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7/8/2020 3:23 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Wednesday, 8 July 2020 – The National Flag hoisting ceremony to mark the commencement of a nationwide celebrations of 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 74th birthday took place today at the vicinity of the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex's open area in the capital.

  
7/8/2020 4:15 PM

Bolkiah Garrison, Wednesday, 8 July 2020 – The 17th ASEAN Regional Forum Security Policy (ASPC) chaired by Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Vice Minister of Defence, Ministry of National Defence of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam was held today via video conference.

  
7/7/2020 3:44 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 7 July 2020 – The inaugural video conference of the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting Plus (ADSOM-Plus) today followed suit the virtual ADSOM that was convened on 15 May 2020. 

  
7/6/2020 3:40 PM

KILANAS, Monday, 6 July 2020 - Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Second Minister of Defence and Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar, the Minister of Health, today made a working visit to the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) temporary laboratory located at the Brunei Agricultural Research Centre (BARC) in Kilanas. 

  
7/1/2020 2:52 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 1 July 2020 – The ASEAN Regional Forum Defence Officials’ Dialogue (ARF DOD) co-chaired by Lieutenant General Vu Chien Thang, Director General, Department of Foreign Relations, Ministry of National Defence of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and Mr. Christopher Johnstone, Principal Director, South and Southeast Asia Office, Department of Defense of the United States of America was held today via video conference.

  
6/30/2020 12:51 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 30 June 2020 - The ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting-Plus Working Group (ADSOM-Plus WG) was held today via video teleconferencing, marking the first ever virtual ADSOM-Plus WG in the history of ADMM-Plus since its establishment 10 years ago. 

  
7/2/2020 5:39 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 30 June 2020 – The Network of ASEAN Chemical, Biological and Radiological Defence Experts (ASEAN CBR Network) organized a virtual workshop on “Promoting Scientific Cooperation to Manage Infectious Disease Outbreaks” chaired by Ms. Sng Mui Tiang, Head of Secretariat, Network of ASEAN CBR Defence Experts.

  
6/29/2020 3:05 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 29 June 2020 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Women Military Personnel celebrated its 39th anniversary with a thanksgiving ceremony held at the Cook House, Bolkiah Garrison.

  
7/3/2020 3:19 PM

RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Friday, 3 July 2020 – The first series of Exercise PENGUIN Air Phase, a joint exercise between Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) and Australian Defence Force (ADF) coordinated by the Joint Force Headquarters Royal Brunei Armed Forces (JFHQ RBAF) commenced with an opening ceremony that took place at the Air Movement Centre (AMC), Rimba Air Force Base on 29 June 2020. 

  
6/25/2020 3:14 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 25 June 2020 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received a farewell call from Lieutenant Colonel David Pack, Commander of British Forces Brunei and Commanding Officer of the Second Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles. Also in attendance was the Chief of Staff RBAF and Director of Intelligence.

  
6/24/2020 4:50 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday 24 June 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 farewell call by His Excellency Richard Lindsay, High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Brunei Darussalam.

  
6/20/2020 11:57 AM

TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 19 June 2020 - The Certificate and Prize Presentation Ceremony for the RBAF Essay Writing Competition 2019/2020 was held at the Ceremonial Hall of the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF), Kampong Tanah Jambu. Present as the Guest of Honour was Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF).

  
6/20/2020 11:45 AM

TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 19 June 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, 22085 Officer Cadet Nurbazilah binti Haji Jamaludin, a Professionally Qualified Officer (PQO) from Intake 19 is commissioned and promoted to the rank of Substantive Captain with effect from 19 June 2020.

  
6/19/2020 2:22 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 19 June 2020 – Second Minister of Defence, Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (R) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof today received a joint courtesy call from His Excellency First Admiral (R) Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Norazmi bin Pengiran Haji Muhammad, High Commissioner of Brunei Darussalam to United Kingdom and Eire; His Excellency Pengiran Muhammad Husaini bin Pengiran Penggawa Laila Bentara Istiadat Diraja Dalam Istana Pengiran Haji Alauddin, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Brunei Darussalam to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar; Her Excellency Pengiran Hajah Krtini binti Pengiran Haji Tahir, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Brunei Darussalam to Federal Republic of Germany; Her Excellency Dayangku Hajah Mazlizah binti Pengiran Haji Mahalee, Permanent Representative of Brunei Darussalam to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland; and Her Excellency Pengiran Hairani binti Pengiran Haji Tajuddin, Permanent Representative of Brunei Darussalam to ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia.

  
6/15/2020 8:15 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 15 June 2020 – Second Minister of Defence, Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (R) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, today received a farewell call by His Excellency Peter Hermann Wolff, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to Brunei Darussalam.

  
6/12/2020 1:19 PM

MUARA, Friday, 12 June 2020 - A foreign fishing vessel carrying five fishermen onboard was seized by the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) ship KDB DARUTTAQWA on Thursday, 11 June 2020.

  
6/10/2020 5:16 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 10 June 2020 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received a farewell call from His Excellency Richard Stephen Lindsay, British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam today.

  
6/3/2020 10:51 AM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Wednesday 3 June 2020 – To commemorate the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) 59th Anniversary, the RBAF conducted a blood donation campaign co-organised with the staff of the Blood Bank Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital, Ministry of Health.

  
5/31/2020 1:06 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Sunday, 31 May 2020 – The 59th anniversary of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) has been celebrated with a special thanksgiving ceremony held at the Tower block of the Ministry of Defence instead of the traditional grand parade and mass gathering in light of COVID-19 situation in the country.

  
6/2/2020 11:30 PM

LEBANON, Saturday, 30 May 2020 – With the theme ‘Bersama Menjayakan Wawasan Negara’, the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Contingent MALBATT 850-7 operating under the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Peacekeeping Mission commemorated the RBAF 59th anniversary in the Kawkaba Mosque, Ma’arakah Camp, South Lebanon with a Doa Kesyukuran gatherinas an effort to contain the COVID-19 outbreak.

  
5/29/2020 3:59 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Friday, 29 May 2020 - The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) in cooperation with the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) and Mosques, Suraus and Prayer Halls Takmir Committee members have come together to assist in ensuring the well-being of Fridays Prayers congregants. 

  
5/28/2020 9:54 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 27 May 2020 - The ASEAN Centre of Military Medicine (ACMM) organized an ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) COVID-19 Tabletop Exercise virtually yesterday chaired by Major General Nguyen Xuan Kien, Director of Vietnam Military Medical Department via the Polycom system for ACMM in Bangkok.

  
5/22/2020 7:16 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Friday, 22 May 2020 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Sentuhan Kasih Ramadhan event which began on 18 May 2020 concluded its donation giveaways today to the remaining 114 orphans from 59 families of former RBAF personnel.

  
5/20/2020 4:20 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 20 May 2020 – The Ministry of Defence today presented donations to 84 orphans from the families of departed personnel of the ministry.

  
5/18/2020 11:31 AM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Monday, 18 May 2020 – In the spirit of Ramadhan, the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) is giving out donations to 119 orphans from 61 families of former RBAF personnel from 18 May to 22 May 2020.

  
5/15/2020 2:29 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 15 May 2020 – The first ever virtual ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting (ADSOM) convened today following from the momentum of progress achieved from ADSOM WG earlier this week. The Meeting was chaired by Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of Defence, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, in his capacity as Vietnam ADSOM Leader. 

  
5/14/2020 5:31 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 14 May 2020 – In an effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received donation of medical equipment from the Ministry of National Defense of the People’s Republic of China.

  
5/12/2020 11:24 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 12 May 2020 – The first ever virtual ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting (ADSOM) Working Group (WG), also the second ADSOM WG of this year, was conducted today and was chaired by Lieutenant General Vu Chien Thang, Director General of the Department of Foreign Relations in his capacity as the ADSOM WG and ADSOM-Plus WG leader of Vietnam.

  
5/12/2020 10:10 PM

RIMBA AIR BASE, Tuesday, 12 May 2020 – An Ilyushin IL-76 military transport aircraft of China’s People’s Liberation Army Air Force landed this afternoon at the Air Movement Centre (AMC), Royal Brunei Air Force, Rimba Air Base, carrying medical supplies to help Brunei Darussalam fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

  
5/7/2020 10:17 PM

LIMAU MANIS, Thursday, 7 May 2020 – The Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) have successfully foiled an attempt to smuggle illegal goods at the Bebuloh-Lumapas area late last night during a routine joint patrol. 

  
5/6/2020 11:32 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 5 May 2020 – In an effort to leverage on the digital technology as one of the fastest growing engagement platform in Brunei Darussalam, the Ministry of Defence has launched its own official social media platform on Instagram @mindefbrunei today.

  
4/21/2020 12:54 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Tuesday, 21 April 2020 - In support of the Ministry of Health’s efforts to ensure constant and adequate blood supply is readily available in Brunei Darussalam, the Ministry of Defence and RBAF, in collaboration with the Blood Donation Centre (BDC), Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital, organised a Blood Donation Campaign at the Berakas Garrison Gym today.

  
4/15/2020 4:23 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Wednesday, 15 April 2020 – The Ministry of Defence and  Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) held a blood donation campaign at the Blood Donation Centre, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital. 

  
4/13/2020 2:39 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Monday, 13 April 2020  - By command of 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, it is announced that His Majesty has consented to the appointment of Pengiran Dr Haji Mohd Esa Al-Islam bin Pengiran Haji Mohd Yunus, Director of the Centre of Science and Technology Research and Development at the Ministry of Defence to be appointed as Deputy Permanent Secretary (Policy and Development), Ministry of Defence. 

  
4/13/2020 1:03 PM

BERAKAS, Monday 13, April 2020 – The Ministry of Defence and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) handed a total donation of BND43,200 to the COVID-19 Relief Fund today. 

  
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.

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