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  1. Adulterated health product Super Gemuk banned in BruneiRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Xinhuanet

    Brunei's Ministry of Health has banned a traditional health product Super Gemuk which is adulterated with undeclared potent western medicine that can cause serious side-effects on human health, the ministry said on its official website on Tuesday. The ministry said the affected health product is Super Gemuk containing tablets that are adulterated with Dexamethasone Unsupervised long-term consumption of potent corticosteroids such as Dexamethasone that can cause rise of blood glucose levels leading to diabetes, high blood pressure, cataracts, muscular and bone disorders, and an increased risk of infections.

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  2. Roxas meets Brunei's sultan; talks not about candidacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | ABS-CBN News

    DAVAO CITY, Philippines Liberal Party presidential bet and Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II visited Brunei Darussalam's head of state Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah yesterday. Upon the personal invitation of the Sultan, Roxas met with Bolkiah, who is reportedly worth more than $20 billion, during a dinner at the Istana Nurul Iman Palace, Bolkiah's official residence.

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  3. Malaysia PM announces panel to guide political funding amid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, under investigation for a 2.6 billion ringgit donation deposited into his private bank account, on Friday announced a committee to set guidelines on political funding. Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak is pictured during the 19th Annual Leaders Consultation at Nurul Iman Palace in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, August 11, 2015.

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  4. Malaysia PM announces panel to guide funding amid political crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, under investigation for a 2.6 billion ringgit donation deposited into his private bank account, on Friday announced a committee to set guidelines on political funding. Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak is pictured during the 19th Annual Leaders Consultation at Nurul Iman Palace in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, August 11, 2015.

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  5. All pray and no workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Economist

    LIKE a weird tropical flower, the Palace of the Light of Faith opens to subjects of the Sultan of Brunei for three days each year. It is a 1,800-room pile on the edge of Bandar Seri Begawan, the tiny state's sleepy capital.

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  6. Malaysia and Brunei to both benefit from joint oilfields explorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Star Online

    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Malaysia and Brunei are discussing how to share the profits from lucrative oil and gas resources lying in the seabeds in their joint boundaries. The two countries will soon enter into joint exploration for oil and gas in the CA1 and CA2 fields in the South China Sea along the maritime boundaries shared by Sarawak's northernmost division of Limbang and the sultanate.

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  7. Has Najib emerged from eye of the storm? Experts claim Malaysia's PM is set to ride out 1MDB crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | South China Morning Post

    Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak is pictured during the 19th Annual Leaders Consultation at Nurul Iman Palace in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei earlier this month. Photo: Reuters The future looked dark for Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak last month when it was reported that investigators probing alleged mismanagement at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad had traced a payment of nearly US$700 million to a bank account under his name.

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  8. Najib meets Sultan of BruneiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Star Online

    Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei and Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak meet at Istana Nurul Iman in Brunei on Aug 11.

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  9. Malaysia's Najib looks to ride out political crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The future looked dark for Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak last month when it was reported that investigators probing alleged mismanagement at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad had traced a payment of nearly US$700 million to a bank account under his name. Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak is pictured during the 19th Annual Leaders Consultation at Nurul Iman Palace in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, August 11, 2015.

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  10. 7 heads of state, government to attend SG50 National Day ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Channelnewsasia.com

    In total, 19 foreign representatives from 18 countries will be present to celebrate Singapore's 50th anniversary, at the invitation of President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei poses with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong for photographers prior to a meeting at the Istana in Singapore.

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  11. Bandar Seri Begawan: Asean ministers agree to tackle transboundary hazeRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | Asia News Network

    Five Asean countries, including Brunei, agreed to remain vigilant and step up their efforts to minimise any possible occurrence of transboundary smoke haze from land and forest fires in anticipation of the extended drier weather in the coming months. This is a move to deal with the high risks of occasional extended periods of drier and warmer conditions due to the possibility of the prevailing moderate El Nino strengthening in the coming months.

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  12. Carrie Lam wraps up Brunei visitRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | The Standard

    Chief Secretary for Administration, Mrs Carrie Lam, ended her visit to Brunei today. After landing at Bandar Seri Begawan in Brunei yesterday afternoon, Mrs Lam visited the Royal Regalia Museum.

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  13. Minister Masagos Zulkifli wraps up four-day visit to BruneiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    This is the fourth consecutive year Mr Masagos Zulkifli has led a delegation to Brunei for Hari Raya visits. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says this reflects the warm and close friendship between the two countries.

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  14. Minister Masagos conveys Hari Raya greetings to Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah in BruneiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Mr Masagos will also be the Guest of Honour at an Open House - organised by the Singapore High Commission in Brunei - to celebrate both Hari Raya and SG50. Second Foreign Affairs Minister Masagos Zulkifli conveying Hari Raya greetings to Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah at the Istana Nurul Iman.

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  15. Bandar Seri Begawan: Brunei plans to set up new shipyardRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | Asia News Network

    Brunei is looking to have ships that are required by the oil and gas sector for off-shore services to be built locally, and are making plans for a new shipyard to achieve this aspiration. In a speech delivered yesterday at the Petroleum Brunei Fabrication Yard in Muara, Minister of Energy Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Singamanteri Colonel Dato Seri Setia Haji Mohammad Yasmin Haji Umar said there will be a growing demand for more vessels in the future in the oil and gas sector.

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  16. Bandar Seri Begawan: Typhoon Nangka changes course, heads for JapanRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | Asia News Network

    Typhoon Nangka has changed course and is now headed towards Japan, lowering any risk of Brunei experiencing another storm, the Meteorological Department said yesterday. In a press statement, the weather agency said the risk of squally weather conditions affecting Brunei is currently low because Typhoon Nangka is no longer headed towards the Philippines.

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  17. Bandar Seri Begawan: Damages from recent storm in Brunei to be repairedRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | Asia News Network

    ... the storm," he said. Currently, there are 11 houses still requiring assistance, and they are working closely with the Brunei-Muara District Office and the National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC). In Kampong Ayer, 28 houses have been repaired. One ...

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  18. Bandar Seri Begawan: Licence needed to bring drone, e-cigarettes into BruneiRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | Asia News Network

    Persons importing or bringing in drones and e-cigarettes will need permission from the appropriate authorities, or face the items being compunded, the Royal Customs and Excise Department reminded. According to the department, drones and e-cigarettes are controlled items and the department has been confiscating the items because many are unaware that they need the appropriate licence to import, or are purposely attempting to smuggle them into Brunei.

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  19. Bandar Seri Begawan: Brunei's humanitarian fund for Nepal quake victims rises to Us$172, 685.53Read the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | Asia News Network

    ... Diraja Dato Seri Setia Hj Hazair Hj Abdullah. Also present during the ceremony was Malaysia's High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam, Datuk Ag Sahak Ag Salleh and other members of PWM as well as officers from the Community Development Department ...

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  20. Brunei sentences man from Philippines to hangRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei - The High Court in Brunei has delivered a harsh judgement on a man convicted of murdre, and has ordered the the country's first hanging in five years. Cyrille Navarro Tagapan, 31, originally from the Philippines was charged in 2013 with murdering 61-year old Brunei national Abdullah Hj Hamid on August 1, 2012.

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