Featured stories about Brunei
Meet RanoAdidas, Brunei's most popular blogger. His success as a blogger was recently celebrated even by the mainstream media. He proved that blogging is not only a potential source of income but a viable platform to influence many people as well.
A suicide attempt by a young woman in Brunei generated an online buzz, especially on Facebook and Twitter. Bloggers criticize the "insensitive" jokes and funny reactions made by some netizens about the issue
Bloggers in Brunei have been sharing their thoughts about the holy month of Ramadan. Charity seems to be a common thread in blogs and other social media sites. Bloggers have also organized some activities for netizens who are fasting.
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Latest stories about Brunei
6 October 2013
The Brunei government is running after scholars who have failed to return home after completing their studies abroad. The issue has sparked a debate about the country's scholarship system.
29 July 2013
The new directive which surprised many people applies to foreigners and tourists as well during the holy month of Ramadan
15 May 2013
Brunei internet users are complaining against the slow and unreliable internet connection in their country. Brunei has one of the most expensive internet rates in Southeast Asia but many Brunei...
16 December 2012
Delwin Keasberry, more popularly known as @BruneiTweet in the Brunei internet community, asked fellow local netizens to tweet their love for their country. This post features some of the answers...
1 November 2011
Brunei's first social media conference successfully gathered the country's leading bloggers and netizens which showcased the prominent role of the internet in society. GV author Zul-Fadly was there to document...
21 September 2011
The Beach Bunch Association was established to protect the beaches of Brunei from pollution. It taps the power of social media to gather more support from the public. One of...
10 May 2011
Justin Bieber had sold out concerts in several Southeast Asian countries but it seems he missed out Brunei. And this prompted Bieber fans in Brunei to use the Internet via...
Last week, news of a bus robbery in Brunei spread fast on Twitter and Facebook. Residents immediately expressed their concern about the safety of public places in Brunei. Then it...
18 April 2011
Brunei's first Twestival event gathered the country's leading bloggers and other netizens in support of the Child Development Centre, a group that provides assistance to children with special needs.
3 January 2011
Here are the top stories in the Southeast Asia region in 2010 as reported by the Southeast Asia team of Global Voices.