Most of the Sultans subjects attribute the economic and social stability to the country's unique political institutions being seen as having provided the necessary protection against the recent economic and political upheavals that occurred in Malaysia and Indonesia particularly the social unrest.
Thus true to its name, Darussalam: the Abode of Peace, Brunei has remained an inordinately peaceful country having avoided serious strife and conflicts both internally, and externally with neighboring countries for the past forty years or so. This article is an attempt to provide insights into the harmonious development of the Bruneian society.
The Sultan embodies the executive, the legislative and the judicial branches of government.
Aside from being the smallest country in the region, Brunei has a novel, albeit neo-traditional form of government that is sometimes seen as anachronistic on account of the absence of elected representative institutions present in the other ASEAN member countries.
Hussainmiya, Associate Professor in History, Universiti Brunei Darussalam Negara Brunei Darussalam is unique amongst the Southeast Asian states.
Bandar Seri Begawan has a small centre dominated by a beautiful mosque and excellent food markets.
It’s peaceful to walk around and has nice cafes and restaurants.
He also said that the freedom of navigation in the South China Sea has not and never will be an issue.
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