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  1. Chelsea academy is full of rich promise but none more so than Faiq...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Heard the one about the Sultan of Brunei's nephew playing for Chelsea? It may sound like the start to a joke, but this one just happens to be be true. The 17-year-old, who is the nephew to his homeland's ruling monarch - Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, is currently a first-year academy player with the Blues' Under 18s.

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  2. Brunei royal teen Faiq Bolkiah to kick off SEA Games football on Friday against VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Straits Times

    HE COMMANDED attention as the Brunei Under-23 football team strolled into the Bukit Gombak Stadium for their final training session ahead of tonight's SEA Games opener against Vietnam U-23s. While Faiq Bolkiah, the teenager at the centre of curious stares and a flurry of mobilephone snapshots, seemed unmoved by the commotion, two other men took notice.

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  3. Playboy Power: The extravagant lives of Brunei's playboy billionairesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Malaysia Chronicle

    I'M SITTING on the balcony of my hotel room in Brunei's capital Bandar Seri Begawan watching a blazing red sky as the sun sets over the South China Sea. It's my first time in this small, devoutly Muslim nation on the island of Borneo - land of gold-plated mosques and wooden water villages, home to the Sultan of Brunei and a nation so rich from its oil and gas resources that no one pays tax.

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  4. The billionaire playboys of BruneiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | NEWS.com.au

    ... and the results were ... bizarre. 60 Minutes speaks to a woman who lived inside a royal palace with The Sultan of Brunei under Sharia Law. Courtesy: Channel Nine/60 Minutes I'M SITTING on the balcony of my hotel room in Brunei's capital Bandar Seri ...

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  5. 21st Century Maritime Silk Road matches very well with Brunei's economic diversification driveRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Xinhuanet

    The needs to diversify Brunei's economy and to multiply the range of products for export have become extremely urgent today. Brunei is an integral part for the building of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, which matches very well with Brunei's economic diversification strategy and " Version 2035" blueprint of development.

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  6. SEA Games: Brunei remains optimistic while it works towards 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Brunei's 2013 wushu gold medalists Faustina Wu and Lee Ying Shi training for the upcoming SEA Games. BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Brunei is one of the world's richest nations, but when it comes to sports medals, it has come up short.

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  7. Rohingya crisis highlights toothless nature of ASEANRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this April 27, 2015, file photo, from left to right, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak, Myanmar's President Thein Sein, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo and Philippine's President Benigno Aquino III join their hands during the opening ceremony for the 26th ASEAN Summit in ... (more)

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  8. Thailand's King Bhumibol leaves hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | 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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  9. World's longest-serving monarch leaves hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | 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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  10. Brunei Sultan and Malay Rulers attend royal banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | The Star Online

    Royal gala: Sultan Mizan, Sultanah Nur Zahirah, Sultan Nazrin Shah, Tuanku Zara, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha during the royal banquet in conjunction with the enthronement ceremony at Istana Iskandariah. - Bernama KUALA KANGSAR: The Sultan of Brunei, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, and wife Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha were among 570 guests who attended the royal banquet in conjunction with the enthronement of the 35th Ruler of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah and Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Zara Salim.

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  11. Just Published: "Brunei National Petroleum Company Sendirian Berhad - ...Read the original story

    Friday May 8 | PR-inside.com

    2015-05-08 19:17:01 - 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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  12. Backgrounder: Chronology of ASEAN summitsRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    ... economic, political and security cooperation. The 7th ASEAN Summit was held in Bandar Seri Begawan, capital of Brunei, in November 2001. The leaders endorsed the Mid-Term Review of the Hanoi Plan of Action and identified new priorities which ...

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  13. The Sultan of HypocrisyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    THE Sultan of Brunei is worth $25 billion, lives in a 1700-bed palace and loves women. He has also just introduced Sharia Law - and his family is exempt from it.

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  14. Bandung Spirit acquires new vitalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | China Daily

    Front row from left to right, Jordan's King Abdullah II, President Xi Jinping, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo, Japan's Prime Minster Shinzo Abe and Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah prepare for a group photo during the Asian African Summit in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday. DITA ALANGKARA / ASSOCIATED PRESS Twenty-nine Asian and African countries, including China, participated in the first Asian-African Conference, organized by Indonesia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India in Bandung, Indonesia, 60 years ago.

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  15. Abe expresses 'remorse' over WWII, but no apologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces China's Xi Jingping as Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah looks on, before the group photo session at the opening of the Asian African Conference in Jakarta on April 22. Mr Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping shook hands as the summit in Indonesia got under way. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed "deep remorse" Wednesday for Japan's World War II aggression at a summit attended by Asian leaders, but stopped short of repeating previous apologies in a move that risks angering Beijing and Seoul.

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  16. 27 unexploded WWII bombs found in Brunei's capitalRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. Police in Brunei said on Sunday that 27 unexploded World War II era bombs have been discovered at a construction site in the centre of the capital ...

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  17. 27 unexploded WWII bombs found in Brunei's capitalRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Nerve News

    Police in Brunei said on Sunday that 27 unexploded World War II era bombs have been discovered at a construction site in the centre of the capital Bandar Seri Begawan. A group of construction workers found the mortar bombs, which are believed to be from the period between 1941 and 1945 when the Japanese were occupying Brunei, Xinhua quoted police as saying in a statement.

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  18. Prince Abdul Malik of Brunei exchanged Wedding vows : April 14, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Daily Times

    The son of the Sultan of Brunei, one of the world's richest men, has wed bride Dayangku Raabi'atul 'Adawiyyah Pengiran Haji Bolkiah in a spectacular ceremony at the monarch's 1,788-room palace in Brunei's capital, Bandar Seri Begawan. Prince Abdul Malik, 31, exchanged vows with Dayangku Raabi'atul 'Adawiyyah Pengiran Haji Bolkiah, 22, in front of crowds of friends and family, nobility and foreign dignitaries amid mind-boggling splendour.

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  19. PHOTOS: Sultans of bling: Brunei prince weds in glitter & goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Rediff.com

    Prince Abdul Malik, son of the Sultan of Brunei -- one of the wealthiest men on the planet -- on Sunday married former systems data analyst Dayangku Raabi'atul 'Adawiyyah Pengiran Haji Bolkiah in a spectacular ceremony at the monarch's 1,788-room palace in Brunei's capital. Image: Brunei's newly wed royal couple, Prince Abdul Malik and Dayangku Raabi'atul 'Adawiyyah Pengiran Haji Bolkiah, sit during the "bersanding" or enthronement ceremony at their wedding in the Nurul Iman Palace in Bandar Seri Begawan.

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  20. Sultan of Brunei's Son Gets Married in Lavish WeddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    One particular example of the latter began on April 5 and will continue through April 15. Prince Adul Malik, 31, the youngest son of the Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah and Queen Saleha, married a data analyst, Dayangku Raabi'atul 'Adawiyyah Pengiran Haji Bolkiah, 22, Sunday in the capital Bandar Seri Begawan. The lavish wealth of the royal family was evident in the diamond and gem-encrusted wedding clothing on the bride and groom, and the banquet in the palace hall, which can accommodate 5,000 guests.

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