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Brunei’s progress in diversification

by Reedz on March 3, 2014


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An infographic briefly showing Brunei’s progress towards diversification over the years. Although economic diversification has appeared several times in the National Development Plans, the progress of…

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Royal Brunei Unveils New Uniforms for Crew

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ROYAL Brunei Airlines (RB) yesterday unveiled new “heritage-inspired” uniforms for its cabin crew, as the latest phase of the national carrier’s re-branding programme. The uniforms incorporated songket patterns for the female crew and Malay-style shirts for the males, among other features that reflected the re-branding programme’s aim “to share the unique culture of Brunei with […]

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Bruneian At Heart…

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From Hotpot to Optics – Berrywan Eyecare

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Looking for fashionable, durable, branded and affordable spectacles for kids and adults? Berrywan Eyecare Optical can find the best ones for you! It claims to be the “first eyewear shop in the capital which sells spectacles to kids and gives the lowest price to customers“. Located at Gadong Properties, the recently opened shop is currently […]

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BANK Islam Brunei Darussalam yesterday launched a state-of-the-art contact centre to better cater to customers‘ needs and enhance customer satisfaction. The call centre, which is an upgrade of an existing facility, has 28 agents working on 12-hour shifts to ensure it is reachable and fully staffed 24 hours a day. “The vision is that we […]

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Chevening So Far…

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