Brunei News

Brunei says it won't enforce gay death penalty after backlash

The small Southeast Asian country sparked an outcry when it rolled out its interpretation of Islamic laws, or sharia, on April 3, punishing sodomy, adultery and rape with death, including by stoning.

Brunei bans Christmas celebrations

The ban was instituted after Christmas when local people were seen wearing clothes "that resemble Santa Claus".


Will defend every inch of territory, no room for compromise: China warns neighbours

China launched an attack on smaller maritime neighbours contesting their China's claims over the South China Sea.

PM seeks ‘strategic construct’ with East Asia

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sought to lend a more “strategic construct” for India’s relationship with the ASEAN bloc of 10 countries.

Look East

Keystone of India’s Look East policy has been the country’s engagement with ASEAN countries.

Cuts down two stops in Asia trip

Obama is scheduled to leave Saturday night for what was originally a four-nation tour.


Lawn bowlers win six medals

The India team displayed a good performance at the 9th Asian Lawn Bowls Championship at Kuala Lumpur by winning six medals,including a gold.