Brunei’s self-reliance tested by Asia, Saudi and oil that is waning

Brunei’s self-reliance tested by Asia, Saudi and oil that is waning

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Luke Search, Bangkok

Updated: Might 17, 2018 10:24 AM GMT

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Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and Queen Saleha trip in a procession to mark his golden jubilee in Bandar Seri Begawan on Oct. 5, 2017. (Picture by Roslan Rahman/AFP)

But that self-reliance will be challenged by dwindling oil reserves with gas and oil manufacturing anticipated to go out next two decades prompting Brunei’s ruler, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, to start financial reforms and look for investment that is foreign. 继续阅读“Brunei’s self-reliance tested by Asia, Saudi and oil that is waning”