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New airline planned for Brunei

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Brunei's government  is currently seeking public feedback on a proposed regional airline which will be registered in Brunei and is supposed to complement the...
The creative opportunity for Brunei

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Brunei has received its fair share of attention for launching it first-ever commercial movie for an international audience, Yasmine, directed by Brunei's first female...
ASEAN ministers call for ICT masterplan

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ASEAN's Information and Communication (ICT) ministers unanimously called for the immediate commencement of the post-2015 ICT Masterplan, Bernama reported. This is to ensure that...
Southeast Asia has more than 190 million Internet users

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Southeast Asia with a population of around 600 million people has more than 190 million Internet users, Tech in Asia reported. Singapore, as the infographic...
‘Hard to implement Shariah laws in Malaysia’

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It is "almost" impossible to follow in Brunei's footsteps and introduce Shariah laws in Malaysia, even as crime rates spike in the country, anti-crime...
Brunei’s next opportunity: The pharma industry

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The project to transform Brunei’s economy away from hydrocarbons is being fuelled by a new idea: Brunei could become a partner of the pharmaceutical...
Realising Brunei’s economic potential

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Brunei Darussalam, the country situated in the very center of Southeast Asia, has so much to give to the region. Not so much of...
Brunei to host Cyber Security Awareness Week 2013

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The Authority for Infocommunications Technology Industry of Brunei Darussalam (AITI) in collaboration with the E-Government National Centre (EGNC) and the Information Technology Protective Security...
Islamic finance goes West: How Brunei can participate

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The 9th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) held in London on October 29 to 31 was the first ever such event in the non-Muslim...
Myanmar pledges to shine as ASEAN chair

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Myanmar has pledged to undertake well the leadership role of ASEAN in 2014 in gaining the momentum of ASEAN achievements, fulfilling the 2015 ASEAN...
Brunei introduces Shariah penal code

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The Sultan of Brunei on October 22 announced the phased introduction of tough Islamic punishments including death by stoning for crimes such as adultery,...
ASEAN economies’ GDPs remain robust, backed by services

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ASEAN economies remained buoyant as nominal GDP grew by 5.7 per cent to $2.31 trillion in 2012, a statement released by the ASEAN Secretariat...
Brunei’s brain drain problem can be addressed

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Brunei has a high living standard, its residents are wealthy, the country is safe and clean, all infrastructure is in place and all public...
Brunei releases first-ever commercial movie

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The first-ever commercial movie made and produced in Brunei is about to hit the cinemas in the Sultanate and set to be shown in...
Brunei launches digital learning hub

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Brunei's Ministry of Education officially launched its Media and In-Service Center or MiSC on October 3, which is seen as a core building block...
Brunei, looking forward to economic transition

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Brunei stood in the limelight this year for holding the chairmanship of ASEAN, and the country has positioned itself well on the diplomatic stage,...
Myanmar handed over ASEAN chairmanship

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Myanmar was formally handed over the chairmanship of ASEAN at the 23rd ASEAN Summit in Brunei on October 10. The country will take on...
After Obama, Kerry cancels Philippines trip

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US Secretary of State John Kerry, who was supposed to make a visit to the Philippines on behalf of US President Barack Obama on...