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You need to be yourself and follow your own dreams

Trained as an attorney in Iran, Dr. Shirin Ebadi set up a private practice in 1992 handling contentious cases. She was the defense lawyer for many controversial...

From a Tea-Stall owner to Prime Minister of the biggest democracy in the world – India

History was scripted in the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhawan on the evening of 26th May 2014 as Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of India after a historic...

PM Cameron joins Muslims to celebrate twelfth annual awards ceremony to recognise the very best of British Muslim achievement

The Guest of Honour, Prime Minister, David Cameron, presenting the Enterprise award to Shabir Randeree, Executive Chair of DCD Group, said, “I’m delighted to have...

Zakat is the Fundamental Pillar of Islam

Zakat is one of the major religious duties in Islam. Literally, zakat means to “purify”. It refers to the purification of a Muslim’s wealth and soul. Wealth...

Commercial flying is it safe?

Most passengers who have knowledge of the commercial airline industry believe that flying is safe. But when something occurs that we don’t understand, any of us can...

PNB and White Ocean strategy

Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) or the National Equity Corporation was established in March 1978 as one of the vehicles of the New Economic Policy (NEP) to restructure...

AOBA – Making asean a thriving business community

The ASEAN Outstanding Business Awards 2014 was organized on the 15th April 2014 at Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur with the theme Making ASEAN A Thriving Business...

Middle East a new Halal market for Bird’s Nest

Is it halal to eat bird nest soup? Bird nest soup is mainly made up of bird nest produced by swift bird (a small bird that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid...

Dato’ Dr. Raja Mohamad Abdullah, CEO of OIC International Business Centre

Q. 1. Dato’, what are your views on the appointment of Iyad Ameen Madani as the new Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)? It is...

Palestinian Teen Amputees Complete Historic Kilimanjaro Climb

Two Palestinian teenagers have made history by becoming the first amputees from the Arab world to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Recently, Mutussam Abu Karsh, 16,...