Sharia law enforcing 'torture' gets postponed: Americans and Brunei react
Brunei was originally set to implement it's harsh law today. The strict law, known as Sharia law , punishes for crimes that range from rape, to theft, to alcohol consumption.
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LGBT group boycotts Beverly Hills Hotel after its owner, the Sultan...
Brunei is planning to implement the Sharia Penal Code, which calls for the stoning of people who commit a variety of sexual 'crimes' The Sultan also owns The Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, 45 Park Lane in London and Le Meurice in Paris An LGBT advocacy group has moved the location of a conference it is planning to hold later this year from the ... (more)
Future of Southeast Asia remains unpredictable, says Brunei's Sultan
Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah says in the coming decades, the region will be confronted with different and possibly more intense challenges than it currently faces.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Brunei delays introduction of tough Islamic law
Brunei has postponed its implementation of harsh Islamic punishments, due to begin Tuesday, that have earned condemnation from the United Nations and sparked rare criticism at home.
Hotel Owner Wants Gays Stoned to Death
An LGBT advocacy group has moved its conference out of the Beverly Hills Hotel in protest of anti-gay policies being adopted by the Sultan of Brunei, the owner of the hotel.
Brunei sultan visits Singapore
Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is in Singapore for a three-day state visit. Singapore's Foreign Affairs Ministry said the visit provides an excellent opportunity to review existing bilateral collaboration and explore new areas for both countries to work together.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
LGBT group boycotts Beverly Hills Hotel after its owner, the Sultan ...
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
The Straits Times
Sultan of Brunei on three-day visit to Singapore starting Monday
Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and his wife Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha will receive a ceremonial welcome at the Istana.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Brunei is about to legalize stoning gay people to death in shocking new Islamic law
This is a part of Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah's push towards a stricter interpretation of Shariah law.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Brunei Law To Allow Death By Stoning For Gay Sex
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Sultan Of Brunei Visits DSA 2014
KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 -- The Sultan of Brunei Darussalam, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah today visited Defence Services Asia 2014 at Putra World Trade Centre here.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
UN criticises Brunei over tough new...
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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
South China Morning Post
Chinese defence chief hails 'rare' ties with US as Chuck Hagel visits PLA headquarters
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel and Defence Minister Chang Wanquan wave to the press ahead of their meeting at the PLA's headquarters.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
All eyes on syariah law enforcement
The law, known as the Syariah Penal Code Order 2013, complements existing Islamic laws governing property, marriages and divorces, and inheritance that have been in force for generations in this Malay sultanate of 417,000 people.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
'Vigilant' ASEAN discusses economic risks
Southeast Asian finance ministers are "vigilant" in the face of economic risks such as reduced US monetary stimulus, Myanmar said on Saturday at a meeting that underscored its return to the international diplomatic stage.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Concern as Brunei brings in system of Islamic law with punishments...
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)
Thu Mar 27, 2014
National mobilisation against TPPA on 29/3/14
A national day of action to stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement will take place on Saturday 29 March 2014.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Brunei's Sultan expresses condolence to Chinese, Malaysian leaders over missing flight MH370
Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah sent separate messages of condolence to Chinese President Xi Jinping and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Wednesday following the recent announcement that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 had been lost in the southern Indian Ocean.