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  1. Islamic road map

    Posted Sep 12th 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching The divide between Islam and the west is one of the gravest issues facing the world today in view of global terrorist attacks, often carried out by Muslim extremists. That is why it is crucial that an attempt to rejuvenate Islamic civilisation, and eradicate endemic poverty in much of the Muslim world, should be given a chance to succeed. In December 2005, ...

  2. Models of hope for the Islamic world

    Posted Sep 20th 2007, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... I attended a conference of the Organisation of Islamic Countries in Malaysia recently. Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi gave an electrifying speech, arguing that the divide between the Muslim ... of hope that breeds extremism. These are big issues. Why were the failed terror attacks by doctors in London and Glasgow in June so chilling? They were a slap in the face for those of us who ...

  3. News - Asia - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Jihadi says Sabah state is Malaysia's soft spot

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... Island in the south. For centuries, the Sulu Sultanate was an Islamic state that ruled the southern Philippines and parts of what is now Malaysia's Sabah state. The militiamen got ... (JI), the al-Qaeda-linked group linked to terror attacks in Indonesia. He is also the younger brother of Bali bombers Mukhlas and Amrozi, who were executed in 2008 for their role in the 2002 ...

  4. Islamist party to allow non-Muslims to join its ranks

    Posted Jun 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... website. 'But after 9/11 and the war on terror, the very word Islam terrifies non-Muslims,' he said. In the 1999 general election non-Muslim voters punished the opposition Democratic ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur The Muslim fundamentalist Parti Islam se-Malaysia is planning to open its membership to non-Muslims in response to the heavy losses it suffered ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA: ANALYSIS

    Islamic party PAS holding Malaysia's election key

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... Amy Chew in Kuala Lumpur Corruption and financial scandals dog nation's ruling coalition, positioning PAS as kingmaker Islamic party holds key to power In downtown Kuala Lumpur ... alliance that includes his own multi-ethnic party, and a party dominated by Chinese Malaysians, it is a third party, the influential Pan Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) that is emerging as the likely ...

  6. News - Asia - SOCIETY

    Activists slam marriage of 12-year-old in Malaysia

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 05:01pm

    ... child marriages. Nur Fazira Saad and Fahmi Alias married last week in northern Kedah state after the girl’s father agreed to the union and an Islamic court granted permission, The Star daily ... Sisters in Islam, described the young couple’s marriage as “shocking”. “I don’t understand why this is allowed in a country like Malaysia... We are talking about a developed country,” she said. ...

  7. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia stand-off with armed Filipinos ends in violence

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 04:28pm by AFP

    ... the sultan’s claim to Sabah, which is on Borneo island. Jamalul Kiram III, 74, says he is heir to the Islamic Sultanate of Sulu, which once controlled parts of Borneo, as well as southern Philippine ... of the shootout as well as access to any detained Filipinos. The Islamic Sultanate of Sulu leased northern Borneo to Europeans in the 1870s. While the sultanate’s authority gradually faded as Western ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines’ Aquino warns sultan in Malaysia stand-off

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 03:04pm by AFP

    ... Kiram says he is the head of the Islamic Sultanate of Sulu, which once controlled parts of Borneo, including the site of the stand-off, as well as southern Philippine islands. The sultanate ...

  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Manila wants peaceful end to Sabah stand-off with Malaysia

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Islamic sultanate that once controlled parts of Borneo, including the stand-off site, and is refusing to leave Malaysian territory. Philippine President Benigno Aquino's spokeswoman Abigail ...

  10. Major IPOs herald exciting times ahead

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

    ... these objectives, the government has identified 10 EPPs, or concrete action plans, to expand the sector's gross national income (GNI) contribution. With Islamic finance leading the sector, the EPPs ... Malaysia, further privatisation of government-linked investment companies (GLICs), increasing the range of wealth management products and carving a niche in Islamic asset management. "We ...




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