His Majesty leads Aidil Adha celebration

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, joined congregants to perform the Hari Raya Aidil Adha prayer this morning at the Jame’ ‘Asr Hassanil Bolkiah mosque. His Majesty was accompanied by His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince …

Medical Certificate (MC) Mild illnesses /diseases

Medical Certificate ( MC )Mild illnesses/diseasesThe Ministry of Health will NOT AGAIN issue  MCs for two ( 2 ) days or less for minor ailments.Ailments is a disease :  Does not cause lasting health problems . Has a low risk of causing complications to the patient . Can heal itself …

Gov’t warns of risk of imported Zika cases

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN THE Ministry of Health (MoH) has warned of the risk of imported Zika cases in Brunei as many Bruneians travel to Singapore, which has reported 50 local Zika transmissions over the weekend. MoH Medical Superintendent of Public Health Dr Justin Wong said Brunei is prepared in managing …

Philippines President to visit Brunei on September 4

PHILIPPINES’ newly elected President Rodrigo Duterte will make Brunei Darussalam his first stop on his first trip abroad as the republic’s head of state, the Philippines’ Presidential Palace announced recently. Duterte will make a two-day trip to the Sultanate from September 4, as part of his week-long tour around Southeast …

Self-certified sick leave introduced

CIVIL servants will be able to take self-certified paid sick leave for up to six days a year from September 1 this year. A government circular, which was released on the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) website, stated that the new regulations meant that civil servants can take sick leave without …

Prayers held nationwide to mark Sultan’s 70th birthday

HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam consented to grace the ceremony comprising the mass Maghrib and Isyak prayers, recitation of Surah Yaasiin, Tahlil and Doa Kesyukuran, which was held in conjunction …