Letters to the Editor
Friday, 9 October 2015
I WAS very concerned when I read the story “227 died from heart diseases” in 2014 published September 30 , 2015.
According the report, heart disease is the second highest cause of death in Brunei after cancer.
This is simply disturbing as these...
Thursday, 8 October 2015
WE WOULD like to take this opportunity to make another submission in response to another Letter to The Editor written by ‘Sports Fan’ which appeared in The Brunei Times dated Saturday, August 8, 2015 where inference was made on the consis-tent...
Wednesday, 7 October 2015
WITH reference to the letter published in The Brunei Times’ letters column (Sept 21, 2015) titled “Right assessment of Team Brunei” written by ‘Team Brunei Cheerleader, Brunei’.
The Department of Youth and Sports would like to thank the writer for...
Tuesday, 6 October 2015
I WOULD like to commend Talian Darussalam 123 for its prompt action in replacing a malfunctioning electric prepaid meter that I experienced two weeks ago.
The phone operators on the line were very helpful and asked the appropriate questions...
Monday, 5 October 2015
I’M WRITING with regards to the issue of providing fast Internet and wireless connectivity in the sultanate.
In this information-intensive and highly competitive age, it’s crucial for Brunei to work towards providing businesses as well as ordinary...
Saturday, 3 October 2015
BEING A DPMM FC fan, the recent postponement of their Singapore Cup semi-final game has left me – and many other fans – frustrated.
The game which was originally set for Tuesday was first postponed to Wednesday and then Thursday due to the haze in...
Friday, 2 October 2015
I REFER to Annoyed Sg Tilong Resident and Annoyed Kampung Salambigar Resident’s complaints titled “Plea for traffic lights at Sg Akar-Subok roundabout” dated February 19, 2015 and “Need for traffic light at Sg Akar-Subok roundabout” dated February...
Thursday, 1 October 2015
THIS is with reference to a report titled “Youths leading unhealthy lifestyles” published in The Brunei Time son Monday, September 21, 2015. It is really worrying that obesity was prevalent among our teenagers aged between 13 and 17 years old. The...
Wednesday, 30 September 2015
THIS is with reference to the report “Cardiologist: Physical activity not just about regular exercise” published in The Brunei Times dated September 29, 2015.
It’s true that a sedentary lifestyle plus our eating habits are the root cause of many...
Tuesday, 29 September 2015
I RECENTLY read an article in your paper citing the WFF, which said that the world’s marine population has dropped since 1970.
This is quite alarming! I believe that Brunei needs to step up its efforts in maintaining its marine biodiversity. We...
Monday, 28 September 2015
IT IS interesting to know that our neighbouring country, Malaysia, has been implementing a mandatory norm for households to separate their garbage.
This practice is in vogue in quite a few countries, including Singapore, Australia, the United...
Saturday, 26 September 2015
I AM writing this letter to inform the public about the fact that there was no send-off or press releases for Brunei’s delegation to Doha, Qatar, to attend the Youth Basketball Camp from Sept 4-19 – an-all expenses paid trip by Olympic Council of...
Friday, 25 September 2015
IT SEEMS that like people in the neighbouring countries, such as Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, we in the Sultanate have no choice but to make our-selves familiar with the haze that keep blanketing the country. We don’t like it but we must face...
Thursday, 24 September 2015
THE authorities continue to work hard to improve the public facilities and social services. There is no denying that progress in developing Brunei in terms of its commitment to executing national development and accelerating the pace of social...
Wednesday, 23 September 2015
I WOULD like to thank the various government departments, private agencies and local NGOs for making the school holidays a productive and enlightening experience for our students.
The Biro Kawalan Narkotik or BKN had conducted its anti-drug...
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
IN RESPONSE to the letter titled ‘Hoping for regular updates at newly-launched www.data.gov.bn website’, published in The Brunei Times (August 5, 2015), the E-Government National Centre (EGNC) would like to thank ‘#dataisbeautiful’ for highlighting...
Monday, 21 September 2015
WHAT exactly is being assessed during post-mortems of Brunei’s performance in sporting competitions?
Is it solely focused on athletes’ performance or other factors involving Team Brunei such as coaches, medical team, administration and more?
Saturday, 19 September 2015
I REFER to the report ‘NFABD: DST Super League to continue despite haze’ published in The Brunei Times dated Sept 16, 2015.
I am happy to read that the National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam (NFABD), the governing body for the sport in...
Friday, 18 September 2015
THIS is with reference to the report “Rural residents get training for involvement in Sg Ingei survey” published in The Brunei Times dated September 15, 2015.
It is a welcome step that the scientists and experts heading the Sg Ingei Faunal...
Thursday, 17 September 2015
IT’S really encouraging to know that Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) has founded a Centre of Networking, Employment and Career Training (CoNECT) in an effort to help prepare students and graduates for their transition into the workforce. Yes,...