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Brunei

Introduction

Brunei is a small country with a small population. Brunei was the only Malay state in 1963. Chosen to remain a British dependency rather than join the Malaysian federation. It became independent in 1984 , thanks to its large oil and gas, now has one of the highest standards of living in the world. Its ruling royals, led by the head of state Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, possess a huge private fortune. Full name: Brunei,Darussalam

Brunei's population is two thirds Mayla with a sizeable Chinese minority.




Brunei flag was adopted on September,29,1959. The flag has white and black bands of the color on the yellow background that extend diagonally across the flag.




Brunei is not only known for its oil and gas but also known for its beautiful beaches that stretch 100's of miles of coastline. If you are looking for the perfect vacation for sun and sand Brunei has it all!



SLOGAN-


"If you are looking for a fun place to stay come to Brunei right away"



Geography/Climate-


About the size of Delaware, Brunei is an independent sultanate on the North West coast of the island of Borneo in south China sea. Wedged between the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak. It is very hot and humid in Brunei. Average rainfall is about estimated 2500mm along the coast, and over 4000mm in the jungle cloaked hills of the interior. The wettest months are October,November,and December. Temperatures are amazing ally constant, the average daily highs range from 30 degrees C in December. The average overnight temperature states from 22 degrees C to 23 degrees C all year long.



People & Culture-


Brunei Darulassalam is small yet prosperous situated on the island of Borneo and flanked by the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak. This oil-rich land is known primarily for the astounding of its Sultan and its inhabitants, where the citizens live a tax-free heavily subsidised existence. It comes as no suprise as its population enjoys one of the highest per-capita incomes in the world, owing to its wealth of natural resources retaliative to the size of the country and its population. Brunei is also well-known for its multi-faced beauty- a little country with so much aesthetic and intrinsic Qualities to offer.


people-


Many cultal and linguistic differences make Brunei Malays distinct from the larger Malay share the Muslim religion. Brunei has herediatry nobility carrying the title pengiran. The Sultan can award commoners the title pehin, the equivalent of a life peerage awarded in the United Kingdom. The Sultan can also award his subjects the title Dato, the equivalent of a knighthood including the title Haji (for men) or Hajah (for women) for those who have made the Haj pilgramage to Mecca. Many Brunei Malay women wear the tudong, A traditional head covering. Men wear the sangkok, a traditional Malay cap. Men who have completed the Haj can wear the white sangkok.


Culture-


Brunei is a land stepped in culture and additions- and the Bruneians are quiet proud of that fact,too. Brunei embraces the old Malay world culture, of wich practices can still be seen in the country today, such as the use of the jawi script, an archaic consisting of Arabic characters used as a mode of written communication of the Malays in order time. Brunei still holds on tight to its old cultures and traditions. It is a very vastly of terms of trade and technology. In the heart of its strong Malay cultures and traditions, lies its strong Islamic foundation. This unique and balanced blend of Malay culture and Islamic practices is the Bruneians way of life- a national philosophy.



Timeline-


10. 1888)Brunei becomes a British proveorate

9. 1906) Brunei administrated by a british resident,with the sultan having nominal authority.

8. 1929) Oil extraction begins.

7. 1941-45) japan occupies Brunei.

6. 1950) Omar Ali saifudden III inaugurated sultn.

5. 1963) Brunei decides to remain a british dependency rather than join the ferderation of maylasia.

4. 1967) Hassanal Bolkia becomes sultan following the abdication of his father,Sultan omar,who nonetheless remains chief adviser.

3. 1984) Brunei becomes independent

2.1985) Government legalizes the Brunei national democracy party.

1.1986) Brunei national solidarity party (BNSP) becomes legal- former Sultan Omar dies.



Government/Citizenship-


Brunei has the right to vote, you must be 18 years or older to vote.


Economy-


Brunei is a small country, with a wealthy economy. It is almost totally supported by exports of crude oil and natural gas, with revenues of petroleum sector counting over half of GDP. The government provides for all medical services and subsided food and housing. The government has shown progress in basic policy of diversifying economy from oil and gas.


Brunei's leaders are concerned that steadily increased in the world economy will undermine internal social cohesion although it has taken steps to become a more prominent player. Brunei Exports- Brunei's main export partners are Japan, South Korea, India, Australia, Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia.

Brunei Imports- Brunei mainly imports machinery and transport equipment, manufacture goods, food, fuels, chemical products, beverages, and tobacco. Brunei main partners are Singapore, Malaysia, China, Japan, U.S., Germany.


Company List-


Company 1-


ExxonMobil would benefit Brunei by coming to their country to do research and open business there. It benefits the United States by being probably one of the biggest country that has oil. People would buy more oil in the U.S. and if they make a large amount of money if the U.S. and Brunei combined for oil, Brunei might have a little American money.


Company 2 -


7-11, Will bring a new place for Brunei to spend their money and it could possibly make Brunei have a better economy. Brunei can benefit the united states by giving them oil, 7-11 is one of the most popular gas statins in the U.S.. With 315 million people in the U.S. Brunei economy will be better than ever.


Company 3-


The U.S. could benefit Brunei by building Marriot hotels near the beach, that benefit for the company would be that Brunei people have a nice resort to stay at. It could benefit Brunei by people working at the hotels. The benefit for the company would be that the hotel's spread all over Brunei beaches.


Company 4-


A great business that could benefit Brunei is a JcPenny , they have everything it would benefit by Brunei people working there. People could stop there if they need something on the go like a swimsuit. It could also befit the U.S.by bringing new fashion to the U.S. and could make a new hit in the U.S.. The people of Brunei don't have a lot of clothing and shoes and fashion like the U.S. does.


Company 5-


Chevy is my last choice of business. Chevy can benefit Brunei with a lot of thing, Chevy car company claims they have the best car in america and can make it through most conditions that the world throws at them. It would help Brunei by carrying resources over the country, and carrying cargo,supplies,material. It could benefit the U.S. by having good reviews on a different country and not all of the United States.