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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Brunei Denies Plans To Purchase New York Hotels

London (AFP) — The sultan of Brunei denied on Tuesday media reports that he was mulling the purchase of three landmark hotels including New York’s Plaza. The reports had sparked a protest by the U.S. gay lobby group, Human Rights Campaign, as Brunei plans to implement tough punishments for same-sex acts. “Neither His Majesty, the […]

August 19, 2014

Protests As Beverly Hills Demands Brunei Sultan Sell Hotel

Los Angeles (AFP) – Beverly Hills is demanding that the Sultan of Brunei sell a hotel in the celebrity-rich US city, after he introduced a penal code incorporating Islamic sharia law, officials said Wednesday. Stars including Jay Leno, Ellen DeGeneres and business tycoon Richard Branson have also called for a boycott of the chain which […]

May 8, 2014