Malaysia Seeks to be Global Islamic Wealth Management Centre

With Islamic assets under management of some Rm132.4 billion (US$29.66 billion), Malaysia is well on its way towards establishing itself as the international centre of Islamic wealth management services, notwithstanding the ongoing 1MDB scandal. The country’s aim of cementing its position as the Islamic wealth management capital of the world received a boost recently with […]

ADB Told to Focus on Infrastructure Development, Climate, Food Security

ADB Told to Focus on Infrastructure Development, Climate, Food Security

More than a third of respondents to a poll* conducted by the Asian Development Blog, a social media communications tool of the bank of the same name, has told it to focus on infrastructure development financing in the year ahead. Infrastructure development topped a list that included climate finance, food security, access to credit for […]

2017 King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament To Kick Off March 9

Thailand’s annual jumbo corporate social responsibility (CSR) event of the year, the annual King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament, will be held on the banks of the Chao Phraya River next to Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort between March 9th and 12th. Held for the past 14 years, the 2017 King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament will be […]