Tag Archives: Indonesia

5th Islamic Microfinance Summit Held in Malaysia

The 5th Global Islamic Microfinance forum (GIMF) held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was held on 24-25 November, 2015 and attended by the officials and delegates from 30 countries including Pakistan, Nigeria, Tajikistan, Canada, Tanzania, Philippines, Indonesia, China, Azerbaijan and many other countries, said a statement. The entire leadership unanimously unified their voice and support for the development of Islamic Microfinance ...

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Survey Reveals 68% Yet to Use Mobile-Based Financial Services

Amdocs has released the results from a new global survey around mobile financial services (MFS) which revealed that more than 68 percent of the respondents have yet to use mobile financial services, and that new innovative solutions for savings, loans, and insurance will drive the next phase of mobile financial services growth across emerging and mature markets. Conducted by analyst ...

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Chinese Hackers Spying on India, Nepal, Others Since 2005, Reveals IT Security Firm FireEye

FireEye, a California-based IT security agency on advanced cyber attacks, released its latest intelligence report that said China government’s cyber espionage program transcended Himalays to Nepal, India and even Vietnam in Southeast Asia. Titled “APT 30 and the Mechanics of a Long-Running Cyber Espionage Operation”, the report on advanced persistent threat (APT) group said hackers, most likely sponsored by the ...

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Widened Effort: Hunt for Missing AirAsia Continues with Dozens of Planes, Ships

The hunt for the missing AirAsia flight still continues in the Java Sea with expanded search operations on Tuesday. More countries have offered planes and ships for the hunt on Monday. Head of the Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency, Bambang Sulistyo reportedly said that during the third day of the aerial hunt, about 30 ships, 15 fixed-wing aircraft and ...

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Missing AirAsia ‘Likely to be at Bottom of Sea’; More Countries to Join Search

The AirAsia QZ8501 Flight from Indonesia to Singapore, which has disappeared with 162 passengers onboard on Sunday, has crashed and is expected to be at the bottom of the sea, said Bambang Soelistyo, Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency chief. According to the report from IANS, Soelistyo said on Monday, “We assume the missing jet to be at the bottom of ...

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7.3M Earthquake Hits Indonesia in ‘Pacific Ring of Fire’, Huge Tsunami Waves Expected

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted the Maluku Islands of Indonesia on Saturday morning at 10:31 am and the authorities have issued a tsunami warning within 300 kilometres range, expecting 30-cm tidal waves within two hours today. The US Geological Survey has recorded the earthquake’s epicentre at a depth of 46 kilometres (28 miles) at 10:31 am (0231 GMT), 154 kilometres northwest ...

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‘Innocence of Muslims’ video triggers row again; Egypt bans YouTube for 1 month

Egypt has banned YouTube for a month, for refusing to remove “Innocence of Muslims,” a five-month-old US video clip deemed to be inimical to Islam. Google, which owns YouTube has declined to remove the “Innocence of Muslims” video which was uploaded on YouTube five months ago. Instead, access to the video was restricted in those countries where it was illegal ...

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