‘Tinta Permata’ strolls down Brunei’s significant journeys

Minister of Home Affairs, Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman in a group photo with CEO of QAF Group, Albert Lau (4L), General Manager of Brunei Press Sdn Bhd, Reggie See (5R), Deputy General Manager, Hazizah Osman (3R), Editor of Media Permata, Mat Noor Che Mat (4R), and staff

MEDIA Permata recently launched a coffee-table book, entitled ‘Tinta Permata’, which traces back the Sultanate’s important milestones and the journey of the Malay Language newspaper since it was established 20 years ago in January 1995.

Present to officiate the book launch was the Minister of Home Affairs, Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman.

In his speech, the minister noted that the media industry plays a great responsibility in providing news and information to the masses. Read more

Borneo Bulletin, Media Permata media partners of University Cup

Reggie See, General Manager of Brunei Press Sdn Bhd, Hazizah binti Osman, Deputy General Manager of Brunei Press and the Managing Director of BIBD At-Tamwil, Irwan bin Haji Lamit exchange documents during the Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony.

BRUNEI Press Sdn Bhd signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with BIBD At-Tamwil yesterday on its premises in Beribi. As per this, Borneo Bulletin and Media Permata will be the official media partners for the second BIBD At-Tamwil University Cup 2015.

Signing on behalf of BIBD At-Tamwil was its Managing Director, Irwan bin Haji Lamit while Reggie See, General Manager of Brunei Press Sdn Bhd, signed for the company. Witnessing the signing were Firdaus bin Haji Mokim, Head of Marketing and Public Relations at BIBD At-Tamwil and Hazizah binti Osman, Deputy General Manager of Brunei Press Sdn Bhd. Read more

Three’s a charm for Baiduri Masters

Ahmad Izzat bin Dato Seri Setia Haji Mohd Zaimi and Ahanapiah Haji Mohd Noor receiving a mock key from Albert Lau

THE 20th Baiduri Masters will be remembered for the three golfers who walked away with hole-in-one prizes.

“Even more important was the publicity the remarkable feat managed to generate and how it had contributed towards the community, especially the needy,” said Pierre Imhof, CEO of Baiduri Bank.

“The aim has always been centred on our community. We constantly strive to make a difference, big or small, and this year was no different. <!-more–>

“Baiduri Bank has always strived to raise funds for local charities, particularly organisations that cater to the special needs,” Imhof said at the prize presentation ceremony at Royal Brunei Recreation Club. “A total of $80,000 from the tournament proceeds has been donated to charity.”

Also present was Dr Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Muda Abdul Fattaah ibni His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, member of the board of directors at Baiduri Bank.

Kahar Haji Abu Bakar bagged $20,000 for his hole-in-one, while Ahmad Izzat bin Dato Seri Setia Haji Mohd Zaimi and Ahanapiah Haji Mohd Noor drove home a Porsche Panamera, courtesy of QAF Brunei. The mock key was presented by QAF Brunei CEO Albert Lau.

Defending champion Seruji Haji Setia was awarded the Challenge Trophy and a cash prize of $850.

Also present were ministers, members of foreign diplomatic missions, sponsors, golfers and senior officials of Baiduri Bank Group.

The Baiduri Masters was supported by QAF Auto Sdn Bhd, QAF Eurokars Sdn Bhd, QAF Brunei, Brunei Press Sdn Bhd and RBA Golf Club Sdn Bhd.

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