Brunei's Malay Literary Works To Be Translated Into Mandarin

Some of Brunei Darussalam's best Malay literary works will be translated by the Language & Literature Bureau into Mandarin and will be showcased at the upcoming Shanghai World Expo, which will begin in May.

Dayang Hajah Aminah binti Haji Momin, the Acting Director of Language & Literature Bureau, made this observation in her opening remarks during a Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony with writers yesterday.

The bureau remains committed to elevating local literary works through translation, as this could propel the Sultanate's culture in the international scene, she added. Dayang Hajah Aminah urged writers to double their efforts to promote the Malay language - the official language of Brunei - to make it highly regarded both in the international and regional level. Read more...