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  1. Beijing to tap India's expertise in terror fight

    Posted Aug 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to tap into India's expertise in dealing with insurgency- particularly Islamic extremism. It proposed raising the level of the ongoing Sino-Indian Strategic Co-operative Partnership during ... elevation-cum-broadening of the strategic dialogue to include regional issues like terrorism is not surprising, as India and China face threats which they think stem from a common ideology,' Pranay Sharma, ...

  2. Malaysia fears terrorists may be among arriving Pakistani workers

    Posted Mar 25th 2005, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur A plan to hire 100,000 Pakistanis to fill gaping holes in the workforce has raised fears the government will unwittingly import terrorism. 'We must be extremely careful and avoid importing radical Islam,' said a spokesman for the Malaysian Employers Federation. 'Many European countries face problems today because they had inadvertently ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Aug 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Islamic terror has roots in India's partition A fascinating version of the last days of the Raj is The Shadow of the Game, the Untold Story of India's Partition, by Narendra ... attacks on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001 brought into sharp focus the menace of Islamic terrorism. The Taleban government in Afghanistan was supported by Pakistan. ...

  4. Talking points

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... pilgrimage, many with prayers for a peaceful resolution to the wave of uprisings roiling the Arab world. The pilgrimage focuses on Islam's holiest site and the birthplace of the Prophet Mohammad. ... and anti-terrorism measures. Observers will also be looking at talks on a Sino-Russia gas deal. China's deputy foreign minister said this week both parties were working hard to complete the deal. ...

  5. British duo pursue Islamic profits in KL

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Suzanne Dennis

    ... SUZANNE DENNIS What differentiates Islamic finance from western banking? For one thing, interest payments are prohibited under Sharia Law- the code of behaviour and practices derived from the Koran. According to Islamic scripture, charging high interest violates the principle of profiting from other's misfortune. 'This means loans and capital raising have to be done in other ...

  6. A few low notes won't spoil China-US harmony

    Posted Aug 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Charles Wolf

    ... But Beijing is less inclined to confront non-proliferation in Iran, as that country is a major source of China's oil imports, as well as a growing market for its exports. The threat of Islamic terrorism and the importance of combating it are of as deep concern to Beijing as they are to Washington, and this impels them to share intelligence, track and interdict financial transactions ...

  7. Asian values

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and fundamentalist Islam seems pretty remote from our mundane concerns. Is that, however, a decidedly good thing? In so far as we are not directly touched by the violence and bloodshed of the US-led war on terror - a campaign mostly waged in the Middle East - our relative isolation is definitely a positive thing. Although there is always the possibility that critical oil supplies from the region ...

  8. Bridging the divide

    Posted Oct 29th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... and security links it has with America. Singapore has pointedly maintained its force commitment in Iraq, saying that it is vital to stand firm in the fight against international terrorism. It also ... to Muslim concerns in Southeast Asia, where there are more believers in Islam than any other region. Indonesia and Malaysia have also expressed concern that having close ties with Australia when ...

  9. Central bank blueprint maps out regional growth

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by DISCOVERY REPORTS

    ... by safeguards to ensure that the nation's best interests and financial stability are preserved. Malaysia's position as an international Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC) will also continue to be reinforced. BNM assures commitment to strengthen the foundations and support the infrastructure for further growth of the Islamic finance in the country, while promoting the diversity of Islamic ...

  10. Journalists targeted in rising tide of Muslim extremism

    Posted Sep 19th 2005, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... Shaikh Azizur Rahman in Calcutta A chill ran down the spine of journalist Mizanur Rahman when a neatly folded white cloth symbolising an Islamic burial shroud slipped out of the packet he received by post this month. An accompanying letter said that for his 'anti-Islamic' reporting for the Dhaka daily Janakantha he would soon be executed. White shrouds and death threats ...




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