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  1. Anti-gay uproar: AFL rethinks dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Age

    The AFL says it is reassessing a lucrative sponsorship deal with Royal Brunei Airlines amid international condemnation of Brunei's new anti-gay laws. AFL Europe - the governance body for the sport across Europe - had previously promoted a year-long deal with the state-owned airline as its "biggest-ever sponsorship" agreement.

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  2. Anti-gay uproar: AFL rethinks Brunei dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Age

    The AFL says it is reassessing a lucrative sponsorship deal with Royal Brunei Airlines amid international condemnation of Brunei's new anti-gay laws. AFL Europe - the governance body for the sport across Europe - had previously promoted a year-long deal with the state-owned airline as its "biggest-ever sponsorship" agreement.

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  3. Brunei Sultan At Sarawak Regatta 2014Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 7 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei was among the VIPs who watched the finals of the International Dragon Boat Race held here today, in conjunction with the Sarawak Regatta 2014. The sultan was accompanied by Sarawak Head of State Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud.

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  4. Siemens Vows To Be Development Partner For BruneiRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Malaysian National News Agency

    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sept 3 -- German engineering giant, Siemens AG, which is celebrating 15 years of its presence in Brunei, vows to be the local partner of choice to elevate Brunei's development towards becoming an accomplished, sustainable and dynamic economy by 2035.

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  5. Indonesian President Yudhoyono to be conferred Order of TemasekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... Indonesia during his ten years in office. The last foreign leader to receive the award was Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei in 1990. In addition, Dr Yudhoyono and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will witness the signing of a maritime boundary treaty ...

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  6. TV Nusantara To Be A Reality Soon - Ahmad ShaberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... political developments in Indonesia and would visit his would-be counterpart there as well as those from Singapore, Brunei and Thailand. He said that so far the general consensus was among media players including the journalist associations in ...

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  7. The Plaza Is on the Market Again, but Its Ownership Will Be ComplicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Boston.com

    ... from "Home Alone 2" in a marble hallway nearby said they, too, had heard the reports: Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei had put down $2 billion for the Plaza, an elegant fixture in the city's cultural and commercial life for more than a century, and ...

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  8. Brunei, Indonesia Hold Inaugural Joint Defense Cooperation Committee MeetingRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Malaysian National News Agency

    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Aug 23 -- Brunei and Indonesia have held the inaugural Joint Defence Cooperation Committee meeting at the Bolkiah Garrison, Xinhua reported, citing a report posted Saturday on the website of the Defence Ministry.

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  9. Brunei's first female director ditched chemistry for filmRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Straits Times

    Because the tiny state of Brunei has no film-making industry - television shows and commercials are made there but all movies are imported - Siti Kamaluddin never imagined her dream of making films would amount to anything.

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  10. From left: the Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah and the Plaza hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Real Deal

    Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah denied Monday that he made a bid for New York's Plaza Hotel, Dream Hotel and London's Grosvenor House hotel.

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  11. Malaysia stock market and companies daily reportRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Stock Market Review

    Icon In Brunei OSV Tie Up - Icon Offshore's subsidiary, Icon Fleet, has agreed to form a 49:51 joint venture with Zell Transportation to provide offshore support vessels to service contracts and operations in Negara Brunei Darussalam.

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  12. Cambodia eye semis berth after third winRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Pnompenh Post

    The Cambodian U21 team took one more step towards the semi-finals of the 2014 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy on Saturday with a 2-1 victory over Indonesia in the Brunei capital of in Bandar Seri Begawan.

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  13. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Lucianne.com

    The controversial Sultan of Brunei is the leading bidder to buy New YorkA s Plaza Hotel and LondonA s Grosvenor House, angering gay rights activists who say he is a homophobe whose policies call for the stoning death of homosexuals.

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  14. 'Homophobic' Sultan of Brunei is the top bidder to buy the Plaza...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Daily Mail

    Woman discovers her husband was married to four different women in four different states after finding photos on FACEBOOK and authorities think there may be more 'Homophobic' Sultan of Brunei is the top bidder to buy the Plaza and Grosvenor House hotels... angering activists over his anti-gay policies The $2.2 billion deal is still being ... (more) 1 comment

  15. Sultan of Brunei Reportedly Aims to Acquire Plaza Hotel in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Hollywood Reporter

    The Sultan of Brunei, whose Beverly Hills Hotel and Dorchester Collection properties have been subject to a Hollywood boycott, is reportedly eyeing another asset: New York's Plaza Hotel.

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  16. Sultan of Brunei makes play for NY's Plaza HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Fox News

    As part of an estimated $2.2 billion deal, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, who hailed his country's controversial Islamic Shariah criminal law as a "great achievement," would also purchase New York's Dream Hotel and London's Grosvenor House Hotel, the Times of London reported.

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  17. Anifah Receives State Decoration From BruneiRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 -- Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman was conferred a state decoration by the Brunei Darussalam Government, in conjunction with the 68th birthday celebrations of the Sultan of Brunei, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah.

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  18. Is Boycott Against Bev Hills Hotel and Its Hateful Owner Failing?Read the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | QTMagazine

    While the Beverly Hills Hotel, site of a major boycott ever since owner Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei passed severe antigay laws in his nation, is seeings its flagship restaurant flail, its hotel rooms remain packed.

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  19. Malaysia edge Cambodia in storm-hit Brunei battleRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | Pnompenh Post

    The Cambodian U21 team suffered the first loss of their 2014 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy campaign in Brunei on Wednesday night, going down 1-0 to Malaysia in a rain-soaked match at the Track & Field Sports Complex in Bandar Seri Begawan.

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  20. Cambodian youngsters hit the ground running in BruneiRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2014 | Pnompenh Post

    The Cambodian U21 team got their 2014 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy campaign off to a rousing start on Saturday as they battled to a 1-0 victory over reigning champions and hosts Brunei at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium in Bandar Seri Begawan.

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