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Brunei is an affluent country with many sites of historical interest, sylvan parks and activities which capitalise on the country’s relatively untouched rainforest. Hiking in mountainous areas or taking a stroll and some light exercise in one of the country’s parks, such as Tasek Lama...

The Brunei Investment Agency (BIA), founded in 1983, is a government-owned investment organisation that holds and manages Brunei’s general reserve fund and its external assets. As with most sovereign wealth funds, it was created to control Brunei's general reserve funds, grow its external holdings, diversify...

The population of Brunei is both young and growing. About one-quarter of the population is under the age 15, and roughly half under 30. The birth rate is around the global average, while the death rate is among the lowest in the world, partly because...

Wawasan Brunei 2035 or Brunei Vision 2035, inaugurated by the government of Brunei in 2007, aims to transform the country with a focus on achieving international standards in education and skills development for its citizens. Achieving a better quality of life which is comparable to...

The Sultan of Brunei, Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, is one of the world's longest-reigning and few remaining absolute monarchs. The Sultan rules from the opulent golden-domed Istana Nurul Iman palace, located in Brunei’s capital Bandar Seri Begawan, which is thought to be the world’s...

Negara Brunei Darussalam (State of Brunei, Abode of Peace [Darussalam]),or just Brunei, is a small, equatorial sultanate along the northern coast of the island of Borneo in South-East Asia. The South China Sea lies to the north and on all other sides it is bordered...

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