Brunei. According to
countryaah, twelve people died and two were injured in a
helicopter crash in Brunei in July. Most of those killed
were officers on their way home from military training. The
helicopter flew towards the capital Bandar Seri Begawan when
the accident occurred. The cause of the crash was unknown
and would be investigated.
In September, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah's fifth daughter,
Princess Hajah Hafiza Sururul Bolkiah, married state
official Pengiran Haji Muhammad Ruzaini. The wedding was
celebrated with a lavish banquet in the royal palace Nurul
Iman, which has 1,700 rooms and is said to be the world's
largest palace. Both the princess and her husband work for
the government of Brunei.