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MUHAMMAD Rofiqul A’la is a jovial and portly thirty-nine year old farmer and kyai (or ustaz) from Jember in the densely populated province of East Java.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Any expenditure to improve the country’s defence assets has taken a backseat to channel funds to bailout Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) and the Federal Land Development Authorit...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — No country can survive as a nation if racial animosity exists, PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said in dialogue session with students at Universiti Sains Islam Malays...
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LETTER | We refer to the Malaysiakini report Cops summon LGBT activist for questioning over UN speech.
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ISLAMABAD, April 18 — Pakistan’s finance minister Asad Umar has stepped down from cabinet, he announced today, ahead of securing a crucial bailout deal with the International Monetary Fund.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The fifth witness to appear in Datuk Seri Najib Razak's (pictured) SRC International Sdn Bhd trial has confirmed that cheques worth a total of RM10.77 million were issued by t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The fifth witness to appear in Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC International Sdn Bhd trial has confirmed that cheques worth a total of RM10.77 million were issued by the former p...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — The prospect of going into business after retirement may seem appealing to many people as it will keep them gainfully occupied.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The prospect of going into business after retirement may seem appealing to many people as it will keep them gainfully occupied.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): The Government is committed to spurring excellence in Islamic management system to achieve the objective of sustainable development, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr W...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — The government is committed to spurring excellence in Islamic management system to achieve the objective of sustainable development, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Islamic officials in Malaysia have launched an investigation into a public event that discussed women who stop wearing the hijab, according to a group of female activists who spoke at th...
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PETALING JAYA: An LGBT activist has been asked to apologise and retract his claim of the existence of state-sponsored violence against the LGBT community in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The launching and naming ceremony of a Royal Malaysian Navy (TLDM) ship by a woman is a tradition of the TLDM since it was known as the Royal Navy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The launching and naming ceremony of a Royal Malaysian Navy (TLDM) ship by a woman is a tradition of the TLDM since it was known as the Royal Navy.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Islamic financial expert Dr Zaharuddin Abd Rahman is of the view that the current Lembaga Tabung Haji (Pilgrims’ Fund Board) under the current management has placed the Isla...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Islamic financial expert Dr Zaharuddin Abd Rahman is of the view that the current Lembaga Tabung Haji (Pilgrims’ Fund Board) under the current management has placed the Islamic institu...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Cagamas Bhd (Cagamas), the country’s national mortgage corporation, and the Philippines’ National Home Mortgage Finance Corporation (NHMFC) will jointly explore housing me...
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IPOH: Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah says the terrorist attack on Muslims in Chirstchurch in New Zealand should be a lesson to Malaysians that acts that instil hatred and sowed the seeds of hostility are dangerous, especially when done in the name of race and religion.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Cagamas Bhd, the country’s national mortgage corporation, and the Philippines’ National Home Mortgage Finance Corporation (NHMFC) will jointly explore housing methods to promote home ownership in their respective countries.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Selangor religious authorities have been informed of a book launch and forum on Malay women and discarding the hijab in Petaling Jaya last weekend, minister in charge of Isl...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Cagamas Bhd (Cagamas), the country’s national mortgage corporation, and the Philippines’ National Home Mortgage Finance Corporation (NHMFC) will jointly explore housing me...
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Umno vice-president Hishammuddin Hussein said the opposition coalition's third consecutive by-election triumph would bolster the spirit of Umno and BN to work harder.
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KUANTAN: Insults against the royal institution should not occur in a country practising the constitutional monarchy system which places the king as the head of Islamic religion.
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KUANTAN (April 15): Insults against the royal institution should not occur in a country practising the constitutional monarchy system which places the king as the head of Islamic religion.
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Insults against the royal institution should not occur in a country practising the constitutional monarchy system which places the king as the head of Islamic religion.
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KUANTAN, April 15 — Insults against the royal institution should not occur in a country practising the constitutional monarchy system which places the king as the head of Islamic religion.
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THE former Agrobank CEO, Datuk Wan Mohd Fadzmi Wan Othman, is said to be the top contender for the post of president and managing director at Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Bhd (Bank Rakyat).
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Yes, the title is real. It’s targeted at some people who believe the banks are no longer lending.
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Even without any formal merger on the cards, a PAS leader has expressed his hope that his party's growing ties with Umno will never end.
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Harmonious relations and the wellbeing of all races and religions in the country has cemented Malaysia’s status as an exemplary Islamic country, said Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has asserted that its students are not being forced to attend a programme next week involving controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares in Sedania Innovator Bhd jumped 63% in early trade on Friday.
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SEREMBAN: Independent candidate Mohd Nor Yassin believes he has done his best and is confident going into tomorrow’s by-election.The former lecturer rolled out his manifesto, aiming to continue the struggles of late PAS spiritual leader Datuk Nik Aziz Nik Mat.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Roman Catholic Diocese of Penang’s Bishop Sebastian Francis today hoped for a “rational” answer over alleged clandestine abductions of religious personalities, following a damni...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Public Bank’s unit Public Mutual launched a new fund called the Public Islamic US Equity Fund on Wednesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching said it is Universiti Utara Malaysia’s (UUM) prerogative to decide if it should permit controversial Islamic televangelist Zakir Na...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Malaysia Debt Ventures Bhd (MDV) recently raised RM270 million via an Islamic Medium Term Notes (iMTN) issuance under its existing RM1 billion Sukuk Murabahah Programme (Thi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat today passed the Departure Levy Bill 2019 and the Administration of Islamic Law (Federal Territories) (Amendment) Bill 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — Dewan Rakyat today passed the Departure Levy Bill 2019 and the Administration of Islamic Law (Federal Territories) (Amendment) Bill 2018.
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PARLIAMENT | Dewan Rakyat today passed the Departure Levy Bill 2019 and the Administration of Islamic Law (Federal Territories) (Amendment) Bill 2018.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 10 — The Federal Court in a 5-4 majority decision held that Bank Negara Malaysia’s Shariah Advisory Council’s (SAC) findings on Islamic finance is binding on Civil Courts.
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PUTRAJAYA: In an unprecedented move, a nine-man Federal Court Bench handed down a landmark majority judgment that any decision by Bank Negara's Syariah Advisory Council (SAC) on Islamic finance is constitutional and binding on civil courts even though the Council is not a judicial body.
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Islamic banking and finance players must be intensely invested in technologies to transform the way they conduct banking services and disseminate their products more effectively and efficiently.Prime ...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 10): PUTRAJAYA (April 10): In a landmark decision, the Federal Court today ruled that findings on Islamic finance by Bank Negara's Syariah Advisory Council (SAC) is binding on civil c...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Islamic banking and finance players must be intensely invested in technologies to transform the way they conduct banking services and disseminate their products more effectively and effi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): Islamic banking and finance players must be intensely invested in technologies to transform the way they conduct banking services and disseminate their products more effective...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — Islamic banking and finance players must be intensely invested in technologies to transform the way they conduct banking services and disseminate their products more effecti...
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SHAH ALAM: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof (pix) is confident that the Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) will be able to pay higher hibah (dividend) in future followin...
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SHAH ALAM (April 9): Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof is confident that the Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) will be able to pay higher hibah (dividend) in future follow...
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MANILA - A Malaysian rescued by Philippine security forces last week from Muslim militants who had held him captive for four months died of his wounds on Tuesday (April 9).
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Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mujahid Yusof is confident that the Tabung Haji will be able to pay higher hibah (dividend) in future following a restructuring plan.
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SHAH ALAM, April 9 — Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof is confident that the Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) will be able to pay higher hibah (dividend) in future fo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — Stockbrokers must adopt greater digitalisation to appeal to the younger generation of investors and raise public participation in the stock market, says Finance Minister Lim ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Stockbrokers should make full use of the latest digital technology to boost younger Malaysian participation in the stock market, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Stockbrokers must adopt greater digitalisation to appeal to the younger generation of investors and raise public participation in the stock market, says Finance Minister Lim Gu...
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JAKARTA, April 9 — A small army of “hoax busters” in Indonesia is trying to hold the line against a swarm of fake news that threatens to sway millions of voters as the world’s third-biggest de...
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PETALING JAYA: Entrepreneur Development Minister Redzuan Yusof has withdrawn a countersuit filed against the government in 2015 when he was still a businessman.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) is back on track supported by the current board of directors and new management team who understands the TH Act, according to deputy minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs) Fuziah Salleh.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The halal exhibition organised by the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception in 2004.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Sedania Innovator Bhd is partnering with a consultancy firm specialising in Islamic finance solutions to explore opportunities in the Islamic financing space via a fintech or f...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): The recently concluded Malaysia International Halal Showcase (Mihas) 2019 garnered over RM1.6 billion in sales, an increase of 5.7 percent from RM1.5 billion in the previous ed...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — Eastspring Investments Bhd has launched its Eastspring Investments Islamic Equity Income Fund, a Shariah-compliant equity fund that seeks to provide a stable income stream wi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) is back on track supported by the current board of directors and new management team who understands the TH Act completely, Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister...
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MALAYSIAN Industrial Development Finance Bhd (MIDF) and Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corp (M) Bhd (Al Rajhi Malaysia) have received a three-month extension from Bank Negara Malaysia to negotiate thei...
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KUALA LUMPUR: An act for Waqf is expected to be tabled in the Parliament by year end to better manage endowment funds in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) is back on track supported by the current board of directors and new management team who understands the TH Act completely, deputy minister in the Prim...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — Malaysia remains as a global leader in the Islamic capital market with RM1.88 trillion as at end-2018, representing approximately 61 per cent of Malaysia’s overall capital ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) is back on track supported by the current board of directors and new management team who understands the TH Act completely, deputy minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs) Fuziah Salleh said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd (BPMB) has appointed Arshad Mohamed Ismail as its president/group chief executive officer, effective today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — The current education system is in need of a revamp, including Islamic studies as the curriculum is overly focused on rituals rather than life values, Prime Minister Tun Dr M...
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PETALING JAYA: CIMB Bank Bhd and CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd have targeted at least RM12bil for the B40’s access to facilities such as home, auto, ASB and personal financing for the period of 2019-2020.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 7): CIMB Bank Bhd and CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd are targeting to disburse at least RM12 billion to 40% households with the lowest income or B40 group under facilities such as home, aut...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 7 ― CIMB Bank Berhad and CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad have pledged at least RM12 billion for the B40’s access to facilities such as home, auto, ASB and personal financing for this ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) today announced a hibah (dividend) of 1.25%, which amounts to a payout of RM913 million to its depositors for the 2018 financial year.
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KOTA KINABALU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A Malaysian kidnap victim was in critical condition after being shot in a firefight between his Abu Sayyaf captors and the Philippine security force in Sul...
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RANTAU POLLS | Independent candidate for the Rantau by-election Mohd Nor Yassin today unveiled his manifesto with five major pledges for the constituents.
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SEREMBAN: The independent candidate for the Rantau by-election Mohd Nor Yassin today unveiled his manifesto with five major pledges for the constituents.
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SEREMBAN, April 4 — The independent candidate for the Rantau by-election Mohd Nor Yassin today unveiled his manifesto with five major pledges for the constituents.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Bar has come out in full support of the recommendations of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) inquiry finding into the disappearance of Amri Che Mat and Past...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — A special task force should be set up to look into the disappearance of activist Amri Che Mat and pastor Raymond Koh in line with the recommendations of the Human Rights Comm...
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The Malaysian Bar has backed the Human Rights Commission's (Suhakam) call for investigations to be reopened into the disappearance of pastor Raymond Koh and activist Amri Che Mat, which an inquiry by ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lembaga Tabung Haji’s (TH) depositors may know tomorrow if it is paying out dividends (hibah) for 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Financing growth in Malaysia's Islamic banking sector is likely to continue to surpass that of conventional loans as banks prioritise offerings of Islamic banking products over conventional ones, says Fitch Ratings.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin today assured that the government would study Suhakam’s report on enforced disappearances, adding however that the public prosecutor’s approval will be...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — Federal ministers will review the proposal to reorganise Lembaga Tabung Haji’s finances at the weekly Cabinet meeting tomorrow, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad told ...
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The halal industry and Islamic or shariah trade finance need to be integrated in order to increase the Islamic global trade activity.Maybank Islamic independent non-executive director Datuk Dr Afifi A...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The halal industry and Islamic or shariah trade finance need to be integrated in order to increase the Islamic global trade activity.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Banks should look into utilising waqf trusts as a tool to improve affordable home ownership in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The wives of Pastor Raymond Koh and Amri Che Mat are longing to be reunited with their husbands and hopeful that they are still safe after an inquiry into their disappearance said the tw...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has distanced himself from the mysterious disappearance of Perlis activist Amri Che Mat and Pastor Raymond Koh, following findings by the ...
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The United States has criticised Brunei's decision to implement Islamic laws, that would allow death by stoning for adultery and homosexuality, urging it to ratify and implement the United Nations' Co...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): More banks should consider waqf funding to improve affordable housing ownership by collaborating with stakeholders, said International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) Research has turned bullish on Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) after the banking stock lost some 3% of its share price following Bank Negara Mal...
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RANTAU: Negeri Sembilan Amanah said today that it would revoke the memberships of anyone involved with newly-joined member Mohd Nor Yassin’s decision to contest in the by-election here as an indepen...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Islamic banking industry needs to explore ways to attract more deposits in the wake of stiff competition from institutional funds.
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SEREMBAN: Khairy Jamaluddin today said the alliance Umno has forged with PAS will never lead to Malaysia being run like the Taliban rule in Afghanistan should the opposition take over federal power.
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RANTAU, March 30 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate Datuk Dr S. Streram declared today that he was the underdog in the Rantau by-election against his Barisan Nasional (BN) rival who has held the seat ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Do not use the religious agenda when it comes to protecting women’s rights, said Petaling Jaya Member of Parliament (MP) Maria Chin (pix) in referring to the remarks of a parliament me...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 30 — Do not use the religious agenda when it comes to protecting women’s righta, said Petaling Jaya Member of Parliament (MP) Maria Chin in referring to the remarks of a parlia...