The AMO Times is Brunei’s independent news site that focuses on socio-economic and political issues in Brunei Darussalam. Founded in late 2011 by Abdul Malik Omar, the site has since attained over 100,000 worldwide hits. Being development-, economics-, and business-focused the AMO Times’ contents have been continually featured in international and local broadcasting outlets such as Borneo Bulletin, The Diplomat, Investvine, Brunei Times (now defunct) and Bloggers without Borders.
Abdul Malik Omar has authored two books, namely The Art of Learning and Ka-Ching! Your Money, Your Life. He is also a TEDx Speaker. He graduated with an MSc from the London School of Economics and a BSc from the University of Essex. He also contributes letters to Borneo Bulletin, Brunei’s largest English-language newspaper on various topics relating to Brunei (more on publications). Among his many achievements, he introduced and co-manage TEDx in Brunei Darussalam. He is also a Treasurer for Junjongan village MPK council, a local community association that represents 2,300 residents of Kampung Junjongan..
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