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Brunei, Korea sign three agreements vowing deeper cooperation

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – The leaders of Brunei and South Korea on Monday vowed to deepen cooperation, signing three memoranda of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation in investment, science and technology and intellectual property. His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah hosted President Moon Jae-in  for talks at Istana  Nurul Iman, saying the latter’s state visit […]

BGC marks 21 years of delivering Brunei LNG

BRUNEI Gas Carriers Sdn Bhd (BGC) was established in 1998 as a joint venture between the Brunei government, Shell Gas BV and Diamond Gas Carriers BV. This year, BGC celebrates its 21st anniversary. BGC has been and continues to be a vital force in contributing to the nation’s wealth, with liquefied natural gas (LNG) as […]

Workshop focusses on UK oil and gas assets decommissioning

A FOUR-DAY Decommissioning and Restoration Workshop, hosted by the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry (MEMI) in collaboration with the British High Commission in Brunei Darussalam for oil and gas industry assets, held at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) building, concluded yesterday. Permanent Secretary (Energy) at the MEMI Haji Azhar bin […]  

Brunei, Bangladesh companies to explore green energy opportunities

| Achong Tanjong | A MEMORANDUM of Understanding (MoU) between Brunei Darussalam’s Dimension Strata Sdn Bhd and Bangladesh’s Green Power Ltd was held at the Bangladeshi High Commission in Brunei Darussalam in Jalan Sungai Akar, for joint collaboration in exploring investment and business opportunities yesterday. The ceremony was witnessed by the Bangladesh High Commissioner to…

Posco Daewoo signs MoU with Brunei’s oil company on LNG business

Posco Daewoo Corp., the trading and energy development unit of South Korean steelmaker Posco, has joined hands with Brunei’s national oil company to develop liquefied natural gas (LNG) value chain solutions with hopes to expand business in the environmentally-friendly fuel sector. Posco Daewoo said on Wednesday that it signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with […]

Sultan calls for wise use of technology

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 yesterday reminded the people to use technology wisely for the purposes of strengthening their religious faith, instead of allowing themselves to be controlled by technology. His Majesty said this in […]

Brunei takes centre stage at ASEAN Energy Award

BRUNEI Darussalam won first place in the ‘Off-Grid’ category at the 36th ASEAN Ministers of Energy Meeting (AMEM) Gala Dinner’s ASEAN Energy Award 2018 in Singapore under the Renewable Energy (RE) project competition. The project was titled ‘2kWp Off-grid Solar PV Systems in Labi, Ulu Belait, Brunei Darussalam’. Project owner Philip Chin Khee Khiong of […]

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Student saves money to install solar panels at SMARTER Brunei

“IT’S a small step, but one step closer to greener Brunei,” said Jerudong International School (JIS) student Sidharth. A teenager with a passion in comedy, Sidharth accumulated every single dollar he earned from performing comedy shows at various places including India to make a contribution to Society for the Management of Autism Related issues in […]

Brunei Darussalam’s growth momentum expected to continue in 2018: IMF

Real GDP in 2017 was stronger than expected, rebounding to 1.3 per cent supported by both the O&G and non-O&G sectors. On September 17, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Brunei Darussalam. Brunei Darussalam’s economy has been adjusting well to lower oil prices since 2014, […]