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August 5, 2008

Renunciation of Islam: Woman’s appeal dismissed

Quoted from the Malaysian Insider online. PUTRAJAYA, Aug 5 — A woman who converted to Islam failed today in her appeal before the Court of Appeal […]
July 24, 2008

My Story

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP IN ISLAMIC ECONOMIC, BANKING AND FINANCE, 8th-9th JULY 2008, Jointly organised by Durham Islamic Finance Programme, Durham University and Center for Islamic Area Studies […]
July 23, 2008

Islamic Bonds Issuance Defies Gloom

Quoted from the Financial Times By David Oakley Islamic corporate bond issuance in the Gulf has soared in the past year in spite of the credit […]
July 11, 2008

How safe is cash in a bank beyond UK regulation?

From Times By Patrick Hosking A reader called the other day. Were her savings 100 per cent safe, she wanted to know? She had her nest-egg […]
July 4, 2008

The cases that changed Britain: 1972-2006 (Part V)

DPP v Ray July 27, 1973 This case settled an important principle of law applicable to people caught legging it out of restaurants without paying. It […]
July 4, 2008

The cases that changed Britain: 1955-1971 (Part IV)

From Times By Gary Slapper Entores Ltd v Miles Far East Corporation May 18, 1955 Another key case in which the law adapted to a social […]
June 23, 2008

The cases that changed Britain: 1917-1954 (Part III)

From Times By Gary Slapper Bowman and others v Secular Society Ltd May 15, 1917 This case was of considerable historic significance in supporting the freedom […]
June 22, 2008

The cases that changed Britain: 1870-1916 (Part II)

From Times by Gary Slapper (Note: Please refer to the article dated 18th June 2008, The Cases That Changed Britain: 1785-1869) Gorris v Smith April 23, […]
June 20, 2008

Oil giants return to Iraq: Shell, BP, Exxon Mobil and Total set to sign deal with Baghdad

Quoted from the Independent By Patrick Cockburn Nearly four decades after the four biggest Western oil companies were expelled from Iraq by Saddam Hussein, they are […]
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