Category Archives: Islamic Banking

Gov’t eyes Islamic financing for Mindanao projects

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 July) – The government is planning to tap Islamic financing called “Sukuk” to fund big-ticket projects in Mindanao through the state-owned Al Amanah Islamic Bank, an official of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said. MinDA executive deputy director Romeo Montenegro told “Wednesdays at Habi at Kape” that they requested President Rodrigo Duterte […]

Mainstreaming Islamic finance in the public educational system

Attending the Islamic conference on the invitation of Peace and Equity Fund and Al-Qalam Institute for Muslim identities, Ateneo de Davao University. Central to the conference, entitled “Islamic Financing in the Philippines : a step towards the first seven years”. The conference invited conventional and Islamic microfinance practitioners, Ulama, Academe as well as public intellectuals […]