The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, inspects an honour guard during National Day celebrations last month. Photo: ReutersThe Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, inspects an honour guard during National Day celebrations last month. Photo: Reuters
The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, inspects an honour guard during National Day celebrations last month. Photo: Reuters

Why China is coming to Brunei’s aid as its oil slowly runs out

Beijing sees the state on the coast of Borneo as a potentially key ally as it stakes its claim to waters in the South China Sea, according to analysts

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative
The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, inspects an honour guard during National Day celebrations last month. Photo: ReutersThe Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, inspects an honour guard during National Day celebrations last month. Photo: Reuters
The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, inspects an honour guard during National Day celebrations last month. Photo: Reuters
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