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Rare astronomical phenomenon tonight (2021)

BY James Kon

A rare Mars occultation will be visible in the Brunei sky tonight (Saturday, 17th April 2021) where the Red Planet will disappear behind the crescent of the moon.

The moon will pass in front of Mars creating a lunar occultation visible only from a small region of central Asia including Brunei Darussalam, the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam (PABD) said on Friday.

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Bank committed to investing in local start-ups (2021)

BY Lyna Mohamad

Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD), in recognising that start-ups are a key component in economic diversification, is invested in supporting the local start-up ecosystem through various efforts aimed at encouraging innovation and creativity.

BIBD is currently looking into developing a programme that would invite tertiary students and start-ups to submit fresh ideas and innovative fintech solutions, which is under the education/entrepreneurship pillars of the bank’s corporate social responsibility.

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MoU forges new partnership (14.04.2021)


Manager of Modasys Technology Pengiran Saiful Khalid bin Pengiran Haji Yunus (Right), co-founder of Go Mamam Hadi Adanan (2nd from left), co-founder of Cosas Chong Yi Rou (2nd from right) and CfB Business Development Manager Faizul Ibrahim (Left) in a group photo. PHOTO: Modasys Technology

BY Lyna Mohamad

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between HeloBn with Cosas, Go Mamam and Community for Brunei (CfB) was inked during a ceremony at Liho Tea (Gadong Branch) on Tuesday.

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