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Published: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:50:34 -0700

Last Build Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:10:02 GMT

 



Brunei: Suspected Drug Dealers Caught At Kuala Lurah

Sun, 13 Jul 2008 07:00:00 GMT

Borneo Bulletin, 13 Jul 2008 - A foreigner and two locals, who were caught with 50.40 grammes of Methylamphetamines (Syabu) at the Kuala Lurah Control Post this week, could face the death penalty. In Brunei Darussalam, anyone caught with more than 50 grammes of Syabu, which is a Class-A drug, could be sentenced to death by hanging, if they are found guilty in court.



Brunei: Drug-Busting at Grassroots Level

Sat, 19 Jan 2008 08:00:00 GMT

Borneo Bulletin, 19 Jan 2008 - Citing that the drugs situation in Brunei Darussalam was a great menace to the country, Deputy Director of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Haji Abdul Aziz bin OKMB Hj Othman launched the 'Commitment to Life - Growing Up Drugs Free' exhibition in Seria at the Oil and Gas Discovery centre yesterday. The exhibition was part of a project in partnership between NCB and Adinin Group of Companies (AGC) to ensure that all employees are free from drugs and alcohol abuse.



Brunei: Exhibition For Drug-Free Environment In The Workplace

Thu, 10 Jan 2008 08:00:00 GMT

Borneo Bulletin, 10 Jan 2008 - To secure a drug-free environment in the workplace, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and a private company, Adinin Group of Companies, (AGC) have joined hands to educate the public on the repercussions of drugs and alcohol abuse in a two-day exhibition next week. The collaboration kicked off yesterday morning with the installation of 12 "striking" banners along Jalan Tengah and in the vicinity of the OGDC entrance. The banners show the dangers of consuming drugs, interesting facts and its impact on the health and future of the abuser.



Brunei: Creating A Drug-Free Environment For Asean

Thu, 06 Dec 2007 08:00:00 GMT

Borneo Bulletin, 06 Dec 2007 - The 183 participants of the 17th IFNGO Asean NGOs Workshop received their certificates of participation yesterday at the Rizqun International Hotel, venue of the three-day workshop hosted by BASMIDA, Brunei Darussalam, which also hosted the closing ceremony for the event. On hand to present the certificates to the participants, as well as the invited speakers, were President of BASMIDA Datin Hjh Masni Hj Mohd Ali and Mr Greg Stanton of INL, USA.



Brunei: 17th IFNGO Resolutions and Recommendations

Thu, 06 Dec 2007 08:00:00 GMT

Borneo Bulletin, 06 Dec 2007 - The recommendations of the 17th IFNGO Asean NGOs Workshop recommend that a technical committee be established and that with the support of various funding agencies be tasked with proposing the technical agenda and for future IFNGO conferences, seminars and workshops and assist in developing and implementing plan of action arising from the recommendations of the above mentioned meetings. That IFNGO Asean NGOs appeal, lobby and urge their respective governments to enact legislation similar to "THE SECOND CHANCE ACT, 2007" of the United States of America aimed to reduce recidivism, increase public safety and help Asean governments to better address the growing population of prisoners returning to communities. The Bill should focus on four areas of concern, namely: employment, housing, drug and substance abuse/mental health treatment, and families and that to achieve a Drug-Free Asean 2015, IFNGO Asean NGOs oppose any strategies that aim at legalisation of illicit drugs and other strategies that sanction illicit drug use. That IFNGO Asean NGOs reiterates its commitment in supporting strategies that work without ambiguity to deter drug abuse under all circumstances and promoting full recovery of those suffering from drug addiction and dependence.



Brunei: 17th IFNGO Asean NGOs Workshop Continues The Fight

Tue, 04 Dec 2007 08:00:00 GMT

Borneo Bulletin, 04 Dec 2007 - The 17th International Federation of Non-Government Organisations for the Prevention of Drug and Substance Abuse (IFNGO) Asean NGOs Workshop was officially declared open yesterday by the Minister of Home Affairs, Pehin Orang Kaya Johan Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Adanan bin Begawan Pehin Siraja Khatib Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Mohd Yusof, at Rizqun International Hotel in Gadong. Themed "Overcoming the Incidence of Recidivism for Asean Drug-Free 2015", the three-day event was organised by the National Anti-Drug Association of Brunei Darussalam (BASMIDA) in cooperation with IFNGO and supported by the Colombo Plan and International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, US Department of State.



Brunei: Finding The Right Ways To Combat Drug Abuse

Tue, 04 Dec 2007 08:00:00 GMT

Borneo Bulletin, 04 Dec 2007 - Sustained and long-term holistic solutions and approaches, involving government agencies, inter-governmental agencies, international communities, regional bodies, as well as families, social institutions, NGOs by means of concerted, collective and united efforts, are vital to combat the problem of drug abuse. This observation was made by the Minister of Home Affairs, Pehin Orang Kaya Johan Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Adanan bin Begawan Pehin Siraja Khatib Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Mohd Yusof, during the opening of the 17th IFNGO (International Federation of Non-Government Organisations for the Prevention of Drug and Substance Abuse) Asean NGOs Workshop held at Rizqun International Hotel in Gadong.



Brunei: PEMODA Bikers Ride For A Good Cause

Wed, 27 Jun 2007 07:00:00 GMT

Borneo Bulletin, 27 Jun 2007 - In an effort to convey anti-drugs message in conjunction with the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2007, 100 bikers from the Brunei Darussalam Motorcycle Association (PEMODA) took part in a motorbike expedition stopping at major towns in Belait, Tutong and Brunei-Muara District's yesterday. The expedition was to support the International Anti Drugs Campaign Day organised by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).



Brunei: BASMIDA Marks International Day Against Drug Abuse

Wed, 27 Jun 2007 07:00:00 GMT

Borneo Bulletin, 27 Jun 2007 - According to the World Drug Report 2007 released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), there has been evidence suggesting a decline in the problem of drug use and abuse globally. Although the situation has stabilised a few years back, it does not mean that the mission to tackle the drug problem should slow down because more needs to be done in order to control the global ailment.