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3/13/2020 5:18 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 13 March 2020 - By the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, 80 probationary officer cadets were appointed to be officer cadets. The appointment ceremony was held at the Ceremonial Hall of the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF), Kampong Tanah Jambu. 

  
3/12/2020 2:40 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Thursday, 12 March 2020 – The 16th Legislative Council (LegCo) session opened this week on 9 March 2020. Discussions held during the LegCo session would encompass government budgets for the fiscal year 2020/2021, national policies and development plans. Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, the Second Minister of Defence presented on the defence budget in today’s morning session.

  
3/12/2020 9:57 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 10 March 2020 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received an introductory call from His Excellency Vladimir Borisovich Goncharenko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Brunei Darussalam today. Also in attendance was the Chief of Staff, RBAF and Director of Intelligence.

  
3/7/2020 8:12 PM

MUARA COMMERCIAL WHARF, Saturday, 7 March 2020 - His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, today held a working visit to the Australian Collins Class Submarine HMAS Dechaineux, which is the first submarine to dock in Brunei Darussalam from 7 to 9 March 2020.

  
3/8/2020 9:54 PM

MUARA COMMERCIAL WHARF, Saturday, 7 March 2020 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Second Minister of Defence this evening was hosted to a dinner reception aboard the Australian Collins Class Submarine HMAS Dechaineux.

  
3/6/2020 4:57 PM

TUTONG, Friday, 6 March 2020 – A ceremony to commemorate the Islamic conversion of Private Esmizulizan bin Suhaimi, a Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) personnel, was held today at Kampung Bukit Udal Mosque.

  
3/4/2020 4:16 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 4 March 2020 – In conjunction with the 36th National Day celebration of Brunei Darussalam, the Ministry of Defence and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) today held a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony at the Surau Ad-Difa’.

  
3/3/2020 2:37 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 3 March 2020 – His Excellency Yasunori Nishida, the Vice-Minister of Defense for International Affairs of Japan today called on Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Second Minister of Defence.

  
3/6/2020 2:39 AM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, TUESDAY, 3 MARCH 2020 – The 12th Brunei International Skill-At-Arms Meet (12th BISAM) Technical Meeting was held today at The Rizqun International Hotel, Gadong. It was officiated by Captain Pengiran Mohamad bin Pengiran Haji Damit, RBN, Chairman of the 12th BISAM.

  
3/1/2020 2:19 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sunday, 1 March 2020 - His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal BolkiahMu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam consented to participate in the cycling event ‘Riadah Berbasikal Semangat Kebangsaan 2020’ with other members of the Royal family at the Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien.

  
3/6/2020 2:26 AM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Saturday, 29 February 2020 – The Clash of the Champions Trophy and National Day Trophy were combined and held at the Royal Brunei Armed Forces Golf Club, Berakas Garrison.

  
3/1/2020 7:31 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Friday, 28 February 2020 – The Combat Engineer Squadron (CES), Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) has been deployed to provide support to Kampung Bendahara Lama that was affected by fire in the early morning of 8 January 2020 which destroyed houses and affected a number of families. The fire also badly affected the condition of the wooden walkway that the villagers use for their daily routine.

  
2/28/2020 7:22 PM

JERUDONG, Friday, 28 February 2020 – A Dental Officer from Dental Services, Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF), Captain Dr Syazirah binti Kuan recited her Islamic oath at her family member’s residence in Jalan Selayun Jerudong, Kampong Sengkurong B.

  
2/28/2020 11:31 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 28 February 2020 - As a member of the Independent Decommissioning Body Verification, Monitoring and Assistance Team (IDB VMAT) in Mindanao, Brunei Darussalam deployed four personnel from the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) for a tour of duty in Mindanao, the Republic of Philippines.

  
2/27/2020 4:17 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday 27 February 2020 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received a courtesy call from Vice Admiral Dato' Pahlawan Syed Zahrul Putra bin Syed Abdullah, Commander Eastern Fleet, Royal Malaysian Navy today. Also in attendance was Chief of Staff RBAF and Director of Intelligence.

  
2/26/2020 8:46 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday 26 February 2020 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received an introductory call from Senior Colonel Li Jianzhong, the newly appointed Defence Attache of the People’s Republic of China to Brunei Darussalam today. Also in attendance was the Chief of Staff RBAF and Director of Intelligence.

  
2/26/2020 8:38 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Tuesday, 25 February 2020 – The Brunei Darussalam big-sized national flag that was hoisted since 16 February has been lowered down this afternoon, in a ceremony marking the end of the period of hoisting the national flag throughout the country.

  
2/23/2020 2:05 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sunday, 23 February 2020 – His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented to join the citizens and residents of this country in celebrating the 36th National Day with other members of the Royal Family at the Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien.

  
2/22/2020 8:20 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Saturday, 22 February 2020 - The Ministry of Defence and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) today held thanksgiving mass Maghrib and Isyak prayers to mark Brunei Darussalam’s 36th National Day celebration at the Surau Ad-Difa', Ministry of Defence.


  
2/20/2020 4:10 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 20 February 2020 – The Closing Ceremony for Islamic Leadership Course conducted by the Religious Department of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (JAMA’AT) was held at the Lecture Hall, Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Bolkiah Garrison.

  
2/19/2020 7:22 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Wednesday, 19 February 2020 - The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) and Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) will be conducting a security exercise at Bandar Seri Begawan from 20 until 21 February 2020.

  
2/19/2020 7:16 PM

VIET NAM, Wednesday 19 February 2020 – The ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) Retreat was held today at The Melia Hotel, Hanoi, effectively commencing Viet Nam’s chairmanship of ADMM for 2020.

  
2/18/2020 3:43 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday 18 February 2020 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received an introductory call from Colonel Manabu Mizokami, the newly appointed Defence Attache of Japan to Malaysia accredited to Brunei Darussalam today.

  
2/18/2020 8:50 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 18 February 2020 – 10 officers from the Ministry of Defence Brunei Darussalam completed their Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply Course today. 

  
2/17/2020 4:10 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 17 February 2020 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Second Minister of Defence, received an introductory call from Senior Colonel Li Jianzhong, the new Defence Attaché of the People’s Republic of China to Brunei Darussalam today.

  
2/17/2020 4:03 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 17 February 2020 - His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, and Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah binti Pengiran Haji Salleh Ab Rahaman, today attended a High Tea Reception hosted by Ministry of Defence and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (ABDB) in conjunction with the 46th Birthday Celebration of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince which was held at the Officers' Mess, Bolkiah Garrison.

  
2/17/2020 10:22 AM

SERASA WATER SPORTS COMPLEX, Sunday, 16 February 2020 - The Royal Brunei Armed Forces Sports Council (MS ABDB) had participated in the 26th Brunei National Traditional Boat Race Championship for 2020 in which MS ABDB team won in two categories and became the overall winner for 2020. 

  
2/17/2020 10:13 AM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sunday, 16 February 2020 - The 36th National Day celebration began with a giant flag hoisting ceremony in the capital. The raising of the giant national flag was officiated by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Haji Apong, Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism.

  
2/16/2020 8:22 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Sunday, 16 February 2020 – The Ministry of Defence and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) held a thanksgiving prayer ceremony at Surau Ad-Difa’, Bolkiah Garrison and other camps to mark the 46th birthday of His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office.  

  
2/14/2020 12:55 PM

​BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 14 February 2020 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Second Minister of Defence, received a courtesy call from Mr Reed Werner, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia, United States of America, this morning. 

  
2/9/2020 4:11 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sunday, 9 February 2020 – The 17th Junior Officers Interaction Programme (JIP) 2020 between the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) and Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) was held from 7 February until 9 February 2020 in Brunei Darussalam. The programme was participated by 20 RBAF officers led by Lieutenant Colonel Haji Mushiri Zulkhibri bin Haji Awang and 20 SAF officers led by LTC Ng Yen Meng.

  
2/7/2020 2:22 PM

PENANJONG GARRISON, Friday, 7 February 2020 – The RBAF Passing Out Parade with a total of 269 male recruits of the 165th Intake was held this morning at the Training Institute Royal Brunei Armed Forces (TI RBAF) in Penanjong Garrison. The male recruits underwent basic military training for 31 weeks.

  
2/6/2020 7:00 PM

PENANJONG GARRISON, Thursday, 6 February 2020 – The Closing Ceremony for Exercise MAJU BERSAMA Series 24/2020 was held today at FIBUA Village, Penanjong Garrison. The exercise was conducted from 30 January until 6 February 2020. The exercise involved 121 personnel from 3rd Battalion Singapore Infantry Regiment (3 SIR), Singapore Army and 123 personnel from Company B, First Battalion Royal Brunei Land Force (1Bn RBLF) and supported by Armoured Recce Squadron, Support Battalion RBLF and Blackhawk from 11 Squadron, No. 1 Wing, Royal Brunei Air Force.

  
2/6/2020 4:14 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 6 February 2020 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received a courtesy call from Major General Goh Si Hou, Chief of Army, Singapore Armed Forces. 

  
2/6/2020 1:58 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 6 February 2020 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Religious Department will conduct Ahli Sunnah Wal-Jama’ah study days for the whole of Bolkiah Garrison on 6 February, 27 February, 12 March, and 19 March. The initiative conducted in all RBAF units was undertaken since February 2019.

  
2/5/2020 10:45 AM

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, Tuesday, 4 February 2020 -  His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa‘adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, today attended a bilateral meeting with The Right honourable Boris Johson, the Prime Minister of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which was held at No. 10, Downing Street, London.

  
2/4/2020 9:53 AM

MUARA NAVAL BASE, Monday, 3 February 2020 - The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) received a visit from Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi NI (M), Chief of Naval Staff, Pakistan Navy to Muara Naval Base as part of his introductory visit to Brunei Darussalam from 2 February 2020 until 5 February 2020.

  
2/3/2020 5:35 PM

SABAH, MALAYSIA, Monday, 3 February 2020 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, the Second Minister of Defence of Brunei Darussalam is in Sabah, Malaysia for a three-day working visit to Tawau upon the invitation of the Honourable Haji Mohamad bin Sabu, Malaysian Defence Minister.

  
2/2/2020 6:56 PM

BERAKAS, Sunday, 2 February 2020 - The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) conducted Exercise SETIA BERSAMA 1/2019 (Ex SB 1/2019) for 3 days commencing from 31 January to 2 February 2020 in preparation for Brunei Darussalam hosting next year’s ASEAN Summit.

  
1/31/2020 6:04 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 31 January 2020 - Due to the recent outbreak of the coronavirus in various countries, including neighbouring ones, the Ministry of Defence and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) in accordance with the nation’s call, performed a mass Sunat Hajat prayer and a recitation of a special doa for the safety and protection of the people of Brunei Darussalam from the epidemic.

  
1/30/2020 8:09 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Thursday, 30 January 2020 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) will be conducting a military exercise, Exercise Setia Bersama 1/2019 from 31 January 2020 until 2 February 2020. 

  
1/28/2020 6:25 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Tuesday, 28 January 2020 - The Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) received a visit from General Apirat Kongsompong, Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Army at the RBLF Headquarters, Berakas Garrison as part of his introductory visit to Brunei Darussalam from 28 January 2020 until 29 January 2020. 

  
1/26/2020 12:13 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 24 January 2020 – In conjunction with the Sovereign's Parade of Intake 18, Officer Cadet School, the Newly Commissioned Officers hosted a regimental graduation dinner night at the Ceremonial Hall, Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF). 

  
1/24/2020 6:35 PM

RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Friday, 24 January 2020 – The Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) water polo team emerged as champions after defeating the Special Force Regiment with a 4-3 penalty shoot out win at the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Water Polo Championship finals held at the Rimba Air Force Base Sports Complex this afternoon.

  
1/23/2020 3:26 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 23 January 2020 - His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, today graced the Sovereign’s Parade Ceremony for the 18th intake of officer cadets, the Officer Cadet School which was held at the Parade Square of the Defence Academy, Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) in Kampung Tanah Jambu.

  
1/22/2020 3:57 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 22 January 2020 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, the Second Minister of Defence today received a courtesy call by Mr. Greg Moriarty, the Secretary of Defence of Australia, who is currently in Brunei Darussalam for a one-day visit.

  
1/21/2020 3:51 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday 20 January 2020 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) conducted his quarterly inspection earlier today.

  
1/18/2020 6:03 PM

MUKIM LUMAPAS, Friday, 17 January 2020 – The Special Forces Regiment emerged as champion in the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Men’s Orienteering Competition held at Kampung Putat Primary School, Mukim Lumapas by collecting 4570 points.

  
1/13/2020 2:58 PM

DA NANG, VIETNAM, Friday, 10 January 2020 – The first ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting Working Group (ADSOM WG) meeting of 2020 concluded today in Da Nang, Vietnam. The meeting was held back-to-back with the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting-Plus Working Group (ADSOM-Plus WG) meeting which began today on 10 January 2020. 

  
1/9/2020 2:47 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 9 January 2020 – The Republic of Singapore’s Permanent Secretary (Defence), Mr. Chan Heng Kee called on Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Second Minister of Defence this morning. The High Commissioner of the Republic of Singapore to Brunei Darussalam, His Excellency Lim Hong Huai, was also present at the courtesy call.

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