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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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School level winners compete Dragon’s Den Style for National BUBA Award

12 February 2014

On Tuesday 11 February 2014, the school level winners of the BUBA Awards presented their business plan ideas at the British High Commission today in front of a panel of four judges in a Dragons’ Den style session. The theme for the 2013/2014 BUBA Awards is ‘Entrepreneurship.’ Seven sixth form schools took part in the […]

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2013 in retrospect…

1 January 2014

Wow, how quickly time flies. We’re about to say goodbye to 2013. Its been quite an eventful year for me.  Bittersweet to say the least… A lot of sweet moments which I am grateful for, alhamdulillah… the bitter moments I take as a lesson from above, alhamdulillah… Looking forward to a wonderful year ahead full […]

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Chevening Scholarships Now Open!

3 September 2013

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The Scholarships offer the opportunity to study for a one-year Master’s degree at any of the UK’s leading universities, and are awarded to outstanding established or emerging leaders across a wide range of fields including […]

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US Embassy Highlights Importance of Intellectual Property Rights with Special Movie Screening

14 June 2013

On June 13, the U.S. Embassy in Brunei Darussalam hosted a special screening of the movie ‘Man of Steel‘ at Times Cineplex in Berakas. The event, themed “Creative Industries and Intellectual Property Rights” aimed to raise public awareness regarding the importance of intellectual property rights (IPR). Protecting IPR promotes innovation and ensures artists are fairly […]

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So what’s all this fuss about Fibre to the Home? – Part 1

15 April 2013

By the end of 2010 there were well over 500 million broadband subscribers worldwide (including all fixed access technologies). While Japan continues to lead the world in terms of the number of FttX subscribers; South Korea has the highest penetration in the world and is the first country in the world to reach over 50% […]

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Better Hearing, Better Living

30 January 2013

Please come and support a Charity Bazaar to be held in support of Better Hearing, Better Living: Raising funds to sponsor hearing aids for hearing-impaired school-aged children from lower income families, at the Atrium Concourse, Ground Floor, The Mall Gadong on 1-3 February 2013. DID YOU KNOW that school-aged children suffering from hearing loss can […]

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Hello 2013…

1 January 2013

Arabic: Kul ‘aam u antum salimoun Brazilian: Boas Festas e Feliz Ano Novo Chinese: Chu Shen Tan Czechoslavakia: Scastny Novy Rok Dutch: Gullukkig Niuw Jaar Finnish: Onnellista Uutta Vuotta French: Bonne Annee German: Prosit Neujahr Greek: Eftecheezmaenos o Kaenooryos hronos Hebrew: L’Shannah Tovah Tikatevu Hindi: Niya Saa Moobaarak Irish (Gaelic): Bliain nua fe mhaise dhuit […]

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The Formula Behind Facebook Engagement [infographic]

10 November 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers A constant challenge for Internet marketers targeting Facebook has been gaining engagement. Generally brands and page admins have defined engagement as things such as likes, shares, and comments, but more importantly to gain reputation with Facebook’s algorithm. This infographic created by SocialMouths and American Express OPEN illustrates ways to […]

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