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Stories about Brunei

27 June 2011

Introducing Brunei's Most Popular Blogger

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...

10 May 2011

Bieber Fever Hits Brunei

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...

Brunei: Fake Bus Robbery Alerts Citizens

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: Twestival Unites Local Netizens

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

Southeast Asia: Review of 2010

Here are the top stories in the Southeast Asia region in 2010 as reported by the Southeast Asia team of Global Voices.

18 November 2010

Brunei: Suicide attempt stirs online buzz

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...

13 October 2010

Brunei and the music of Maher Zain

The Brunei tour of Swedish singer Maher Zain, who is known for his Islamic inspirational songs, confirmed the global appeal of his music. The Brunei blogosphere and twittersphere are still...

30 September 2010

Brunei's “national twitter account”

Meet @BruneiTweet, probably Brunei's most famous twitter user who blogs about the lives of ordinary young Bruneians. GV interviewed him about his online projects and other advocacies.

7 September 2010

Brunei: Charity, Food, and Ramadhan

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...

28 August 2010

Southeast Asia: Durian, the “King of Fruits”

Durian is the ‘king of fruits’ in Southeast Asia. It is known for its strong smell and taste which are appreciated and detested at the same time by many people....

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