available with more choices
They have separate hantaran packages
Many unique designs one and only made in Brunei tempat cincin for Pertunangan
Come and see for yourself!
Early bookings is required especially for Pelamin and Hantaran
As of now, they have bookings up till August 2008 and still there is opening
For more information, please contact: +673 2420039

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Feb 10th: Kg Matan Consultative Council Fishing Challenge 2008

Date: Sunday, February 8th 2008
Time: 7.00 am - 5.00 pm
Venue: Along Kampong Sungai Matan Bridge at Jalan Kota Batu

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Friday, February 08, 2008

Thursday, February 07, 2008

Feb 8th: Brunei Muara League Schedule

Date: Friday, February 8th 2008
Viva Rangers vs Dragon Fly Belapan Field @ 3.00 pm
Berakas vs Seri Wira JBS Field @ 3.00 pm
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From Feb 15th: Professional Acting and Theatre Classes

Commencing: February 15th 2008 (Friday and Saturday Afternoon, covering 8 weeks per course)
Time: 2pm - 4.30pm
Topics covered:
Character development
Confidence/Public Speaking
Comedy and Scripts
Cost per 8 weeks :$300.00
Other Info:
Trained UK Drama Coach
Potential actors/talent will also be given an opportunity to be on the Talent Directory for both Television and Commercial/Corporate Video productions
All applicants must be over the age of 15 years
Small classes of ten per workshop
For more information, contact:
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Feb 8th: Study at United Kingdom Exhibition

Date: Friday, February 8th 2009
Time: 11.00 am to 7.00 pm
Venue: Rizqun International Hotel, The Mall Gadong
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Monday, February 04, 2008

Chinese New Year Celebration at The Empire

Taken from: here

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Feb 17th: Kids Hash

Date: Sunday, Feb 17th 2008

Fun for the whole family
Introduce your children to the wonders of the Bruneian jungle
For more details, contact:
Albert on 8160512, or email

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Celebrate Chinese New Year at Sheraton Hotel

Chinese New Year Reunion
Date: Wednesday, Feb 6th 2008
Feature: Creative mix of Chinese cuisine

Chinese New Year High Tea or Dinner Feast
Date: Thursday, Feb 7th 2008
Time: From 6:30pm (Dinner)
Venue: Tasek Brasserie
Dinner - $35 per person subject to 10% service charge
High Tea - $16 person subject to 10% service charge

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Feb 6th: Bodyshop at BCL Coffeeplus

Date: Wednesday 6th February 2008
Time: 9.30a.m.
Venue: Orchid Garden Hotel
Entrance Fee: $7 inc. refreshments
What's there:
Demonstrations and advice on the best colours for you and how to keep your skin in perfect condition in a tropical climate
Learn how to enhance your appearance with the latest make-up
3 baskets of Body Shop products to give away
5 ladies will get a makeover by Body Shop
AGM so if would like to join the BCL team please come along

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Friday, February 01, 2008

Feb 10th-24th: President Cup Softball Schedule

Thanks to GoD's GiFT for the info.

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International Exhibition and Sale

Time: 10am - 10pm
Venue: Bumiputera Commercial Complex, BSB
What's there:
Batik textiles from RSB Collections, Veena Collections and Fareen Silk House
Various items such as bags, religious books, perfumes, food supplements, scarves and toys

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