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Wednesday Sep 10 | The Age

Anti-gay uproar: AFL rethinks Brunei deal

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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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Brunei Sultan At Sarawak Regatta 2014

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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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

TV Nusantara To Be A Reality Soon - Ahmad Shabery

TV Nusantara, a television channel born out of the cooperation of countries in the region, will soon become a reality, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Boston.com

The Plaza Is on the Market Again, but Its Ownership Will Be Complicated

The rumor sent a shudder through the bell captain Monday as he hustled across the lobby of the Plaza Hotel, the Manhattan landmark at Fifth Avenue and Central Park South.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Brunei, Indonesia Hold Inaugural Joint Defense Cooperation Committee Meeting

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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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Real Deal

From left: the Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah and the Plaza hotel

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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