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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/
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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

Borneo Bulletin Online 
AN Energy Industry Business Integrity Pact was signed by leaders from 10 major oil and gas operators in Brunei Darussalam, in a move to demonstrate their commitment to upholding integrity in business. The pact was signed on May 8, and by agreeing to ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
TWO members of the World Bank's Doing Business team, Nadia Novik and Antoni Albert Nogues Comas, yesterday concluded a nine-day visit to Brunei Darussalam. During the visit, they met with various government agencies and private sector companies to ... See more..
The Star Online 
KUALA LUMPUR: Brunei's largest lender, Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam, aims to raise as much as US$500mil (RM2.13bil) in an IPO - the first by a firm from the Southeast Asian nation although the bank will be listed on the Malaysian bourse, IFR reported. See more..
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The Star Online 
Brunei gained independence from the British in 1984 and has been ruled by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah since 1967. The nation, nestled between the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo, has a population of about 420,000, according ... See more..
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Eversheds Sutherland and Harry Elias Partnership have merged to become Eversheds Harry Elias in Singapore and Brunei Darussalam. Following approval from the Singapore Ministry of Law, the merged firm will have 29 partners, over 80 fee-earners, and ... See more..
BusinessWorld Online Edition 
... the government also announced Ro-Ro ferry service using the Davao City-General Santos-Bitung, Indonesia route which will provide a faster and cheaper channel of trading goods among key cities of the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
TIMOR-LESTE, Asia's youngest nation, offers Brunei Darussalam vast opportunities in various fields, particularly the Halal food industry and human capacity building. This was stated by Ambassador of Brunei Darussalam to Timor-Leste Norazlianah binti ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
... Operating Procedure (SOP) in disaster management, taking into account lessons learnt from the Asean Regional Disaster Emergency Response Simulation Exercise 2016 (ARDEX-16) held in Brunei Darussalam from November 29 to December 1 last year. See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
BRUNEI Darussalam badminton player Jaspar Yu will be continuing his pursuit towards meeting the international level set by world class competitors in the Yonex Open Chinese Taipei 2017 from June 27 to July 2. The national shuttler is in the main draw ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
HEALTHCARE in Brunei Darussalam has progressed significantly over the last decades and work is already ongoing to ensure that healthcare provision, quality and performance for Brunei is at its highest level possible. These were among the points shared ... 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.)
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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