What is Brunei known for?

promotion event

;" Overseas Press to Participate in the Hallyu Promotion Event at the Korea Tourism Organization website. 10 October 2005. Boonsong Kositchotethana. “A lesson from South Korea” Bangkok Post. 11 January 2006. It has been shown in Australia, the United States, Sweden, Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Peru, Colombia, Egypt, Romania, Canada, India, Israel, Hungary and New Zealand.

collaboration ties

collaboration ties have been strengthened between Singapore and Brunei, during Brunei's Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Mohammad Daud (Mohammad Daud (Brunei politician)) visit to Singapore from 12 September 2005 to 18 September 2005.(CNA) *2005 dengue outbreak in Singapore: Nearly 1200 calls were received at the National Environment Agency (NEA) via the dengue hotline. 60% of the calls reports

special hit

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independent member

the JCPC as their final court of appeal, appeals are made directly to the Judicial Committee itself. In the case of Brunei, appeals are made to the Sultan of Brunei, who then refers the case to the Judicial Committee for advice. Appeal to the Head of State: *Brunei, an independent member nation of the Commonwealth of Nations, has an agreement with the United Kingdom that the Judicial Committee hears cases appealed to the Sultan (Sultan of Brunei), and reports back to him.


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ceremony at Labuan on 10 September 1945. During the occupation, the Japanese had their language taught in schools, and Government officers were required to learn Japanese. The local currency was replaced by what was to become known as ''duit pisang''(banana money) (Banana money). From 1943 hyper-inflation destroyed the currency's value and, at the end of the war, this currency was worthless. Allied attacks on shipping eventually caused trade to cease. Food and medicine fell into short

Brunei is excellent. International service is good to Europe, US (United States) and East Asia Broadband access Brunei's internet service is monopolized by a recently incorporated company TelBru under their "Brunet" department. ADSL speeds range from 512 kbit s to the maximum speed of 1 Mbit s through ADSL broadband. 1 Mbit s was only recently introduced in 2006 and priced at BND$128 per month (Equivalent to Singapore currency

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wearing traditional

wearing traditional Palembangese Songket * Brunei - Baju Melayu (male), Baju Kurung, Baju Kebaya (Kebaya) (female), Songket, Sarong * Cambodia - Sampot, Apsara, Sabai. **Monarch - Jigme Singye Wangchuck, King of Bhutan (List of rulers of Bhutan) (1972–2006) * Brunei (British protected state (protected state)) **High Commissioner - Arthur Christopher Watson, British High Commissioner in Brunei (1978–1984) **Monarch - Jigme Singye

extremely small

by some Proton dealers who wish to attract customers seeking an even smaller and cheaper alternative to the Proton range. Sales numbers in the UK are extremely small however, and in 2008 Perodua sold only 624 cars (down from 914 in 2002) and insignificant compared to 2008 figures of 28,036 for Hyundai, 29,397 for SEAT. Sales were up slightly in 2009 (to 650) and then to 761 in 2010,

title playing

hockey player for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. Adams was born in Seria (Seria, Brunei), Brunei, but was raised in Calgary, Alberta, residing and playing hockey in the community of Lake Bonavista. Adams won the Stanley Cup with both the Carolina Hurricanes and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

with both the Carolina Hurricanes and the Pittsburgh Penguins. A second unit, the Defence Pool, was established at Noemfoor in December 1944. #refRAAFHistoricalSection1995 RAAF Historical Section 1995

year local

Saifuddien III Year, Local design and said to represent flower or group of blossoms -


'''Brunei''' ( ), is a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. Apart from its coastline with the South China Sea, it is completely surrounded by the state (federated state) of Sarawak, Malaysia; and it is separated into two parts by the Sarawak district of Limbang (Limbang District). It is the only sovereign state completely on the island of Borneo; the remainder of the island's territory is divided between the nations of Malaysia and Indonesia. Brunei's population (Bruneians) was 408,786 in July 2012.

At the peak of Bruneian Empire, Sultan Bolkiah (Bolkiah) (reigned 1485–1528) is alleged to have had control over most regions of Borneo, including modern-day Sarawak and Sabah, as well as the Sulu archipelago off the northeast tip of Borneo, Seludong (modern-day Manila), and the islands off the northwest tip of Borneo. The maritime state (thalassocracy) was visited by Spain's Magellan Expedition (Timeline of Magellan's circumnavigation) in 1521 and fought against Spain in 1578's Castille War.

During the 19th century the Bruneian Empire began to decline. The Sultanate ceded Sarawak (Kuching) to James Brooke and installed him as the White Rajah, and it ceded Sabah to the British North Borneo Chartered Company. In 1888, Brunei became a British protectorate and was assigned a British resident (Resident (title)) as colonial manager in 1906. After the Japanese occupation during World War II, in 1959 a new constitution was written. In 1962, a small armed rebellion (Brunei Revolt) against the monarchy was ended with the help of the British.

Brunei gained its independence from the United Kingdom on 1 January 1984. Economic growth during the 1990s and 2000s, averaging 56% from 1999 to 2008, transformed Brunei into an industrialised country. It has developed wealth from extensive petroleum and natural gas fields. Brunei has the second-highest Human Development Index among the South East Asia nations, after Singapore, and is classified as a "developed country".

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