Monthly Archives: October 2015

'Best Shariah-compliant product' award for Meezan (The Nation (Pakistan))

Meezan Bank has been honored with the 'Best Shariah-compliant Product' award for the successful launch of MasterCard Titanium Debit Card. The award was presented at the MasterCard Innovation Forum 2015 event recently held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The award recognizes

Moot on November 4-5: 200 foreign investors confirm participation: BoI (Business Recorder (Pakistan))

The Board of Investment (BoI) will organise Pakistan Investment Conference on November 4-5, 2015 to project soft image of Pakistan and highlight investment opportunities available in the country. This was stated by BoI Chairman Dr Miftah Ismail during a press

Nigeria Is Engine Room of Africa – JIN [interview] (

The Malaysian High Commissioner to Nigeria, HE Lim Juay Jin unofficially bears three names inspired by Nigeria's three major languages, Abiola, Ifeanyi and Murtala. In a media chat with Bukola Ogunsina, he talks about relations between Malaysia and Nigeria, and

Sundance Energy Australia Limited Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results

DENVER, Oct. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sundance Energy Australia Limited (ASX:SEA) (“Sundance” or the “Company”), a U.S. onshore oil and gas exploration and production company focused in the Eagle Ford and Greater Anadarko Basin, reported its unaudited third quarter

LIC Lanka top achievers tour Malaysia (Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka))

As a part of its policy in building a high performing dedicated agency force to increase its business in Sri Lanka, LIC (Lanka) is doing various training and motivational programs with inside and outside motivators. Top performers are sent abroad

Mamim obtains Ph.D degree (The New Nation (Bangladesh))

Md. Mamunur Rashid (Mamim) a Monbusho Scholar has completed his master and Ph.D from the University of Tokyo Institute of Technology (TIT) Dept of Industrial Engineering and Management (History of Science and Technology) the subject of his Ph.D thesis was

Malaysia thinks big about business startups in many sectors of BD (The Financial Express (Bangladesh))

Malaysia plans to come up in a bigger way to open business in many potential sectors of Bangladesh as the newly industrialized country's envoy has listed infrastructure, export and food processing, real estate, healthcare and tourism among areas of cooperation.

Construction Industry to Grow 3.9% Annually During 2016-2020 (PR Newswire)

PUNE, India, October 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Construction Outlook 2020 market research report says construction industry has regained growth momentum, with the pace of expansion accelerating to 3.8% in 2015, and then an average annual increase of 3.9% over

African Political Thought, Part 5 – Coup Artists and the New Nationalisms-On-Command [analysis] (

In part 5 of our lecture series, we look at the rise of different types of African leaders including those of a military background. Welcome to Part 5 of our ten-part ten-minute lecture series on African Political Thought, brought to

EDITORIAL – A problem for Asean (Philippine Star)

With economic integration finally looking like a sure thing by yearend for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, perhaps the grouping can deal decisively with the forest fires that each year spawn choking haze not only at the points of