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  1. Travel agenda: From Scotland's new John Muir Way to Ibiza's pop-up cinemaRead the original story

    Thursday | The Independent

    ... a Soholistic spa. The options for reaching Indonesia's key tourist destination are increasing. From 26 July, Royal Brunei resumes services between its hub, Bandar Seri Begawan, and Bali's international airport, Denpasar, at the south of the island. ...

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  2. Brunei's plan to stone gays riles UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Russia Taday

    The Sultan of Brunei has announced that those committing same sex relations could be stoned to death.

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  3. Brunei is about to legalize stoning gay people to death in shocking new Islamic lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Al Bawaba

    This is a part of Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah's push towards a stricter interpretation of Shariah law. 2 comments

  4. Brunei Law To Allow Death By Stoning For Gay SexRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Switched

    Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah speaks during the first session of ASEAN-Japan Commemorative Summit Meeting at the state guest house in Tokyo on December 14, 2013.

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  5. Sultan Of Brunei Visits DSA 2014Read the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 -- The Sultan of Brunei Darussalam, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah today visited Defence Services Asia 2014 at Putra World Trade Centre here.

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  6. UN criticises Brunei over shariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Bangkok Post

    The UN human rights office on Friday criticised Brunei's planned introduction of the death penalty for a raft of new offences, as part of a shift to harsh Islamic punishments in the oil-rich sultanate.

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  7. UN criticises Brunei over tough new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Suria

    The UN human rights office on Friday criticised Brunei's planned introduction of the death penalty for a raft of new offences, as part of a shift to harsh Islamic punishments in the oil-rich sultanate. 6 comments

  8. Chinese defence chief hails 'rare' ties with US as Chuck Hagel visits PLA headquartersRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | South China Morning Post

    ... during a visit to America in August, and the pair met again ahead of the Asean Defence Ministers' Meeting-Plus in Brunei's Bandar Seri Begawan city. Earlier on Monday, at the start of his first visit to China as defence chief, Hagel was given a rare ...

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  9. Chinese, U.S. defense officials begin talksRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Xinhuanet

    ... They also held a meeting ahead of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Defense Ministers' Meeting-Plus in Brunei's Bandar Seri Begawan. The frequent communication and meetings are "rare", Chang said, calling it a symbol of the new type of ...

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  10. All eyes on syariah law enforcementRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | The Nation

    ... and divorces, and inheritance that have been in force for generations in this Malay sultanate of 417,000 people. The Brunei population comprises 67 per cent Muslims, 13 per cent Buddhists, 10 per cent Christians and 10 per cent with indigenous ...

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  11. 'Vigilant' ASEAN discusses economic risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... stage. The flags of member nations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are pictured in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. (AFP/Roslan Rahman) NAY PYI TAW: Southeast Asian finance ministers are "vigilant" in the face of economic risks such as ...

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  12. The green heart of Brunei.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | 4 Hoteliers

    Travel Feature: An exploration into Ulu Temburong National Park, Brunei's largest rainforest - Deciding to holiday in Brunei isn't one of those countries that would usually appear in the top 10 of your travel bucket list and most probably because many of you don't know where it actually is and also because there isn't that much publicity about it ... (more)

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  13. Kean finds haven from Blackburn bitterness with success coaching for royals of BruneiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Daily Mail

    ... both his most enjoyable and most exotic yet, after he opted in November to take a step into the unknown by going to Brunei, the sovereign state on the north coast of Borneo in Southeast Asia. After the dramas of Lancashire, Kean's five months in ...

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  14. Special sendoff for classic CenturyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | Canada.com

    ... fleet. For the first time, Celebrity Century will call on Manila and Boracay in the Philippines; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei; and Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar. All told, in the next year this popular 1,814-guest ship will sail to Asia, Alaska, the ...

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

    Sunday Mar 30 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Sultan of Brunei, one of the world's wealthiest rulers, will this week oversee his country's transition to a system of Islamic law with punishments that include flogging, the dismemberment of limbs and stoning to death.

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

    Sunday Mar 30 | Independent.ie

    The Sultan of Brunei , one of the world's wealthiest rulers, will this week oversee his country's transition to a system of Islamic law with punishments that include flogging, the dismemberment of limbs and stoning to death.

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  17. Petaling Jaya: MH370 Crash: Together in hope and prayersRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 29 | Asia News Network

    ... also throughout the country. The Wall of Hope even caught on in other cities worldwide including Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei) and New York. These walls have been a good outlet for Malaysians and non-Malaysians to pour out not only support for the ...

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  18. Together in hope and prayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 29 | The Star Online

    ... also throughout the country. The Wall of Hope even caught on in other cities worldwide including Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei) and New York. These walls have been a good outlet for Malaysians and non-Malaysians to pour out not only support for the ...

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

    Saturday Mar 29 | The Independent

    Concern as Brunei brings in system of Islamic law with punishments that include the dismemberment of limbs and stoning to death The Sultan of Brunei, one of the world's wealthiest rulers and a close ally of Britain, will this week oversee his country's transition to a system of Islamic law with punishments that include flogging, the dismemberment ... (more)

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  20. National mobilisation against TPPA on 29/3/14Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | Scoop

    ... mega-deal that has been under negotiation for four years. Twelve countries are currently involved: the US, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, NZ, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. The documents are all secret, aside from leaked texts. ...

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