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- Ministry of Energy absorbed by PMO
by The Scoop (The Scoop) on May 20, 2022 at 3:20 pm
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – The Ministry of Energy has been set aside and reformed as the Department of Energy under the Prime Minister’s Office, according to an announcement made on state broadcaster RTB Friday evening. The Minister of Energy Dato Hj Mat Suny Hj Md Hussein will step down from his […]
- CuboiArt: May 15
by Hazirah Zainuddin (The Scoop) on May 15, 2022 at 10:56 am
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- US hails ‘new era’ with ASEAN as summit commits to raise level of ties
by Ain Bandial (The Scoop) on May 14, 2022 at 3:20 pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden said on Friday a first summit in Washington with leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) marked the launch of a “new era” in the relationship between the United States and the 10-nation bloc. In a joint 28-point “vision […]
- Philippines election win returns Marcos to power, and polarisation
by Ain Bandial (The Scoop) on May 10, 2022 at 7:45 am
MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines woke to a new but familiar political dawn on Tuesday, after an election triumph by Ferdinand Marcos Jr paved the way for a once unimaginable return to the country’s highest office for its most notorious political dynasty. Marcos, better known as […]
- CuboiArt: May 8
by Hazirah Zainuddin (The Scoop) on May 8, 2022 at 10:55 am
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- Brunei gamers to make competitive debut at SEA Games in Vietnam
by Rasidah Hj Abu Bakar (The Scoop) on May 5, 2022 at 1:20 pm
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — Brunei has selected 10 athletes to take part in esports for the first time at the upcoming Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam. Esports, or competitive video gaming, made its debut at the 2019 SEA Games in the Philippines. The sultanate will send 23 athletes to compete in four […]
- CuboiArt: May 1
by Hazirah Zainuddin (The Scoop) on May 1, 2022 at 10:53 am
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- CuboiArt: April 24
by Hazirah Zainuddin (The Scoop) on April 24, 2022 at 10:51 am
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- Dust off your passports: Brunei gov’t relaxes more travel protocols
by Rasidah Hj Abu Bakar (The Scoop) on April 23, 2022 at 8:36 am
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – The government has announced a slew of new protocols for air travel, doing away with the Travel Green List and the need for quarantine upon arrival in Brunei. In a press conference Friday, the Minister of Home Affairs YB Pehin Dato Hj Awg Abu Bakar Hj Apong said there will […]
- Former director of state broadcaster RTB hit with corruption charge
by Ain Bandial (The Scoop) on April 12, 2022 at 6:59 am
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – The former director of Radio Televisyen Brunei (RTB) has been charged with corruption, after an investigation revealed that he allegedly accepted a luxury car in exchange for promoting the assistant head of the news division. Hj Muhammad Suffian Hj Bungsu, who is now a […]
- China’s growing cooperation with BIMP-EAGA
by Ngeow Chow Bing (Brunei | East Asia Forum) on September 23, 2021 at 12:00 am
Author: Ngeow Chow Bing, University of Malaya The somewhat awkwardly termed Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) is an ASEAN sub-regional area launched in 1994. The area — which covers Brunei and parts of Indonesia (Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Maluku and Papua), […]
- Depoliticising Southeast Asia’s forest fire pollution
by Jayaprakash Murulitharan (Brunei | East Asia Forum) on August 17, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Authors: Jayaprakash Murulitharan, University of Cambridge and Matthew Ashfold, University of Nottingham Malaysia The almost annual haze in southern Southeast Asia originates from both natural and anthropogenic forest fires in Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei. Forests are cleared for small-scale and […]
- Is there a way out of Southeast Asia’s COVID-19 disaster?
by Swee Kheng Khor (Brunei | East Asia Forum) on July 21, 2021 at 12:00 am
Author: Swee Kheng Khor, Kuala Lumpur The second year of the COVID-19 pandemic has not been kind to Southeast Asian countries. The region is experiencing accelerated national-level tragedies played out in accelerated speed. Only three Southeast Asian countries have any semblance of control. Brunei […]
- Brunei faces a tough year as ASEAN Chair
by Moez Hayat (Brunei | East Asia Forum) on April 20, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Author: Moez Hayat, Georgetown University The year began well enough for Brunei when the sultanate took up its responsibilities as ASEAN chair. Under the theme of ‘We Care, We Prepare, We Prosper’, Brunei’s agenda focused on tackling COVID-19 in Southeast Asia and charting a post-pandemic […]
- Behind Brunei’s COVID-19 success story
by Nadia Hamdan (Brunei | East Asia Forum) on January 28, 2021 at 11:00 am
Authors: Nadia Azierah Hamdan and William Case, University of Nottingham Malaysia In regime studies, Brunei Darussalam is typically cast as an absolute monarchy, in some renditions the most coercive form of rule. But in practice the Sultanate’s politics remains relatively benign. In coping […]
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