Nextacloud Extends Generous Aid to Kg. Sg. Pandan Locals During Ramadhan 

Nextacloud Extends Generous Aid to Kg. Sg. Pandan Locals During Ramadhan 

Green Brunei News
Kampung Sungai Pandan, Brunei Darussalam - March 25, 2024 - Nextacloud, a leading technology solutions provider, demonstrated its commitment to social responsibility by extending a helping hand to the locals of Kampung Sungai Pandan during the Holy month of Ramadhan. On March 25, 2024, Nextacloud donated household necessities to 20 families under Projek #INFAQ1. The donation event was made possible through the collaborative efforts of 14 dedicated Nextacloud representatives. Together, they worked diligently to ensure the smooth distribution of the aid packages to the deserving members of the Kampung Sungai Pandan community with the help of volunteers from Green Brunei and the Brunei Youth Council.
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Cleaning Campaign For PAPDA

Cleaning Campaign For PAPDA

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The "Bergotong-Royong for Paraplegic and Physically Handicapped Association (PAPDA)" cleaning campaign was held in Kampong Kiarong on March 10, 2024. This initiative, organised by the Council for Welfare of Persons with Different Abilities (MKOKU) in collaboration with Brunei Youth Council (MBB) and Green Brunei, aimed to support the association to have a safe and comfortable space to operate in. The campaign garnered support from various entities, highlighting the community's solidarity towards aiding the disabled. Over 50 volunteers, including students from  Seri Begawan Religious Teachers' University College (KUPU SB), Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University (UNISSA), and Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan Science College (MSPSBS), as well as the general public enthusiastically participated in the endeavour. It was also supported by Air Balang Brunei and The Tuck Shop Kopitiam.  Their concerted efforts demonstrated…
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Global Citizen, Youth Leader Award

Global Citizen, Youth Leader Award

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 06: Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York poses alongside Hazirah Sufian (L) and Alicia Tien (R), Global Citizen Youth Leader Awardees arrive at the Global Citizen NOW: Melbourne & Global Citizen Nights at Melbourne Park on March 6, 2024 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Graham Denholm/Getty Images for Global Citizen) Green Brunei's Nur Hazirah binti Mohd Sufian, among the participants at the inaugural international edition of the Global Citizen NOW action summit in Melbourne, Australia recently, interacted with local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and engaged with prominent figures including Victorian Minister for Youth Natalie Suleyman and United States Special Envoy for Global Youth Issues Abby Finkenauer. One of Hazirah's highlights was her participation in a fireside chat with Her Royal Highness Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, during the…
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A Plastic-Free Parade In Conjunction With Brunei’s 40th National Day

A Plastic-Free Parade In Conjunction With Brunei’s 40th National Day

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Green Brunei, with the support of Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd organised the 5th Plastic Bottle-free Campaign at the 40th National Day Celebration on Saturday. As part of the initiative, Green Brunei set up four water dispenser stations along the parade route leading to Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium which were provided free of charge to the public. The campaign was a success with 1,438 cups were distributed as well as using reusable water bottles, which help reduce the use of plastic bottles during the National Day celebration. The campaign also supports the 'Plastic Bottles Free Initiative' introduced by the Department of Environment, Parks and Recreation (JASTRe), Ministry of Development in June 2018 and the 'Green Protocol', launched on January 30, 2021 by the Ministry of Development. The main aim…
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Day of Action: Beautifying the park at Taman Budiman

Day of Action: Beautifying the park at Taman Budiman

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Green Brunei celebrated International Volunteer Day with a Day of Action (DOA) campaign that was held on the 10th of December 2023. 62 volunteers consisting of students from the Youth Development Centre, various educational institutions and the general public took part in planting flowers and painting the flower vases at Taman Budiman, Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium.
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Green Brunei Unites with Expro and CJ Technical for Lumut Beach Cleanup

Green Brunei Unites with Expro and CJ Technical for Lumut Beach Cleanup

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Expro (B) Sdn Bhd in collaboration with CJ Technical Sdn Bhd and Green Brunei, successfully organised a beach cleanup activity at Taman Rekreasi Peranginan Pantai Lumut on December 1st, 2023. The event was attended by over 50 volunteers, including members of Expro, CJ Technical and their families, as well as members from Green Brunei. The main objective of the cleanup was to raise awareness about the importance of protecting the environment, particularly the beach, and to educate both young people and the general public on the significance of proper waste management. The activity also aimed to promote a sense of responsibility in keeping Brunei Darussalam's beaches clean and to preserve our environment. Pg Ady Fadhli Pg Omar, HR Manager of Expro, also mentioned in his speech that this activity is…
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Mitsubishi Corporation Leads Successful Community Development Project in Brunei Darussalam

Mitsubishi Corporation Leads Successful Community Development Project in Brunei Darussalam

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Mitsubishi Corporation, through its Brunei Liaison Office, spearheaded a transformative community development initiative in Kampong Ayer that took part for the entire month of November, providing essential support to local communities of the water village and fostering environmental stewardship. The project, conducted in collaboration with Green Brunei and supported by Ministry of Home Affairs and the Youth Development Centre, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, showcased the commitment of Mitsubishi Corporation to making a positive impact on the communities. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ahmaddin bin Haji Abdul Rahman, Minister of Home Affairs, attended as the Guest of Honour. Accompanying him was His Excellency MAEDA Toru, the Ambassador of Japan to Brunei Darussalam, and Members of the Legislative Council. During the event, Tadashi Hara, the Country Representative of…
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Launching of the Boardwalk Repair work

Launching of the Boardwalk Repair work

Green Brunei News
In an effort to improve the safety and livelihood of the community of Kampong Sungai Pandan and its surroundings, a Social Development Project is currently undergoing its second activity, which involves boardwalk repair in Kampong Sungai Pandan. The project is an initiative by Mitsubishi Corporation Brunei Liaison Office in collaboration with Green Brunei and the Ministry of Home Affairs. The project is expected to run for one month, focusing on the repair of 150 metres of boardwalk around Balai Ibadat Kampong Sungai Pandan and the jetty. This initiative aims to enhance the infrastructure of the area, ensuring the safety and convenience of the residents and visitors. To mark the commencement of the repair work, a special ceremony was held in Kampong Sungai Pandan. Among the esteemed guests were Awang Raimi bin…
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Yayasan MPK Sungai Bunga Trip to Kampong Bolkiah with Kelab Wanita Kampong Bolkiah

Yayasan MPK Sungai Bunga Trip to Kampong Bolkiah with Kelab Wanita Kampong Bolkiah

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On the 22nd of October 2023, Green Brunei, in partnership with Yayasan MPK Sungai Bunga, orchestrated an enlightening excursion to the heart of Sungai Bunga, with a special focus on Kampong Bolkiah. The trip was meticulously curated to promote community engagement and foster economic awareness among the residents, with the ultimate goal of bolstering the development of Kampong Bolkiah. The event witnessed enthusiastic participation from the residents of Kampong Bolkiah A and Kampong Bolkiah B, in conjunction with the dedicated involvement of the Kampong Bolkiah Women's Group and esteemed community leaders. Notable figures such as Awang Raimi bin Awang Rashid, Penghulu Mukim Zon 2 Kampung Ayer, and several other prominent individuals, graced the occasion with their presence, underscoring the significance of the initiative. The primary aim of the visit to…
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Green Brunei’s River Cleanup Event Makes Waves in Environmental Conservation during EU-ASEAN Green Diplomacy Week

Green Brunei’s River Cleanup Event Makes Waves in Environmental Conservation during EU-ASEAN Green Diplomacy Week

Green Brunei News
Bringing together the spirit of environmental consciousness and community engagement, Green Brunei orchestrated a highly successful River Cleanup Event in conjunction with the EU-ASEAN Green Diplomacy Week on October 21st. The event, characterized by enthusiastic participation from over 140 volunteers representing UBD, UTB, and UNISSA, proved instrumental in driving positive change and restoring the pristine beauty of Brunei's natural landscapes. The day kicked off with a lively warm-up session led by the renowned fitness instructor, James Thalgo, setting the tone for a day of spirited teamwork and dedication. The participants, fueled with energy and determination, embarked on a mission to cleanse and restore the ecological balance of three vital locations - Kampong Sungai Kebun, Kampong Bakut, and Kampong Sungai Siamas, by meticulously removing waste and debris from these areas. The…
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