Daily Archives: September 5, 2017

MALAYSIANS ADVISED TO DEFER ALL NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL TO RAKHINE

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia -- Malaysians are advised to defer all non-essential travel to Rakhine state, Myanmar following the escalation of violence, said the Foreign Ministry. In a travel advisory issued today, the ministry said all Malaysians who were stil...

MALAYSIA: FIND WAYS TO BOOST CROSS-BORDER TRANSACTIONS OF ISLAMIC FINANCE SERVICES – CENTRAL BANK GOVERNOR

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia � Scholars and researchers need to think through what it takes to internationalise Islamic finance and formulate ways to enhance cross-border transactions of its services, says Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor, Muhammad Ibrahim.(BNM is Malaysia's cental bank)

MALAYSIA: MAYBANK ISLAMIC LOOKS TO EXPAND SHARIAH BANKING TO ASEAN

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Maybank Islamic Bhd is looking to expand the Islamic banking system to ASEAN countries, said Chief Executive Officer Mohamed Rafique Merican. "Our focus is within ASEAN as we also eye opportunities to collaborate with other co...

MALAYSIA: KUCHING TO HOST INTERNATIONAL SUMMIT OF PEACE SEPT 6-8

KUCHING, -- Kuching, capital of Malaysia's Sarawak state is all set to receive the arrival of dozens of global figures and representatives to the three-day International Summit on Peace from Wednesday.Junior Chamber International (JCI) is partnering wi...

COUNTERFEIT MALAYSIAN BANKNOTES ARE OF LOW QUALITY: CENTRAL BANK

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Counterfeit Malaysian banknotes detected are of low quality, and mostly printed on normal paper using ordinary colour printers/copiers.

In a statement yesterday, Bank Negara Malaysia(BNM) said it can be easily distinguished from genuine banknotes by using