Brunei’s international code is 673. Brunei’s phone numbers are 7 digits long with no area codes, but the first digit of the number identifies the district, such as 3 for Belait and 2 for Bandar Seri Begawan.
The prepaid Hallo Kad, which is available in quantities of $5 to $50 from TelBru’s telephone offices (including one at the airport) and other shops, may be used to make local and international calls on any phone in the country. Other phone cards may be used in public telephones as well.
DST, the network operator, offers GSM mobile phone services. They provide a diverse range of nomadic connections. B-Mobile now offers 3G mobile telephone services.
Brunei’s official language is Malay (Bahasa Melayu), although English is commonly spoken and understood in urban areas owing to the country’s British colonial history. In rural regions, where English competence is low, knowing a little Malay will come in handy. While everyone in Brunei can communicate in standard Malay, the local dialect is almost unintelligible to other Malay speakers. Although most signs are printed in both Jawi and Roman characters, Brunei also employs the Arabic script for Malay known as Jawi. With the exception of religious publications, the Roman alphabet is still the most often used script in Brunei for writing Malay.
In Brunei, the Chinese ethnic minority speaks a number of Chinese dialects, including Hokkien, Teochew, and others.
The Brunei government is a Malaysian Islamic monarchy (MIB), which means that the Sultan of Brunei, in addition to being one of the world’s wealthiest men, essentially controls the nation and is featured on the front pages of both local newspapers. nearly every single day At all costs, avoid insulting or disparaging the royal family.
Furthermore, although Bruneians are usually polite and tolerant, it is a good idea to be aware of the sensitivity of some subjects of discussion, notably politics (national, regional, or international) and global events, particularly those involving Islam or Islamic nations.