Between 2001 and 2005 a UK businessman, Mark Burby, was allegedly defrauded by two members of the Brunei Royal Family, Pengiran Ayub (the Sultan's Cousin) and Pengiran Damit (The Sultan's sister-in-law). The case went to trial and the Brunei Royals were ordered to pay over £50M of lost earning to Mark Burby.
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III of Brunei recognized Princess Norma as her cousin from the Sulu-brunei Royal intermarriages long time ago. Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin III is the son of the last sultan of Sulu Sultan Jamalul Alam II who abdicated with no heirs and abolished Sulu sultanate after he ceded Sulu to the Philippines in 1901.
Depending on where one is and who is around, saying anything about the Royal Family is a bit risky. It's not just about people who really love the Royals being offended, but the Bruneian royal family is quite large relative to Brunei's small size.
The world's longest-reigning monarch, Thailand's King Bhumibol, now has bragging rights as the world's richest royal. He grabbed the title from the Sultan of Brunei, who slid to fourth place in ...
The Tour de Nesle affair was a scandal involving the French royal family in the year 1314. Three daughters-in-law of King Philip IV of France were accused of adultery. According to historical records, the accusations were started by Philip's only daughter, Isabella, Queen of England.
Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan Of Brunei biography. Date of birth : 1946-07-15 ... Months later, as the Iran-Contra scandal began to break, the donation was returned to Hassanal after it was learned that it had been deposited to the wrong Swiss bank account. ... Marketic brought suit against the royal family in the United States, but a U.S. judge ...
HRH Prince Jefri Bolkiah, full name His Royal Highness Pengiran Digadong Sahibul Mal Pengiran Muda Jefri Bolkiah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien (born 6 November 1954), is a member of the Brunei Royal Family. His elder brother is Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah.. Prince Jefri was the finance minister of his oil-rich country from 1986 to 1998.