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  1. Bandar Seri Begawan: Safeguarding our young generation against extremismRead the original story

    Sunday | Asia News Network

    ... in extremism among some Muslims. Caring so much for his subjects, His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has on many occasions reminded us about the need to protect our young generation from deviant teachings and other ...

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  2. Sharia shakes up Southeast AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Post-gazette.com

    It's easy to overlook Brunei, a country smaller than Delaware located on the north side of Borneo, population 412,000. But the kingdom's neighbors are watching it closely.

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  3. King Abdullah's funeral to be held in Riyadh FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CNN

    ... Pema, is known as the "Dragon King." He became king of the South Asian country after his father abdicated in 2006. Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, one of the world's longest-reigning monarchs, salutes during a ceremonial guard of honor to mark his ...

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  4. Saudi Arabia's 'reformer' king diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CNN

    ... Pema, is known as the "Dragon King." He became king of the South Asian country after his father abdicated in 2006. Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, one of the world's longest-reigning monarchs, salutes during a ceremonial guard of honor to mark his ...

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  5. Abdullah had been hospitalized with pneumoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CNN

    ... Pema, is known as the "Dragon King." He became king of the South Asian country after his father abdicated in 2006. Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, one of the world's longest-reigning monarchs, salutes during a ceremonial guard of honor to mark his ...

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  6. Bandar Seri Begawan: Brunei supermarkets not selling banned Us applesRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Asia News Network

    ... stores said the green and red apples sold at their shops were are not imported from the stated country. When The Brunei Times arrived at Freshco's fruits section, a signboard was set up to label where the Gala apples came from. Freshco Operations ...

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  7. Bandar Seri Begawan: Dell to keep Brunei market interested with innovationsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Asia News Network

    DELL Inc, a global brand in the computer market, is keen on Brunei and are introducing new products to capitalise on demand from tech-savvy Bruneians. Apart from the consumer PC sector, Dell is also building its repertoire for data centre solutions in the country.

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  8. Bandar Seri Begawan: China envoy pledges to deepen ties with BruneiRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Asia News Network

    Despite strong bilateral ties, cooperation between China and Brunei has much room for improvement, said the Chinese ambassador-designate to the sultanate. Yang Jian arrived in Bandar Seri Begawan to her first ambassadorial post, after previous postings at the Chinese embassies in Singapore and the United States.

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  9. Bandar Seri Begawan: Brunei bans import of Gala applesRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Asia News Network

    Brunei has banned the import of Granny Smith and Gala apples from the US due to fears of listeriosis bacteria contamination, the ministry of industry and primary resources and ministry of health said. In a joint statement issued last night, the ministries urged members of the public not to consume the apples and packaged caramel apples produced from the two brands following a recall from the United States Food and Drug Administration.

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  10. Monarchies around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | CNN

    ... their first child, George, in 2013. William is second in line to the throne after his father, Prince Charles. Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, one of the world's longest-reigning monarchs, salutes during a ceremonial guard of honor to mark his 68th ...

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  11. Borneo Shock! After 'hudud', Brunei bans public celebration of ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Officials in Brunei have banned the public celebration of the Christmas holiday, the country's Religious Affairs Department confirmed yesterday after reports emerged that the authorities raided restaurants and other buildings that had put up holiday decorations. The raids and crackdown on Christian symbols are said to be another sign of the eroding religious freedoms of non-Muslims in the oil-rich country.

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  12. Brunei bans citizens from celebrating ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Daily Mail

    Oil-rich Brunei has banned public celebrations of Christmas for fear of Muslims being led astray, its officials announced today. In a country that last year controversially instituted tough Islamic sharia penalties - such as the severing of limbs - a ban relating to all Christmas references was issued following the holiday on December 25. The tough restriction was put in place after children and adults were seen wearing clothes 'that resemble Santa Claus' - thereby promoting a religion other than Islam.

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  13. Brunei bans Christmas celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Indian Express

    Oil-rich Brunei has banned public celebrations of Christmas for fear of Muslims being led astray, its religious affairs ministry said on Thursday, in a country that last year controversially instituted tough Islamic sharia penalties. The ban, instituted after Christmas last month when local children and adults were seen wearing clothes "that resemble Santa Claus", raises fresh concerns of religious restrictions after last April's announcement of the introduction of a penal code that will eventually include penalties such as the severing of limbs and death by stoning.

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  14. Tail found, two more bodies recovered for crashed AirAsia jetRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Xinhuanet

    ... story BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- AirAsia has denied the rumors that it has canceled flight service to Brunei, saying the message is not true and services are still running as scheduled, Brunei's News website BruDirect.com reported on ...

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  15. Indonesia says tail for AirAsia jet had been foundRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Xinhuanet

    ... story BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- AirAsia has denied the rumors that it has canceled flight service to Brunei, saying the message is not true and services are still running as scheduled, Brunei's News website BruDirect.com reported on ...

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  16. Bandar Seri Begawan: Indian man charged over assault in BruneiRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Asia News Network

    An Indian man was ordered to undergo psychiatric evaluation after he was charged yesterday with murder of a man and attempted murder of another colleague at Universiti Brunei Darussalam last week. The court document submitted by deputy public prosecutor Hjh Rozaimah Hj Abd Rahman states that Sekar Appavu, 45, is accused of committing murder by intentionally causing the death of Rajendran Kumarasami, who is also aged 45. The crime allegedly took place in the vicinity of UBD Green House on December 20. It went on to state that on the same day, Sekar is accused of attempting to murder Pazhanivelu Sivalinkam, 40, with a one metre-long wooden stick. 1 comment

  17. Bandar Seri Begawan: Brunei warns of financial scams as year-end bonus paidRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Asia News Network

    The Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam has warned the public of financial scams amidst the year-end bonuses received by civil servants recently. "With many employees from the public and private sector receiving year-end bonuses, the Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam would like to remind members of the public to be wary of unauthorised and misleading use of the AMBD logo and name for the endorsement of investment products or programmes, including those offered through social media such as WhatsApp and Facebook," the central bank said in a statement yesterday.

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  18. this is Hudud! No Christmas decorations in BruneiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Syariah Enforcement officials on Tuesday gave verbal warnings to a few eating establishments in Bandar Seri Begawan , the Brunei capital, and told them to remove their Christmas decorations, according to Brudirect The Syariah Enforcement, when contacted by the online news portal, confirmed that their personnel had visited a few establishments in BSB to instruct them to remove the decorations. A staff from one of the eateries said the enforcement personnel came to their restaurant in the afternoon and "verbally warned" the management against exhibiting decorations that are against Islamic beliefs, the portal reported. 1 comment

  19. Select US theaters say they'll show 'The Interview' ThursdayRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | UAport

    Why I walked into the Sultan of Brunei's Beverly Hills Hotel By Lisa DaftariPublished December 23, 2014 FoxNews.com Facebook0 Twitter0 livefyre Email Print Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah attends the formal session of the ASEAN- Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit in Busan, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014.

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  20. First photos of royal Monaco twinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | CNN

    ... their first child, George, in 2013. William is second in line to the throne after his father, Prince Charles. Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, one of the world's longest-reigning monarchs, salutes during a ceremonial guard of honor to mark his 68th ...

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