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· January, 2009

Stories about Brunei from January, 2009

27 January 2009

Brunei after the floods: A time of loss and prayers

Two persons died in Brunei due to the recent flooding that swept the Asia-Pacific region. Brunei has experienced the worst flooding in the past few weeks. More Bruneians are using...

21 January 2009

Brunei: Rainy days and flooding

It is the middle of the annual North-East Monsoon season and Brunei has been experiencing strong winds and rainfall. It was just ten days ago that part of the country...

16 January 2009

Southeast Asia: Ship of dreams and friendship

Take a luxury cruise liner, fill it with some 300 vibrant youths from Southeast Asia and Japan, stir in cultural agenda and social interactions. The result: a strong bond and...

14 January 2009

Brunei: A New Education System

Brunei bloggers are debating about a new education system which is now being implemented in stages. Described as the 21st Century National Education System, the new program aims to prepare...

10 January 2009

Mapping the blogosphere in Brunei

More than half of Brunei's population are internet users. More and more young Bruneians are setting up their own blogs. Aside from establishing a community of bloggers, a web portal...

7 January 2009

Bruneian blogger amuses readers with daily doses of humour

Meet Mr. Kurapak, winner of a 2008 national blog award in Brunei. Kurapak amuses his readers with his daily doses of humour appealing to Bruneian readers, both young and old.

5 January 2009

Brunei-Australia War Memorial

A Brunei-Australia Memorial was unveiled to commemorate the Australian landings in Brunei during the Second World War and to mark the cooperation between the people of Brunei Darussalam and Australia.

3 January 2009

Bruneian bakers use blog as a marketing tool

Home makers in Brunei have utilised the blog as a marketing tool to sell their wares. Many are bakers and cake makers that display their products on their respective blogs....

2 January 2009

Brunei: Passport to Fame reality show

Like any other country, Brunei has it's own taste of reality show to choose their favourite singing idol.  The second Passport to Fame (P2F) competition recently reached it's climax with...