RAQA, SYRIA (Oct 17): All day, dinghies cross the Euphrates River to shuttle residents into the pulverised cityscape of Syria's Raqa, where bridges, homes, and schools remain gutted by the offensive against the Islamic State (IS) group.
KOTA PALU (Sulawesi), (Oct 5): An estimated 152,000 victims are still buried alive in many parts of Palu, Sulawesi which was hit by a 7.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 18): Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor (pictured), wife of former PM Datuk Seri Naijib Tun Razak, could soon face charges of money laundering, reported the New Straits Times (NST) today.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 13): Investigations into state-owned investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) have revealed that US$972 million (RM2.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 7): Country View has accepted banking facilities totalling RM232 million to part-finance the purchase of a piece of 164-acre vacant land in Iskandar Puteri, Johor.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 7): IOI Properties Group Bhd’s (IOIPG) wholly-owned subsidiary, Fortune Premiere Sdn Bhd (FPSB), has issued its third Islamic Medium Term Notes (IMTN) worth RM1.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Gabungan AQRS Bhd’s wholly-owned unit, AQRS The Building Company Sdn Bhd (AQRS TBC), has secured a fresh RM115 million Islamic banking facility from Maybank Islamic Bank Bhd to part finance the construction of its E-Island Residence development.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): Non-bank lender Malaysia Building Society Bhd (MBSB) aims to convert its conventional assets worth about RM1 billion, which makes up about 10% of its assets, to Islamic assets over the next two years, as part of its plans to becoming an Islamic bank.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): Maybank Islamic Bhd’s HouzKEY, Malaysia’s first bank-initiated rent-to-own (RTO) scheme, will launch its second phase which will see the scheme being expanded to cover properties on the secondary market.