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AseanPlus News 07 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

More traders cut ties with Brunei over gay sex laws

LONDON: Travel agents, London’s transport network and finance houses were among a rising number of companies to cut ties with businesses owned by Brunei to protest over the Sultanate’s introduction of the death penalty for gay sex and adultery.The move – which rolled out further Islamic Syariah laws which punish sodomy, adultery and rape with death – prompted a corporate backlash after actor George Clooney and singer Elton John called for a boycott of hotels owned by the country, including the Beverley Hills Hotel in Los Angeles.

Nation 08 May 2014 | 10:03 AM

Beverly Hills demands Brunei Sultan sell hotel after hudud move

LOS ANGELES: Beverly Hills is demanding that the Sultan of Brunei sell a hotel in the celebrity-rich US city, after he introduced a penal code incorporating Islamic sharia law, officials said Wednesday.

AseanPlus News 08 May 2014 | 12:00 AM

US worries over Brunei's hudud

WASHINGTON: The United States has raised concern with Brunei about a new penal code introduced by the sultan which would include Islamic syariah law penalties such as stoning to death, US officials said.

Nation 06 May 2014 | 9:58 AM

US TV star Jay Leno latest to shun Brunei-owned hotels over hudud laws

LOS ANGELES: US television star Jay Leno on Monday joined a growing list of celebrities vowing to boycott a luxury hotel chain linked to Brunei's sultan after he introduced a controversial Islamic penal code in his country.

Nation 05 May 2014 | 3:47 PM

Celebrities boycott Brunei-owned hotels over syariah law

KUALA LUMPUR: Celebrities including Virgin group founder Richard Branson have vowed to boycott a hotel chain linked to Brunei's sultan after he introduced a controversial Islamic penal code in his country.

Community 22 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Keningau: Future dairy hub

KENINGAU: Sabah is poised to have the largest livestock centre in the country when the 834ha Keningau Livestock Integrated Centre here (KILC) is up and going.

Nation 26 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

DPM: Too much politicking in Malaysia

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: There is currently too much politicking in Malaysia and many citizens living overseas are wondering what has become of the country, said Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

Nation 25 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

DPM: Brunei keen on M'sia’s real estate, halal meat, hotel projects

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Oil rich Brunei is keen on going into real estate development in a big way in Sarawak, Sabah and Johor.