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Title Asia's Monarchies: Brunei - Ep 5 of 5 / Director: Whitehead, Joshua
Published Australia : SBS 2, 2012
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Summary Brunei may be one of the richest nations in the world, due to its huge resources of oil, but financial problems have beset even their royal house. The sultan is one of the world's few remaining absolute monarchs and is also the supreme commander of the armed forces. He has been absolute ruler of the oil-rich Asian state for nearly four decades. Recently he has made moves towards some form of partial democracy - but even that seems to have been put on hold for now. (From the Netherlands, in English and Malay) (Documentary Series) (Final) G
Event Broadcast 2012-05-31 at 19:30:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, Haji, Sultan of Brunei, 1946-.
International economic relations.
Monarchy -- Social aspects.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Economic aspects.
Bruneian periodicals.
Form Streaming video
Author Whitehead, Joshua, director
Panicker, Remesh, cast
Ashdown, Lord, contributor
Hussainmiya, Abdul, contributor
Jones, Gary, contributor
Kershaw, Roger, contributor
Saunders, Graham, contributor
Stephan, Ignatius, contributor
Tampoi, Jon, contributor