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Stories about Brunei

Brunei Government Employee Complaining About Halal Certification Charged with Sedition Over Facebook Post

"Anyways that guy that's being charged with speaking out against the govt is a reminder that we don't have freedom of speech," wrote a Twitter user.

Feast Your Eyes on Brunei's Capital, the Day It Broke Free From Cars

Brunei's car-free day “aims to promote a healthy lifestyle and reduce the city's carbon footprint.”

Southeast Asia’s Iconic Mosques, Temples, Pagodas, and Cathedrals

Where can you find the largest Catholic cathedral in Asia, the world's largest religious monument, and the only mosque without a dome? Only in Southeast Asia.

Seen Southeast Asia From a Bird’s Eye? Try an Astronaut’s Lens

Southeast Asia’s capital cities are among the most photographed and famous destinations in the world. But what do they look like from space?

Is Christmas Really Banned in Brunei?

Yes and no. Non-Muslims can celebrate in their homes and places of worship. And as one netizen commented, "Why is the supposed Christmas 'ban' only reaching Western media now?"

Understanding Southeast Asia in 19 Infographics

Global Voices looks at 19 infographics that help explain the promising future ahead for Southeast Asia, as well as the obstacles to greater regional prosperity.

Yasmine: Brunei's First Feature Film

VIDEO: Development Master Plan for Brunei's Capital

Sharia Law and Free Speech in Brunei

The Sharia Law has created more difficulties in enhancing free speech and media freedom in Brunei. Dissenting voices were stifled after the Sultan threatened legal action against critics.

Brunei Implements Sharia Law Despite Worries of Human Rights Violations

Brunei is the first East Asian country to implement the Sharia law at the national level. Many condemned its harsh provisions such as capital punishment for adultery and sodomy.

PHOTOS: Humans of Southeast Asia

Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York Facebook page has inspired many photographers in Southeast Asia to share photos and stories of ordinary people in the streets in their respective countries

Citizens Complain Against Bad Roads in Brunei

Brunei Launches Digital Learning Hub

Five Issues Brunei Citizens Need to Discuss

Should Brunei Punish its ‘Runaway’ Scholars?

The Brunei government is running after scholars who have failed to return home after completing their studies abroad. The issue has sparked a debate about the country's scholarship system.

Brunei Bans Daytime Dining in Muslim Restaurants

The new directive which surprised many people applies to foreigners and tourists as well during the holy month of Ramadan

PHOTO: “Go Bald for a Cause” in Brunei

Brunei: ‘Slow Internet is Almost Like Censorship’

Brunei internet users are complaining against the slow and unreliable internet connection in their country. Brunei has one of the most expensive internet rates in Southeast Asia but many Brunei...

The Kingdoms of Southeast Asia

Traveling in Pre-Modern Southeast Asia

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