From $200 to $200,000: Married couple finds niche in headscarves

It was 2010. Hj Mohd Sabri Hj Suhaili was three years into his decision to not renew his contract with a local...

‘I’m proud to be a barber’

On a sunny Tuesday morning, a 25-year-old on a small, white and turquoise Kymco scooter weaves through traffic to arrive at the Abdul Wahab...

Trash to cash: collecting Brunei’s waste to export abroad

When Kelvin Bong joined A Global Green Recycle two years ago to lead operations, the company was already 14-years-old. The business was running smoothly and...

The startup bringing teachers to your doorstep

When Ak Abdul Azim Pg Yusof received the Promising Young Entrepreneur Award at the Brunei ICT Awards (BICTA) last month, it was...

‘Making my mother proud’

Armed with 500 packs of banana chips and boxes of pineapple tarts, 23-year-old Nur Darina Sahari (pictured main L) boarded the plane to Nanning,...

Brugoat makes Brunei’s first live goat supply to Sarawak

Brugoat Farming and Trading is targeting exporting livestock to East Malaysia after successfully completing Brunei's first live supply of 100 boer goats to Bintulu, Sarawak...

Turning a weekend hobby into a household name: Sweet as Sara

“At Sweet as Sara, we’re not selling just cupcakes or desserts for that matter.. we're selling the feeling of happiness and joy. The ambience...

Backing my best friend’s business: Wings & Drumettes

After graduating with a degree in Islamic Theology some four years ago, Norhakimah Madali (pictured main R), like many unable to find full-time work,...

Guerrilla Artchitects overturning perceptions of street art

In most artistic descriptions, graffiti is defined by its illegality - art that's done without permission on walls and other surfaces within...

Brunei’s first homegrown pizza chain Tasconi’s restrategizing expansion

The late 1980's and early 1990's saw an influx of foreign F&B franchises into the Sultanate; Jollibee made its debut in 1987, followed by...

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