Friday, August 29, 2008

Sheraton Selera Kampong Kitani

Venue: Tasek Brasserie, Sheraton Utama Hotel
What's on the Menu:
Over 160 items
Aneka Salad & Kerabu by Awang Ussof
Nasi Katok and Nasi Kandar Kampong Style with Kambing Bakar Borneo
Ais Kacang Campur and Ice Cream Ala Jepun
Price: $22 (Rate is subject to 10% service charge)
Others: Dine with Sheraton and stand a chance to win fabulous prizes
For more information or to book, contact: 2244272 Read On!...

Aug 29th-Sept 14th: BMW Principle of Joy

Date: August 29th - September 14th 2008
Venue: BMW Showroom, Beribi
What's there:
Showcase the latest BMW Models
Exceptional Financial Offers
Promotional price for all models & demonstrators
Instant Loan approval
Test Drives Available
Complimentary Light Refreshments
Exclusive Door Gifts (while stocks last)
Kiddie Treats & Activities (Only on Friday)
For more information, please contact: QAF Auto Sdn Bhd at 6732 453 377 Ext 604/605 Read On!...

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Sept 3rd: B.C.L Coffeplus Talk on Women’s Gynaecological Health

Date: Wednesday, 3rd September 2008
Time: 9:30am
Venue: Orchid Garden Hotel, Berakas
Presentation by: Dr. C.Y Lim
Up to date information on cervical cancer
What is cervical cancer? How is it treated? Why should you be concerned about cervical cancer?
Find out the answers to these questions and others regarding prevention, occurrence, effects and treatment of cervical cancer
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Aug 29th&31st: Garage Sale on Baby Stuff, Household & Toys

Dates: 29th & 31st August 2008
Time: 8am - 12noon
Venue: 3B, Blk H Jimmy Kong Flat, Spg 14 Kg Berangan
What's there:
- Baby high chair (2 sets)
- Baby sling (Moms in Mind brand)
- Baby potty (new)
- Glitter lamp
- Wooden dining table (with chairs)
- Computer table
and many more COOL bargains !
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Aug 31st: Expat Bazaar

Date: Sunday, August 31st 2008
Times: 9am -5pm
Venue: Tanda Mata Cinta, Spg 440 Kg Sungai Tilong Jalan Muara no. 19
For more information, call: 2342385/8731772 or 8680428 Read On!...

Aug 31st: Baby Show and Health Talk

Date: Sunday August 31,2008
Time: 9am to 5pm
Venue: International Convention Centre (ICC), Berakas Read On!...

Aug 26th-Oct 15th: SMS Brunei Prihatin to National Orphans Fund

Dates: August 26th - October 15th 2008
Ways to Donate:

For DSTCom, Prima and Easi users (via SMS)
Type YATIM, followed by donation amount without spacing, eg: YATIM10 and then send the sms to 8885555

For users (via SMS)
Type YATIM, followed by donation amount without spacing, and send it to 10101 or through's WAP Portal

Send their donations directly to the Department of Community Development, at Level 2 of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports
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Aug 31st: Garage Sale

Date: Sunday 31st August 2008
Time: 10 am to 3pm
Venue: No.13. Spg 52/74, Kpg Mata Mata

What's on sale:
Many branded and useful items hardly used.
Books, bags, clothes and other pretty knick knacks.
Also freshly baked goodies also available.

Thanks to Adrina Agus Din for the info!
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Aug 29th: iCentre Open Day

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Aug 30th-31st: Body Shop: Domestic Violence Awareness in conjuction with LOMOGRAPHY

Date: August 30th - 31st 2008
Opening Times: 10:30am - 10pm
Venue: Body Shop, The Mall Gadong
Other Info:
Event is to promote domestic violence awareness in conjuction with them
Body Shop has invited local Lomographers to promote this awareness by having a mini exhibition on Lomography
Also come support this awareness by dropping by at the Body Shop, pay $2, get a daisy and have your photo taken by one of the lomographers of your choice
Your picture will then be posted on the lomo wall alongside other
ALL proceeds will go to charity Read On!...

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Ramadhan Stall Slots Available at UBD

Venue: UBD"s Chancellor's Hall parking area
About: Ten ramadhan stall slots will be available for rent
Organized by: Persatuan Mahasiswa/Mahasiswi Universiti Brunei Darussalam (PMUBD)
Forms available from: PMUBD office, Student Affairs Building, 1st floor, room 1.31, during office hours
For inquiries, contact: 2463001 ext 1600. Read On!...

Aug 29th: Basketball Referee Seminar

Date: Friday, Aug 29th 2008
Time: 9am to 4pm
Venue: Bilik Pandang Dengar, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport
About seminar:
To reveal the new rules and regulations of FIBA (International Basketball Federation)
Touch on areas of refereeing, coaching and score bench

Delivered by guest instructor Mah Swee Sung, a FIBA commissioner from Singapore
Assisted by referees from Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia who will be available for the Q&A session

For further information on the seminar, please contact: The head of referees representative Chai Tze Yun at 8712822 Read On!...

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Aug 22nd-30th: Brunei Cup '08

Venue: National Indoor Stadium, Berakas
For more information, visit:
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Aug 25th-Sept 15th: Proton Service Campaign

Date: August 25th - Sept 15th 2008
Working Hours (Puasa): 8am - 3pm
Venue: Worldwide Motor Sdn Bhd
Other Info: All Proton Owners are welcome to attend
For more information or to book a reservation, please contact: 2427052 or 2424178 Read On!...

Aug 20th & 22nd: Interview Session & Pre-Departure Briefing from Hull College

Interview Session
Date: Wednesday, August 20th 2008
Time: 1pm - 5pm
Venue: James Hon Kiulap Office
Other Info: Mr. Jonathan Geale, Head of School of Engineering at Hull College will be meeting prospective students

Pre Departure Briefing
Date: Friday, August 22nd 2008
Time: 11am - 3pm
Venue: James Hon Kiulap Office

For more information, please contact: 2230198 or email Read On!...

Aug 20th: Interview Session & Pre-Departure Briefing from Bangor University

Interview Session
Date: Wednesday, August 20th 2008
Time: 1pm - 5pm
Venue: James Hon Kiulap Office
Other Info: Mr. Iwan Roberts, Head of International Student Recruitment at Bangor will be meeting prospective students

Pre Departure Briefing
Date: Wednesday, August 20th 2008
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Venue: James Hon Kiulap Office

For more information, please contact: 2230198 or email Read On!...

Aug 22nd: Counselling Sessions & Presentation by Notingham Trent Uni

Date: Friday, 22nd August 2008
Individual Counselling Sessions: 9am - 1pm
Presentation: Art and Design and Built Environment: 10am
Venue: HRD Services Global Link, Jalan Kumbang Pasang
To book an appointment for either sessions, contact: HRD at 2232811 or email Read On!...

Aug 20th & 22nd: Studying in UK Counselling Sessions

Private Interviews with University Staff
Date: August 20th 2008
Time: 2pm - 5pm
Reps from:
University of Bath
Northumbria University
Queen Mary University of London
University of Portsmouth
University of Sheffield
University of Southampton
Queen's University of Belfast
UWIC Cardiff Metropolitan University
Newcastle University

Date: August 22nd 2008
Time: 9am - 12pm
Reps from:
Bangor University
University of Bradford
University of Huddersfield
University of Kent
Nottingham Trent University
Liverpool John Moores University
University of Teeside
UWIC Cardiff Metropolitan University
Newcastle University

Presentation by Mr. Rob Aldridge from University of Reading
Date: August 20th 2008
Time: 5:30pm
How to write an eye-catching personal statement
How to choose the right course at the right university

Venue: HRD Services Global Education Link, Bangunan Fakhriah 157, Jalan Kumbang Pasang
Who should be there: Students wanting to finalise their UK application for the 2008 entry, or those considering their study options for 2009 and beyond
For more information or to book an appointment, please contact: Rose at 223 2811 or email Read On!...

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Aug 31st: Expat Bazaar

Date: Sunday, 31st August 2008
Time: 9am-5pm
Venue: Tanda Mata Cinta Shop, No19, Spg 440, Kg Sungai Tilong, Jalan Muara
Fee to join Bazaar: $30
Closing date for registration: 22nd August 2008
For more information, contact: 8680428 / 2342385 Read On!...

Aug 23rd: SMRIMBA 2nd Sports Day (UPDATED)

Date: 23rd August 2008
Time: 7:30 am - 12:30pm
Venue: SM RIMBA Mini Stadium
Other Info: Only for SM RIMBA students n teachers
+ Sinipit (Blue) - 2004 Champion
+ Kampilan (Green)
+ Sinaga (Yellow)
+ Pemuras (Red)
For more information, contact: 8920358 Ckg Erna (Asst Senior Mistress CCA)

Thanks to Erna for the info!
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Friday, August 15, 2008

Aug 17th: Berakas "B' Health Center & Sungai Hanching Clinic Open Day

Date: Sunday, 17th August 2008
Time: 7:30-11:30am
Venue: Berakas "B' Health Center, Kampong Sungai Hanching
What's there:
7:45 am - Mass taichi aerobics in the parking area
Health Talks on Different Health Issues
Games, Colouring competition for kids, Lucky Draw and Health quizzes
Health Exhibition
Other Info: Open to Everyone
For more information, please contact: Berakas "B' Health Center

Thanks to Anuar Husaini for giving the heads up!
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Aug 14th-17th: DST Go!broadband Promotion

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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Aug 16th: AIA Presents "There is Hope in Cancer and Liver Diseases" Seminar

Date: Saturday, August 16th 2008
Venue: Orchid Garden Hotel (Ballroom)
1pm - Registration
2pm - Public Health Seminar
3:30pm - Q & A Session
4:40pm - Tea Break
Topics & Speakers:
New lease of life for patients with liver diseases by Dr Desmond Wai
Cancer Treatment By Radiation by Dr Lee Kim Shang
Both elite speakers are from Parkway Health Singapore
Other Info: Admission is free but seats are limited
For registration, please contact: Ms Cynthia Lam at 8720201 or email Read On!...

Aug 14th-17th: Brunei International Halal expo 2008

Date: August 14th - 17th 2008
Aug 14th : 12pm - 6pm
Aug 15th - 17th: 10am - 10pm
Venue: International Convention Centre
For more information, contact: 2453666 or email or visit Read On!...

Aug 17th: Kite Festival

Date: Sunday, August 17th 2008
Time: 7:30am
Venue: Tungku Beach
Other types:
10 types of traditional kites will be contested
This year's competition is open to locals and among the kites used during the day-long event are sikulak and siar manjar
Members of the public will also have the opportunity to take a closer look at Japanese kite Rokako
Other activities at the event include a kite colouring contest for children under the age of 12, a karaoke singing competition and a bouncer for children
For those interested in participating in the competition, entry forms can be obtained at the Brunei-Muara District Office during office hours Read On!...

Aug 17th: Lunar Eclipse Observation

Date: Sunday, 17 August 2008
Time: 2.00 am – 6.20 am
Venue: Car Parking Lot, Survey Department, Berakas
Other Info:
A partial lunar eclipse would occur on early Sunday morning, August 17.
Weather permitting, Bruneians will have the chance to observe the natural phenomenon from 3:35 a.m. to 6:20 a.m. local time
For more information, please visit:

Thanks to Hazarry bin Haji Ali Ahmad for the info :)
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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Aug 14th & 16th: Meet & Take pics with the STARWARS Characters

Dates: Thursday, 14th August 2008 & Saturday, 16th August 2008
Times: 7pm onwards
Venue: Empire Cinema, Jerudong Read On!...

Aug 20th & 27th: Pusat Bahagia Special Children Birthday Celebrations

20th August 2008
Time: 2 pm
Venue: Eric Goh Pusat Bahagia, Belait

27th August 2008
Time: 9.30 am
Venue: Pusat Bahagia, Kpg Pulaie
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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

The Empire Hotel August 08 - Feb 09 Events Calendar

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Aug 12th-28th: RIPAS Blood Donation Campaign

* 12th August 2008 0900 - 1200 hrs Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka, Bandar Seri Begawan
* 13th August 2008 0900 - 1100hrs Sekolah Menengah Awang Semaun, Kg. Sg. Kebun, Brunei-Muara
* 14th august 2008 0930 - 1130hrs Immigrations Dept Kuala Belait, KB
* 16th august 2008 0900 - 1100hrs Pusat Belia, Bandar Seri Begawan
* 19th august 2008 0900 - 1100hrs Pelabuhan Muara (Muara Port), Muara
* 20th August 2008 0930 - 1200hrs Pusat Belia Temburong, Bangar, Temburong
* 26th august 2008 0930 - 1100hrs Kedutaan Indonesia, Kg. Sg. Hanching.
* 28th August 2008 0930 - 1500hrs Fugro BSP Headquarters, Seria

Other Info: All welcomed, please donate blood as the hospital needs to stock for the fasting & raya months. Your blood will save lives !
For more information, please contact: Hj. Ibrahim Hj. Bakar at 8847053

Thanks to Dr Doom for sending the info!
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Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Aug 21st & 22nd: Education UK Exhibition & Pre-departure Briefing

Education UK Exhibition
Date: Aug 21st 2008
Times: 1pm - 7pm
Venue: Sutra Hall, Level 4, Rizqun International Hotel

Pre-departure Briefing
Date: Aug 22nd 2008
Times: 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Venue: Songket Ballroom 3, Level 4, Rizqun International Hotel

What's there:
Meet representatives from 20 universities
Financial advice and scholarship information
Participation from Scholarship Section, Brunei Darussalam, National Accreditation Council and Public Service Dept
Get advice and information on visa requirements

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Aug 12th-24th: Elegant Afternoon Tea from The Dorchester at The Empire Hotel

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Aug 10th: Exclusive for SCB Credit Card Members

Date: Sunday, Aug 10th 2008
Offer for Standard Chartered (SCB) Credit Card Members:
Flash your SCB Credit Card to grab a pair of movie tickets for $5 at Seri Qlap Cineplex
Tickets are valid for 2 months
For more information, contact: 2658000 Read On!...

Aug 9th-10th: Borneo Level Regatta Race

Dates: Aug 9th - 10th 2008
Venue: Serasa Watersports Complex, Muara
Teams Include: Persatuan Lumba Perahu Kg Lurong Dalam, Seri Baru-Baru B, X-Team, Tutong, Police, Seri Baru-Baru A, Waktu B, 995 Bomba dan Penyelamat, Aksi Laut, Kg Setia B, ABDB, and Waktu Brunei Darussalam
Other Info: Five teams who win first to fifth placings in the local category will be selected to represent Brunei to compete at the Borneo-level race on Sunday
The highlight of the event will be a marathon open - for 30 paddlers
The marathon is expected to be flagged-off from Muara Port and covers a distance of about 2km to 3km
Members of the public will also have the opportunity to witness a fireworks display on Saturday night, thanks to B-Win Trading and Marketing Co
Shuttle bus services will be available to transport members of the public to the venue Read On!...

Great Eastern "Life is Great" Photo Competition

Closing Date: Sept 30th 2008
1st Prize - $500
2nd Prize - $300
3rd Prize - $200
Ten consolation prizes and special umbrellas will also be given away
Open to: All citizens, permanent residents and foreigners residing in the Sultanate
Send entry forms to: 'Life is Great' Photo Competition at Brunei Press Sdn Bhd, Lot 8 & 11, Complex Perindustrian Beribi II, Gadong, or Brunei Press Sdn Bhd, No 88C, Jalan Mckerron, Kuala Belait Read On!...

Aug 9th: DHL Brunei Volunteer Day

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Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Aug 19th: 2008 Women in Business Forum

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Aug 10th: Pesta Perayaan Rakyat

Date: Sunday, August 10th 2008
Time: 8am
Venue: Community Hall Complex Field, Tutong Read On!...

Aug 16th-17th: International Arbitration Conference Brunei and 2nd Regional Arbitration Institutes Forum (RAIF) Conference

Dates: August 16th - 17th 2008
Venue: Empire Hotel and Country Club, Jerudong
Organized by: The Arbitration Association Brunei Darussalam (AABD)
Who'll be there: Leading arbitrators from over 10 countries as well as top arbitration counsels comprising leading architects, engineers, lawyers, quantity surveyors and the foremost experts from different professions
More than 30 speakers including the head of international organisations such as the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, WIPO, International Chamber of Commerce, heads of over eight international arbitration centres and organisations in the world as well as senior judges from the region
For more information, contact: Mohamad Daud Ismail, the Secretary of the AABD or Mr Lau Hang Chong, the Treasurer of the AABD at Read On!...