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Maurina H

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Blogger in the sleepy and peaceful Brunei where nothing ever happens. Or so you think…

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24 April 2007

Sex Education in Brunei, a No No

Sex education is an extremely taboo issue in the very Islam-conscious nation of Brunei. However a recent newspaper article talking about increasing numbers of teenage mothers got the bloggers busy...

20 December 2006

Brunei Marathon 2006

Brunei Marathon 2006: A Wet Affair From SoulJah's Flickr Photos under CC attribution license On Sunday, the 10th of December, 2006, some very excited Bruneians and non-Bruneians gathered in Bandar...

23 September 2006

Blog Roundup: MIB Forum

The Forum was held in Chancellor's Hall, University Brunei Darussalam only a few nights ago, Wednesday night, to be exact. Now, it is already Sunday, yet the noise it made...

30 August 2006

Dog attack opens up a can of worms

    AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD boy, mauled by a pack of stray dogs, told of the attack in an exclusive interview yesterday and demanded that strays be cleared off the streets....

24 August 2006

Brunei Times's take on blogging in Brunei

- The Brunei Times (22nd August, 2006) Some very lucky bloggers got a mention in the new English newspaper, The Brunei Times, in an article written by Amirul Azuan. The...

7 August 2006

Sexism gone corporate

I do think there is an ‘unofficial’ glass ceiling for female officers. The whole upper echelon of Brunei society is dominated by males. Could it be that since it is...

1 August 2006

International Military Tattoo 2006

By now, most of us living in Brunei has seen the International Military Tattoo 2006 either live from the Stadium Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah or on national tv station RTB....

17 July 2006

Big six-O, Brunei in July

15th July, 2006 marks the Sultan of Brunei's 60th birthday. Let the celebrations begin! Nonnie has a post in her blog, Spiritual Garden about Bandar Seri Begawan, the Brunei's capital...

5 July 2006

Fresh Ideas, New Option, Global Vision: The Brunei Times

A second newspaper, called The Brunei Times has finally been launched on Friday, 30th June, 2006, and debuted the next day, with a motto of “Fresh ideas, New options and...

14 June 2006

Pressuring change through blogging II

A late addition to the issue concerning pressuring change in the government through blogging is Zul Funkmasta. He postulates that not only the education system that does not encourage voicing...

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