ava Jane12: whats wrong with two of u why u insulting your self this place is not 4 those things
ava igo: daisy can u plz accept my request
ava Daisy55: Krack you mean all here are owlz, is this the way you greet all the people, it's not nice, it's just like insulting other
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Use this thread to describe your country and to get known about countries of other members.smiley
(23:58) Tue, 18 Nov 08
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military service: males:61,640 (2001 est.). Military manpower-reaching military age annually: males:3,005 (2001 est.). Military expenditures-dollar figure: *343 million (FY98). Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 5.1% (FY98). Transnational Issues Disputes-international: may wish to purchase the Malaysian salient that divides the country; all of the Spratly Islands are claimed by China, Taiwan, and Vietnam; of them are claimed by Malaysia and the...
(08:27) Sun, 7 Dec 08
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(1996 est.). Airports: 2 (2000 est.). Airports-with paved runways: total:1;over 3,047 m:1 (2000 est.). Airports-with unpaved runways: total:1; 914 to 1,523 m:1 2000 est.) Heliports: 3 (2000 est.). Military Military branches: Land Forces, Navy, Air Force, Royal Brunei. Police Military manpower-military age:18 years of age. Military manpower-availability: males age 15-49:106,725 (2001 est.). Military manpower - fit for...
(08:26) Sun, 7 Dec 08
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Railways: total:13 km (private line);narrow gauge: 13 km 0.610-m gauge. Highways: total:1,712 km,paved:1,284 km,unpaved :428 km (1996). Waterways: 209 km; navigable by craft drawing less than 1.2 m. Pipelines: crude oil 135 km; petroleum products 418 km; natural gas 920 km. Ports and harbors: Bandar Seri Begawan, Kuala Belait, Muara, Seria, Tutong. Merchant marine: total:7 liquefied gas tankers (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 348,476 GRT/340,635 DWT...
(08:25) Sun, 7 Dec 08
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country is excellent; international service good to Europe, US, and East Asia. domestic: every service available. international: satellite earth station-2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean and 1 Pacific Ocean); digital submarine cable links to Malaysia, Singapore, and Philippines (2001). Radio broadcast stations: AM 3, FM 10, shortwave 0 (1998). Radios: 329,000 (1998). Television broadcast stations: 2 (1997). Televisions: 201,900 (1998). Transportation...
(08:24) Sun, 7 Dec 08
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Debt-external: *0. Economic aid: *4.3 million (1995). Currency: 1 Bruneian dollar (B*) = 100 cents(BND; 1.8388BND = 1USD). Exchange rates: Bruneian dollars (B*) per US*1 - 1.4061 (January 1997), 1.4100 (1996), 1.4174 (1995), 1.5274 (1994), 1.6158 (1993), 1.6290 (1992); note - the Bruneian dollar is at par with the Singapore dollar. Fiscal year: calendar year. Communications Telephones: 79,000 (1996). Telephone system: service throughout...
(08:06) Sun, 7 Dec 08
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Agriculture-products: rice, cassava (tapioca), bananas; water buffalo. Exports: total value :*2.55 billion (f.o.b., 1999 est.). commodities: crude oil, liquefied natural gas, petroleum products. partners: JJapan 42%, US 17%, South Korea 14%, Thailand 3% (1999). Imports: total value:*1.3 billion (c.i.f., 1999 est.), commodities :machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, food, chemicals,partners:Singapore 34%, UK 15%, Malaysia 15%, US 5% (1999)....
(08:04) Sun, 7 Dec 08
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and fishing 4%, other 6% (1986 est.). note :33% of labor force is foreign (1988). Unemployment rate: 4.9% (1995 est.). Budget:revenues:*2.5 billion,expenditures :*2.6 billion,including capital expenditures of *768 million (1997 est.). Industries: petroleum, petroleum refining, liquefied natural gas, construction. Industrial production growth rate : 4% (1997 est.). Electricity-capacity: 344,000 kW (1995). Electricity-production: 2.445 billion kWh (1999)
(08:00) Sun, 7 Dec 08
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(2000 est.). GDP- real growth rate: 3% (2000 est.). GDP-per capita: purchasing power parity-*17,600 (2000 est.). GDP- composition by sector: agriculture :5%,industry:46%,services:49% (1996 est.). Inflation rate-consumer price index: 1% (1999 est.). Labor force: total:144,000 (1995 est.); note - includes foreign workers and military personnel; by occupation:government 48%, production of oil, natural gas, services, and construction 42%, agriculture, forestry..
(07:56) Sun, 7 Dec 08
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highest in the Third World, and substantial income from overseas investment supplements income from domestic production. The governmentprovides for all medical services and subsidizes food and housing. The governmentis beginning to show progress on its basic policy of diversifying the economy away from oil and gas. Brunei's leaders are concerned that steadily increased integration in the world economy will undermine internal social cohesion. GDP : purchasing power parity- *5.9 billion...
(07:55) Sun, 7 Dec 08
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mailing address : American Embassy Box B, Bandar Seri Begawan, APO AP 96440;telephonesmiley673] (2) 229670,FAX673] (2) 225293. Economy Economy- overview: This small, wealthy economy is a mixture of foreign and domestic entrepreneurship, government regulation and welfare measures, and village tradition. It is almost totally supported by exports of crude oil and natural gas, with revenues from the petroleum sector accounting for perhaps half of GDP. Per capita GDP is among the...
(07:49) Sun, 7 Dec 08
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(correspondent), ITU, Mekong Group, NAM, OIC, UN, UNCTAD, UPU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTrO. Diplomatic representation in the US: chief of mission:Ambassador-PUTEH ibni Mohammad Alam;chancery:Watergate, Suite 300, 3rd floor, 2600 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037;telephonesmiley1] (202) 342-0159,FAX1] (202) 342-0158. Diplomatic representation from the US: chief of mission: Ambassador Sylvia Gaye STANFIELD; embassy: Third Floor, Teck Guan Plaza, Jalan Sultan, Bandar Seri Begawan;...
(07:48) Sun, 7 Dec 08
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Brunei; it was registered in 1985, but became largely inactive after 1988, it was revived in 1995 and again in 1998; it has less than 200 registered party members; other parties include Brunei People's Party or PRB (banned in 1962) and Brunei National Democratic Party (registered in May 1965, deregistered by the Brunei Governmentin 1988). International organization participation: APEC, ASEAN, C, CCC, ESCAP, G-77, IBRD, ICAO, IDB, IMF, IMO, Inmarsat, Intelsat, Interpol, IOC, ISO...
(07:46) Sun, 7 Dec 08
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Council was changed to an appointive body by decree of the sultan; an elected Legislative Council is being considered as part of constitutional reform, but elections are unlikely for several years. Judicial branch: Supreme Court, chief justice and judges are sworn in by the sultan for three-year terms. Political parties and leaders: Brunei Solidarity National Party or PPKB in Malay [Haji Mohd HATTA bin Haji Zainal Abidin, president]; the PPKB is the only legal political party in...
(07:45) Sun, 7 Dec 08
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sultan) that deals with constitutional matters, and the Council of Succession (members appointed by the sultan) that determines the succession to the throne if the need arises. elections:none; the sultan is a traditional Islamic monarch. Legislative branch: unicameral Legislative Council or Majlis Masyuarat Megeri (a privy council that serves only in a consultative capacity; NA seats; members appointed by the sultan). elections: last held in March 1962,note:in 1970 the...
(07:41) Sun, 7 Dec 08
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head of government: Sultan and Prime Minister His Majesty Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji HASSANAL Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah (since 5 October 1967); note - the sultan is both the chief of state and head of government. cabinet: Council of Cabinet Ministers appointed and presided over by the sultan; deals with executive matters,note:there is also a Religious Council (members appointed by the sultan) that advises on religious matters, a Privy Council (members appointed by the...
(07:40) Sun, 7 Dec 08