Muslim as well as non-Muslim Bruneians not fussed about the implementation of syariah law

Mr Tiah Eng Beng, the deputy chairman of a Chinese temple in Bandar Seri Begawan, says there is no reason to be afraid of syariah law, unless one intentionally commits a crime. ST PHOTO: EILEEN NG
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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - Dean, 36, does not flaunt the fact that he is gay, though he says he doesn't feel the need to hide it either.

"If people ask, I tell them the truth. Some people prefer not to probe since it can be a sensitive issue," he tells The Straits Times. "But usually people can guess by my choice in clothing. Gay men have a fashion reputation to live up to!"

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