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  1. Asean Dies - Unable to Detect Pulse: Obituary for Association of Southeast Asian NationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Malaysia Chronicle

    ... doubtless how China, the hand controlling the Laotian glove puppet, would like to see it. The three minnows of ASEAN, Brunei, Cambodia and Laos, have just undermined ASEAN's efforts to present some sort of a united front questioning China's claims ...

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  2. Pressuring China over South China Sea arbitration reflects political arrogance, legal prejudice: FMRead the original story

    Friday Apr 22 | Xinhuanet

    ... solve the South China Sea issue. The peace and stability of the South China Sea is in the interests of both China and Brunei, Wang told a press conference. Full Story

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  3. Chinese FM sees "dual-track" approach practical, feasible solution to South China Sea issueRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 21 | Xinhuanet

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday that the "dual-track" approach is a practical and feasible way to solve the South China Sea issue. The peace and stability of the South China Sea is in the interests of both China and Brunei, Wang told a press conference.

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  4. China, Brunei pledge further strategic cooperationRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 21 | Xinhuanet

    Top diplomatic officials from China and Brunei on Thursday pledged to further boost strategic cooperation between the two nations and push forward ties between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations . The remarks were made at a meeting between Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Brunei's Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade YB Phein Dato Lim Jock Seng.

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  5. Saudi minister says donation to Malaysia's Najib was genuine: State mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | Channelnewsasia.com

    An apology should be made to the public by western media outlets, said Prime Minister Najib Razak's press secretary after a Saudi minister confirmed that donations made to Mr Najib were genuine. Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak is pictured during the 19th Annual Leaders Consultation at Nurul Iman Palace in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, in this August 11, 2015 file photo.

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  6. China, U.S. need to better manage bilateral disagreements: U.S. officialRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 12 | Xinhuanet

    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, April 11, 2016 -- Colin Willett, deputy assistant secretary of U.S. Department of State, poses for photos after an exclusive interview with Xinhua in Banda Seri Begawan, Brunei's capital on April 11, 2016. The United States and China need to better manage their disagreements in bilateral relations so as to ensure peace and stability as well as to contribute to prosperity in the region, Colin Willett, Deputy Assistant Secretary of U.S. Department of State said in an interview with Xinhua Monday.

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  7. Brunei records highest number of new HIV cases in 2015Read the original story

    Monday Apr 11 | Xinhuanet

    Brunei recorded the highest number of new HIV cases in 2015 with 28 reported cases, local press reported on Monday. Out of the 28 cases, seven were women, said Iswandy Ahmad, president of Brunei Darussalam AIDS Council , citing statistics from Brunei's Ministry of Health.

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  8. Traditional medicines popular among Bruneians despite free healthcareRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    There is a high prevalence of traditional medicines used in Brunei despite the free healthcare system provided in the sultanate, local media quoted a scientific study as saying Saturday. According to Dr. Dk Nurolaini, deputy dean of Universiti Brunei Darussalam, over 62 percent of the Bruneians perceive traditional medicines to be a safe form of medication in her study.

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  9. How would the TPP affect your company? Some logistics to considerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

    Trans-Pacific Partnership leaders Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Malaysian President Najib Razak, US President Barack Obama, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key, Peruvian President Ollanta Humala, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsein Loong and Vietnam's President Troung Tan Sang wave as they pose for a family photo prior to a meeting on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Manila on November 18, 2015.

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  10. Traditional Medicines Popular Among Bruneians Despite Free-of-charge HealthcareRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2016 | Malaysian National News Agency

    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, March 26 -- There is a high prevalence of traditional medicines used in Brunei despite the free healthcare system provided in the sultanate, local media quoted a scientific study as saying Saturday. According to Dr Dk Nurolaini, deputy dean of Universiti Brunei Darussalam, over 62 per cent of the Bruneians perceive traditional medicines to be a safe form of medication in her study, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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  11. Brunei To Hold Charity Run To Promote HIV AwarenessRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | Malaysian National News Agency

    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, March 25 -- Brunei will hold a charity run next month to promote HIV awareness in the sultanate, China's Xinhua news agency reported, citing local media report Friday. A total of 550 people have registered to take part in "Red Ribbon Run 2016" in April, exceeding the Brunei Darussalam AIDS Council's target of 500.

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  12. Female Dreamliner Pilots Make History in Saudi ArabiaRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2016 | Triple Pundit

    Most Westerners probably could not find find Brunei Darussalam on a map until a celebrity-led boycott launched two years ago in response to its sultan's announcement that he would phase in Sharia law. That shift in policy has been described as largely anti-gay, though the reality is that its impact on women's rights is far more chilling.

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  13. Brunei flight returns after engine shutdownRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    A Royal Brunei Airlines Boeing 787 flight departing from Bandar Seri Begawan to London via Dubai turned back to Brunei International Airport due to an in-flight shutdown on one of its engines, the flag carrier said in a statement Saturday. According to the statement, the aircraft returned approximately an hour after take-off on Friday and landed safely without incident.

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  14. All-woman crew flies plane to Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | The Echo

    For one, it marked the first time time a women-only flight deck for Royal Brunei Airlines flew a flight. Although the image was initially shared three weeks ago, it gained traction after being shared this week on Reddit under the headline "An all-female crew lands an airliner into a country they're not allowed to drive in".

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  15. All women crew lands plane in country where they can't drive a carRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    The flight, which coincided with Brunei's National Day on Feb. 23, gained attention as the Boeing 787 Dreamliner landed in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - where the female pilots cannot legally drive a car. NewsOK highlights articles of interest from selected websites to increase the scope of commentary and coverage available to readers.

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  16. All female crew in historic flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Three Royal Brunei Airlines pilots have made history by being the company's first all-female flight crew, making their first journey to Saudi Arabia, where women are not allowed to drive. The women flew the Boeing 787 Dreamliner from Brunei to Jeddah.

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  17. All-female flight crew land in Saudi Arabia where women are not allowed to driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | ITV

    Royal Brunei Airlines celebrated a milestone when the first ever all-female crew touched down in Saudi Arabia - a country where women are still not permitted to drive cars. Captain Sharifah Czarena Surainy, Senior First Officer Dk Nadiah Pg Khashiem and Senior First Officer Sariana Nordin flew flight BI081 to Jeddah on February 23, which coincided with Brunei's 32nd National Day which celebrates the country's independence.

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  18. All-female pilot crew where women can't driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Times of India

    Royal Brunei Airlines' first all-female pilot crew lands plane in Saudi Arabia - where women are not allowed to drive The first ever all-female flight deck crew for Royal Brunei Airlines has operated a plane from Brunei to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. The first ever all-female flight deck crew for Royal Brunei Airlines has operated a plane from Brunei to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.

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  19. Royal Brunei Airlines' first all-female pilot crew touches down in Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Captain Sharifah Czarena and senior first officers Sariana Nordin and Dk Nadiah Pg Khashiem were pictured in the cockpit of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner before their inaugural flight on February 23, which is Brunei's National Day. The trio made their maiden flight together from Brunei to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - a country where women are forbidden from driving cars.

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  20. Royal Brunei Airlines makes history with all-female crew in Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... in Saudi Arabia... where women aren't even allowed to drive a car A trio of pilots has made history by becoming Royal Brunei Airlines' first all-female flight crew - and they're gaining attention thanks to the destination they flew to on their ...

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