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Julai 2012

ISSN 1609-4271

Dirgahayu Kebawah Duli Tuan Patek on the occasion of His Majesty’s 66th Birthday, 15 July 2012 Selamat Menyambut Bulan Ramadan 1433 SOASC DIAMOND JUBILEE The Diamond Jubilee of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien College with the theme ‘Menyusur 60 Tahun dalam Pendidikan’ marked the establishment of the college on 2 October 1951 known then as the Brunei Town Government English School with 10 students (6 boys and 4 girls).Renaming of the college was made in 1955 when it moved from its kajang premises to the modern building as it stands today. The Alumni Class of 64 and Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien College organized a Student Forum on 7 July 2012 as a highlight of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations. In attendance was Yang Berhormat Pehin, Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Aw Abu Bakar, Minister of Education, members of Alumni Class of 64 and officials from the Ministry of Education and the College. For this year the panelists debated on the topic ‘Menangani Kerancuan Bahasa’. Taking part in this year’s forum were panelists from Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien College, Sekolah Menengah Rimba 2, Sekolah Menengah Pengiran Jaya Negara Pengiran Haji Abu Bakar and Sekolah Menengah Chung Hwa.

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ISLAM IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: A CULTURAL BIBLIOGRAPHY A copy of the bibliography was presented to H.E. Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Aw Abu Bakar, Minister of Education on 7 July 2012 when he visited the Class of 64 Library and

one copy was presented to the Director National Library of Australia on 29 May 2012. BLA wishes to thank the full cooperation of the National Library of Malaysia and Singapore and Bruneian participating libraries for their contribution towards the success of the publication


BLA President Puan Nellie and Hjh Pusparaini Secretary BLA Training Committee paid a courtesy call on the Acting Director of Brunei Polytechnic Cikgu Dennis Ho on 18 July 2012. Cikgu Sy Mey briefed the visitors on the progress of the Advanced Diploma in Information and Library Science course which will commence the end of July 2012. Also present was Dr Hj Ahsri Hj Ahmad.

Cikgu Sy Mey later showed the visitors a tour of the classrooms, the teachers and students common rooms, surau, computer labs and the library. The facilities were very modern and impressive. Go to page 3

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APEC WOMEN AND THE ECONOMY FORUM Puan Nellie representing WBC-BD was one of the seven member of the Brunei Darussalam official delegation to the forum headed by Datin Hjh Adina, Deputy Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports. The forum was held at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex, Vasilievsky Island, St Petersburg, Russia from 28-30 June 2012. It was attended by delegates from the 21 APEC economies. The forum began on 28 June 2012 with the APEC Policy Partnership on Women and Economy which was an entity formed last year in San Francisco. The PPWE is a combination of the former APEC Gender Focal Point Network and the APEC Women Leaders Networkcreating a single publicprivate entity to streamline and elevate the influence of women’s issues within APEC and to provide linkages between APEC working groups, APEC economies and APEC Secretariat to advance the economic integration of women. Each economy presented their progress reports. This year’s public-private forum focused on the theme ‘Women and Innovative Economic Growth’ with four workshops namely Women in the Innovative Economy, Investment in Human Capital, Women and Entrepreneurship, Work-Life Balance, Women in Corporate Management, and Women in IT, which was held on 29 June 2012 followed by a High-Level dialogue on Women and the Economy on the 30 June 2012. A statement was issued at the end of the Forum. From page 2

The establishment of the new Brunei Polytechnic was consented by His Majesty the Sultan of Brunei in his titah during the Teacher's Day Celebration on October 18, 2008. The setting up of Brunei Polytechnic was in line with the need to accelerate the development of the country's human resource as emphasised by the National Development Plan and the Wawasan Brunei 2035 and the implementation of key educational policies, MoE Strategy Map 2007-2011.


Contact. Dy Kalsum Anuar, Librarian, 3 floor, Brunei Polytechnic, Block E2 Condominium, Jalan Ong Sum Ping,Bandar Seri Begawan BA1311.Tel.2234466.

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CONSAL XV EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING The CONSAL XV EB Meeting was held on 28 May 2012 chaired by Ms Sri Sularish, Director National Library of Indonesia and Ms Woro, CONSAL SecGen. It was attended by President and National Library Director from ASEAN member countries. Representing Brunei Darussalam on the Executive Board were Puan Nellie, Mr Hj Sahari and Hjh Rosnani. Also present were representatives from Timur Leste.


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A Welcome Dinner for all delegates was held at the helipad close to the shoreline of the Kartika Discovery Plaza Hotel on 29 May 2012. The helipad was transformed into an ideal open air venue for an evening of live music and entertainment and an array of delicious food and drinks.

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BRUNEI INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY AWARDS The presentation of the Brunei Information Communications Technology (BICTA ) Awards 2012 on 28 June 2012. Prize

Name of entry

Best of the Best Islamic Award New Media

Mari Sembahyang

Special Award

Name of organisation Media Hikmah Media Hikmah Data Solution


PHMD Publishing Mars Enterprise John Harith

Made in Brunei Merit Merit

Zimac Silicon Technologies


Media Hikmah



PHMD Publishing


New Media and Entertainment

Bru InnovEduc Services Data Solution Social buzz advertising

Merit 1st 3rd

ICT Industry Start Up

Emettra Applied Technology


Secondary Student Project Tertiary School

Chung Hwa Middle Scool Laksamana Laksamana

Merit Winner Merit

Project Logistics Halal Food Traceability Intelligence Clearance Identification Mari Sembahyang Road Safety interactive e-book Learn Thru Play Paranormal tracks www.the Emettra Takaful Management System Brunei Treasure Cloud Hub Barcode Attendance System



Category Royal Patron Award


His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam consented to grace the occasion which was held on 19 July 2012 at Taman Haji Sir Omar Ali Saifuddien, Bandar Seri Begawan commencing 7am. Puan Nellie and members of the Women’s Business Council Brunei Darussalam were present to greet His Majesty as His Majesty toured the different stalls.

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25 June 2012 27 June-1 July 2012 28 June 2012 28 June 2012 28 June 2012 29 June 2012 29 June 2012 30 June 2012 1 July 2012 7 July 2012 8 July 2012 8 July 2012 9 July 2012 10 July 2012

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KUPU SB signed MOU with UiTM and Universitas Mulawarman th 10 Consumer Fair MoE launched start of 66 times Khatam Al-Quran Brunei Information Communications Technology Awards UBD signed MOU with Gyeonggi Institute of Science and Technology Promotion of Korea JoomBahJobs launched in Singapore Commnic Asia 2012 th 111 recruits graduated from the 145 RBAF intake after completing 25 weeks of military training MoE launched Outreach Programme as part of MoE efforts to realise one of the many ministry’s National Strategic Education Plan 2012-2017 Launch of Brunei Scouts Day th 5 anniversary of the establishment of Class 64 Library Pusat Ehsan Charity Run Brunei National Traditional Boat Race organised by the Brunei National Boat Race Association to mark its Silver Jubilee th Asterawani’s 50 Anniversary MOU between Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang DiPertuan/National Maritime Coordination Centre/ Prime Minister’s Office and the Royal Brunei Technical Services to enhance security in Brunei maritime zone Inaugural Friday prayers at the Ash-Shaliheen Mosque th His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah’s 66 birthday celebrations A Multi-purpose Training Centre, a joint venture between CAE Brunei MPTC Sdn Bhd/MOF and CAE of Canada by 2014. Junjung Ziarah bersama rakyat dan penduduk daerah Brunei Muara at Taman SOAS, Bandar Seri Begawan Fatal crash of RBAF helicopter in Kg Rampayoh, Labi killing 12 army personnel st 1 Ramadan 1433 Revelation of the Al-Quran

CONSAL XVI Conference, May 2015, thailand

All materials are copyrighted and any form of reproduction is not permitted without the permission of the publisher. WADAH PERPUSTAKAAN is published by © Brunei Darussalam Library Association,c/o Class 64 Library, SOASC, Jalan Tengah, Bandar Seri Begawan BS8411. Editor: Nellie Dato Paduka Haji Sunny. Photo credits.Nellie, Rosnani, Nurul Fajrina, Nur Nadzirah. Layout: Nooralizah Mohamad and Nurul Fajrina Kamaluddin

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