BRUNEI: Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, 63, divorces his wife Azrinaz Mazhar Hakim, 30, revoking all her royal titles

The Associated Press is reporting that Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, “absolute monarch of tiny oil rich Borneo Island” (and a polo-playing crony of Britain’s Prince Charles) has dumped his wife of 5 years, a former Malaysian TV journalist who spawned two of his eleven children. The Sultan is worth about 20 billion dollars and there is no telling how much, if any, Azrinaz will get as a divorce settlement.For instance, will she get any of the royal residences such as Istana Nurul Iman, Jalan Tutong, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam?
Oh, and by the way, the Sultan is a polygamist. He remains married to his first wife and mother of the heir to the throne of Borneo Island, Anak Saleha, whom he married ages ago, in 1967; and he’s had a previous divorce from his stewardess wife, Mariam Abdul Aziz (that one was particularly scandalous after Mariam got swindled of her divorce settlement by a fortune teller she met in a London casino).
The Sultan has revoked all royal titles of his wife, Azrinaz, including the title conferred in 2006, “Her Royal Highness Pengiran Isteri Azrinaz Mazhar”.
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