Introduction of the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office (TECO)
"Far East Trade & Cultural Centre in Brunei Darussalam" was initially set up in Brunei Darussalam in June 1978.
In July 1996, it was renamed as "Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Brunei Darussalam".
TECO had temporarily stopped issuing visa and part of the activities in March 2006. However, it was officially resumed operation on 1 March 2007 and had fully resumed operation in handling the consular affairs (such as visa & passport, document authentication, etc) and overseas compatriot affairs.
To promote trade & economic, cultural, education, sport, tourism exchange between Taiwan and Brunei.
To hold activities on Double Tenth National Day.
To provide necessary assistance to the Taiwan visitors who encounter emergency events in Brunei.
Brunei Public Holidays in 2012
Date Public Holiday Remarks
January 1, 2012 New Year Day, day off on Jan 2, 2012
January 23, 2012 Lunar New Year
February 5, 2012 Maulud Day, day off on Feb 6, 2012
February 23, 2012 National Day
May 31, 2012 Armed Forces Day
June 17, 2012 Israk Me'raj Adjustable, day off on Jun 18, 2012
July 15, 2012 Sultan's Birthday, day off on Jul 16, 2012
July 21, 2012 Awal Ramadhan Adjustable, day off on Jul 23, 2012
August 6, 2012 Revelation of Koran Adjustable
August 19 to 20, 2012 Hari Raya Aidilfitri Adjustable, day off on Aug21, 2012
October 10, 2012 National Day of ROC
October 26, 2012 Hari Raya Haji Adjustable
November 15, 2012 First Day of Hijrah
December 25, 2012 Christmas Day