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mr gay world 2019 janjep carlos

Janjep Carlos from the Philippines has been crowned Mr Gay World 2019. The 41-year-old is vice president of a realty firm and was announced as this year’s winner of the annual pageant at a ceremony held in Cape Town, South Africa, on May 4. Carlos succeeded last year’s winner, Perth chef Jordan Bruno, who was …

sultan of brunei death penalty

The Sultan of Brunei says the sultanate won’t enforce the death penalty for those convicted of gay sex and adultery following a global backlash against the small South-East Asian nation. Brunei introduced the laws as part of its new Sharia Penal Code Order (SPCO) on April 3. The laws punish sodomy and adultery with death …

harvey norman brunei

As multi-national finance and travel companies implement boycotts of Brunei-owned businesses, Australia-based retailer Harvey Norman has begun advertising on Brunei radio. Recently, worldwide outrage greeted the Sultan of Brunei’s introduction of whipping, amputation and death by stoning as penalties for various ‘crimes’. Among other actions celebrities, government organisations and multi-national finance and travel companies announced …

brunei royal on the park brisbane

Over the last fortnight, QN Magazine broke a number of stories related to the action of the Sultan of Brunei. He recently introduced penalties such as whipping, amputation and death by stoning into his small South-East Asian realm. Tomorrow, Boycott Brunei in Australia are holding a rally in Brisbane’s Botanic Gardens. The protest, opposite the …

sultan of brunei

Protesters plan to belatedly join the 50th birthday celebrations of the Sultan of Brunei’s Royal on the Park Hotel. The protestors will gather opposite the Brisbane premise this Saturday, April 13, two days after the official celebrations. A spokesperson told QN Magazine, “This is a party we believe it is appropriate to be late to.” …

royal on the park hotel

A Brunei owned Brisbane hotel is using a 1980s visit by Elton John to promote their upcoming birthday celebrations despite John’s support for a boycott against the Sultan of Brunei’s hotels. Laws which came into effect yesterday in Brunei include execution by stoning for homosexual acts and adultery, prompting global outrage. Brisbane’s Royal on the …

boycott Brunei-owned properties over anti-gay laws, the Brunei Investment Agency owns assets worldwide including Brisbane’s Royal on the Park Hotel

The implementation of anti-laws by the Sultan of Brunei  led to calls for boycotts of the Brunei-owned Dorchester Collection of luxury five-star hotels in Europe and the United States. However QN Magazine research shows the sultan also owns the Royal on the Park Hotel in Brisbane. However, the Brunei Investment Agency (BIA) owns assets worldwide …

elton john on stage

Sir Elton John has joined a growing list of those condemning Brunei’s introduction of brutal new anti-gay laws by calling for a boycott of hotels owned by the country’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. People in the small Asian nation who engage in homosexual activity can be flogged and stoned to death under strict new Islamic laws …

brunei flag

An anti-government Bruneian online forum has shared an Instagram post allegedly made by Prince Aleem, nephew of the Sultan of Brunei, criticising the country’s new anti-gay laws. The prince posted his opposition to the laws due to be enforced on 3 April which include the death penalty for homosexual acts and adultery. “In light of …

royal brunei airlines

Brunei’s airline should be banned from Australian airports in protest of the south-east Asian country’s “barbaric” anti-gay laws, Victoria’s Thorne Harbour Health has said. People in the small Asian nation who engage in same-sex activity can be flogged and stoned to death under strict new Islamic laws set to take effect in the country next …

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