[MANILA] Brunei has announced a moratorium on punishing gay sex and adultery with death by stoning after facing criticism from human rights groups and prominent global figures.

[LONDON] The European Parliament on Thursday strongly condemned Brunei for introducing "retrograde" Islamic laws that punish gay sex and adultery with death by stoning.

[SYDNEY] The Australian arm of Richard Branson's Virgin Airlines has cancelled a staff travel agreement with Brunei's national carrier in response to the Asian nation's adoption of...

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[BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, BRUNEI] Brunei's sultan called for Islamic teachings in the country to be strengthened as strict new sharia punishments, including death by stoning for...

[LONDON] British pop legend Elton John has joined actor George Clooney in calling for a boycott of nine Brunei-owned hotels over the sultanate's new death-penalty laws for gay sex and...