Friday, 21 February 2014

Where to Shopping and What to Buy in Brunei Darussalam

Shopping in Brunei is practically a national pastime – Bruneians love to scout the shopping malls searching for the best deals while lamenting the country’s limited variety of retail havens. Brunei citizenship benefits, With pensions for all, education and healthcare on the house, free sport and leisure centres, subsidised houses and cars, short working weeks, the highest minimum wage in the region and income taxes are unheard of, the people of Brunei remain happy with their lot. So it comes as no surprise that high-end purchases from ritzy big brand names such as Versace, Guess etc. are commonplace. The micro-nation’s only traffic jam occurs every night in Gadong, Brunei’s main shopping district, when locals clamour to find parking space for their nightly retail fix.

Kompleks Bangunan Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah

This is one of most popular places to shop in Brunei – the picturesque shopping mall is home to big brand names as well as high-end local boutiques selling fabrics and jewellery. A mixture of modern and traditional architecture, this four-hectare complex is one of the more popular places in Brunei for retail therapy.

Location: Jalan Pretty, Bandar Seri Begawan BS 8711 
Tel: +673 223 2731 or +673 223 2732 or +673 223 2733 or +673 223 2734 

The Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex or more simply the Yayasan SHHB Complex, is the biggest shopping complex in Bandar Seri Begawan. 

The shopping complex has some of the best shops in the city such as the Hua Ho Supermarket, one of the many Hua Ho outlets in Brunei. There's also a KFC here, for all your Brunei fast-food fanciers.

The largest shopping center in Brunei is the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex . It is located close to the riverfront. It has several floors and a big department store on one end.maybe shopping is what this town does for entertainment as it seemed to be the busiest spot in Bandar Seri Begawan.The biggest mall in Brunei, There are shops, both native products or handicrafts and electronics, toys stores, groceries. 
You can still enjoy the amenities - there are good restaurants and fastfood chains, coffeeshops - and the Kampong Ayer and the huge mosque are around the mall.There are times that you're the only person walking along the collonaded walkways featuring a majestic view of the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque.
The largest shopping mall in Brunei is the majestic Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex in the capital. This is a breathtaking piece of architecture with ample parking for visitors and houses a wide array of upmarket boutiques and shops.

Pasar Gadong

This bustling night market is located beside one of the micro-nation’s big-time shopping complexes. The giant marquee has roadside vendors that sell Brunei traditional food, just about every type of edible item available from satay and chicken wings to kueh and barbecued fish. Additionally, you can get souvenirs and handicrafts as you walk past the vendors along the street.

Location: Lorong Sultan, Gadong 

The Mall

The best known air-conditioned bastion of retail commerce, the large The Mall complex is almost always crowded and has an astonishing number of stores that retail high-end merchandise as well as several great places with traditional Brunei treats.

Location: Gadong

Thursday, 20 February 2014

Brunei Vacancy at Brunei Darussalam Company

Brunei Shell Petroleum Co Sdn Bhd (BSP) is a dynamic, world-class company and one of the biggest energy companies in Asia. We have a long history in Brunei of more than 80 years and we are at the leading edge of energy technology. We put safety and environment at the heart of everything we do and invest in the people and community of Brunei.

Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd’s activity is primarily for the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas from onshore and offshore fields. It also owns the Brunei Refinery. The Government of Brunei Darussalam and The Asiatic Petroleum Company Limited are equal shareholders.

BSP is by far the largest oil and gas producer in Brunei Darussalam. BSP supplies 350,000 barrels of oil and gas equivalent every day to countries such as Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Australia and numerous others around the world. It operates an extensive and complex infrastructure on land and offshore. BSP has over 200 offshore structures linked by over 2,000km of pipelines, recovering oil and gas from over 4,500 individual reservoirs produced through more than 800 wells.

Supporting these massive operations are its highly talented and skilled workforce of around 3,500 staff, both local and international, and a further 8,000 contractors’ staff, most of whom are employed by Brunei’s very own local companies.

Throughout the decades, both the business climate, and the oil and gas industry have changed considerably. BSP has continued to be a global business leader, and world class oil and gas company, by developing and utilising some of the world’s most advanced technologies.

As a result of this agility, BSP remains as the backbone of Brunei’s economy until today. It contributes around 90 percent to Brunei’s oil and gas revenues, which in turn accounts for over half of the country’s GDP and 90 percent of total export earnings.
Quick Facts
  • Exploration and Production of the oil and gas resources of Brunei Darussalam
  • Over 4 570 reservoirs
  • Over 244 offshore structures
  • Over 817 producing wells
  • Over 1 600 pipelines stretching over 2200km
  • Seria export Oil Terminal
  • 10 000 bbl/day Oil Refinery
  • Supply of gas to Brunei Darussalam for electricity generation and domestic fuel
  • 202 thousand barrels of oil/day (2003)
  • 32 million cubic metres gas/day (2003)
  • Shared production in Asam Paya and Fairley Baram fields

Brunei Methanol Company

Brunei Methanol Company

The Brunei Methanol Company Sendirian Berhad (BMC) is a. joint venture company between Mitsubishi Gas Chemical. Company Inc., PetroleumBRUNEI and ITOCHU Corporation.

Brunei National Petroleum Company Sendirian Berhad, also known as PetroleumBRUNEI was incorporated as a private limited company on 14 January 2002.
PetroleumBRUNEI is wholly-owned by the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam

Brunei National Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd
2nd Floor, Block A,B,C,
Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex, Jalan Pretty,
Bandar Seri Begawan BS8711, Brunei Darussalam
(673) 2230720 (0-5)
(673) 2230654 / 2230712
Business Hours: Monday – Friday ( 8:00am to 5:00pm)

Telekom Brunei Berhad (TelBru)
TelBru is the premier telecommunications company in Brunei Darussalam, a leading service provider for Fixed Line, and Internet and Broadband services, along with providing leased lines and data services.

Telekom Brunei Berhad (TelBru) was incorporated on the 30th May 2002 under the Company Act Cap 39
 as a Public Limited Company. TelBru has been fully operational since April 2006 when Jabatan Telekom
 Brunei (JTB) was corporatized on 1st April 2006. The main shareholders are Darussalam Assets Sdn Bhd 
and Brooketon Sdn Bhd.

TelBru is the premier telecommunications company in Brunei Darussalam, a leading service provider for 
Fixed Line, and Internet and Broadband services, along with providing leased lines and data services. 
TelBru plays an integral part in the ICT eco-system of Brunei Darussalam by providing a comprehensive 
range of products and services in the quadruple-play space.

TelBru is a leading telecommunication organization who provides opportunities for career growth and 
advancement to employees at all levels.

TelBru is also fully committed to its role in the convergence of facilities and infrastructure advancement
 in the country, whilst seeking opportunities for strategic international investments.


Serikandi is company with more than 36 years of experience in providing support services to Oil and 
Gas Industry in  the Asian Region especially in Brunei Darussalam. With a total workforce of over 
500 personnel working on various offshore and onshore locations, Serikandi has gained a reputation for 
quality amongst its customers for its Consultancy, Catering, Skilled Manpower, Oilfield, IT 
and Logistics Services.

The fame and name that Serikandi has acquired in the public eye today is thanks to its founders who 
started the company in the early 70s and cared for the growing business with effort and dedication 
building it into a household name and making the tagline ‘Serikandi’ synonymous with the word success
By 1985 their son Shaikh Hj Khalid had joined the business and with an injection of his business strategies
and vision, the company transformed from a family owned business to a professionally managed

Over the years Serikandi had grown by leaps and bounds as it made a name for itself in both the public
and private institutions through its unmatched services thus gaining a handful of contracts from Brunei
 Shell and its associates.
The company’s reliability, trustworthiness and their stringent approach towards safety and quality of
 services gained them the contracts to Hospitality services for Brunei Shell and many other prestigious 
engagements in the following years.

The Serikandi Group has branched out its activities from catering and diversified its business profile to oil
and gas industry product & services, information technology, warehousing and logistics services, skilled
O&G manpower supply, trading, retail and wholesale outlets.

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