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40 years LNG Commemorative Stamps

Today marks the launching of the 40 years  operational excellence of Brunei LNG, hence in conjunction with the 40 years establishment of Brunei LNG the Postal Service Department with the cooperation of the Brunei LNG had announced the launching of the 40 years commemorative Brunei LNG  40 years of Operational Excellence 1968-2009.

The head of Philatelic Unit, Postal Services Department, Hjh Hammah bte Puasa said that the stamps and three day cover designed by Abdull Rahman bin Ahmad will be available at all post offices in the country.

There are a 3 stamp designs, commemorative packs, booklets, Official first day covers and Memento packs as part of the commemorative stamp collection.

For further information or to make order, contact the stamp gallery, philatelic unit, geneal post office, Bandar Seri Begawan.

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100 year commemorative land administration stamps

In conjunction with the 100 years establishment of the Land Surveyors  Department, the Postal Service Department with the cooperation of the Land Surveyors  Department has announced the launching of the 100 years commemorative land modern land administration commemorative stamps and first day cover.

The head of Philatelic Unit, Postal Services Department, Hjh Hammah bte Puasa said that the stamp sets will be sold at $1.30, while the Official First day covers with stamps will be sold at $1.95. Meanwhile the Commemorative set containing a set of stamps and a set of First Dacy cover with stamps will besold at $5.00.

There are six stamp products for the commemorative stamp collection during this launching and it will be launched and sold today (22nd June) at all post offices in the country.

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Wild orchid stamps series 2 on sale

The Postal Service Department announced the release of a Thematic Stamp collection with the theme of wild orchids series II. The thematic stamp collection will be made available at all post office on Saturday 12th December coinciding with the World Post Day.

According to head of Philatelic Unit, Postal Services Department, Hjh Hammah bte Puasa, the complete set pack is limited. She said that the second series coincides with the first series of thematic stamp which was released in October in conjunction with World Post Day.

The Wild Orchid of Brunei Darussalam Series II designed by Ajihis bin Haji Terawih showcasing Brunei’s beautiful wild orchids that flourish in Brunei’s rainforest will be sold at 10cents, 20 cents and $1.00 denominations, while the limited complete set will be sold at $10.45. For further information or to make order, please contact the stamp gallery, philatelic unit, general post office, Bandar Seri Begawan at 2222191 or fax 2222784 or email brustamp@post.gov.bn

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Wild Orchid Stamps out on sale on Friday

Wild Orchid collection

Wild Orchid collection

In conjunction with World Post day which falls on Friday 9th October, the Postal Service Department announced the release of a Thematic Stamp collection with the theme of wild orchids.

The thematic stamp collection will be made available at all post office on 9th October coinciding with the World Post Day.

According to head of Philatelic Unit, Postal Services Department, Hjh Hammah bte Puasa, the complete set pack is limited to only a thousand prints, while only 40,000 of the three stamp designs were produced.

She also added that only 6,000 Official first day covers and 1,000 set of stamp booklets were produced.

3 wild orchid stamp design

3 wild orchid stamp design

The Wild Orchid of Brunei Darussalam Series 1 designed by Ajihis bin Haji Terawih showcasing Brunei’s beautiful wild orchids that flourish in Brunei’s rainforest will be sold at 10cents, 20 cents and $1.00 denominations, while the limited complete set will be sold at $10.45.

For further information or to make order, please contact the stamp gallery, philatelic unit, general post office, Bandar Seri Begawan at 2222191 or fax 2222784 or email brustamp@post.gov.bn

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BBMP-Stamp Memento Pack

New Memento pack

New Memento pack

In conjunction with the BIMP-EAGA Business Conference and Trade Expo 2009, the Postal Service Department, Ministry of Communications announced that the Postal Service Department will be issuing a memento Pack priced at $6.00

Head of Philatelic Unit, Postal Service Department Hjh Hammah bte Puasa said that the memento pack will be sold at the International Convention Center from 5th to  9th August 2009, while the memento pack will be available nationwide from 10th August through all Post offices

stamps in the certificate pack

stamps in the memento pack

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New Credit card facilities for Brunei post offices

Postal secretaries, and postal counter staff learning on how to use the credit card terminal

Postal secretaries, and postal counter staff learning on how to use the credit card terminal

In order to enhance its quality of services to the public, the Postal Services department yesterday held a credit card workshop that was conducted by officers from Baiduri Bank.

The workshop that was held at the mail processing center was especially for postal secretaries, and counter staff, where they were taught on the use of credit card facilities, and machines.

During the workshop postal staff were briefed on the use of the credit card terminals, as well as recognising fake cards. They were also briefed at recognising signs of suspicious behaviours to be alert against bank card fraudsters who will exhibits tell tale signs of classic fraudster behaviour.

In the near future, the post offices nationwide will be providing a credit card facilities for the public, where it hopes will make it easier for the public to make stamp purchases and payments by using their credit cards.

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Postmen completes four day postmen enhancement program

partcipants with post master general

partcipants with post master general

The Postman program workshop for new postmen yesterday held a closing ceremony after completing a four day workshop aimed at enhancing and improving their knowledge and empowering the postmen with knowledge that will motivate them to be  more effective and effective in carrying out their daily duties.

Sixteen postmen from all four districts took part in the 4 day  Postman workshop program organised by the Postal Services Department where it aims to enhance the services of postmen as well as their awareness on working ethics.

Murni Hj Muslim from the EMS unit  promoted

Murni Hj Muslim from the EMS unit promoted

Ramli Mohidin from the Kuala Belait promoted to Postman grade 1

Ramli Mohidin from the Kuala Belait promoted to Postman grade 1

postmen awaiting their certificates

postmen awaiting their certificates

Participants attended workshops and briefings on  road safety workshop,  motivational talk on duties as a postman, briefing on postman duties and responsibilities as well as a talk on the misuse of drugs by the Narcotic Control Bureau and a visit to the Drug Rehabilitation center, Al-Islah.

The guest of honour at the event was the Post Master General Hj Kadir bin Tengah, who had presented certificates to the participants.

The event was followed by a promotion ceremony for two postmen, Murni Hj Muslim from the EMS unit and Ramli Mohidin from the Kuala Belait Post office. They were both promoted from to Postmen Grade 1

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