Thursday 05, July 2012   |   The Authoritative Voice of Islamic Finance

True Colours

  • 12  Malaysia: All business?
  • 31  Islamic banking in Indonesia grows…
  • 32  WIBC: Asia
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Datuk Kamaruddin Bin Taib, Chairman of Great Eastern Takaful

Explaining how the young company is living up to its motto by “Paving the way to a GrEaT and COLOURFUL life: TAKAFUL FOR YOU & ME.” Great EasternTakaful was named ‘Best NewTakaful Operator’ at the Islamic Business & Finance Awards 2011.

Malaysia: All business?

Does Malaysia prioritise profits over Shari’ah? Islamic Business & Finance travelled to Kuala Lumpur to dispel the myths surrounding Malaysia’s Islamic banking sector, and discover the real secret behind its success. The CEOs of the country’s leading Islamic banking businesses hold forth.

Islamic banking in Indonesia grows 40 per cent in five years

Islamic finance in Indonesia is growing rapidly but Edy Setiadi, Executive Director of Islamic Banking for Bank Indonesia warns the country is having difficulty attracting talent to support the industry and needs foreign players to expand its human capital.

WIBC: Asia

Singapore has been toiling to accommodate Islamic finance to polish off its full suite of international financial services; Ng Nam Sin, Assistant Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), told Islamic Business & Finance how its efforts are paying off.