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PSE announces 58 listed companies are now Shariah-compliant

Apr 07, 2017 - 8:16 PM

The latest count is its highest record since October 2015

HIGH RECORD. The PSE announces 58 companies are now Shariah-compliant, the highest record since October 2015.

Malaysia's first Islamic-compliant airline takes off

Dec 20, 2015 - 9:54 PM

Rayani Air s operations are completely shariah compliant the airline s managing director says

FIRST. Operations of Rayani Air are completely shariah-compliant. Photo from Shutterstock

Aceh's new curfew on women: Discriminatory or justified?

Jun 10, 2015 - 6:02 PM

Rights activists are up in arms but authorities claim it s for the benefit of women themselves

SHARIA POLICE. A Sharia policeman stops a woman on a motorcycle for wearing tight jeans, during a raid in Banda Aceh in February 2014. Photo by EPA

Valentine's Day, condoms and casual sex in Indonesia

Feb 13, 2015 - 8:56 PM

Every year Islamic groups and local governments in Indonesia remind their respective communities not to celebrate Valentine s Day

NO VALENTINE. A member of Indonesia's conservative Islamic organization Hizbut Tahrir holds a placard during an anti-Valentine's Day protest outside a school in Surabaya, East Java, on February 13, 2015. Photo by Juni Kriswanto/AFP

PSE postpones Shariah sub-index project

Jan 11, 2015 - 5:43 PM

PSE s sub indexing project is stalled anew but the local bourse will continue to screening listed Shariah compliant firms

#PugadBaboy: Middle East worker II

Nov 28, 2014 - 5:00 AM

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 25, 2014

Sep 25, 2014 - 10:44 AM

Will Indonesians lose their right to vote today? Will the now convicted Anas hang himself at Monas? Will Indonesia bring home a gold medal from the Asian Games?

CHASING MEDALS. Indonesia's Glenn Victor Sutanto competes in the men's 100m butterfly swimming event during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on September 24, 2014. Photo by AFP

Hukuman kepada pelaku zina, hubungan sesama jenis sulit diterapkan di Aceh

Sep 24, 2014 - 11:15 PM

Sulit temukan empat saksi yang melihat langsung perbuatan zina

SIDANG PARIPURNA. Ketua Komisi G Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Aceh (DPRA), Ramli Sulaiman (kanan), sedang membacakan laporan komisi yang membidangi masalah agama, budaya dan pariwisata terkait dengan Qanun Syariat Islam di Aceh dalam pembukaan masa sidang dewan di Banda Aceh, Rabu (24/9). DPRA akan mengesahkan qanun jinayat  dalam pekan ini dengan ancaman hukuman lebih berat bagi pelanggar syariat Islam. Foto oleh Nurdin Hasan/Rappler

Sudan judge sentences Christian woman to death for apostasy

May 15, 2014 - 9:19 PM

The woman was convicted under the Islamic sharia law that has been in force in Sudan since 1983 and outlaws conversions on pain of death

#PugadBaboy: Shariah Law punchline 3

May 09, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Shariah Law

May 09, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Shariah Law punchline 2

May 09, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Egypt army officers killed in shootout with militants

Mar 20, 2014 - 7:10 AM

Two senior Egyptian army officers and 6 attackers from the Ansar Beit al Maqdis are dead following an hours long shootout

PSE awarded best bourse in SE Asia

Dec 23, 2013 - 3:17 PM

The PSE is given the award for achieving a record breaking year despite market volatilities worldwide

BEST BOURSE. The PSE was named as the best market in South East Asia by Alpha South East Asia. File Photo by PSE

47 Shariah-compliant firms named

Dec 16, 2013 - 6:47 PM

The Philippine Stock Exchange identifies 47 companies that comply with Shariah law

SHARIAH-COMPLIANT. The Philippine Stock Exchange takes this opportunity to provide a Shariah law compliance listing. AFP FILE PHOTO

PSE to release list of Shariah-compliant firms

Nov 20, 2013 - 3:58 PM

The regulator wants to generate more investments from the Muslim market

MUSLIM INVESTMENTS. The local bourse is coming up with a list of Shariah-compliant firms to attract more investments from the Muslim community. AFP PHOTO