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  1. Brunei to enhance tour guides language skills to attract more Chinese touristsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 19 | Xinhuanet

    Brunei is set to improve local tour guides' Chinese language skills to attract more Chinese tourists into the country, local daily the Borneo Bulletin reported on Thursday. The latest initiative in this regard is the "Chinese Language Training for Chinese Tour Guide Teachers" workshop, currently organised by Brunei's Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism in cooperation with the ASEAN-China Centre .

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  2. Looking at monarchiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... are largely symbolic. One of the most interesting monarchs, Sir Hassanal Bolkiah is the Sultan and Prime Minister of Brunei, who appoints the Legislature and the Courts. He lives in an 1,800 room palace, Istana Nurul Iman. It's the largest private ...

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  3. Lilama secures mechanical installation deal in BruneiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | VietNam News

    The signing ceremony marking the first overseas project of Lilama that covers a complete course of material, equipment and human resources supply. - VNA/VNS Photo HA Na I - Via t Nam's Lilama Corporation has signed a contract to manufacture and install mechanical equipment for a fertiliser plant in Brunei.

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  4. Brunei celebrates Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah's 72nd birthdayRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 15 | Xinhuanet

    Brunei's Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah inspects the royal guard of honour during a ceremonial parade held for his 72nd birthday celebration in Bandar Seri Begawan, capital of Brunei, July 15, 2018. Brunei celebrated the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah's 72nd birthday with various activities including a ceremonial parade and a grand state banquet on Sunday.

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  5. Birthday of Sultan Hassanal BolkiahRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | Manila Bulletin

    Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei celebrates his birthday today, July 15. He is also the first and incumbent Prime Minister of Brunei. The eldest son of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III, and Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit, he succeeded to the thrones as the Sultan of Brunei, following the abdication of his father on October 5, 1967.

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  6. Brunei sets up restricted airspace during royal birthday celebrationRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 14 | Xinhuanet

    Brunei's Department of Civil Aviation at the Ministry of Communications informed the public that a prohibited airspace will be set up over the country between July 15 and 29 as additional security and safety measures for the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah's birthday celebration. A DCA official told Xinhua on Saturday that aircraft including drones without permit will not be allowed to operate in the airspace.

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  7. Inside the surreal capital city of Brunei, a tiny nation of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Inside the surreal capital city of Brunei, a tiny nation of unimaginable wealth where oil money pays for everything and half the population lives in a floating 'water village' Its wealth is on full display in its capital city, Bandar Seri Begawan, where oil money pays for glittering mosques and extravagant architecture.

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  8. Brunei trade balance records 57.7 pct increase in March 2018Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 4 | Xinhuanet

    Brunei's total trade balance amounted to 364.4 million Brunei dollars in the month of March, an impressive 57.7 percent year-on-year increase. According to the latest statistics released by the Department of Economic Planning and Development at the Prime Minister's Office on Wednesday, the exports amounted to 754.8 million Brunei dollars in March 2018, a 20 percent year-on-year increase, while imports were valued at 390.4 million Brunei dollars.

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  9. Over 40,000 people visit Bruneian royal palace on 2nd day of "Open Palace"Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    More than 40,000 people visited Istana Nurul Iman, Brunei's royal palace on Sunday, the second day of the three-day "Open Palace" Hari Raya celebration. As a country with around 400,000 population, Brunei has kept the tradition to open its royal palace to the public for years, in conjunction with the annual Muslim festival of Hari Raya Aidilfitri, to enable Bruneians and tourists to meet and convey their greetings to the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah as well as other members of the royal family.

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  10. Brunei's royal palace receives over 35,000 visitors on 1st day of "Open Palace"Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    More than 35,000 people visited Istana Nurul Iman, the royal palace of Brunei on Saturday, the first day of the three-day "Open Palace" Hari Raya celebration. As a country with around 400,000 population, Brunei has kept the tradition to open its royal palace to the public for years, in conjunction with the annual Muslim festival of Hari Raya Aidilfitri, to enable Bruneians and tourists to meet and convey their greetings to the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah as well as other members of the royal family.

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  11. In Pix: 7 mosques that will take your breath awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Rediff.com

    ... in the world measuring 150m in length. The Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, pictured in the centre of Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. Named after the 28th sultan of Brunei and completed in 1958, it is surrounded by an artificial lagoon. A view of the Faisal ...

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  12. Brunei police launch special operation against illegal car racingRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    The Royal Brunei Police Force has detained 17 drivers and their vehicles on Saturday during a special operation against illegal racing activity. According to Radio Television Brunei, the country's national broadcaster, the special operation was conducted by the Department of Investigation and Road Traffic and the Brunei Muara District Police, Royal Brunei Police Force.

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  13. Study: Minority children develop implicit racial bias in early childhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | York University

    ... the second study was conducted in the urban city of Bandar Seri Begawan, in the small Southeast Asian country of Brunei Darussalam and included Malay majority and Chinese minority children and adults. These children had limited opportunities for ...

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  14. Justo, US Ambassador meet Dr Mahathir todayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... , Dr Mahathir, 92, received visits from various quarters including foreign leaders such as Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. -- BERNAMA

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  15. Malaysian PM meets with Singaporean PMRead the original story

    May 19, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong paid a visit to his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad on Saturday, becoming the second Association of Southeast Asian Nations leader after Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei to call on the newly elected Malaysian prime minister. Lee, who had a warm relationship with former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, said he is intent on working with Mahathir "for our mutual benefit" when announcing the visit on Wednesday.

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  16. Singapore PM pays courtesy call on Dr MRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | The Star Online

    ... following Pakatan Harapan's victory in the recently concluded general election. On May 15, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei paid a courtesy call on Dr Mahathir at the Perdana Leadership Foundation. The Sultan was the first foreign head of state to ...

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  17. PM Lee meets Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad in PutrajayaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... the Perdana Leadership Foundation in Putrajaya at about 11am for the meeting. He is the second foreign leader - after Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah - to meet Dr Mahathir since the Pakatan Harapan coalition won the election on May 9. Mr Lee said ...

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  18. Singapore PM Hsien Loong calls On Dr M In PutrajayaThe meeting was...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong met with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad here today, the second ASEAN leader to call on the new prime minister following the Pakatan Harapan electoral victory on May 9. The meeting was held at the Perdana Leadership Foundation where Dr Mahathir is currently operating from. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei was the first ASEAN leader to call on Dr Mahathir, making the visit last Monday.

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  19. Photos: What the royals wore to their weddingsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Rediff.com

    ... kimono, which cost more than $300,000 and weighed 30 pounds. She completed the look with a white silk brocade train. Brunei's newly wed royal couple, Prince Abdul Malik and Dayangku Raabi'atul 'Adawiyyah Pengiran Haji Bolkiah, pose for photographers ...

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  20. No agenda set yet for Saturday's meeting between PM Mahathir and PM LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... will be the second foreign leader to meet Dr Mahathir since the Pakatan Harapan coalition won the election on May 9. Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah called on the new Malaysian prime minister earlier this week.

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