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5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

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.


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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Independent

Travel agenda: From Scotland's new John Muir Way to Ibiza's pop-up cinema

Tim and Kit Kemp's new Ham Yard Hotel in Soho is taking reservations from 1 June.


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Al Bawaba

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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Nation

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.


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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.


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Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Independent

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)


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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.


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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.


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