Brunei inaugurates cross sea bridge with Chinese contractor

Brunei inaugurated Tuesday the cross-sea Temburong Bridgeon linking the capital Bandar Seri Begawan with the Temburong district, which used to be geologically isolated from the rest of the country. The CC4 section of the 30-kilometer bridge, stretching 12 km and including a fully prefabricated viaduct that crosses Brunei’s uninhabited forests and swamps, was constructed by … Read more Brunei inaugurates cross sea bridge with Chinese contractor

Bahiya Al-Hamad to Lift Flag for Qatar at 2012 Olympics

Bahiya Al-Hamad will set a record at the London 2012 Olympics before she even takes up the rifle in her shooting events. As one of the first ever women to represent Qatar at the Olympics, Al-Hamad will be flying a flag for all women in her region. The 10-metre rifle shooter is currently training for … Read more Bahiya Al-Hamad to Lift Flag for Qatar at 2012 Olympics

Muscat: Asian Beach Games 2010

The 2nd Asian Beach Games kicked off in Oman on 8th December 2010 and will continue until 16th December 2010. The opening ceremony was attended by His Royal Highness Prince Sufri Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam. The sports being competed in are as follows: Beach Handball, Beach Kabaddi, Beach Sepaktakraw, Beach Soccer, Beach Volleyball, Beach Waterpolo, … Read more Muscat: Asian Beach Games 2010

Commonwealth: Expedition Returns from Antarctica

Six Commonwealth women who completed an epic 900km journey to the South Pole just before New Year arrived back in London on Monday 11th January 2010 to celebrate at Malborough House. Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma told the women: It is the greatest possible testament to what extraordinary things can be achieved when people set their … Read more Commonwealth: Expedition Returns from Antarctica

Commonwealth Expedition Team Brace Ice Fields of Antarctic

The Commonwealth Antarctic Team, a team of women from six Commonwealth nations, are currently heading towards the Thiel Mountains in the Antarctic and are taking a four-day detour to avoid treacherous cravass fields. The expedition is marking the 60th anniversary of the Commonwealth with the aim of promoting international co-operation and highlighting the achievements of … Read more Commonwealth Expedition Team Brace Ice Fields of Antarctic