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Brunei Darussalam

 Aerial drone photo of Kuala Lumpur. Photo credit: iStock/Alexpunker.

The Rise of Islamic Finance Hubs: Opportunities for BIMP-EAGA

December 20, 2023

The subregion is well positioned to cater to the growing global appetite for Shari’ah-compliant financing.
Indonesian woman packs chicken meat for sale at a night market. Photo credit: iStock/gamalis.

The One Borneo Quarantine Initiative: What It Is and Why It Is Important

November 09, 2023

Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, and Malaysia will strengthen cooperation in health security to stop pests and diseases from spreading and crossing borders.
A bird's eye view of Brunei.

BIMP-EAGA Ministers Discuss Next Steps for Subregion’s Economic Advancement

October 23, 2023

Ministers to discuss the implementation of key infrastructure projects, tourism recovery, an initiative to strengthen border health security, and other developments.
Ship in dry dock . Photo credit: iStock/nightman1965

Brunei Vies to Become a Regional Center for Vessel Maintenance and Decommissioning

October 17, 2023

The country is building its first integrated marine vessel maintenance and decommissioning yard at Pulau Muara Besar through a public–private partnership.
A farmer walks through a rice paddy in the Philippines.

Brunei, Philippines Explore Trade in Rice, Halal Goods

September 06, 2023

Ranking officials from the two countries discussed about exploring agricultural trade prospects during a meeting on 26 July.
A farmer tending to his crops in the Philippines.

Palawan-based Agritech Startup Forays into Brunei Darussalam

August 23, 2023

Venture is part of a project to improve the market access of farmers and fisherfolks across BIMP-EAGA.
A car is parked near a gas flaring facility in Brunei.

Brunei Adopts Mandatory Carbon Emission Reporting

August 16, 2023

The mandatory reporting starts this year and is in line with initiatives to enhance the transparency of the country's carbon accounting.
Kampong Ayer at sunset with Sungai Kebun bridge in the background. Photo credit: iStock.

Kampong Ayer: Venice of the East

March 20, 2023

Located in the heart of Brunei Darussalam, the world’s largest settlement on stilts offers visitors a colorful cultural experience.