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  1. Royal Brunei Airlines grows by 6.8% in 2013; signs deal with British Airways for UK accessRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Anna.aero

    As part of its 2014 expansion, Royal Brunei Airlines resumed services on the 1,120-kilometre sector to Ho Chi Minh City with four weekly flights on 17 October. The route, which was last served in October 2011, was celebrated at the Vietnamese airport with a ribbon cutting and a press conference. 1 comment

  2. Royal Brunei Airlines returns to Ho Chi Minh CityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Anna.aero

    Royal Brunei Airlines on 17 October resumed service between Bandar Seri Begawan and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The 1,120-kilometre route will be operated four times weekly by the airline's A319s and A320s and faces no direct competition.

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  3. Kerry, Campaigning Against ISIS Ideology, Meets With Muslim Leader Who Enforces Shari'aRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cybercast News Service

    ... for adultery and limb amputation for theft. The controversial shari'a-based penal code was enacted by the Sultan of Brunei on May 1. Invoking the same shari'a obligations, the jihadist group calling itself the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) enforces ...

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  4. Kerry Meets With East Asian OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Voice of America

    ... the world's largest Muslim country, has waged its own fight against militant Islamists. Kerry also met Monday with Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot and Philippine Foreign ...

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  5. Newly-minted President Widodo cheered through the streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... State leaders and special envoys from 16 countries were present at the inauguration ceremony. Among them were Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak, Australia's Prime ...

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  6. Public Schedule: October 20 - MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | State Department

    ... the Inaugural Reception, in Jakarta, Indonesia. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE) 11:35 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, in Jakarta, Indonesia. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE) 1:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Malaysian ...

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  7. 20 Little Known Countries That You Should VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Lifehack.org

    ... September to avoid freezing temperatures and the heaviest rain. On the island of Borneo sits a small country called Brunei. It is located on the north coast and surrounded by Malaysia. Brunei is ruled by King Hassanal Bolkiah, whose family has ruled ...

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  8. Bali Forum Highlights Murky Democratic Dawn In Southeast AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Scoop

    Maturing democracy: Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah , outgoing Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Philippines President Benigno Aquino and East Timor's Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao wave during a group photo at the Bali Democracy Forum in Nusa Dua, Bali island on Friday. Photo: Sonny Tumbelaka/Jakarta Post As if it wasn't bad enough that Indonesia's Parliament just voted to curtail democracy at the grassroots level , the Indonesian police banned the democratic right to protest against the move at an international forum on democracy the government is hosting on the island of Bali at the weekend.

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  9. No role for third party in SCS dispute: China tells India, USRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | INDOlink

    ... dispute involving Beijing and several other countries in the region including Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei besides Taiwan. Though the joint statement did not make direct reference to China, it came as a surprise here as South China ...

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  10. BruneiRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | State Department

    Mail from the United States can be sent to the Embassy's address: U.S. Embassy, P.O. Box 2991, Bandar Seri Begawan BS8675, Negara Brunei Darussalam. Brunei Darussalam is a small Islamic Sultanate on the northern coast of the Island of Borneo.

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  11. Tips for traveling around Bandar Seri BegawanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Examiner.com

    Bandar Seri Begawan, commonly referred to as BSB , is the capital of Brunei. Brunei being a rather small country, travelers often call the city, along with its suburbs, Brunei or Brunei City.

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  12. Brunei highlights importance of peace in development, in UN Assembly addressRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | United Nations

    ... the international community from achieving gains that protect people's welfare and the environment, the Sultan of Brunei said today, calling on delegations at the annual United Nations General Assembly debate to take concerted, unified action. ...

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

    Sep 10, 2014 | 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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  14. Anti-gay uproar: AFL rethinks Brunei dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | 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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  15. Brunei Sultan At Sarawak Regatta 2014Read the original story

    Sep 7, 2014 | 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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  16. Siemens Vows To Be Development Partner For BruneiRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | 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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  17. Indonesian President Yudhoyono to be conferred Order of TemasekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | 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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  18. TV Nusantara To Be A Reality Soon - Ahmad ShaberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | 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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  19. The Plaza Is on the Market Again, but Its Ownership Will Be ComplicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | 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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  20. Brunei, Indonesia Hold Inaugural Joint Defense Cooperation Committee MeetingRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | 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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