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Ports Department cuts container charges

Ports Department cuts container charges Tuesday, August 2, 2016 – THE 36 per cent reduction in the import and export laden container charges have taken effect yesterday, said the Ports Department at the Ministry of Communications. In a statement issued yesterday, the department said the stevedorage charges accounted to shipping agents, the Load-On Load-Off charges […]

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New petrol station boosts revenue for cooperative

New petrol station boosts revenue for cooperative Tuesday, August 2, 2016 – A COOPERATIVE is looking to expand its business portfolio following the sucessful opening of its petrol station in Kg Jangsak. Proceeds from the new petrol station will be used to finance the cooperative’s other projects, said the secretary general of Koperasi Usahajaya Pekira […]

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‘Some supermarkets using misleading price tactics’

‘Some supermarkets using misleading price tactics’ Tuesday, August 2, 2016 – SEVERAL entrepreneurs and consumers have criticised some grocery stores and supermarkets which used misleading pricing tactics that confused shoppers into thinking they were buying discounted products. Restaurant owners and consumers interviewed by The Brunei Times said some of these retailers have increased their prices […]

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High demand for budget phones cuts retailers profit

High demand for budget phones cuts retailers profit Thursday, July 28, 2016 – THE Raya season may boosted mobile phone sale volume, but retailers note their profits are lower compared with last years as most clients bought cheaper models. Premium brands like iPhone entail higher profit margins and sell for at least $700 per unit. […]

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