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  1. DirectRooms.com - Asian Five Nations Rugby Comes to Brunei from 21 to 27 June 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2011 | 24-7 Press Release

    DirectRooms.com reveals that the Regional Tournament of the HSBC Asian Five Nations will be played in Brunei this June which will see the hosts take on Laos and Cambodia in division five. PHUKET, THAILAND, May 06, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The regional event is part of Asian Rugby Football Union's main competition which has four tiers of games consisting of teams from 25 Asian countries.

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  2. 'India, Brunei have equal stake in security of Asian neighbourhood'Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Newkerala.com

    Bandar Seri Begawan , Feb 3 : India and Brunei have mutual interests in maintaining the safety of Asian sea lanes for the security and prosperity of a "shared Asian neighbourhood", Vice President Hamid Ansari said on Wednesday. "Both our countries have equal stakes in the security and prosperity of our shared Asian neighbourhood," he said while delivering a speech at the University of Brunei on 'India-Brunei: Partners in Peace and Prosperity'.

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  3. Ansari to leave for Bangkok after winding up his 3-day visit to BruneiRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Newkerala.com

    Bandar Seri Begawan, Feb. 3 : Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari will wind up his three-day visit to Brunei today with an address to the students of Brunei Darussalam University. In his second leg of the two-nation South East Asia tour, he will leave for Thailand capital Bangkok.

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  4. India, Brunei have equal stakes in security and prosperity of Asia: AnsariRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Newkerala.com

    Bandar Seri Begawan, Feb. 3 : Asserting that India and Brunei have equal stakes in the security and prosperity of the Asian neighbourhood, Vice President M. Hamid Ansari has said that both countries need to foster a climate that is conducive to stability, security and economic development in the region. Speaking at the University of Brunei Darussalam here yesterday, Ansari said 'scourge of terrorism' is a challenge for all peace loving countries and called for strong cooperation among like-minded countries to counter the growing menace.

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  5. India, Brunei should move beyond seller-buyer relationship: AnsariRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Newkerala.com

    Bandar Seri Begawan, Feb. 3 : Emphasising India's keenness to deepen and intensify bilateral relations with Brunei, Vice-President M. Hamid Ansari has said that both countries should move beyond the typical energy seller-buyer relationship and head towards diversifying and value-addition in the hydrocarbon trade. Speaking at the University of Brunei Darussalam here yesterday, Ansari said the sustained economic growth in India, driven by a youthful population, makes it one of the most dependable long term energy markets in the world.

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  6. India to expand anti-terrorism cooperation with Brunei: AnsariRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Peninsula

    Bandar Seri Begawan : India is keen to expand its cooperation with Brunei in combating global terrorism, Vice President Hamid Ansari said on Wednesday, the third day of his visit to this southeast Asian nation. "The scourge of terrorism is a challenge for all peace loving countries of the world," Ansari while delivering a speech at the University of Brunei here.

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  7. Hamid Ansari: India, Brunei have equal stakes in Asian neighbourhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | India.com

    Bandar Seri Begawan, Feb 3: Underscoring that India and Brunei have equal stakes in the security and prosperity of a "shared Asian neighbourhood", Vice President Hamid Ansari today said that both the countries have an interest in maintaining the safety of the sea-lanes in the region. Ansari also said that India wants to expand cooperation with Brunei in combating terrorism, particularly preventing its financing through sharing of information.

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  8. India, Brunei Discuss South China Sea DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Marine News

    Underscoring that India and Brunei have equal stakes in the security and prosperity of a "shared Asian neighbourhood", both countries held discussion on Chinese territorial claims in the South China Sea which has the potential to affect free maritime traffic in Southeast Asia, reports the Hindu. Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari said that both the countries have an interest in maintaining the safety of the sea-lanes in the region, after his discussion with Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and crown prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah.

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  9. Ansari Concludes Three-Day Visit to Brunei, Leaves for ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Outlook

    Vice President Hamid Ansari today left for Thailand for the second leg of his two-nation visit after concluding his three-day trip to Brunei during which he held talks with the top leadership of the oil and gas-rich nation and oversaw signing of three agreements. In the morning, he delivered a lecture at the University of Brunei Darussalam before leaving for the airport onward his journey to Bangkok.

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  10. India, Brunei to boost defence, health and sports tiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Newkerala.com

    Bandar Seri Begawan, Feb. 2 : India and Brunei on Tuesday agreed to enhance bilateral defence cooperation between the two nations by conducting joint military exercises. Both countries signed three agreements after Vice President Hamid Ansari held talks with the top leadership of Brunei.

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  11. India, Brunei sign accords on defence, health, sportsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Newkerala.com

    Bandar Seri Begawan , Feb 2 : India and Brunei signed three agreements for cooperation in the areas of health, defence, and youth and sports affairs on Tuesday, the second day of Vice President Hamid Ansari's visit to this southeast Asian nation. "The three MoUs signed today which the honourable vice president was witness to are the MoUs on health cooperation, defence cooperation and cooperation in youth and sports affairs," Anil Wadhwa, secretary in the external affairs ministry, said at a media briefing here.

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  12. India, Brunei agree to boost defence ties; sign 3 agreementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Times of Oman

    Vice President Hamid Ansari with Sultan of Brunei, Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah at a meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei on Tuesday. PTI Vice President Hamid Ansari with Sultan of Brunei, Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah at a meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei on Tuesday.

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  13. Vice president meets sultan of BruneiRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Feb 2 : Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday met Sultan of Brunei Hassanlal Bolkiah in the southeast Asian nation's capital Bandar Seri Begawan. "A bond of friendship with Brunei.

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  14. Ansari Arrives in Brunei, to Hold Talks on Key IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Outlook

    Vice President Hamid Ansari arrived here today to hold talks with Brunei's top leadership on key issues like stepping up trade and investment during his three-day visit, the first high-level trip from India since the establishment of diplomatic ties. Ansari, who arrived here on the first leg of his five-day, two-nation visit to Brunei Darussalam and Thailand, was received at the Brunei International Airport by Finance Minister Abdul Rehman.

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  15. Ansari Embarks on Five-Day Visit to Brunei, ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Outlook

    Vice President Hamid Ansari today left on a five-day visit to Brunei and Thailand, where he will hold bilateral talks with the leadership of the two South East Asian countries besides participating in a number of other events. His visit to Brunei at the invitation of crown prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah is the first high-level trip from India since the establishment of diplomatic relations with that country in May 1984.

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  16. Hamid Ansari on 5-day visit to Brunei, Thailand from tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | India.com

    New Delhi, Jan 31 Vice President Hamid Ansari will leave on a five-day tour of Brunei and Thailand beginning tomorrow to carry forward India's bilateral engagements with the two South East Asian countries as part of its Act East policy.He will go to Brunei first - at the invitation of crown prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah. This will be the first high- level visit from India since the establishment of diplomatic relations with Brunei in May, 1984.

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  17. Malaysia to pull in more shoppers from Brunei to promote tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The China Post

    Tourism Malaysia is working with travel agents and tourism associations in Brunei to promote Malaysia as a top destination for shoppers. Tourism Malaysia Domestic Promotion Director Iskandar Mirza Mohd Yusof said that the country wants to promote itself as a shopping haven to Bruneians, as shopping currently holds the biggest share of tourist expenditure in Malaysia.

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  18. Singapore appoints High Commissioner to BruneiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Mr Lim Hong Huai has been appointed by the Government as Singapore's next High Commissioner to Negara Brunei Darussalam. He will assume the post on Mar 21, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a press release on Wednesday .

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  19. Badrul's 100m time yet to be ratified as new national markRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | The Star Online

    Badrul was given a hero's welcome upon returning from the Asean School Games in Brunei, last November. - Bernama The sprinter's 100m record of 10.29, which was set at the Asean School Games in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei last November, will not stand.

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  20. 1,738 Aliens Repatriated In 2015 After Serving Sentences In BruneiRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | Malaysian National News Agency

    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Jan 8 -- A total of 1,738 foreign nationals in Brunei have been repatriated after serving their sentences for offenses under various acts in 2015, according to a press release on Friday. In the media release from the Immigration and National Registration Department , 104 cases have been brought before the court in which 58 foreign nationals were caned, Xinhua news agency reported.

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