Brunei, officially the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace, is a country located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. Apart from its coastline with the South China Sea, the country is completely surrounded by the Malaysian state of Sarawak. It is separated into two parts by the Sarawak district of Limbang. Brunei is the only sovereign state completely on the island of Borneo; the remainder of the island's territory is divided between the nations of Malaysia and Indonesia. Brunei's population was 423,196 in 2016.
Zoella Zayce displays no photos of her family in her basement apartment in Vancouver, thousands of miles from where she left them in Brunei. The 19-year-old refugee claimant is a transgender woman,.. Reuters - Published
Hundreds of people rallied outside the Brunei-owned Dorchester hotel in London on Saturday in protest at new Islamic sharia laws in the country that punish homosexuality, adultery and rape with the.. Reuters - Published
Some of the world's most exclusive hotels linked to Brunei are being boycotted by celebrities like George Clooney, Ellen DeGeneres and Elton John. It's in response to new laws making gay sex and.. CBS News - Published
People caught engaging in gay sex or adultery in the Southeast Asian nation of Brunei could be stoned to death under new criminal laws. Now celebrities like George Clooney, Ellen DeGeneres and others.. CBS News - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Brunei will deal a serious setback to human rights if it applies laws allowing death by stoning for adultery and gay sex, marking an end to a de facto moratorium on capital punishment, U.N. human.. Reuters - Published
Oscar-winning actor George Clooney has called for a boycott of luxury hotels, including the Beverly Hills Hotel, owned by Brunei because of the Southeast Asian nation's plans to impose the death.. Reuters - Published