‘Just trying to make a name for myself’

With a folding grey table under his right arm, recycled burlap bag on his left and a small back pack slung across his shoulders,...

Turning the tables: the humble beginnings of Storkitani

In the summer of 2014, Nur Khairunnisa Md Metussin was in Newcastle, UK waiting to graduate with a degree in Ethical Hacking for Computer...

Pouring out connections one cup at a time: Rans Coffee

Tucked away on the first floor of the Centrepoint Hotel in Gadong, lies a quaint, miniature cafe with yellow, wooden inspired decor, that's smaller...

From brooches to fragrance: the chance meeting behind Shineblingz’s turnaround

To most, the experience of aromatherapy means lighting a flame, whether to candles, incense or oils. But if you worry about leaving a burning flame...

Make or Break: Taman Raudah

Seven kids in neatly pressed shirts sit gazing at chalk drawings as their legs dangle from adult-sized seats. Accompanying them, a young woman, presumably in...

Building one of a kind cars: Sphinx

Mohd Danish Mohd Nur Arif was cruising down Jerudong last year when a broken down, rusting Toyota station wagon caught his eye. Its front two...

‘When one door closes another opens’

Raezah Hj Mohd Zain was just shy of 25 years of service when she found herself out of a job as HSBC began winding down...

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...

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...

‘I will redeem myself’

At the turn of 2012, Rejemi Hj Suhaili handed in his resignation to Brunei Shell Petroleum. Then 28, Jimmy – as he’s affectionately called by...

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