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First-ever digital workshop discusses new technology

THE Brunei Association of Banks (BAB) recently hosted the ASEAN Bankers Association (ABA) Workshop titled ‘Building Digital Infrastructure for the Future of Banking’ at...

Seminar focusses on Islamic finance challenges, FinTech

THE Centre for Islamic Banking, Finance and Management (CIBFM) recently held a seminar titled ‘Challenges of Innovation: Quo Vadis Islamic Finance’ at Radisson Hotel. The...

Mobile app for richer, user-friendly experience

ROYAL Brunei Airlines (RB) informed its customers that the RB Mobile App is available for download on Google Playstore and Apple AppStore. The app provides...

US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminium tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rising costs. Delayed shipments. A baffling bureaucracy. President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported aluminium and steel are disrupting business for American companies...

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba sets plans for Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) - The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has agreed to step up investments in Thailand. The founder of the online shopping giant, Jack Ma,...

What you need to know about bonds

|    Standard Chartered Bank    | THERE are numerous investment products available in the market but the main asset classes remain with Bonds, Equities, Derivatives, Unit...

Joy continues with sales event at BMW showroom

QAF Auto is holding a two-day exclusive sales event today and tomorrow at its BMW showroom in Beribi for all new, demo and used...

Asian markets boosted by energy firms as oil surges

HONG KONG (AFP) - Asian markets enjoyed another day of gains yesterday as energy firms tracked a surge in oil prices, while fears over...

UK to ban sale of plastic straws to tackle marine waste

LONDON (AFP) - Britain yesterday announced plans to ban the sale of plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds in England, as part of a...

Fox rejected offer from Comcast before Disney buyout

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Media giant 21st Century Fox, which was sold to Disney in December, rejected a higher buyout offer from Comcast over...

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