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Philippines stops sending workers to Qatar, fearing food riots

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The Philippines on June 6 blocked the deployment of new overseas workers to Qatar as the gas-rich Gulf state started grappling with a diplomatic...
Dubai charity supports 35,000 school children in Laos

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Dubai Cares, a philanthropic organisation working to improve children's access to quality primary education in developing countries, launched a new programme in Laos that...
Brunei royals back foundation of new Wall Street bank

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Members of the Royal Family of Brunei are among the financial backers of a plan by former Credit Suisse CEO Brady Dougan to launch...
Seychelles sixth country to join 1MDB investigations

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The Seychelles is joining the US, Switzerland, Singapore, Luxembourg and the United Arab Emirates in investigations into Malaysia's troubled state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad...
Filipinos in UAE urged to invest in Philippines

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Filipino expatriates need to change their mind-set from being just remittance senders to becoming investors themselves as now is the best time to invest...

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Property in Malaysia remains a good investment option for those from overseas, according to the chief executive of Wealth Mastery Academy Sdn Bhd. This...
Number of hotels in Myanmar increasing

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The number of star-rated hotels, motels and guesthouses in Myanmar has reached 923 by the end of 2013, with more than 300 guesthouses in...
CEO Steve Troop Sm

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Outlook remains very positive, finds Barwa Bank CEO Steve Troop
40+ travel warnings for Thailand – UAE, Kuwait latest

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More than 40 countries have issued or upheld travel warnings for Thailand ahead of the planned mass protests starting from January 13, suggesting travelers...
Gold jewelry exports from Malaysia rise 13%

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The value of gold jewellery exported from Malaysia in 2013 is likely to rise by about 13 per cent to hit $1.56 billion, compared...
Push for Islamic Finance needed in Brunei

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Brunei, although it has a small banking market, is still somehow underestimating the potential of Islamic finance as incentives to set up Shariah banking...
Mubadala Petroleum to expand in Thailand, Indonesia

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Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Petroleum is looking to expand into Southeast Asian markets such as Thailand and Indonesia, the company, a wholly owned subsidirary of...
Malaysia seeks more visitors from Middle East

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Tourism Malaysia has started different programmes to attract visitors from the region for its big celebration, the Visit Malaysia Year (VMY) 2014 in the...
Takaful markets in Malaysia, Saudi Arabia thrive

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The Malaysian and Saudi Arabian cooperative and Islamic insurance (takaful) markets are the only two that are seeing growth especially in new policies and...
Becoming a truly global company

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Felda's group CEO Mohd Emir Mavani Abdullah about his strategy
Malaysia has to face its challenges

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There are some strange things going on in Malaysia these days and one has to wonder what the underlying reasons are. First of all, the...
GCC Islamic Banking industry to go global at the 9th WIEF in London

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As the United Arab Emirates (UAE) continues to play a leading role in global Islamic finance, senior dignitaries from the World Islamic Economic Forum...
Malaysia, UAE boost ties in Islamic finance

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The central banks of Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates signed a pact to foster closer economic ties between the two countries, including in...