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Monday Jul 7 | AVHerald

Air Asia A320 at Bandar Seri Begawan on Jul 7th 2014, runway excursion on landing

An Air Asia Airbus A320-200, registration 9M-AQA performing flight AK-278 from Kuala Lumpur to Bandar Seri Begawan with 102 passengers and 7 crew, landed on Brunei International Airport's runway 03 at 15:30L but veered right off the runway and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Travel, Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Brunei Travel, Malaysia, Southeast Asia

Monday Jul 7 | Tri-cityherald.com

AirAsia flight shoots off runway in Brunei

AirAsia said the plane was carrying 102 passengers and seven crew members. The flight originated in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where the company has its headquarters.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia,

Monday Jul 7 | Channelnewsasia.com

AirAsia plane veers off runway upon landing in Brunei

An AirAsia flight from Malaysia to neighbouring Brunei veered off the runway upon landing Monday but all 109 people aboard were safe, the Malaysian budget carrier said.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia,

Tue Jul 01, 2014

QTMagazine

VIDEO: Protesters Swarm Beverly Hills Hotel

LGBT and women's rights activists are not letting up on the Dorchester Collection hotels, which are owned by the Sultan of Brunei, who allows the stoning of gays and adulterers in his country.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Gay/Lesbian, Hassanal Bolkiah

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Asia News Network

Bandar Seri Begawan: Brunei military spending on the rise

Territorial disputes in the South China Sea have highlighted the ongoing tensions between China and countries including the Philippines, Vietnam, and Taiwan, with the US also weighing in recently with its proposals for a bigger military presence in the region.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Burma, Singapore

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

India Reaffirms Commitment To Boosting Partnership With Asean

India has reaffirmed its commitment to strengthening the strategic partnership with Asean and supporting the establishment of the bloc's community by 2015, Vietnam News Agency reported.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Thailand

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Asia News Network

Bandar Seri Begawan: Only 16 lawyers have applied to practise syariah law in Brunei

Too few qualified syarie lawyers have applied to practise in the syariah courts, the Chief Syar'ie Judge Yahya Ibrahim said.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Malaysia, World News,

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Asia News Network

Bandar Seri Begawan: Mazda to recall 74 vehicles in Brunei

Grand Motors, the official distributor of Mazda cars in Brunei, is recalling 74 units of first generation Mazda 6 vehicles produced in 2002-2003 for replacement of potentially defective parts.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia,

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Switched

Kim Kardashian Weighs In On Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott

Kim Kardashian poses during the MailOnline photocall on the Vieux Port during the Cannes Lions Festival on June 18, 2014, in Cannes, France.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Southeast Asia, Gay/Lesbian, Hassanal Bolkiah, Transgender, Wedding

Perez Hilton

Kim Kardashian Goes Against The Rest Of Hollywood & Says The...

Last month, the tiny East Asian nation of Brunei became the first country in the region to adopt Sharia law.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Hassanal Bolkiah, Gay/Lesbian

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Asia News Network

Bandar Seri Begawan: Changing labour market needs updated data, Ilo says

Rapid changes in the labour market demands regular and current updates in terms of statistics in order to form proper employment policies, said an official from the International Labour Organisation.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News, Southeast Asia

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Let music unite the six rivals for Spratlys on one stage, says Filippino artist

Imagine some of the music greats of all six claimants to territories in the South China Sea-the Philippines, China, Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia and Brunei-on one stage and taking part in a concert that aims to promote camaraderie and friendly relations among these nations and ease rising tensions in the disputed waters.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Theater, Arts, Malaysia, Taiwan,

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Asia News Network

Bandar Seri Begawan: Engineers prepare for Asean intergration

To prepare themselves for opportunities in the coming Asean Economic Community, the region's engineers are looking to pool together talent, knowledge and resources in the coming future.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Burma,

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Asia News Network

Bandar Seri Begawan: Foreigners detained in Brunei on suspicion of close proximity

Two foreign couples were detained on suspicion of khalwat during a raid in Mukim Lumapas by the immigration and national registration department and the religious enforcement division on Monday.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Malaysia, World News,

Sun Jun 15, 2014

Asia News Network

Bandar Seri Begawan: Asean Inter-Parliamentary Assembly Caucus to be held in Brunei

Brunei will be hosting the sixth Asean Inter-Parliamentary Assembly Caucus at the International Convention Centre in Berakas on June 18-19.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia,

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Jewish Chronicle

Holocaust charity boycotts Dorchester hotel over Sharia law

The Holocaust Educational Trust has relocated its annual dinner from the Dorchester hotel as calls to boycott the venue grow.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Hassanal Bolkiah, Gay/Lesbian

Thu Jun 12, 2014

AlertNet

Lawmakers, LGBT groups urge U.S. trade action on Brunei

Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah attends the Leaders Retreat during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Nusa Dua on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, October 7, 2013.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Prison, Hassanal Bolkiah, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Wed Jun 11, 2014

Advocate

London College Won't Revoke Sultan of Brunei's Honorary Degree

The publisher of a U.K. LGBT news outlet wants his alma mater to revoke an honorary doctorate of law degree bestowed on the Sultan of Brunei after the leader of the Asian nation implemented a harsh, antigay, anti-woman Sharia law which calls for gay people, adulterers, and other offenders to be stoned to death.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Gay/Lesbian, Hassanal Bolkiah

QTMagazine

London: College Won't Revoke Sultan of Brunei's Honorary Degree

King's College London has rejected an alum's call for the school to rescind the Sultan of Brunei's honorary doctoral law degree.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Gay/Lesbian, Hassanal Bolkiah

Tue Jun 10, 2014

Advocate

London College Won't Revoke Sultan of Brunei's Honorary Degree

The publisher of a U.K. LGBT news outlet wants his alma mater to revoke an honorary doctorate of law degree bestowed on the Sultan of Brunei after the leader of the Asian nation implemented a harsh, antigay, anti-woman Sharia law which calls for gay people, adulterers, and other offenders to be stoned to death.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Gay/Lesbian, Hassanal Bolkiah

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