Brunei Issues Coins Commemorating Official Naming Of Sea-Crossing Bridge

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei Darussalam Central Bank (BDCB), announced yesterday that, it will be issuing commemorative coins in gold, silver and cupronickel, in conjunction with the official naming of the Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Bridge, the longest sea-crossing bridge in Southeast Asia.   The 30-km bridge, jointly built by China State Construction Engineering Corporation […]

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History Created As 945 Candidates Vie For Parliamentary Seats In Malaysian Election

PUTRAJAYA (Malaysia), A new chapter was written in Malaysia’s history books when 945 candidates from various parties submitted their nomination papers, the highest in the election history, to contest the 222 parliamentary seats in the 15th General Election (GE15).   Based on the data displayed at the Media Centre of the Election Commission (EC) headquarters […]

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China-Brunei Joint Venture Held Blood Donation Campaign

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Hengyi Industries Sdn Bhd, a China-Brunei petrochemical joint venture, held a blood donation drive here, to support Brunei’s blood banks, the company said yesterday.   Hengyi Industries is a joint venture between China’s Zhejiang Hengyi Group, owning 70 percent of the shares, and Damai Holdings, a wholly-owned subsidiary under the Brunei government’s […]

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Chinese FM Held Phone Talks with Singaporean Counterpart

BEIJING, Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, yesterday, held a phone conversation with Singaporean Foreign Minister, Vivian Balakrishnan, at the latter’s request.   Wang said, the Singaporean side extended congratulations on the successful convening of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), and on Xi Jinping’s re-election as general […]

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