Muis Launches New Guide For Muslims To Start Ramadan Amid Covid-19 Breaker Measures, Singapore News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – A guide for the holy month of Ramadan has been launched here for Muslims on how they can perform special prayers and practice their faith while doing their part to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The book, which was launched by the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) on Tuesday April 14, […]

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The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams

When a literary luminary like Thomas Kenneally declares so early in 2020 that he is certain a “more original” novel “will not be published this year”, the reviewer faces a challenge. The book in question is The Dictionary of Lost Words, the debut novel by South Australian writer Pip Williams. Every once in a while, […]


WEST AFRICA: WAMU publishes manual on green bond issuance

West African Monetary Union (WAMU) financial market players now have a tool to issue green bonds. This is an instrument called “Guide for the issuance of green bonds in the community space”. The document was released on March 31, 2020 by the Regional Council for Public Savings and Financial Markets (CREPMF), an organ of WAMU, […]