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The 23rd National Day, Brunei  
   

The 23rd National Day, Brunei

The Shellfare State:an abode of peace

February 24th 2007
In Brunei all that glitters is gold. Nagara Brunei Darassalum (Brunei: the abode of peace) is a welfare state but it has no income tax and is the only country in the world that hasn't held any elections at all since 1962. (Why bother rigging elections?) The GDP per person in Brunei is $US23,600 (2003 estimate. CIA FACTBOOK) It is one of the worlds smallest countries with a welfare system t ... read more
Asia » Brunei » Bandar Seri Begawan

Bruneian Flag The Sultanate of Brunei's influence peaked between the 15th and 17th centuries when its control extended over coastal areas of northwest Borneo and the southern Philippines. Brunei subsequently entered a period of decline brought on by internal strif... ... read more
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