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Monday, 15 December 2014

Business School students show their game

2014-12-15 THE organisers of the Business School’s SPfun Booth are upping their game, having been invited to join the Brunei Edutainment Wonderland held in Jerudong Park Amphitheatre. After successfully organising the games booth during a school event at the...

Value for money makes Volkswagen a popular choice

2014-12-15 IMPROVING marketing strategy by setting cars at affordable prices through high volume orders has allowed Maju Motors Sdn Bhd to reach its 1,000th Volkswagen sale this year.While the authorised dealer is happy with the volume of sales, it is not...

Bruneian software makes its way to Sabah, Sarawak

2014-12-15 LOCAL software developer firm MARS Enterprise has managed to break into the Malaysian market with its Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Solution software. “We have exported our point of sale system recently to Sabah and Sarawak, and we are...

Saturday, 13 December 2014

Honda, Nissan distributors to notify if recalls affect any vehicles in Brunei

2014-12-13 CAR owners in Brunei will be notified if their vehicles are affected by the recent global recall due to defective air bags. The sole distributor of Honda, Happy Motoring Co Sdn Bhd, yesterday said that its customers will be informed if there are...

Businesses praise efficient Pos Laju, EMS service

2014-12-13 LOCAL online businesses are taking to Express Mail Service (EMS) or Pos Laju to deliver goods to customers in the country in order to operate efficiently and save cost. Online startups told The Brunei Times yesterday that the government-operated...

15 new patents filed in November

2014-12-13 FIFTEEN patents were filed in the Brunei Intellectual Property Office last month covering the oil and gas sector, pharmaceuticals as well as energy management, according to the patent’s journal published by the office. Universiti Brunei Darussalam...

Friday, 12 December 2014

Local businesses urged to seek help, advice through YEAB

2014-12-12 THE Young Entrepreneurs Association Brunei (YEAB) is committed to help local businesses and wants its presence known so that new entrepreneurs can look to them for help. As there will be less major events taking place in 2015, the YEAB will focus...

Malware costing businesses billions

2014-12-12 THE financial risks of installing pirated software are substantial and may ruin a strong business, said the Country Manager of Microsoft Brunei recently. “The financial risks are considerable, and can drive a genuine, once-profitable business into...

Thursday, 11 December 2014

M’sian food franchise I Love Yoo enters Brunei market

2014-12-11 MALAYSIAN-based franchise, I Love Yoo, has entered the Sultanate, according to the founder of the chain. Jeffrey Leong, owner of the franchise, said: “I see that the Bruneian market now especially on food and beverages has improved steadily...

Pizza Hut makes online ordering easy with app

2014-12-11   FAST food chain Pizza Hut has recently gone online in the Sultanate with the introduction of an online ordering app. For the franchise, its online presence is an opportunity not only to boost overall sales but also to give consumers the...

BEDB to hold Innovation Day event

2014-12-11 THE Brunei Economic Development Board is inviting the public to engage with start-ups, entrepreneurs and creative companies in the first Innovation Day this Saturday at the Anggerek Desa Technology Park. The event will be held at the iCentre and K...

Baiduri Bank offers more credit card security

2014-12-11 BAIDURI bank’s merchants and businesses as well as consumers can be rest assured of better protection from credit card data leak after the bank recently acquired a global payment card industry security requirement. The bank became the first...

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Food entrepreneurs urged to register with agrifood division

2014-12-10 THE Department of Agrifood and Agriculture (DAA) is encouraging local food entrepreneurs to register under the Agrifood Industry Division to enjoy benefits offered by it. Food and beverage entrepreneurs who have yet to register with the division...

KFC plans outlet in Temburong

2014-12-10 KENTUCKY Fried Chicken Brunei is planning to open an outlet in Temburong District when the bridge connecting Temburong to Brunei-Muara is ready, said its vice-president yesterday. KFC Brunei has been eager to have a presence in Temburong District...

Brunei expects global business for Blackhawk helicopter simulator

2014-12-10 THE world’s first simulator for the latest variant in Blackhawk helicopters, the S70i, will be installed at the CAE Brunei Multipurpose Training Centre by the end of August 2015, and it is expected to draw in clients from around the world....

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Philips keen to do more LED lighting projects here

2014-12-09 PHILIPS Brunei is keen to do more projects using its light-emitting diode (LED) technology for street lights in the Sultanate as the lights are energy-saving and have minimal maintenance cost, the head of the company’s International Business...

Guangxi team on working visit

2014-12-09 A DELEGATION from the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China is currently on a working visit in the Sultanate as part of a follow up to the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Brunei-Guangxi Economic...

Talent pool not enough for telecom sector needs

2014-12-09 BRUNEI’S current pool of talent is unable to meet the demand of the telecommunication industry, said Innaci Dass, General Manager for Human Resources at TelBru. “As of now, it (the talent pool) is not enough. This is because there are not many...

Brunei’s asset management skills can draw foreign investors

2014-12-09 BRUNEI’S experience and expertise in the management of its sovereign funds as well as stable political and legal system could lure global investors into the country, said the Managing Director of Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam. In an interview...

ASEAN directive could boost medical device industry

2014-12-09 THE medical device industry in ASEAN could get a boost if member countries heed Brunei’s call to incorporate the recently signed ASEAN Medical Device Directive (AMDD) into their respective national laws. Speaking at the opening of the 19th ASEAN...

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