Brunei: Spoiled Subjects of the Sultan
By Robert Bociaga
Life in one of the world's last absolute monarchies.
Brunei: When Sharia Meets Social Media
By Asif Ullah Khan
The Sultanate’s Sharia law sparked criticism abroad – and at home, where dissent is not often tolerated.
Brunei’s Controversial New Shariah Laws Are Now in Effect
By Annabelle Liang
The changes, widely decried by human rights groups, allow death-by-stoning as a penalty for gay sex and adultery.
Has China Bought Brunei’s South China Sea Silence?
By Luke Hunt
The questions raised on the issue reflect broader concerns about how the sultanate conducts itself at home and abroad.