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  1. All eyes on syariah law enforcementRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | The Nation

    ... royal decrees, some voices of dissent have surfaced on social media, prompting a sharp rebuke from Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah himself. In his address on Brunei's national day on February 23, the sultan asked local critics to stop the insults, warning ...

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  2. Japan to make coins for BruneiRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Bangkok Post

    ... Japan will be released later this month. The coloured silver coin will depict the portrait of Brunei King Hassanal Bolkiah on one side and Brunei's national flower the Simpor, Japan's national flower the cherry blossom and their respective national ...

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  3. Brunei bringing in legal system that includes stoning and floggingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 30 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... of Brunei's non-Muslim communities, who will also be subject to some of the rulings. In a letter to Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, the International Commission of Jurists said it deplored the new rules, adding that, if implemented, they would lead to ...

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  4. Dismemberment of limbs and stoning to death to become new penalties in BruneiRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 30 | Independent.ie

    ... surviving UK regiment stationed in East Asia - is paid for entirely by the Sultan. In a letter to Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said it deplored the new rules, adding that, if implemented, they would lead to ...

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  5. Concern as Brunei brings in system of Islamic law with punishments...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 29 | The Independent

    ... surviving UK regiment stationed in East Asia - is paid for entirely by the Sultan. In a letter to Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said it deplored the new rules, adding that, if implemented, they would lead to ...

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  6. Brunei's Sultan expresses condolence to Chinese, Malaysian leaders over missing flight MH370Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Xinhuanet

    Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah sent separate messages of condolence to Chinese President Xi Jinping and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Wednesday following the recent announcement that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 had been lost in the southern Indian Ocean.

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  7. Sultan of Brunei Darussalam receives credentials of UAE AmbassadorRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Emirates News Agency

    WAM BANDAR SERI PKAWAN, 25th March, 2014 -- His Majesty Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei Darussalam, has received the credentials of Ahmed Abdullah Al-Musalli, U.A.E. Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia, as non-resident Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam.

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  8. ENERGY Week 2014 opens in BruneiRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | Xinhuanet

    Brunei's Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah launched Monday the ENERGY Week 2014 at the BRIDEX Exhibition Center organized by the Energy Department at the Prime Minister's Office .

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  9. Looking AheadRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | World Magazine

    ... to make its penal code consistent with Shariah law. The Borneo island nation's absolute ruler, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, announced the changes last October. Under the new regime, authorities could stone adulterers, flog drinkers of alcohol, and ...

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  10. 'Moderate' Muslim nation codifies sharia: Whipping, amputation, stoning to deathRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... to the followers of Mohammed. As the absolute ruler of the oil rich postage stamp of a country, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is regarded by many as a modern legend when it comes to his penchant for overt opulence. The Sultan maintains a personal ...

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  11. 56 Oil BillionairesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Indy Media

    ... bin Sultan Al Nahyan 50.1 billion Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum 41.7 billion UAE Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah 40.1 billion Brunei Charles Koch 34 billion US David Koch 34 billion US Len Blavatnik 18.7 billion Ukraine Mukesh Ambani 18.6 ...

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  12. The Sultan of Brunei announced the imposition of the Shariah Penal Code starting April 1, 2014.Read the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | The Jewish Press

    ... those punishments for the stated crimes whether or not the victim complains. The Sultan of Brunei, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, is Brunei's monarch. The Sultan also happens to be the prime minister, as well as the minister of both defense and finance of ...

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  13. SE Asia's Brunei Introducing Islamic Punishment: Stoning, Limb AmputationCNSRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    ... Darussalam. Just two weeks after the most recent of those visits by Kerry, last October, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah unveiled his plans for the phased introduction of a shari'a penal code with effect from April. He characterized the move as ... 2 comments

  14. SE Asia's Brunei Introducing Islamic Punishment: Stoning, Limb AmputationCNSRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    ... Darussalam. Just two weeks after the most recent of those visits by Kerry, last October, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah unveiled his plans for the phased introduction of a shari'a penal code with effect from April. He characterized the move as ... 2 comments

  15. Brunei's Suldan sends message of sympathy to Chinese president over loss of flight MH370Read the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | People's Daily Online

    His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah has sent a message of sympathy to Chinese President Xi Jinping following the recent loss of an aircraft involving Malaysia Airlines flight MH-370, the official RTB NEWS announced Monday.

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  16. Sultan of Brunei hits back at foreign criticism of HUDUD lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | Malaysia Chronicle

    ... impending introduction of a form of strict Islamic Sharia law, saying it is not a backwards step. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah said all races should unite under Sharia law and that the new penal code was a 'great achievement' for the small Southeast ...

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  17. Brunei sultan urges country to support Islamic lawRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... Around one-third of Brunei's 440,000 people are non-Muslims, mostly Christian or Buddhist Chinese. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah told legislators Thursday that all races should unite and support the laws, which he said were a "great achievement for the ...

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  18. Sultan of Brunei hits back at foreign criticism of Islamic Sharia lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... impending introduction of a form of strict Islamic Sharia law, saying it is not a backwards step. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah said all races should unite under Sharia law and that the new penal code was a 'great achievement' for the small Southeast ...

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  19. Brunei sultan urges country to support Islamic law, says outsiders should respect the decisionRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... Around one-third of Brunei's 440,000 people are non-Muslims, mostly Christian or Buddhist Chinese. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah told legislators Thursday that all races should unite and support the laws, which he said were a "great achievement for the ... 2 comments

  20. Brunei: Sultan must allow debate on new Penal CodeRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    A statement by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah suggesting that critics of Brunei Darussalam's new Penal Code may be criminally prosecuted for slander is clearly meant to curb freedom of expression and opinion in the country, the ICJ said.

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