Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

Bangladesh Ranks 10th in Islamic Finance Country index

Bangladesh is ranked 10th in the Islamic Finance Country Index (IFIC), published by London-based Edbiz Consulting Ltd. According to last year's Global Islamic Finance...

Islamic Banks to Consider Merger as Market Becomes Overcrowded

The merger of Islamic banking units in Malaysia is crucial as the market is becoming overcrowded with players hungry for growth, Datuk Seri Zukri...

Whitenife Launches Digital Ethical Gifting Platform

India-based Whitenife company has launched a new technology platform that showcases over 500 eco-friendly and socially empowering gifts suitable for all special occasions. The platform...

Developing Countries Are Going Green But Lack Funding

Emerging economies are increasingly taking the lead in shifting the world onto a cleaner development path, a senior World Bank official said on Wednesday,...

Perception is Reality when it Comes to Ethical Conduct, EY Report

Ernst&Young launched its 2017 Asia-Pacific Fraud Survey, which examines the state of ethical behavior across Australia’s business community, and raised a number of concerns. Many...

Nepal’s NMB Bank Focuses on Financing Renewable Energy Projects

NMB Bank has been consistently providing funds for large and small scale hydro projects and has launched NMB Bank Solar Karja, financing for the...