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  1. World leaders gathering for Lee Kuan Yew's funeralRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    ... Committee. Among the world leaders expected to attend the funeral ceremony are Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, South Korean President Park Geun-hye, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Myanmarese President ...

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  2. Southeast Asia: Encounter with a headhunter and a bogus bump at the EquatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Miami Herald

    ... in Southeast Asia, where I walked in the woods of Borneo with a headhunter, unintentionally insulted the Sultan of Brunei, and ceremoniously crossed the Equator at sea. The head-hunting mystique of Borneo certainly aroused the curiosity of about 30 ...

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  3. Brunei promises Thailand priority fishingRead the original story

    Thursday | The Nation

    BRUNEI has vowed to give Thailand priority as it considers allowing neighbouring countries to engage in more joint fishing activities in its waters, said Government spokesman Yongyuth Mayalarp yesterday. Thailand also promised to guard against human smuggling in the fishery industry and to make sure it operates in line with Brunei's rules and laws.

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  4. Thailand shows keen interest in fishing venture with BruneiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Bangkok Post

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha accompanies Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei to a meeting at Istana Palace in Bandar Seri Begawan on Wednesday. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha broached the subject of the joint project in an audience granted by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah in Bandar Seri Begawan, spokesman Yongyuth Mayalarp said.

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  5. Close to 1,200 visitors pay respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew at Sri TemasekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    President Tony Tan Keng Yam, the Sultan of Brunei and Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing were among the visitors on the first day of a private family wake at Sri Temasek. President Tony Tan Keng Yam and his wife at Mr Lee Kuan Yew's wake at Sri Temasek.

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  6. Sultan of Brunei pays tribute to 'charismatic, exemplary leader' Lee Kuan YewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah "would dearly miss Mr Lee Kuan Yew as a personal and close family friend", it said in a statement. Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah shakes hands with Mr Lee Kuan Yew while Mr Lee's wife, Mdm Kwa Geok Choo looks on at the Brunei Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah Bolkiah's wedding ceremony in Bandar Seri Begawan, Sep 9, 2004.

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  7. Taiwan into 2nd round of qualifiers for World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The China Post

    Taiwan secured a berth in the second round of the Asian qualifiers for the World Cup after it defeated Brunei 2-0 in their second encounter of the qualifiers Tuesday. In the match, held in the Brunei capital of Bandar Seri Begawan, Taiwan, which was competing in the football competition under the name of Chinese Taipei, led the host team in the first half 1-0 thanks to a goal scored by Wang Rui.

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  8. Taiwan into 2nd round of qualifiers for World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The China Post

    Taiwan secured a berth in the second round of the Asian qualifiers for the World Cup after it defeated Brunei 2-0 in their second encounter of the qualifiers Tuesday. In the match, held in the Brunei capital of Bandar Seri Begawan, Taiwan, which was competing in the football competition under the name of Chinese Taipei, led the host team in the first half 1-0 thanks to a goal scored by Wang Rui.

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  9. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Yahoo!

    ... week's 3-0 home victory count against Macau to progress after a 1-1 draw in the return leg in the gambling enclave. Brunei, ranked 198th by FIFA and the second lowest in Asia, had made Tuesday's home leg free for fans to attend after defeating ...

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  10. World's lowest ranked football team advances in World Cup qualifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... week's 3-0 home victory count against Macau to progress after a 1-1 draw in the return leg in the gambling enclave. Brunei, ranked 198th by Fifa and the second lowest in Asia, had made Tuesday's home leg free for fans to attend after defeating ...

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  11. Tiny Himalayan kingdom Bhutan takes improbable step to 2018 World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Globe and Mail

    ... week's 3-0 home victory count against Macau to progress after a 1-1 draw in the return leg in the gambling enclave. Brunei, ranked 198th by FIFA and the second lowest in Asia, had made Tuesday's home leg free for fans to attend after defeating ...

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  12. After 60 years, cricket coach Mike Nathan still won't hang up his batRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Star Online

    ... fever to Bruneians during his short teaching stint at Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien College in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. In his heyday, he also played for the Butterworth Indian Cricket Association. Besides cricket, Nathan was also a hockey player, ...

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  13. East Asia and the Pacific: Brunei Darussalam National DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States of America, I wish to send my congratulations to the people of Brunei Darussalam as you celebrate your 31st National Day on February 23rd. I have enjoyed my visits to your country, and we work together in so many areas of critical importance to the region, including trade, energy, English language training, and maritime security.

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  14. Sultan of Brunei welcomed at Chequers, days after a stay in his hotel auctioned off by ToriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    Hard-line leader of country which stones homosexuals to death is asked for advice by David Cameron on how to tackle Islamic State David Cameron opened the doors of his taxpayer-funded country manor to the Sultan of Brunei today - just days after a stay at his Mayfair hotel was auctioned off at a Tory fundraiser. Downing Street revealed the Sultan, Hassanal Bolkiah, met with the Prime Minister to discuss the defence relationship between the UK and Brunei and how to tackle Islamic State .

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  15. Peace groups set - Day of Healing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Sun-Star

    ... firearms. Such process is to be overseen by an independent body composed of, among others, representatives of Turkey, Brunei and Norway. The phased decommissioning would also see the parallel transformation of the MILF into a social movement that ...

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  16. John Legend snubs OWN Beverly Hills Hotel party over its Sultan of Brunei owner's anti-gay lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    ... the invitation. His decision to boycott is in response to Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, owner of the hotel chain, and Brunei's Sharia law that allows for the stoning, amputation or flogging of those found guilty of adultery or homosexuality. Several of ...

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  17. Who is Jordan's 'warrior king'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | 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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  18. Bairda s departure may reflect common triggers for change, career coaches sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | 680News

    Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird attends the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, on July 2, 2013. HANDOUT/DFATD John Baird's surprise resignation as one of Stephen Harper's most high-profile cabinet ministers set tongues wagging across the country: Was he pushed? Is there some scandal brewing? Did he have a falling-out with the prime minister? Or was it simply, as some career coaches suggest, that after 20 years in the cut and thrust of politics, the 45-year-old Baird decided it was just "time" to go.

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  19. John Legend boycotts Beverly Hills Hotel, Sharia law in BruneiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | CNN

    John Legend is the latest celebrity to stand up against the Beverly Hills Hotel and its owner, Sultan Hassanai Bolkiah, in response to the Sultan's installation of Sharia law in Brunei. "These policies, which among other things could permit women and LGBT Bruneians to be stoned to death, are heinous and certainly don't represent John's values," Legend's publicist, Amanda Silverman, said in a statement.

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  20. Musician John Legend boycotts Beverly Hills HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WKBT

    ... invitation. The protest is in response to Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, owner of the hotel chain, unveiling Sharia law in Brunei that allows for the stoning, amputation or flogging of those found guilty of adultery or homosexuality. "These policies, ...

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