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The Brunei Economic Development Board (“BEDB”) promotes Brunei Darussalam as the preferred investment destination for the five priority business areas, namely Downstream Oil & Gas, Manufacturing & Other Services, Food, Tourism and Info-Communications Technology.

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The SME Policy Index is a benchmarking tool for emerging economies to monitor and evaluate progress in policies that support small and medium-sized enterprises. The ASEAN SME Policy Index 2018 is a joint effort between the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East-Asia (ERIA), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (ACCMSME).

US-ASEAN Business Council | Brunei

Elizabeth Dugan, Vice President – Operations of the US-ASEAN Business Council giving remarks commemorating Brunei’s 35th celebration of independence at the Embassy of Brunei, Washington, DC on March 7, 2019. 2019 Brunei Business Mission The US-ASEAN Business Council met with Monetary Authority of Brunei Darussalam’s Acting Assistant Managing Director – Monetary Operations Division, Monetary and Investment Department, H.E.


(The following are results from the ASEAN Business Outlook Survey, the Chamber’s annual survey of US business perceptions of ASEAN’s business environment. The survey was done in cooperation with AmCham Singapore, and the results are based on 475 responses from executives across the ASEAN region.)

Brunei Darussalam

The United States and Brunei engage regularly on trade and investment issues, including under our 2002 Trade and Investment Framework Agreement. In 2018, Brunei GDP was an estimated $14.1 billion (current market exchange rates); real GDP was down by an estimated 0.2%; and the population was 434 thousand. (Source: IMF) U.S.

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Brunei Embassy

For all cruise ship passengers that require a visa to enter Brunei, a visa on arrival letter can be obtained in advance from Jasra Harrisons Shipping & Agency Services Sdn. Bhd. before the vessel arrives at Muara Port, Brunei Darussalam. Click here for more information.


Demonstrating greater demand for government accountability, the Legislative Council scrutinized the national budget and requested transparency regarding government investment agencies in March 2007. Also during the year, one of Brunei’s three political parties was deregistered by the Registrar of Societies without explanation.


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Transparency International – Brunei

Netflix’s new series based on the Lava Jato case, The Mechanism, was just released on their platform so we put together a list of the best 5 Netflix series that showcase the different faces of corruption. Check them out!

UNDP in Malaysia

By Benjamin Ong, Head of Exploration, UNDP Accelerator Lab Malaysia All over the world, nations wrestle with urbanization, accelerated post-World War II on population, economic and technological fronts. Southeast Asian cities, in particular, have grown exponentially over a much shorter timeframe than in the West, or Global North.

Brunei Darussalam – UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Brunei Darussalam – UNESCO World Heritage Centre

UNHCR – The UN Refugee Agency

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is a global organisation dedicated to saving lives and protecting the rights of refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people. Visit our website and find out how you can support us.

Brunei – United States Department of State

Brunei Darussalam is a Malay Muslim Monarchy located at the heart of Southeast Asia, the focus of the U.S. rebalance to the Asia-Pacific. Although the U.S. and Brunei concluded their Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Commerce and Navigation in 1850, which is still in effect, the current era of U.S.-Brunei relations began in 1984 when Brunei became fully independent from the United Kingdom and the U.S.

Fulbright US-ASEAN Initiative | U.S. Embassy in Brunei Darussalam

FY20 Competition for the Fulbright U.S.-ASEAN Visiting Scholar Awards The United States Government is pleased to announce the FY 2020 competition for the Fulbright U.S.-ASEAN Visiting Scholar award. Reflecting an enduring commitment to the Asia Pacific Region, the United States has elevated its engagement across Asia as a strategic priority.

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Brunei Darussalam from The World Bank: Data

WTO | Brunei Darussalam – Member information

MEMBER INFORMATION This page gathers key information on Brunei Darussalam’s participation in the WTO. Brunei Darussalam has been a WTO member since 1 January 1995 and a member of GATT since 9 December 1993. National site (none provided) Membership of RTAs & PTAs Problems viewing this page?

Brunei Darussalam

The WHO country health profile of Brunei Darussalam provides key statistics and links to health topical databases, plus news, features and Bulletin journal articles on the health issues of the country. Updated October 2012

Overview – Brunei Darussalam

Links to the best Web sites for virtually every country in the world. Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan Population: 379,444 (2006 estimate) Language(s): Malay (official), English, Chinese. Religion(s): Muslim – 67%, Buddhist – 13%, Christian – 10%, indigenous beliefs and others – 10%. Ethnic Group(s): Malay – 67%, Chinese – 15%, indigenous – 6%, other – 12%.

Brunei: Introduction

Brunei is a country located in Southeast Asia on the island of Borneo. Aside from the South China Sea coastline, it is surrounded by Malaysia. The coastal position puts Brunei close to vital sea lanes linking the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Brunei is mostly flat with mountains in the east.

Brunei Lesson Plans & Worksheets | Lesson Planet

Brunei lesson plans and worksheets from thousands of teacher-reviewed resources to help you inspire students learning.

List of universities in Brunei

This is a list of universities and colleges in the Brunei Darussalam. Full-fledged public and private universities and colleges are available across the country. All public universities and colleges are given authorisation to award the students with their internal degree concentrations (qualifications) which are always accredited by the Brunei Darussalam National Accreditation Council (BDNAC).

Brunei Darussalam – UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Brunei Darussalam – UNESCO World Heritage Centre

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Brunei profile

The tiny state of Brunei has one of the world’s highest standards of living thanks to its bountiful oil and gas reserves. Members of the royal family, led by the head of state Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, possess huge private fortunes. Bruneians pay no income tax.

The Economist Intelligence Unit

Access the latest politics analysis and economic growth summary through 2011 for Brunei from The Economist Intelligence Unit

The Daily Brunei Resources

helping to foster a better informed Brunei society –

Brunei | World news | The Guardian

Ukrainians look set to elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a comedian and actor with no political experience, as their new president on Sunday. Andrew Roth discusses the events that have taken him to the brink of power.


The sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, said that the country would not carry out executions by stoning for people convicted of adultery and gay sex. The announcement came after international protests and calls from celebrities to boycott hotels owned by the sultan.


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Brunei : Self-censorship on politics and religion | Reporters without borders

Self-censorship is the rule for journalists working for state-owned Radio Television Brunei and for the leading daily newspapers, which are directly owned by the sultan’s family.

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Home – Borneo Bulletin Online

© 2013 Borneo Bulletin Online – The Independent Newspaper in Brunei Darussalam, Sabah and Sarawak

Fulbright Program | U.S. Embassy in Brunei Darussalam

During His Majesty the Sultan of Brunei’s visit to the US in December of 2002, President George W.Bush and the Sultan agreed on a commitment for more academic exchanges. Soon after that in 2003, the Fulbright Scholarship was successfully reactivated in Brunei. The Fulbright Student Program enables Bruneians to pursue their postgraduate study in the United …


Self-Designed Study Abroad

STUDY VIRTUALLY ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD! IT’S YOUR CHOICE! Definition and Appropriateness of an Independent, Self-designed Study Abroad Program The “self-designed” study abroad option is available to University of Hawai’i at Mānoa students who would like to study abroad, but cannot participate in an existing traditional study abroad programs due to extenuating academic circumstances.


THE ABODE OF PEACE NATURE URBAN CUISINE CULTURE Our Way of Life Brunei is covered in lush rainforest, dotted with beautiful mosques, and blessed with amazing food. But look beyond the surface, and something even more wonderful is revealed-our people. With an

Immigration – Visa, Visit and Diplomatic

Visa issued by the authority of Brunei Darussalam is a pre-entry approval for a foreigner to travel and enter Brunei Darussalam. However, the visa does not guarantee for him to enter Brunei Darussalam. The grant of entry to Brunei Darussalam will be determined based on the assessment by the Department of Immigration and National Registration officers at the point of entry.

Brunei – Traveler view | Travelers’ Health | CDC

BruneiTraveler View Hide Be aware of current health issues in Brunei. Learn how to protect yourself. Watch Level 1, Practice Usual Precautions Global Measles Outbreak Notice Measles is in many countries and outbreaks of the disease are occurring around the world. Before you travel internationally, regardless of where you are going, make sure you are protected fully against measles.

International SOS

More businesses are sending female travellers around the world yet we know that more than 80% of female travellers are very nervous about what they may face when travelling. It is imperative to provide access to destination-specific advise based on their risk profile and offer 24/7 assistance should anything go wrong while travelling.

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Brunei Travel Guide | National Geographic

National Geographic’s latest travel stories about Brunei

Brunei Darussalam 2020: Best of Brunei Darussalam Tourism – Tripadvisor

Brunei Darussalam Tourism: Tripadvisor has 18,829 reviews of Brunei Darussalam Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Brunei Darussalam resource.