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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/
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

Borneo Bulletin Online 
THE Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department (BDMD) issued a statement yesterday, denying reports of a powerful storm headed for the country. “The weather forecast for Brunei Darussalam is expected to be gusty showers, thundery at times and ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
BRUNEIAN alumnus of the High Commission of India Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme on Tuesday met for a sharing session at the residence of the High Commissioner of India to Brunei Darussalam. The ITEC Programme is a fully ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
BANK Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) yesterday held a financial planning talk for around 80 final year students of Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE), Sultan Saiful Rijal Campus, as part of BIBD's efforts to raise awareness and benefits of ... See more..
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Times of Oman 
Muscat: On behalf of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Sayyid Asa'ad bin Tariq Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Affairs and Personal Representative of His Majesty the Sultan will head today to Brunei ... See more..
Times of Oman 
Brunei: His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam received at Istana Nurl Iman Palace, on Saturday, His Highness Sayyid Asa'ad bin Tariq Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for External Relations and Cooperation, Special Representative ... See more..
Eleven Myanmar 
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Brunei Darussalam is among the eight economies in Asia and Pacific with a “very high” level of human ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
UNIVERSITI Brunei Darussalam (UBD) is now ranked 105 in Asia in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asian University Rankings, up from 123 last year. This makes UBD one of the fastest rising universities in Asia, moving from 171-180 in 2014, 118 in ... See more..
Oman Tribune 
Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Affairs and Personal Representative of His Majesty the Sultan HH Sayyid Asaad Bin Tariq Al ... See more..
The Straits Times 
1978: Led a mission to London to change status of Brunei to that of a sovereign state. The outcome was the Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation between Brunei Darussalam and Great Britain. Jan 7, 1979: Brunei Darussalam signed the Treaty of Friendship ... See more..
Borneo Bulletin Online 
THE World Economic Forum (WEF) yesterday released its Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018, which sees Brunei Darussalam jumping a significant 12 places from last year, ranking 46 out of 137 economies worldwide with a total score of 4.5 out of 7 ... 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