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Trans Borneo expedition closing ceremony

The Trans Borneo 2017 is a road adventure covering all 3 countries on Borneo Island namely Malaysia’s Sabah and Sarawak; Brunei Darussalam, and Indonesia’s Kalimantan. The event started in Kota Kinabalu on the 13th of August 2017 and ended yesterday ...

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Museum of the Two Holy Mosques

For people visiting Makkah Al-Mukarramah on normal days, during umrah or the haj season, the Museum of the Two Holy Mosques is a place to be visited. The complex showcases items related to the design or architecture of the Masjidil ...

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29th SEA Games – Polo Tournament

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 Darussalam, this afternoon consented to watch the Polo Tournament in the 29th SEA Games Kuala Lumpur ...

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His Majesty’s Message of Condolences

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 Darussalam has consented to send a message of condolences to His Excellency Donald J. Trump, President ...

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Harvey as residents brace for more days of rain

HOUSTON: Catastrophic flooding triggered by Tropical Storm Harvey inundated Houston on Sunday, forcing residents of the fourth most populous U.S. city to flee their homes in boats or hunker down in anticipation of more days of “unprecedented” rainfall. Harvey came ...

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Storm Pakhar Hits Southern China Days After Deadly Hato

A second tropical storm in days has swept into southern China, bringing heavy rain and strong wind to Hong Kong and Macau as the region reels from the strongest typhoon in decades that left at least 22 dead. Severe Tropical ...

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U.S. Navy Recovers Remains Of All Sailors Missing After USS Mccain Collision

SINGAPORE: The U.S. Navy on Monday confirmed recovery of the remains of all 10 sailors killed after the warship John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel in waters near Singapore and Malaysia. The guided-missile destroyer collided with the Alnic ...

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Closer look at the Lun Bawang culture

The unique culture and traditions found in Temburong District often attract the attention and interest of outsiders who visit the district. Among the attractions is the culture of the Muruts or the Lun Bawangs.

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The Making of Kiswah

Kiswah or the black cloth covering the Kaabah has its own story. According to sources an ancestor of Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi-wassalam called Adnan bin Edd was among the first people who received the honour of supplying the Kiswah. The ...

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Tutong tourist destination package

The delicious taste of traditional local cooking can attract tourists to the country. Among them is the ‘sesagun’. In dry powder form, sesagun is a blend of sago, coconut and sugar. The favourite way to eat it is with bananas, ...

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