May 2007
Travel Weekly Australia;5/18/2007, Issue 48, p21
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The article offers information about Brunei. Brunei is described as an oil rich sultanate located next to Sarawak on the island of Borneo. The country is known as Negara Brunei Darussalam, which means the Country of Brunei, Abode of Peace. The country's official language is Bahasa Melayu, otherwise known as Malay. However, English is the language that is widely spoken in the country's business sector. Information about its government, climate and economy is included.


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