• Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Defeated at home, ISIS flickers into life on Southeast Asian screens
    The surfacing of a second propaganda video by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), featuring Singaporean Megat Shahdan Abdul Samad, has sharpened the message of the terror group for Southeast Asia.
    opinion
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 15:01:26
    Facebook joins Europol talks to fight Islamist propaganda
    Facebook took part this week in key talks with European police agencies on how to stop and eliminate violent and terror-related Islamic jihadist posts, in an evolving battle against such propaganda.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Islamic State a threat to SE Asia despite leader’s death, analysts say
    The reported death of Islamic State’s top leader in Southeast Asia is a major blow to the jihadists but analysts warn it remains a potent threat, with battle-hardened fighters set to return from the Middle East.
    opinion
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Islamic State resurfaces in Kabul under noses of US, Afghan forces
    Middle-class Afghans turned jihadists have assisted the Islamic State group’s expansion from its stronghold in Afghanistan’s restive east to Kabul, analysts say, helping to make the capital one of the deadliest places in the country.
    opinion
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    RISE IN OWNERSHIP 
    MALAYSIA-BASED CIMB Group Holdings Berhad (CIMB) announced yesterday that it had signed agreements with the Principal Financial Group (Principal) for the latter to increase its ownership in the CIMB-Principal Asset Management Group and CIMB-Principal Islamic Asset Management. 
    Corporate
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 18:34:30
    Thai history subject ‘will help bring peace to South’
    Narathiwat governor Suraporn Prommoon said on Monday he was confident that the inclusion of Thai history and Thai monarchy content in the curriculum taught in Islamic boarding schools would help restore peace to the restive deep South.
    national
  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    My international Personality of the Year can bark
    Forget Donald Trump, who has placed democracy in a box stamped “Handle with care”, or Aung San Suu Kyi, who has turned from a global rights icon to a major villain overnight, or any Syrian freedom fighter against the Islamic State. To me, none of them qualifies as “Individual of the Year” for 2017.
    opinion
  • Sat, 30 Dec 2017 07:08:31
    IS claims Saint Petersburg supermarket bombing
    The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Friday for the bomb attack days earlier that tore through a Saint Petersburg supermarket and wounded 14 people.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 23 Dec 2017 06:39:28
    Man held over Christmas attack plot in San Francisco: FBI
    Federal agents arrested a former US Marine on Friday for allegedly plotting a Christmas attack in San Francisco inspired by the Islamic State jihadist group, according to court documents.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 23 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Who wins after yet another anti-Israel vote? 
    It is an open secret that the United Nations routinely conducts anti-Israel votes which automatically get a huge majority due to the dominance of Islamic countries plus others whose dependence on the oil price means they dare not upset Arab and Muslim nations. 
    your say
  • Mon, 18 Dec 2017 06:56:59
    War against IS in Syria will be won by February: France's Macron
    French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday predicted the Islamic State group would be crushed in Syria by the end of February, after the jihadists were routed in Iraq.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:39:58
    US woman charged with using Bitcoin to finance IS
    US prosecutors have charged a New York woman with using Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies to send funds to the Islamic State group.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Proposal to ban Muslims is mild in comparison to Islamic countries’ view of Christians  
    Re: “Stealth fascism and the banality of evil”, Have Your Say, December 7.
    your say
  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Maybank Islamic launches first rent-to-own housing scheme
    MALAYSIA’S Maybank Islamic Bhd has launched a rent-to-own (RTO) scheme, the first bank to do so in Malaysia.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:42:27
    Muslim leader: Uighurs’ escape ‘good for Thai govt’
    A senior Islamic official on Monday expressed confidence that the escape of 20 Uighurs from their detention room at the Sadao immigration office in Songkhla would “bode well” for the Thai government.
    national
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