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  1. Recent Study: Brunei National Petroleum Company Sendirian Berhad -...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    2014-12-22 17:22:01 - New Energy market report from GlobalData: "Brunei National Petroleum Company Sendirian Berhad - Oil & Gas - Deals and Alliances Profile" Brunei National Petroleum Company Sendirian Berhad (PetroleumBRUNEI) is an integrated ...

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  2. A day in photosRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Bangkok Post

    A villager shows roasted rats which become popular among locals and tourists visiting Prasat district in Surin province. - Nopparat Kingkaew Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung talks to Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah as Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha receives a scarf during a photo session at the Asean-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit in Busan.

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  3. Sultan of Brunei Arrives for ASEAN SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Chosun Ilbo

    A special Korea-ASEAN summit is set to kick off in the southern port city of Busan on Thursday, and the first leader to arrive was Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei. President Park Geun-hye shakes hands with Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei at Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul on Tuesday.

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  4. SPF Commissioner conferred award by BruneiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Police Commissioner Ng Joo Hee was conferred an award by Brunei's Sultan for his "continued commitment: in enhancing cooperation and fostering close ties between Singapore and Brunei police. Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah conferring The Most Gallant Order of Pahlawan Negara Brunei Darussalam to SPF Commissioner Ng Joo Hee at the Istana Nurul Iman.

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  5. Bandar Seri Begawan: More insurance policies needed to deal with Asia-Pacific's ageing populationRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 27 | Asia News Network

    ... money to ensure retirement security for everyone so insurance companies are expected to cover for this," he told The Brunei Times . Okubo, who was here in connection with the recent 17th Asean Insurance Regulators Meeting and the 40th ASEAN ...

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  6. BIMP-Eaga adopts new pillarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Sun-Star

    THE Brunrei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines - East Asean Growth Area sub-ecobomic region has adopted a new pillar on socio-cultural and education during the 18th BIMP-Eaga Ministerial Meeting on November 17-20 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. "When this was reported to the ministers, they immediately recognized the need to have it adopted and in fact the ministers have directed the senior officials to already start exploring activities that can be pursued under the new pillar and strategically aligned with the other clusters," Romeo M. Montenegro, Mindanao Development Authority investment promotions and public affairs director, told Sun.Star Davao in an interview Tuesday afternoon.

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  7. Bandar Seri Begawan: Oil pipes threading plant to be set up in Brunei by mid-2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Asia News Network

    Threading for imported steel pipes needed in the oil and gas industry here could soon be done in the country. A contract to set up the facility at the Salambigar Industrial Estate was signed yesterday between Brunei Shell Petroleum and two Japanese companies yesterday.

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  8. Bandar Seri Begawan: Low oil prices put pressure to diversify economyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Asia News Network

    ... research and consultancy firm. Global oil prices have fallen about 30 per cent since June. Speaking to The Brunei Times on Tuesday Paulius Kuncinas, regional editor of Asia for OBG said that lower global oil prices would be a good "wake-up call" for ...

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  9. Oscars 'Night Before' Party Moving to Fox LotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... party in observation of a boycott of the venue. The boycott is in protest of anti-gay and anti-female laws enacted in Brunei, the home of hotel owner Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg is chairman of the MPTF ...

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  10. Bandar Seri Begawan: Number of domestic violence cases drops in BruneiRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Asia News Network

    Brunei's community development department has reported a decline in the number of domestic violence cases this year. Siti Zaharah Abd Razak, acting assistant director of Japem's family, women and children division, said nine cases of domestic violence against women were reported to the department from January to November this year.

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  11. Bandar Seri Begawan: Ethnic Chinese more likely to get liver cancer: studyRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Asia News Network

    The Chinese community in Brunei is over twice as likely to suffer from liver cancer compared to their Malay counterparts, according to the National Cancer Registry's review of data collected across a nine-year period. Published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention last year, the review stated that the incidence of cancer among ethnic Chinese in Brunei was 30.3 per 100,000 of the population in 2009, compared to 12.3 for those of Malay ethnicity.

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  12. Brunei woos tourists with rainforestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    Largely ignored by tourists for decades, Brunei is finally stirring as a holiday destination, drawing more tourists with its pristine rainforest as well as quiet and safe image. The oil-rich kingdom on the northwest coast of Borneo has the potential to become an ecotourism hub due to its untarnished rainforest in the heart of Borneo, after being sidelined for years by more popular tourist spots such as Mt Kinabalu in neighbouring Malaysia, tourism industry officials and travel agents say.

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  13. Philippines to propose another pillar for BIMP-EagaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Sun-Star

    THE Philippine delegation will be proposing a fifth pillar for the Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines-East Asean Growth Area during the senior officials meeting on November 17-20 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. "We are looking forward to present to the senior officials, a Philippine-led proposal to add one more pillar to the BIMP-Eaga which is the pillar on socio-cultural and education," Romeo M. Montenegro, Mindanao Development Authority investment promotions and public affairs director, told reporters on Wednesday evening at the Garden Oasis. 1 comment

  14. Tepid Expressions of Concern on Int'l Issues, As Asia Summit Wraps UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, China's Premier Li Keqiang, Myanmar's President Thein Sein, U.S. President Barack Obama, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak and Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev pose for a photo before the East Asia Summit plenary session on Thursday. NAYPYIDAW - U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders who gathered in Burma to discuss issues ranging from rival claims over the South China Sea to threats posed by the Ebola virus offered tepid expressions of concern Thursday and no firm commitments.

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  15. China offers ASEAN friendship treaty as South China Sea tension bubblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Reuters

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, China's Premier Li Keqiang, Myanmar's President Thein Sein, U.S. President Barack Obama, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak and Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev pose for a photo before the East Asia Summit plenary session during the ASEAN Summit in Naypyitaw November 13, 2014. - China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang proposed a "friendship" treaty with Southeast Asian countries on Thursday but reiterated that territorial disputes in the South China Sea should be settled directly between the countries involved. 1 comment

  16. Obama and other leaders wrap up Asia summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... From left, South Korea President Park Geun Hye, U.S. President Barack Obama, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, arrive for group photo session during the East Asia summit Thursday, Nov.13, 2014, in Naypyitaw, ...

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  17. Get that Obama or Putin look for US$44, on Chinese websitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Only days after world leaders donned the traditional "Mao suits" for a "family photo", China's entrepreneurs and its huge Internet marketplace were already selling replicas online. Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, his wife Peng Liyuan, US President Barack Obama at the reception held for members of the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in Beijing.

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  18. Modi meets Russian PM stresses strong tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Hindustan Times

    ... (L-R) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, China's Premier Li Keqiang, Myanmar's President Thein Sein, US President Barack Obama, Malaysia's ...

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  19. Asean summit beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Daily Star

    From L-R, Philippines President Benigno Aquino, Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong, Thailand PM Prayut Chan-o-cha, Vietnam PM Nguyen Tan Dung, India PM Narendra Modi, Myanmar President Thein Sein, Malaysia PM Najib Razak, Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Cambodia PM Hun Sen, Indonesia President Joko Widodo and Laos PM Thongsing Thammavong pose for group photos during the 12th Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Naypyidaw, yesterday. Photo: AFP Myanmar yesterday welcomed its biggest gathering of world leaders since shedding junta rule but concerns over the pace of democratic reforms are expected to surface at the two-day event featuring US President Barack Obama. 28 comments

  20. 'Disgraceful rapper!' How gum-chewing Obama outraged China & other adventures of APEC Star Trek crewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Russia Taday

    Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah , Russia's President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, his wife Peng Liyuan and U.S. President Barack Obama arrive for a dinner hosted by the Chinese President at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Beijing, November 10, 2014 This year's APEC summit in Beijing totally rocked - in the sense that it not only landed some historic deals, but also amused onlookers, censors, and critics. Between #shawlgate and President Obama chewing gum, there was a lot to talk about.

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