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 2021-01-19 00:03 

Borneo Bulletin

Brunei considers parole system...

As of November 28, 2020, there were 841 detainees and prisoners in prison institutions in the country. This exceeded the maximum capacity of 585.....

 2021-01-19 00:01 

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Doors open for 82 new students...

The enrolment of new Year 7 students to Institut Tahfiz Al-Quran Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (ITQSHHB) was held on Monday. Forty-one male and 41....

 2021-01-18 22:04 

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New systems to address foreign workers' entry, power misuse issues...

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) is looking to introduce the Immigration and National Registration System (INRS) and the National Labour Management System (NLMS)....

 2021-01-18 21:59 

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Philippine cases hit 500K amid vaccine struggles...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Coronavirus infections in the Philippines surged past 500,000 in a new bleak milestone with the government facing criticism for failing....

 2021-01-18 21:58 

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Palestinian president briefs Egypt, Jordan on election plan...

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday hosted the Egyptian and Jordanian intelligence chiefs to brief them on plans to....

 2021-01-18 21:58 

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Japan PM vows to tackle virus as public support plunges...

TOKYO (AFP) - Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga pledged on Monday to tackle surging coronavirus cases and restore normal life "as soon as possible"....

 2021-01-18 21:57 

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Australia unlikely to open border in 2021...

SYDNEY (AFP) - Australia's international borders are unlikely to open to travellers this year despite the rollout of coronavirus vaccines, a top health official....

 2021-01-18 21:56 

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Note seeds hope for trapped China gold miners...

BEIJING (AFP) - At least 12 gold miners trapped hundreds of metres underground in China for more than a week have sent up a....

 2021-01-18 21:55 

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Beetle keeps rivals off scent of food buried for offspring...

AP - Some beetles go to great — and disgusting — lengths for their children. They scout for a dead mouse or bird, dig....

 2021-01-18 21:54 

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Dog, goat mayors raise money for playground...

FAIR HAVEN, VERMONT (AP) - A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor have helped raise money to renovate a Vermont community....

 2021-01-17 23:00 

Borneo Bulletin

Continue to contribute, senior citizens told...

Age is not an obstacle for senior citizens to continue to be active in contributing to the community's welfare and nation building. This could....

 2021-01-17 22:56 

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Riot of colours and local talents at their best...

Some 88 artworks from 20 local artists are on display at the 'Twenty21 Art Exhibition - Collection Series Hope' at Mabohai Shopping Complex.....

 2021-01-17 22:08 

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Malaysia's Johor records biggest drugs bust worth MYR201M...

JOHOR BAHRU (BERNAMA) - Johor police made the biggest drug seizure in the history of the Malaysia's Narcotics Crime Investigation Department (NCID) when they....

 2021-01-17 22:08 

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Indonesia hunts for survivors as quake death toll hits 60...

MAMUJU, INDONESIA (AFP) - A powerful earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island has killed at least 60 people, authorities said on Sunday, with thousands left....

 2021-01-17 22:07 

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Singapore transport safety investigators to assist with Sriwijaya Air crash...

SINGAPORE (CNA) - A team from Singapore's Transport Safety Investigation Bureau is assisting with the probe into the Sriwijaya Air plane crash, said Singapore's....

 2021-01-17 22:06 

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Gunmen kill two women judges in Afghan capital...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen fired on a car in northern Kabul on Sunday, killing two women judges who worked for Afghanistan's high court....

 2021-01-17 22:04 

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Tropical Cyclone Kimi forms off northeastern Australia...

Brisbane, Australia (AFP) - A tropical cyclone formed off the northeastern coast of Australia on Sunday, threatening the tourist hotspot of Cairns with destructive....

 2021-01-17 22:03 

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N Korean Parliament to convene for Kim's agenda...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's Parliament was scheduled to convene on Sunday to pass decisions made by a major ruling party meeting....

 2021-01-17 22:03 

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'GOT' dire wolves far apart from other canines...

PARIS (AFP) - Prehistoric dire wolves made famous by the TV series Game of Thrones prowled the Earth for thousands of years before being....

 2021-01-17 22:02 

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97 cats survive house fire; some injured...

PERINTON, NEW YORK (AP) - Nearly 100 cats have survived a house fire in a town outside Rochester, New York, according to an animal....

 2021-01-16 22:56 

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Brunei-China to further deepen cooperation...

Brunei Darussalam and the People's Republic of China celebrated the increasingly strong relations between the two countries as strategic cooperative partners. Under the guidance....

 2021-01-16 22:28 

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Combating crime through surveillance...

Police across the country held Neighbourhood Watch programmes through surveillance and meetings with grassroots leaders, in an effort to combat crime and maintain communities'....

 2021-01-16 22:27 

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High Court gives time for plea in gold heist case...

The High Court gave three men and a woman involved in a recent gold heist time to further consider their pleas, following a hearing....

 2021-01-16 22:26 

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Bangladesh zoo seeks mate for lonely Kanchi the Rhino...

DHAKA (AFP) - A lonely rhinoceros at a Bangladesh zoo is looking for new love after losing her partner seven years ago, but pandemic....

 2021-01-16 22:25 

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Fake US leg band gets pigeon a reprieve in Australia...

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA (AP) — A pigeon that Australia declared a biosecurity risk has received a reprieve after a United States (US) bird organisation declared....

 2021-01-16 22:24 

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Migrant caravan on move in Honduras in uncertain times...

COPAN, HONDURAS (AP) - More than 1,000 Honduran migrants pushed their way into Guatemala on Friday night without registering, a portion of a larger....

 2021-01-16 22:23 

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Trump trial pending, McConnell calls it 'vote of conscience'...

WASHINGTON (AP) - United States (US) President Donald Trump's impeachment trial is likely to start after Joe Biden's inauguration, and Republican leader Mitch McConnell....

 2021-01-16 22:22 

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Taleban kill 12 militiamen in insider attack...

HERAT, AFGHANISTAN (AFP) - Two Taleban fighters who had infiltrated a base of pro-government Afghan militiamen killed 12 of them, officials and the insurgent....

 2021-01-16 22:22 

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Perth bushfire threatens lives...

SYDNEY (AFP) - Australian firefighters were battling an out-of-control bushfire in the west coast city of Perth on Saturday, as the blaze threatened lives....

 2021-01-16 22:21 

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India starts world's largest vaccination drive...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India started inoculating health workers on Saturday in what is likely the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joining the ranks....

 2021-01-15 23:22 

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BSB Municipal Department issued 301 fines in 2020...

The Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB) Municipal Department Law Enforcement Division issued 301 compound fines amounting to BND46,000 last year on 90 locals, 152 foreigners....

 2021-01-15 23:19 

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Imams lash out at unscrupulous traders...

Islam forbids all forms of fraud, whether in businesses, muamalah (Islamic commercial transaction law) or deals. However, there are people in the society who....

 2021-01-15 23:16 

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MoH debunks viral message...

The Ministry of Health (MoH) yesterday debunked an unfounded message on an outbreak of COVID-19 in Kuala Belait that has gone viral on social....

 2021-01-15 22:21 

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Powerful Indonesia quake kills at least 42, topples buildings...

JAKARTA (AFP) - A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia's Sulawesi island yesterday, killing at least 42 people, levelling a hospital and severely damaging other buildings,....

 2021-01-15 22:12 

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EPL calls off game, calls captains to order end to hugging...

AP - The coronavirus outbreak at Aston Villa led to the postponement of another game as the Premier League holds talks with captains and....

 2021-01-15 22:05 

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North Korea shows off new missile in parade...

SEOUL (AFP) - Nuclear-armed North Korea unveiled a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) at a military parade in Pyongyang, state media reported yesterday, in....

 2021-01-15 22:03 

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Trump impeachment trial to focus on attacks on election...

WASHINGTON (AP) - United States (US) President Donald Trump's historic second impeachment could go to trial as soon as Inauguration Day, with US senators....

 2021-01-15 21:28 

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Amazon delivery man arrives on horseback In snow-covered Srinagar...

NDTV - As snowfall disrupted flight operations and vehicular traffic in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir, one determined Amazon delivery executive was seen....

 2021-01-15 21:26 

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Cafe, croissant, worms? EU agency says worms safe to eat...

ROME (AP) — The vaunted Mediterranean diet and French gastronomy are getting some competition: The European Union's (EU) food safety agency said worms are....

 2021-01-15 21:22 

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Pelosi's stolen lectern back at the Capitol...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - United States (US) Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's lectern was back in its rightful spot at the Capitol on Wednesday,....

 2021-01-14 22:15 

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His Majesty receives China's State Councilor, Foreign Minister...

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....

 2021-01-14 22:14 

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Logo signifies 30 years of Brunei-China ties...

The official logo to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Brunei Darussalam and the People's Republic of China was....

 2021-01-14 22:13 

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No immediate contact found of Malaysian travelling from Brunei: MoH...

Following a report from the Sarawak Disaster Information of a confirmed positive COVID-19 case who has travelled from Brunei Darussalam to Miri in Sarawak....

 2021-01-14 22:11 

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Home-made firearms found in drug raid...

Five men were nabbed for their alleged involvement in drug activities during a raid in Kampong Birau, Tutong District on Monday. They also found....

 2021-01-14 22:11 

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Trump impeached for unprecedented second time...

WASHINGTON (AFP) United States (US) President Donald Trump became the first US president in history to be impeached twice when the House of....

 2021-01-14 22:09 

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Sobbing relatives bury plane crash victim...

JAKARTA (AFP) - Sobbing friends and relatives filed into a Jakarta cemetery on Thursday to bury the remains of a flight attendant from the....

 2021-01-14 22:05 

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S Korea's top court upholds ex-president's 20-year jail term...

Seoul (AFP) - South Korea's top court upheld a 20-year prison sentence for disgraced former president Park Geun-hye on Thursday, in the final ruling....

 2021-01-14 22:04 

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WHO team arrives in Wuhan for virus investigation...

Wuhan, China (AFP) - A team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) arrived in Wuhan on Thursday to probe the origins of....

 2021-01-14 22:02 

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Japan widens virus emergency to seven more areas as cases surge...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan expanded a coronavirus state of emergency to seven more prefectures on Wednesday, affecting more than half the population amid a....

 2021-01-14 22:00 

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Lebanon enters strict lockdown to stem coronavirus uptick...

BEIRUT (AFP) - Lebanese hunkered down indoors on Thursday, the first day of a strict 11-day lockdown imposed in a bid to slow down....

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