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Xi Jinping in Brunei as oil-dependent sultanate seeks investment

Nov 19, 2018 - 5:58 PM

Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah leads the official welcome of Chinese President Xi Jinping at the sultanate's enormous, golden-domed palace

XI AND SULTAN. This handout photo taken and released by Brunei Department of Information on November 19, 2018 shows Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah (right) escorting Chinese President Xi Jinping for a meeting in Darussalam. Photo by   AFP/Brunei Department of Information

What were the other ASEAN countries up to in Manila?

Nov 16, 2017 - 2:00 PM

A rundown of the main concerns and activities of the ASEAN member-states at the 31st Summit in Manila

ASEAN SUMMIT. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and leaders and representatives of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states do the traditional ASEAN handshake as they pose for a photo following the signing ceremony of the ASEAN Concensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of the Migrant Workers at the Philippine International Convention Center on November 14, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

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IN PHOTOS: Duterte in Brunei to celebrate Sultan's golden jubilee

Oct 07, 2017 - 8:18 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte 'reaffirms the long and enduring ties' and 'renews the special friendship' between the Philippines and Brunei

50TH ANNIVERSARY. President Rodrigo Duterte visits Brunei as Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah marks his 50th anniversary on the throne. All photos from Malacañang

Duterte to visit Brunei; Medialdea named OIC

Oct 05, 2017 - 5:30 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to be in Brunei from October 5 to 6 to attend Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah's 50th anniversary on the throne

CABINET MEETING. President Rodrigo Duterte prepares to preside over the 19th Cabinet meeting in Malacañang, along with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, on October 4, 2017. Malacañang photo

Sultan of bling: Brunei monarch marks golden jubilee in style

Oct 05, 2017 - 9:25 AM

(UPDATED) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and other leaders will attend a banquet to mark Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah's 50th year on the throne

Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and Queen Saleha ride in a royal chariot during a procession to mark his golden jubilee of accession to the throne in Bandar Seri Begawan on October 5, 2017.  Brunei's all-powerful sultan marks 50 years on the throne on October 5 with lavish celebrations including a glittering procession, a 21-gun salute and a ceremony at his vast, golden-domed palace. / AFP PHOTO / Roslan RAHMAN

Sultan Bolkiah wants PH-Brunei cooperation vs drugs

Apr 27, 2017 - 8:05 PM

The Brunei leader and President Duterte witness the signing of deals on halal industry development and cultural cooperation

SULTAN'S STATE VISIT. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and President Rodrigo Duterte prepare to witness the signing of deals inside Malacañang Palace. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Brunei's Sultan Bolkiah arrives in Manila for state visit

Apr 26, 2017 - 7:21 PM

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is also in the Philippines to attend the 30th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings

ARRIVAL. Brunei Darussalam Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is given a warm welcome upon his arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay City on April 26, 2017 for his State Visit to the Philippines and his attendance to the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit. Photo by Ace Morandante/ Presidential Photo

8 country leaders, Suu Kyi to attend ASEAN Summit

Apr 24, 2017 - 12:31 PM

UPDATED The heads of government will start arriving in Manila on Friday April 28

ASEAN SUMMIT IN MANILA. Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi is accompanied by Parliament Speaker Mann Win Khaing Than (L) at the opening ceremony of the ASEAN Interparliamentary Assembly in Naypyidaw on September 30, 2016. File photo by Aung Htet/ AFP

Indonesia's Widodo, Brunei Sultan to visit PH in April

Apr 19, 2017 - 1:45 PM

The visits of President Widodo and Sultan Bolkiah coincide with the 30th ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings

VISITORS. Indonesian President Joko Widodo (left) and Sultan Bolkiah of Brunei will visit the Philippines in April 2017

Brunei to help PH tap trillion dollar halal market

Oct 17, 2016 - 8:08 PM

The Philippines also seeks to revive the Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area BIMP EAGA initiative

APEC Look back: Where were 2015 APEC world leaders in 1996?

Nov 14, 2015 - 9:30 AM

Rappler lists what the heads of state of APEC member economies were doing back when the Philippines first hosted the high level meetings in 1996

Azkals U21 team to compete in 2014 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy

Aug 07, 2014 - 12:27 PM

The Under 21 Men’s National Football team is set to compete for the fifth edition of the Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy invitational tournament in Brunei beginning Friday

OJ Porteria of the Azkals senior team is one of the +21 players who will reinforce the youth team. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Brunei sultan pushes ahead with tough sharia code

Apr 30, 2014 - 1:05 PM

UPDATED The UN s human rights office is deeply concerned about the tough Islamic criminal punishments

Sultan of Brunei introduces tough Islamic punishments

Oct 22, 2013 - 2:55 PM

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah announced phased introduction of tough Islamic punishments

ASEAN to China: Let's discuss disputes

Apr 25, 2013 - 4:17 PM

Brunei s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah the host of the talks says the leaders wanted to urgently work on a code of conduct with China aimed at defusing tensions

IN SESSION. This general view shows leaders attending the start of round table meetings at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Bandar Seri Begawan on April 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN

Bolkiah commends Aquino's peace efforts

Apr 16, 2013 - 4:33 PM

This is Bolkiah s first visit to Manila under the Aquino administration

CLOSE TIES. President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomes The Sultan of Brunei, His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, during the Courtesy Call at the Music Room, Malacañan Palace for his State Visit to the Republic of the Philippines. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Sultan Bolkiah of Brunei set to visit PH

Apr 08, 2013 - 6:30 PM

It will be his first visit to Manila

Obama to raise PH-China tussles at Asia summits

Mar 13, 2013 - 6:56 AM

US President Barack Obama pledged to bring up maritime disputes boiling between China and its neighbors at the US ASEAN and East Asia summits in Brunei in October