Bandar Seri Begawan

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Bandar Seri Begawan

(bän`där sĕr`ē bĕgä`wän), city (1991 est. pop. 46,229), capital and chief port of the sultanate of Brunei, of which it is also the business and commercial center. Its manufactures include furniture, textiles, handicrafts, and building materials. Petroleum and natural gas are processed there. It is the site of the Royal Ceremonial Hall and the Brunei History Center. It was formerly called Brunei.

Bandar Seri Begawan

the capital of Brunei. Pop.: 64 000 (2005 est.)
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Sir Colin adds that on one occasion, he "watched Azahari address a large open air meeting in the padang in Brunei Town.
According to Pelita Brunei, Sabtu 18 Oktober 2014:11, Batu Apoi was founded in 1925 by a group of migrants from Kampung Peramu in Brunei Town led by Awang Mokti bin Abdullah, who was appointed OKML by Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin.
His obituaries stated, however, that he was actually born on 8 March 1929 at Kampung Sumbiling Lama, Jalan Stoney, Brunei Town (for example, PB Sa.
However, he was under constant scrutiny from the resident Japanese provincial governor, based initially in Miri but after April 1942 in Brunei Town, who appears to have acted much as the British Resident had previously done.
The Sultan welcomed the Australian 9th Division liberators with open arms on his return to Brunei Town on 17 June 1945.
During the devastating Allied bombing of Brunei Town in early 1945, the Istana Mahkota at Tumasek Point, which had only been completed in 1932, was seriously damaged and was not habitable.
aircraft to Labuan and brought with full ceremony by royal barge to the Lapau (Court House) in Brunei Town.
He and his young relatives betook themselves from my launch into another and preceded me up river to Brunei town .
The Guard was drawn up at the head of a hollow square facing my point of arrival, on one side were stationed the principal residents of Brunei town and on the other a number of privileged spectators.
Brunei Town, August 1958 to September 1959: doubled as Controller of Civil Aviation.
Beginning as a trainee teacher at the Malay School in Brunei Town, he matriculated as a student at the Sultan Idris Training College (SITC) in the Federated Malay States in 1941, but had to flee to his homeland following the outbreak of the Pacific War.
Born on 6 July 1916 at Kampong Pengiran Pemancha Lama in Brunei Town, the nobleman was educated at Jalan Pemancha Malay School (1925-1930) before starting as a trainee teacher in 1933.

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