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DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION PRODUCTS & SERVICES

I. PUBLIC ADDRESSING SYSTEM (PA SYSTEM):

PA System service is catered for official events particularly those organised by government agencies. Contact via email pr@information.gov.bn for service request.

 

II. PENERANGAN RESOURCE CENTRE

The Department of Information initially had a Mini Reference Library (Mini Perpustakaan Rujukan Jabatan Penerangan) established in 1992 as a document storage and reference centre for the department’s officers and staffs. It was officially opened for the public in February 1993, especially for researchers and students.

Renovations were carried out at the end of 2018, and re-named as the Penerangan Resource Center. It is located on the  2nd Floor, Main Building Department of Information. The center was officiated by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohammad Daud, Minister in the Prime Minister's Office, on January 14, 2019.

 

The Penerangan Resource Center provides documents, reference materials and sources of information related to Brunei Darussalam's state affairs, as well as other countries in the form of print media.

This effort is in line with the role and function of the department that is to provide and disseminate information as the voice and ear of the government related to the development of current issues as well as the goals and policies of the government and the country.

In addition to provide information and news on government policies, activities and programmes as well as gathering public issues and concerns, understanding the agenda of the mass media as well as to nurture and preserve the spirit of loving the monarch and nation.


Collection

Penerangan Resource Center has several special collections such as the departments publications namely books, magazines as well as Pelita Brunei, the official government newspaper; Titah-Titah is a collection of royal addresses by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam since 1987; A publication on His Majesty's overseas official visit; Tetamu Negara is a publication focusing on state visits of foreign dignitaries to Brunei Darussalam; Hasrat Negara is a publication focusing on royal addresses (Titah) of His Majesty and congratulatory messages in conjunction with His Majesty’s birthday celebration; Haluan is a publication focusing on speech of Cabinet Ministers; Annual Report in Malay and English language; Pelita Brunei Newspaper collection since 1954; Brunei Darussalam Newsletter, a book featuring developments of the four districts in Brunei Darussalam. As well as  courtesy books from the ministries and public service commission, courtesy of high commission officials and the embassies of friendly nations to Brunei Darussalam and the public.

 

The public are welcome to use the Penerangan Resource Centre during working days from 8.00am to 12.00pm and 2.00pm to 4.00pm.

 

III. PHOTO REQUEST:

 

Infofoto Gallery: This gallery is accessible at www.infofoto.gov.bn. It features pictures of ceremonies and events attended by His Majesty The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and members of the royal family. 

 

The public are welcome to request photos from the Photography Unit by submitting a request form that can be downloaded from the department's website.

 

In addition, the department also receives coverage requests from government agencies for specific events or ceremonies such as national events.

 

IV. NEWS COVERAGE:

The department also provides news coverage and photo through Pelita Brunei newspaper.

 

Government agencies, private or public may send their request to pr@information.gov.bn atau pelita.brunei@information.gov.bn or fax to +673 2 382242.

 

V. MEDIA ACCREDITATION:

Media doing coverage in this country must apply media accreditation from this department. Application form can be  downloaded from the department's website and emailed to mediaservices@information.gov.bn