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ASEAN students discuss Myanmar’s future role

In light of Myanmar's recent historic elections, the newly formed London School of Economics Student's Union (LSESU) ASEAN Society screened the movie "The Lady"...
Step into the future of higher education

From Cogswell Polytechnical College in San Jose, California, Dr. Deborah Snyder and John Duhring, authors of a new higher education series in advance of...
Old School New School: Anatomy of a Lecture

From Cogswell Polytechnical College in San Jose, California, Dr. Deborah Snyder and John Duhring, authors of a new higher education series in advance of...
Brunei Tourism – A sad ‘state’ of affairs

I'm not in a state of grace. It's something far far loonier. I'm a terrible case; see the lines on my face? In in...

Start with the best of intentions. By Mickey McManus "What if we could put the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) into the hands of many...
Reopening of US naval base in Philippines could fuel South China Sea row

The Philippine government on July 16 announced that it will revive a US-built deep-water naval base in Subic Bay, marking the return of military...
Worst-ever smartphone ad spotted in Manila

Dear Mr. Wayne Chi, CEO of KingCom Philippines, We believe that you are selling great smartphones and your company is certainly good in marketing them,...
Call to create a national entrepreneurship policy programme in Brunei

A few years ago, I sat down and talked to a local lady in Brunei. We managed to discuss the entrepreneurial scenery in the...
Investors in Myanmar scared off by Buddhist nationalists

Myanmar's rising Buddhist nationalism is taking an economic turn. Qatar's Ooredoo, which is scheduled to launch its mobile-phone service in Myanmar this July, has...
Brunei Enterprise organises first-ever entrepreneurship conference in London

Bruneian local students in the UK got a chance to present their ideas in Google Campus London in the first ever Bruneian-held Entrepreneurship Conference...
Sustainability in Islamic economy

It’s amazing how little we actually focus on ‘people’ in business in spite of the fact that it is people who make everything happen....
Moments of truth reveal true face of a leader

Prof. G. 'Anand' Anandalingam in a conversation on business ethics
Taxi business needs more competition in Brunei

After reading about a taxi driver pleading to have the government curb “illegal” taxi drivers in this local article, I am tempted to say...
Sustainability in Islamic economy

In my earlier article on “Sustainability in the Islamic Economy” I highlighted the key missing aspect of sustainability and how it has to be from ground-up. There...

Joy Abdullah on dual industries of Islamic finance and halal
Are hearts dead?

A conversation on Ethics in Business with Mukesh Kapila, humanitarian
PISA results highlight urgent need for education push in ASEAN

The latest global student survey of the Programme for International Student Assessment, or PISA, issued last week, has not been all too flattering for...
Push for Islamic finance in ASEAN to lure Gulf investors

There have been moves recently to strengthen Islamic finance in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, which were spearheaded by the country...