Category Archives: Brunei Royals

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Marks Fifty Years On The Throne

  October 6, 2017 at 8:10 pm by

Brunei’s Sultan celebrated his Golden Jubilee this week with lavish ceremonies in the country’s capital, Bandar Seri Begawan. On Thursday, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah was joined on the royal chariot by his wife, Queen Saleha, for a procession through the streets that included members of Brunei’s military and musical performers. Tens of thousands lined the streets of the capital to catch a glimpse of the 71-year-old monarch, who took the throne on … Continue reading

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Sultan of Brunei Pays State Visit to Singapore

  July 5, 2017 at 7:17 am by

A two-day state visit to Singapore was today begun by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei. He is accompanied by his wife, Queen Saleha. The Sultan inspected a guard of honour at the Istana, official residence of the President of Singapore, in Newton, accompanied by President Tony Tan Keng Yam. The two leaders later had a private audience inside the Istana. The state visit, the fourth Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has made during … Continue reading

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Palace Profile: Istana Nurul Iman

  June 4, 2017 at 3:00 am by

Location: Bandar Seri Begawan, Nation of Brunei Built: 1982-1984 Architect: Leandro Valencia Locsin Commissioned By: Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Style: Islamic, Malay Rooms: 1,788 On The Palace Grounds: Mosque, Royal Stables Current Owner: H.M. The Sultan of Brunei Current Use: Official residence of H.M. The Sultan of Brunei and the Royal Family; seat of the Brunei Government Fun Fact: The Palace cost the Sultan $USD1.4billion to construct A full list of Palace Profiles can be found here.

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The Crown Princess of Brunei Turns Thirty

  April 9, 2017 at 6:00 am by

Crown Princess Sarah of Brunei (full title: Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah binti Pengiran Salleh Abdul Rahaman) today celebrates her thirtieth birthday. She was born in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of Brunei, in 1987 as the only daughter of Pengiran Salleh Abdul Rahaman Pengiran Damit, a distant relation of the royal family. Sarah attended St Andrew’s School and Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan Science College, before completing her tertiary education in … Continue reading

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Brunei’s Queen Saleha Celebrates Seventieth Birthday

  October 7, 2016 at 10:00 am by

Queen Saleha of Brunei today turns seventy years old. She was born in 1946 as one of six children born to Pengiran Anak Abdul Rahman, Speaker of the Brunei Legislative Council, and his wife Pengiran Anak Hajah Besar. She married the-then Crown Prince of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, in July 1965. The pair are first cousins. They have six children: Princess Rashidah, Princess Muta-Wakkilah, Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah, Princess Majeedah, Princess Hafizah and Prince ‘Abdul Malik. Saleha has been … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Sarah Delivers Second Son

  June 21, 2015 at 6:30 pm by

The Crown Princess of Brunei gave birth to a son on June 7 it has been confirmed. “By the common of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, the Office of His Majesty yesterday announced that the monarch’s newborn grandson has been named Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda Muhammad Aiman,” a statement from the royal court said today. The new Prince is the … Continue reading

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British Royals Attend Gurkha Anniversary Pageant

  June 9, 2015 at 8:14 pm by

Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales and Prince Harry attended a pageant at the Royal Hospital Chelsea today to celebrate 200 years of Gurkha service to the British Crown. They were joined by the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, for the event. View image | gettyimages.com A large display of battle reenactments and Nepalese cultural displays honoured the Gurkhas, Nepalese soldiers who have served in the … Continue reading

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Crown Princess of Brunei Believed to be Expecting Again

  March 20, 2015 at 12:09 am by

The Crown Princess of Brunei is believed to be expecting her third child, based on photographs of a recent appearance in Berakas. Crown Princess Sarah attended a Chinese New Year celebration at the International Convention Centre with her husband, Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah, her father-in-law, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, and other members of the royal family on March 16. She had a noticeably larger stomach than on previous occasions. The couple … Continue reading

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Dutch State Visit to Brunei: January 21-22

  January 24, 2013 at 6:13 pm by

At the invitation of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan, Queen Beatrix started on January 21 a two-day state visit to Brunei, along with the Prince of Orange and Princess Máxima. On Monday, upon their arrival at the airport, the Dutch Royals and the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade were welcomed by Crown Prince Billah and Crown Princess Sarah. The Queen and the Crown Prince Couple moved … Continue reading

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Brunei Sultan visits the Netherlands

  January 15, 2011 at 10:12 am by

On January 13, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam was in the Netherlands for a quick visit. Queen Beatrix, Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima received the Sultan in audience at Noordeinde Palace. During a lunch offered at Noordeinde Palace in The Hague, Queen Beatrix said that this visit was ”an exceptional event”. After the lunch with Queen Beatrix, Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima, the Sultan had an interview with the … Continue reading

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The Sultan of Brunei Names Newborn Granddaughter

  January 6, 2011 at 6:44 pm by

The Sultan has named his newborn granddaughter, the second child and first daughter of Crown Prince Billah and Princess Sarah of Brunei, YANG TERAMAT MULIA PENGIRAN ANAK MUNEERAH MADHUL BOLKIAH BINTI DULI YANG TERAMAT MULIA PADUKA SERI PENGIRAN MUDA MAHKOTA PENGIRAN MUDA HAJI AL-MUHTADEE BILLAH. This translates into HRH Princess Muneerah of Brunei. The Princess was born on January 2, 2011. The Crown Princely Couple are already parents to a … Continue reading

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Crown Prince Billah & Princess Sarah of Brunei Welcome Daughter

  January 3, 2011 at 5:37 am by

Crown Prince Billah and Princess Sarah of Brunei had their second child and first daughter on January 2, 2011. The Crown Princely Couple are already parents to a son, Prince Abdul Muntaqim, who was born in 2007. “Bandar Seri Begawan – By command of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Grand Chamberlain Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Penggawa Laila Bentara Istiadat Diraja Dalam Istana Pengiran Hj Alauddin … Continue reading

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The Richest Royals

  June 23, 2009 at 10:15 pm by

Forbes has recently released their annual list of the world’s 15 richest royals. Emphasised in the article was the impact of the credit crunch, real estate values plumeting and stock market difficulties with Forbes stating all in all the global recession has led to the royals listed loosing a total of $22 billion, 17% of the total wealth listed last year. More specifically, they state that whilst two of the … Continue reading

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Sultan of Brunei State Visit to Kuwait and Oman

  April 17, 2009 at 9:13 am by

His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei began a three day statevisit to Kuwait on April 13 which he held talks with Emir of Kuwait. The leaders underlined the warm and friendly relations between the two countries and expressed commitment to further promote bilateral ties. After the meeting, the Emir hosted banquet in honour of the monarch’s visit. On April 16, His Majesty visited Oman. Arriving at the … Continue reading

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British Royals Top List of Hottest Young Royals

  April 8, 2009 at 11:08 pm by

The young Windsors sweep the top three positions in the latest ranking of the hottest young royals by Forbes. Brothers Prince William and Prince Harry are #1 and #2, followed by their cousin Zara Phillips. The list is compiled according to the royals’ international Web and media presence and family wealth, and is limited to those who are 18 to 25 years old. The hottest young royals of 2009 are: … Continue reading

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