Team Brunei Excels In 5th Asean Quiz Regional Competition

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Team Brunei Darussalam shined at the 5th Asean Quiz regional competition by performing very well and making the country proud, Borneo Bulletin reported.

The competition was held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from August 1 to 5. The competition was divided into two events: the individual country quiz and the friendly quiz.

Being held for two consecutive mornings with consideration for the month of Ramadhan, the Bruneian delegates fought it out, achieving a commendable score in the individual country quiz on the first day, outdoing Indonesia, Laos PDR and Vietnam.

The following day Dyg Najeehah binti Hj Abdul Hamid from Katok Sixth Form Centre, along with two other students from Thailand and Singapore, bagged the top prize in the friendly quiz, winning US$900 for the outstanding effort.

Meanwhile, Dyg Madianawati binti Suhili, grouped together with students from the Philippines and Cambodia, garnered the second prize, collecting the US$700 cash prize.

In short, Team Brunei’s participation has proven fruitful and successful.

It is hoped that Brunei will be taking part again in the next regional competition, scheduled to be held in Vietnam in 2014.