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Brunei Darussalam

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Human Rights, Education, Poverty, Religion, Clean Water, Economy, Government, Health, Children/Youth, Environment, Family
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Environment
Due to Bruneiâ's location near the ocean, the country has become very vulnerable to climate change impacts and resulting pollution.1 Increased temperatures have been linked to an increase in pollution, and negative affects the countryâ's gas, oil, and agricultural sectors.2 In recent years, the government has begun to focus on mitigation strategies regarding floods and coastal protections, as well as environmental management programs.3 Bruneiâ's most crucial partner for climate change mitigation is Singapore, who can help provide funds and technical expertise on the subjects of air quality and climate change.4 There has also been an environmental youth exchange program launched to adequately education young people on the negative effects of climate change.5

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1 http://environment.asean.org/1084-2/
2 Ibid
3 Ibid
4http://www.bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2014/04/30/singapore-brunei-discuss-air-quality-climate-change
5 Ibid
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Brunei Darussalam News

Philippine Star 
Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, right, of Brunei and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, chat as they walk for their bilateral meeting following welcoming ceremony for the Sultan Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines. Bolkiah ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
THE Republic of Korea remained the second largest trading partner of Brunei Darussalam in 2016 with total trade worth B$1.094 billion. “The majority of the export to Korea from Brunei Darussalam is oil and gas. Actually, the trade volume is still the ... See more..
TASS 
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, April 1. /TASS/. Brunei values development of ties with Russia in spheres of defense, energy and trade, Sultan of Brunei Darussalam Hassanal Bolkiah said on Saturday in an exclusive interview with TASS. Hassanal Bolkiah will ... See more..
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Borneo Bulletin Online 
... Executive Assistant Director of the Corporate Communications Unit and Co-chair of Secretariat for the event, and Rina Hayane binti Sumardi, the Acting Executive Assistant Director of Financial Literacy Issues Unit of Autoriti Monetari Brunei ... See more..
ABS-CBN News 
MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte met his counterparts from Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia on Saturday to push for greater cooperation in the Southeast Asian sub-region. Brunei Darussalam's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Indonesian president Joko Widodo ... See more..
ABS-CBN News 
Brunei Darussalam's Sultan and Prime Minister Hassanal Bolkiah landed in Manila Wednesday evening for a four-day trip, where he would undertake a state visit and participate in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit. Bolkiah arrived at 7:02 ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
BRUNEI Darussalam relay team of Mohd Faizul Abdullah, Mohd Noor Firdaus Ar-Rasyid Haji Mohd Idris, Abdul Rahim Abdullah and Mohd Fakhri Ismail broke the national record in the men's 4x100m event after clocking a time of 40.92s on their way to a ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
Brunei Darussalam Amateur Swimming Association Vice-President Ahmad Isa with the team comprising manager Awangku Abdul Farid bin Pengiran Idrus, coach Nur Anna Muin as well as swimmer Jacqueline Lim and Nur Hafizah Ahmad. – KHAIRIL ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
BRUNEI Darussalam national netball team recorded their fifth successive win against the Sri Lanka School Team in the exposure match series following a 54-38 victory at the Indoor Stadium yesterday. However, the Royal Bees were made to survive a major ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
NEVER in their wildest dreams did local designers Amnani binti Taib and Aziemah binti Ahmad, both graduates of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), imagine that their superior pattern-designing talents would one day see them working alongside Royal ... See more..
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Geography

Southeastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and Malaysia
Area

Total 5,765 sq km
Land 5,265 sq km
Water 500 sq km

Climate

tropical; hot, humid, rainy
Natural Resources

petroleum, natural gas, timber ;
Natural Hazards

typhoons, earthquakes, and severe flooding are rare
Current Environmental Issues

seasonal smoke/haze resulting from forest fires in Indonesia

Demographics

Nationality
Bruneian
Population
415,717 (July 2013 est.)
Ethnic Groups
Languages
Religions

Finances

Brunei has a small well-to-do economy that depends on revenue from natural resource extraction but encompasses a mixture of foreign and domestic entrepreneurship, government regulation, welfare measures, and village tradition. Crude oil and natural gas production account for 60% of GDP and more than 90% of exports. Per capita GDP is among the highest in Asia, and substantial income from overseas investment supplements income from domestic production. For Bruneian citizens the government provides for all medical services and free education through the university level. The government of Brunei has been emphasizing through policy and resource investments it strong desire to ...See More diversity its economy both within the oil and gas sector and to new sectors. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$22.04 billion (2012 est.); $21.76 billion (2011 est.); $21.29 billion (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

rice, vegetables, fruits; chickens, water buffalo, cattle, goats, eggs
Industries

petroleum, petroleum refining, liquefied natural gas, construction, agriculture, transportation