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Asian Survey. 2017; 571199–205 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.1.199
Published: 01 February 2017
...Dominik M. MÜLler Brunei continued in 2016 to suffer from declining oil and gas prices. The budget deficit grew. The Sultan made economic diversification and “prudent spending” the year’s central political themes. He criticized several government institutions during “surprise visits” and sharply...
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Asian Survey. 2005; 451180–185 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2005.45.1.180
Published: 01 February 2005
... and Bibliographer, Borneo Research Council. Email: avmhorton@hotmail.com . BRUNEI IN 2004 Window-Dressing an Islamizing Sultanate A. V. M. Horton Abstract Negara Brunei Darussalam continued to enjoy tranquillity in 2004. The princi- pal events in the country during the year were the wedding of the...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 591204–208 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.204
Published: 01 February 2019
...Jörn Dosch; Jatswan S. Sidhu After four years of economic gloom, the Bruneian economy began showing signs of recovery, mainly thanks to improved global oil prices and the fruits of government policies introduced three years ago. In the meantime, the sultan’s seriousness in combating corruption has...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 561162–167 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.1.162
Published: 01 February 2016
...Dominik M. Müller The oil price decline of 2015 caused significant losses for Brunei’s economy. The country is still preparing the second phase of its Sharia reform that began in 2014. In addition to his other government positions, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah appointed himself as minister of foreign...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 592337–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.2.337
Published: 01 April 2019
... profound changes associated with the transformation of the sultanistic regime. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Central Asia modernization social transformation authoritarianism sultanism SERGEY V. BIRYUKOV Uzbekistan as a Mirror of Change in Central Asia A...
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Asian Survey. 2007; 471189–193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.1.189
Published: 01 February 2007
...William Case Political life in Brunei is frequently cast as stultifying, with activity diverted from political parties and civil society to the sultan and his coterie. Indeed, in 2006, with the government's petroleum earnings rising, the only detectable pressures for more openness seemed to emanate...
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Asian Survey. 2010; 501260–264 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2010.50.1.260
Published: 01 February 2010
...Samuel C. Y. Ku "Maturity as a Nation" was the theme for Negara Brunei Darussalam's 25th National Day celebrations in February 2009. Although the oil-rich nation has made several impressive strides, the authoritarian sultanate also faces unemployment, low foreign investment, and a lack of civil...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601100–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.100
Published: 01 February 2020
... dominated Malaysia s engagement with South Asia in 2019. Unlike Najib, who drew Malaysia closer to India, Mahathir chose to balance relations between India and Pakistan, albeit tilting toward 7. Malaysia s King, Sultan Muhammad V, Abdicates in Unprecedented Move, Straits Times, January 7, 2019...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 596978–1000 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.978
Published: 01 December 2019
..., Sultan Cheema, Tahir Sadiq, Basit Sultan...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 596959–977 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.959
Published: 01 December 2019
... Islamic sultanates, which were active in managing the archipelago, often cooperating with each other, but sometimes also competing for influ- ence. Their administrations, as well as European colonial influences, shape the current political system and realities. Malaya gained independence from the British...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595795–821 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.795
Published: 01 October 2019
... as a whole. Trade among member provinces and states increased from less than US$ 15 billion per year recorded in the early 1990s to over US$ 120 billion per year in 2014.36 The BIMP-EAGA covers 35% of the land area and 11% of the population of ASEAN, drawing together the entire sultanate of Brunei...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 591185–192 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.185
Published: 01 February 2019
... for the third time to the end of 2019, at the president s request, due to alleged continuing acts of terrorism and violence. There were incidents of bombing in Lamitan City in Basilan (July), Sultan Kudarat (August and September), and General Santos City (September). Before the new year, there was a...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 582365–386 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.2.365
Published: 01 April 2018
... began with the granting of special status to Yogyakarta, a sultanate in central Java, to honor its sultan s dedication to joining and protecting the nascent Indonesian republic. The special status of Yogyakarta received legal recognition in Law No. 3 of 1950, which was revised by Law No. 13 of 2012...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 581188–193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.188
Published: 01 February 2018
... Islands, from consulate to consulate general. Similarly, Singapore affirmed its close and special ties with Brunei when Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah visited the city-state in July and cel- ebrated the 50th anniversary of the two countries Currency Interchangeabil- ity Agreement by releasing commemorative S...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 581174–180 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.174
Published: 01 February 2018
... integrity in administrating the country took an assertive stand on religious matters in October 2017. The Johor sultan had condemned a launderette for adopting a Muslim-only policy. Johor, he said, belongs to all races and faiths and is not a Taliban state In response, a religious teacher who...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 574690–715 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.4.690
Published: 01 August 2017
... political and economic factors played a crucial role in igniting a sense of ethnic discontent with Indonesian rule. A region proud of its rich history under the rule of sultans since the sixteenth century, Aceh was promised autonomy in the 1950s; however, this never materialized. Soon after Suharto (ruled...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 571173–179 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.1.173
Published: 01 February 2017
... will be convinced of the sincerity of the government In May 2016 the Perak Sultan declared corruption to be like a nest of termites causing the pillars of a country to rot the next month the rulers withheld consent to the National Security Council Act, which gives greater emergency powers to the...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 565833–858 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.5.833
Published: 01 October 2016
... institutionalized politics, UMNO had turned out to be an exceptional first-ever experiment: a delivery-capable Malay(si)a by Malay-will institution. I call this programmatic the UMNO mandate. Given the Malay kerajaan mindset, UMNO was seen as the guardian of the rakyat s preferences a faux-sultan, entitled to...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 563415–441 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.3.415
Published: 01 June 2016
...: Security, Democracy, and Regionalism in Southeast Asia in Hard Choices: Security, Democracy and Regionalism in Southeast Asia, ed. Donald K. Em- merson, 3 58 (Stanford, CA: Shorenstein APARC, 2008), p. 23. 420 ASIAN SURVEY 56:3 ISLAMIC GOVERNANCE IN BRUNEI The sultanate of Brunei located on the island of...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 561101–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.1.101
Published: 01 February 2016
... minister, and could become the focal point in any anti-Najib rally within UMNO. 104 ASIAN SURVEY 56:1 There is also the role of the Malay rulers, the sultans of the nine states of Malaysia. In what many considered a stunning intervention in national politics, all nine sultans, in an October 6, 2015...