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  Brunei dollar
Brunei dollar also popular as ringgit Brunei in Malay language, is the national currency of the State of Brunei and is one of the major dollar dominated currencies in Asia.
Brunei dollar is pegged with the Singapore dollar, the latter being the official currency of country’s major trading partner.
Brunei dollar banknotes are issued in 9 denominations that are $1, $5, $10, $25, $50, $100, $500, $1,000 and $10,000.
www.crnindia.com /currency/bru_dollar.html   (1072 words)

  Brunei - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brunei was a British protectorate from 1888 to 1984.
Brunei consists of two unconnected parts; 97% of the population lives in the larger western part, only about 10,000 live in the mountainous eastern part, the district of Temburong.
Islam is the official religion of Brunei, and the sultan is the head of the religion in the country.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brunei   (706 words)

 Brunei Darussalam - Key Information on Brunei - INTRODUCTION TO BRUNEI
Brunei Darussalam - lying northwest of the island of Borneo is one of the oldest kingdoms yet one of the youngest independent nations of the region.
Brunei Darussalam is situated on the north-western coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia, between the longitudes 11 degrees 04' and 11 degrees 23' East and latitudes 4 degrees 00' and 5 degrees 05' North.
Brunei is not in the direct path of cyclones and typhoons that plague the surrounding regions, while earthquakes and severe flooding are non-existent.
www.bruneidirecthys.net /about_brunei/index.html   (3166 words)

 PECC XV| About Brunei
Brunei Darussalam is well known for its natural resources of oil and natural gas and has embarked of a program of economic diversification.
The Brunei Dollar is at par with the Singapore Dollar and are both freely traded in the respective countries.
Brunei is an independent sovereign Sultanate that is governed on the basis of a written Constitution.
www.pecc.org /PECC2003Brunei/about-brunei.htm   (534 words)

 Encyclopedia: Brunei dollar   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 General Information About Brunei
Brunei Darussalam (officially called simply Brunei) is a small coastal state about 277 miles north of the equator in the northwest corner of Borneo.
Brunei Darussalam’s population is mainly composed of Malays with a mixture of Chinese and Indian communities.
Brunei Darussalam's form of government is called a Malay Islamic Monarchy and one of the oldest in the region with over 600 years of recorded history.
www.gettingaway.com /directory/asia/Brunei/info.htm   (2388 words)

 Brunei dollar   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Brunei dollar (ISO 4217 : BND) is pegged to the Singapore dollar (SGD) at a 1:1 trade ratio.
Brunei National Flag GIF images of the flag with links to Brunei country facts.
Brunei Meteorological Service Information on the climate of Brunei Darussalam, weather forecasts, warning and advisories and satellite images.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Brunei_dollar.html   (261 words)

 Brunei dollar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Brunei dollar (ISO 4217: BND) is pegged to the Singapore dollar at a 1:1 trade ratio.
As of January 6, 2004, 1 US dollar was worth 1.64696 Brunei dollars.
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 Brunei   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Sultanate of Brunei, more commonly referred to as Brunei Darussalam or simply Brunei, is a petroleum-rich country located on the island of Borneo, in southeast Asia.
The Sultanate of Brunei was very powerful from the 14th through 16th century, covering the southern Philippines, Sarawak and Sabah.
A garrison of Gurkha soldiers are still stationed in Brunei on the Sultan's payroll to protect the oil fields in the West of the country.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/B/Brunei.htm   (688 words)

 Brunei -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brunei is one of the members of the (An association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism) Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Brunei consists of two unconnected parts; 97% of the population lives in the larger western part, only about 10,000 live in the mountainous eastern part, the district of (Click link for more info and facts about Temburong) Temburong.
Brunei's leaders are concerned that steadily increased integration in the world economy will undermine internal social cohesion although it became a more prominent player by serving as chairman for the 2000 (Click link for more info and facts about APEC) APEC (Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation) forum.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/br/brunei.htm   (1255 words)

 Teaching In Brunei   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brunei (pronounced broon-eye) was trading with China during the 6th century A.D., and, through allegiance to the Javanese Majapahit kingdom (13th to 15th century), it came under Hindu influence.
Brunei was a powerful state from the 16th to the 19th century, ruling over the northern part of Borneo and adjacent island chains.
Brunei has one of the highest per capita incomes in Asia, and the sultan is believed to be the richest man in the world after Microsoft's Bill Gates.
www.ecis.org /brunei/TeachingInBrunei.html   (422 words)

 Brunei Country Analysis Brief   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brunei's small, wealthy economy is based heavily upon proceeds from exports of crude oil and natural gas, with revenues from the hydrocarbons sector accounting for over 33% of gross domestic product (GDP), around 80%-90% of exports, and 75%-90% of government revenues.
Brunei is counting on Blocks J and K to maintain the country's oil and gas output another decade or more, and without these Blocks, Brunei may be forced to move more rapidly away from an economy based on hydrocarbons.
Brunei is the fourth-largest producer of LNG in the world and the third-largest natural gas producer in Southeast Asia.
www.eia.doe.gov /emeu/cabs/brunei.html   (2063 words)

 Brunei travel guide - Wikitravel
The Brunei Dollar is tied to the Singapore Dollar at a 1:1 rate.
Brunei is a dry country: alcohol is not sold anywhere in the country and consumption of alcohol in public is prohibited by law.
The Brunei Government is run as a Malay Islamic Monarchy (MIB), which means that the Sultan of Brunei, apart from being one of the richest men in the world, runs the show around here, appearing on the front page of the two local daily newspapers almost every day.
wikitravel.org /en/Brunei   (3236 words)

 SCMP.com - the online edition of South China Morning Post, Hong Kong's premier English-language newspaper
The Singapore dollar fell against the US dollar yesterday amid reports that the Sultanate of Brunei's largest company, Amedeo, had collapsed with debts of up to GBP10 billion (about HK$127.59 billion), potentially putting the oil-rich economy under considerable strain.
Due to a fixed exchange rate between the rarely traded Brunei dollar and the highly liquid Singapore dollar, investors targeted the latter on fears that a financial meltdown in Brunei could break the currency link.
Brunei has experienced significant political and economic turmoil during the past few weeks, with the government proclaiming that although it could meet its financial obligations, it was appointing a special economic council to assess the economy.
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 Asia Economic Institute - Inside Asia
Brunei would be forced to reduce the amount of anti-biotics that are given to the chickens before export to the EU would be possible.
Brunei’s fledgling ICT industry is expected to grow dramatically in the next few years and local companies are expected to collaborate in order to nurture local ICT skills.
The Brunei ICT sector currently focuses primarily on the government sector and is required to look regional or international in order to grow their knowledge and experience.
www.asiaecon.org /index.php/inside_asia/country/brunei   (1558 words)

 Brudirect.com  - Local News
The Brunei dollar is pegged to the Singapore dollar on an equal exchange rate.
Brunei would probably be affected, but the impact would not be strong," Cheong said, adding inflation would probably only hit non-subsidised items, such as cars and computers.
HSBC's Muhmood told The Brunei Times yesterday that this year there would be an expected volatility across the foreign exchange market due to the lingering effects of US mortgage market woes.
www.brudirect.com /DailyInfo/News/Archive/Jan08/080108/nite18.htm   (330 words)

Brunei was trading with China during the 6th century, and, through allegiance to the Javanese Majapahit kingdom (13th to 15th century), it came under Hindu influence.
Brunei has one of the highest per capita incomes in Asia, and the sultan is believed to be one of the richest men in the world.
Brunei - Brunei or Brunei Darussalam, officially State of Brunei Darussalam, sultanate (1995 est.
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 BRUNEI --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The sultanate of Brunei is located on the northern coast of the island of Borneo, on the South China Sea.
Monetary unit: Brunei dollar, with (Oct. 7, 1994) a free rate of B$1.48 to U.S. $1 (B$2.36 = £ 1 sterling).
Monetary unit: Brunei dollar, with (Oct. 11, 1996) a par value of B$1 to Singapore dollar (free rates of B$1.41 to U.S. $1 and B$2.22 = £1 sterling).
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9111666?tocId=9111666   (788 words)

 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Country Profiles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brunei faces the South China Sea, along the north west coast of the island of Borneo, 4-5 degrees north of the Equator.
Brunei's smooth-running economy suffered a major jolt in 1997 when large losses were discovered in the assets of the Brunei Investment Agency.
In 1971 Brunei ceased to be a British Protectorate, but the UK retained some responsibility for foreign affairs and defence matters until Brunei became a fully sovereign independent state on 1 January 1984.
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 CNN.com - Brunei's $4.5 billion dollar plan - Jan. 16, 2003
Brunei's per capita income is one of the highest in Asia thanks to oil, almost half the economy
Brunei's Economic Development Board said it is striving to attract overseas investment in gas supply, manufacturing, power supply and infrastructure projects.
Brunei, with a population of 351,000, occupies an area a little smaller than the U.S. state of Delaware on the island of Borneo.
www.cnn.com /2003/BUSINESS/asia/01/16/brunei.investment/index.html   (429 words)

 PECC XV| General Information
Brunei Darussalam, located in a tropical area, is relatively hot, humid and wet throughout the whole year.
Brunei Darussalam has a rich handicraft tradition especially, it is possible to find many good buys in gold, silver and bronze items and locally produced art (tiny bronze cannons with elaborate carving are a specialty).
The Brunei dollar is on par with the Singapore dollar, which is also accepted in Brunei Darussalam.
www.pecc.org /PECC2003Brunei/information.htm   (1017 words)

 globalEDGE (TM) | country insights - Overview of Brunei   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Sultanate of Brunei's influence peaked between the 15th and 17th centuries when its control extended over coastal areas of northwest Borneo and the southern Philippines.
Brunei subsequently entered a period of decline brought on by internal strife over royal succession, colonial expansion of European powers, and piracy.
Brunei benefits from extensive petroleum and natural gas fields, the source of one of the highest per capita GDPs in the developing world.
globaledge.msu.edu /ibrd/CountryIntro.asp?CountryID=15&RegionID=3   (120 words)

 Brunei Darussalam Country Brief
Brunei Darussalam is a Sultanate, which occupies 5,765 square kilometres on the north-west corner of the island of Borneo.
Brunei is ruled by the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, His Majesty Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the 29th Sultan in one of the oldest continuous lines of monarchy in the world.
The Brunei Government is seeking to diversify the economy away from oil and gas as the primary source of revenue and economic activity by promoting private sector development in other industry sectors.
www.dfat.gov.au /geo/brunei/brunei_brief.html   (2009 words)

 Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Brunei Darussalam
Under a currency board arrangement, the exchange rate of the Brunei dollar is maintained at par with the Singapore dollar.
Information on Brunei Darussalam's IIP, especially of the government, is an important element in formulating policy advice, and Directors therefore urged the authorities to continue to make strong efforts—working closely with the Fund staff—to provide this information in a timely and adequate manner.
Some Directors nevertheless noted that Brunei Darussalam was a relatively new member of the Fund and that the authorities should be given sufficient time to build up their capacity in data compilation.
www.imf.org /external/np/sec/pn/2004/pn0402.htm   (1378 words)

 Lonely Planet - Destination Brunei
Western Brunei is composed of hilly lowlands; the eastern part consists of a coastal plain rising to a height of 1841m (6038ft) at Bukit Pagon.
Brunei was gradually whittled away until, with a final dash of absurdity, Limbang was ceded to Sarawak in 1890, thus dividing the country in half.
Brunei is a fairly strict Muslim country and a Ministry of Religious Affairs fosters and promotes Islam.
www.harpercollege.edu /mhealy/g101ilec/seasia/ser/seins/brunei.htm   (1831 words)

 globalEDGE (TM) | country insights - Government of Brunei   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brunei's legal system is based on English common law, with an independent judiciary, a body of written common law judgments and statutes, and legislation enacted by the sultan.
Brunei has an arrangement with the United Kingdom whereby United Kingdom judges are appointed as the judges for Brunei's High Court and Court of Appeal.
Brunei's economy is almost totally supported by exports of crude oil and natural gas.
globaledge.msu.edu /ibrd/CountryGovt.asp?CountryID=15&RegionID=3   (458 words)

 CfBT | Brunei | Teacher Recruitment | Brunei By Numbers | Recruitment, employment, support and management over 200 ...
A strong currency - the Brunei Dollar is pegged to the Singapore Dollar - and depressed asset value gives Bruneians a relatively favourable purchasing power within the region.
Brunei tops the Asian league table for health and education spending as a percentage of national income.
Car ownership per capita in Brunei is 20 percent higher than in the US, 50 percent higher than in the UK and 4 times that of Malaysia.
brunei.cfbt.org /bn/page.asp?page=Brunei_By_Numbers&subsection=About_Brunei§ion=Teacher_Recruitment   (357 words)

 Brunei-Dollar - Wikipedia
Der Brunei-Dollar ist die Währung von Brunei Darussalam.
Er ist im Verhältnis von 1 BND = 1 SGD an den Singapur-Dollar gekoppelt.
Die Bargeldversorgung ist Teil der Aufgaben des Finanzministeriums von Brunei.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brunei-Dollar   (40 words)

 CfBT | Brunei | Teacher Recruitment | FAQs | Recruitment, employment, support and management over 200 mother-tongue ...
Salaries are paid in Brunei dollars, which is on a par with the Singapore dollar.
While the Brunei dollar has remained relatively stable throughout the economic crisis of recent years, it has been affected by the loss in value of the US dollar.
Brunei is divided into two separate sections and is totally surrounded by the Malaysian state of Sarawak.
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