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Sultan of Brunei's daughter wows at her wedding; borrows magnificent tiaras from Queen Saleha

January 27, 2022 2:52 pm

Also known as the 'sporty princess', Princess Fazilah is the elder sister of Prince Mateen, who is one of the most popular royals of Brunei.

How Indian barbers cut a monopoly for themselves in faraway Brunei

January 18, 2022 3:03 pm

It is not uncommon for several generations of Bruneians to have gone to the same Indian barber.

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

May 06, 2019 7:31 am

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

January 08, 2015 5:06 pm

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

March 08, 2014 6:38 pm

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

October 11, 2013 5:10 am

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

Look East

October 10, 2013 1:53 am

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

Cuts down two stops in Asia trip

October 03, 2013 1:37 am

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

Lawn bowlers win six medals

April 17, 2012 3:41 am

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