Continuing my mother’s legacy: Flour and Butter

It's not often that on a weekday evening - in the middle of December - that a small eatery tucked away in Menglait can...
Hj Adnin using sandpaper to smoothen out a ceramic souvenir at Maha Seramik in Mumong. Photos by Faza Suraj.

At 86, business icon Hj Adnin is determined to champion Brunei’s ceramic making

At 7.30am on a Monday in December, 30 minutes before our interview is scheduled, Hj Adnin Pehin Dato Hj Ibrahim, a pioneering Malay businessman in...

Labourer by day, chef by night: KueTiaw Abam Panas Panas

Sweat beading his brow, Mohd Fadillah Hj Abu Bakar withstands the heat of the stove as he works the wok at a small live...

Brunei’s last batik producer earns Japan’s Good Design Award

It's been two decades since Hj Zainal Abidin Hj Ibrahim decided he would attempt to produce Brunei's first commercial line of batik clothing. Then in...

PAZ Tarbiyyah opens Brunei’s first Islamic enrichment centre for children

When Rafeah Serbini and Dr. Hjh Mona Yati Mohd Kassim first met several years ago, both women held budding professional and corporate careers. Rafeah was...

Brunei’s JMA partners with Malaysia’s Volkspeed to open continental car workshop

At the beginning of 2018, Jeff Ng's Volkswagen Golf R, the most souped-up version of the enduringly popular hatchback from the German automaker, couldn't...

Uncertain over their future, Tutong’s Soto Hj Tuah rebuilds from its founder’s home

Relocated three times across 40 years – and winning tenders with Tutong’s Municipal Department at least twice – it’s inconceivable to most that the...

Meet the engineering duo behind Project Ice Cream

Project Ice Cream - it's about as direct and self-explanatory as a name can get for an experiment turned business lead by two fresh-faced...

Giving your boss bad news? Meet the startup teaching practical communications

Most public speaking coaches have gleaming resumes anchored by communication degrees followed by a list of certification credentials, and for the cream of the...

Getting Fuel’d: Behind the healthy meals Bruneians are flocking to

It's an uncanny coincidence that in the same week the Minister of Health shared that Brunei had the highest obesity rate in ASEAN, healthy...

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