Malaysian High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam passes away

Malaysian High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam Ismail bin Haji Salam passed away yesterday, at his official residence in the diplomatic enclave. His body was flown by the Royal Malaysian Air Force to his hometown of Matang in Kuching, Sarawak at 3pm. Ismail, 52, leaves a wife and two children. The sudden passing of the Malaysian High Commissioner has shocked and saddened the Diplomatic Corps and the Malaysian expatriate community in Brunei, who paid their last respects at his official residence. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin