By Jon Tampoi
The prize presentation of a 10-pin bowling competition in conjunction with His Majesty's 62nd birthday celebration was held last Tuesday. Prizes were presented by the guest of honour, Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Laila Diraja Dato Paduka Awg Hj Hazair bin Hj Abdullah, the Deputy Minister of Health at Rizqun International Hotel.
The event began with a recital of prayers by Awg Hj Adanan bin Hj Md Salleh the Village Head of Bunut and a welcoming speech by the co-chairman of the competition - Awg Hj Ayob bin Md Sharif who mentioned that the 10-pin bowling competition was a yearly event organised by the Brunei-Muara District Office and the Village Council of Kilanas.
The main sponsors of the event were DJ Home Videos and Hj Adinin and Sons Sdn Bhd.
The competition was participated by 15 teams including guest teams, the Immigration Department and the National Registrar.
Mukim Kilanas won the challenge trophy - donated by the Minister of Home Affairs - and a cash prize of B$1,000. Second place went to Mukim Berakas 'B', which won B$500, and third prize went to the Mukim Gadong, which won B$300.
The men's high game was won by Hj Awg Kambri bin Awg Hj Besar of Mukim Kilanas, Ladies High game was won by Dk Nabilah bte Pg Abu Samah of Mukim Gadong, Men's High series was won by Ak Aizat bin Pg Abu Samah of Mukim Lumapas and Ladies High series was won by Dk Nurhazimah bte Pg Hasanan of Mukim Berakas 'A'. Each of them received a trophy and a cash prize of B$100.
- Borneo Bulletin
(2nd August 2008)