Islamic Cooperatives Can Help Alleviate Poverty

by: Dian Andari One can find many parallels between Islamic knowledge and Indonesian ideology. An economist at the Islamic Research and Training Institute of the Islamic Development Bank (IRTI-IDB), Umer Chapra, asserts that the goal of Islamic law or Maqasid al Shari’a is the well-being of humans. Humans are obliged to create a just development

Zakat as a practice of Pancasila values

by : Fadhil Akbar Purnama and Khairul Fuady Zakah is the charitable practice of Islamic almsgiving. It is the third pillars of faith in Islam that emphasises the socio-economic development of human well-being. This practice is a form of financial worship to express gratitude for the material grace of Allah SWT. The objective of zakah

Roadshow MES UK di Kota Jawara Premier League

Oleh: Randi Swandaru Pada Ahad 26 Maret 2017 yang lalu, MES UK melanjutkan kegiatan roadshow-nya ke arah selatan Inggris, tepatnya di Kota Leicester, juara bertahan Premier League, kompetisi tertinggi sepak bola di tanah Britania. Kegiatan yang dilaksanakan atas kerja sama MES UK bersama dengan Divisi Kerohanian PPI Leicester ini mengangkat tema “Underdevelopment in the Moslem

Sharia Talk : Integration of Islamic Capital Market: Benefit for All?

Masyarakat Ekonomi Syariah Chapter United Kingdom (MES-UK) proudly presents : Sharia Talk : Integration of Islamic Capital Market: Benefit for All? by Yunice K. Tumewang, SE Staff of Education Department of MES-UK MSc Candidate of Islamic Finance Programme, Durham University Wednesday, April 5th 2017 17:00 – 19:00 GMT Durham University Business School Room 214

CALL FOR ESSAY : Book Of Essays In Islamic Economy from The UK forIndonesia

In 2016, Thomson Reuters produced a report called as The State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2016/2017, which provides the latest developments in Islamic Economy and the areas that can be developed further. Examining developments in 73 countries and 7 sectors, the result shows that Indonesia is located as number 10 for the Global

Roadshow MES-UK di Kota Terbesar di North East of England

Tepat di hari yang sama pasca dilantiknya kepengurusan baru organisasi Masyarakat Ekonomi Syariah Wilayah Khusus United Kingdom (MES-UK) dibawah Ketua Umum yang baru, Ebi Junaidi, pada hari Minggu 12 Maret 2017, tim edukasi MES-UK langsung menjalankan program pertamanya dalam rangkaian roadshow edukasi ekonomi syariah kepada masyarakat Indonesia yang berada di Britania Raya. MES-UK kembali mendapat

ShariaTalk #01 MES UK – “Framing Islamic Economics as a Moral Economy”

“Framing Islamic Economics as a Moral Economy” menjadi tema yang diangkat dalam ShariaTalk yang berlangsung pada Selasa sore, 14 Maret 2017. Dipandu oleh Yunice Karina Tumewang, diskusi ini menghadirkan seorang lulusan Hukum Shari’ah dari Universitas Al-Azhar bernama Lutvia Moonda sebagai pembicaranya. Presentasi ini diawali dengan penegasan bahwa diskusi kali ini merupakan bagian dari ijtihad yang

Keuangan Syariah Indonesia Bisa Belajar dari Inggris

Masyarakat Ekonomi Syariah Perwakilan UK mengadakan pelantikan pengurus tahun 2017-2018 di Kota Durham, Inggris, pada 12 Maret 2017. Di dalam acara pelantikan, Murniati Mukhlisin, penulis buku Sakinah Finance, yang sekarang menjabat sebagai Wakil Ketua STEI Tazkia, Indonesia, diundang untuk memberikan motivasi dan arahan kepada pengurus baru dan peserta kajian melalaui telekonferensi. Ebi Junaidi, Ketua MES-UK

Digitalizing Zakat is More Relevant Now

Based on the World Giving Index 2016, Indonesia is the seventh most generous country in the world. About three out of four Indonesians say that they donated money in the last month prior to the interview, while only 63 percent of US and 69 percent of UK citizens said they did the same thing. On

Turut Berduka Cita

Innaa lillahi wa innaa ilaihi raaji’uun Segenap Keluarga Besar Masyarakat Ekonomi Syari’ah – United Kingdom mengucapkan Turut berduka cita atas wafatnya ulama besar kebanggaan bangsa Indonesia Dr. KH. Achmad Hasyim Muzadi Semoga kita dapat terus meneladani perjuangan beliau dalam membangun Indonesia United Kingdom, 16 Maret 2017 Pengurus MES-UK

Sharia Talk : Framing Islamic Economics as a Moral Economy

Masyarakat Ekonomi Syariah Chapter United Kingdom (MES-UK) proudly presents : Sharia Talk : Framing Islamic Economics as a Moral Economy by Lutvia Monda, Lc Staff of Education Department of MES-UK MSc Candidate of Islamic Finance and Management Studies, Durham University Tuesday, March 14th 2017 16:30 – 18:30 GMT Durham University Business School Room 214

Strengthening the Domestic Halal Industry

By Randi Swandaru MSc Student in Islamic Finance and Management – Durham University, United Kingdom Based on the latest Global Islamic Economy Score, as the largest Muslim country in the world, Indonesia’s halal industry is still far left behind compared to other Moslem countries. With $154.9 billion of halal food market; $5.5 billion of halal

Menanti Gebrakan KNKS

oleh : Fadhil Akbar Purnama Mahasiswa Pascasarjana bidang Keuangan Syariah pada Durham University Business School, UK Tahun ini akan tercatat sebagai salah satu tonggak penting bagi sejarah perkembangan keuangan syariah di Indonesia. Setelah melalui pembahasan yang cukup panjang, Komite Nasional Keuangan Syariah (KNKS) akhirnya resmi dibentuk oleh Presiden Joko “Jokowi” Widodo berdasarkan Keputusan Presiden (Keppres)

Bank Wakaf Ventura dan Pemberdayaan UMKM

oleh : Fadhil Akbar Purnama Mahasiswa Pascasarjana bidang Keuangan Syariah pada Durham University, UK   Pemerintah terlihat semakin serius untuk mengembangkan industri keuangan syariah di Indonesia. Salah satu potensi yang saat ini sedang dilirik adalah wakaf. Hal ini dikarenakan potensi wakaf di Indonesia sangat besar, namun belum memberikan hasil yang maksimal terhadap peningkatan ekonomi nasional.

MES Task Force Recruitment

MES – UK Task Force Executives Recruitment 2017 is now EXTENDED unil Friday, 3 March 2017!

An opportunity to be a part of the First MES-UK International Conference on Islamic Economic and Finance! Tahun 2017 ini, MES-UK memiliki misi untuk memperluas tingkat kesadaran masyarakat baik dari segi pengetahuan dan riset terkini. Untuk itu, MES-UK membentuk satuan kerja khusus atau task force yang bertujuan untuk mengadakan suatu konferensi international di bidang ekonomi

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Sharia banking: Supporting establishment of KNKS

by : Fadhil Akbar Purnama This has been a remarkable year for the development of Islamic finance in Indonesia. In early March, Indonesia hosted an Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit. After an interval of five months, Indonesia become the host of the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum. There has also been a great close

Economic Literacy and Education in Indonesia

It is interesting to listen back to former President of US, Bill Clinton’s speech on the fundraising luncheon in Springdale, Arkansas, six months a go. “”The mess we got into in this country is that people didn’t have enough economic literacy, Economics is a must for American”. There are a lot of researches analyse why

MES-UK 2017 Committee Recruitment

  We are calling you to join us!  Currently, we are looking for talents who are really eager to learn fast and give impactful contribution to the following divisions. 1. Research division; mainly responsible to conduct research based policy to give advocacy to current issue 2. Education division; mainly responsible to educate the member and

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Ayo bersiap bergabung bersama kami dalam kepengurusan Masyarakat Ekonomi Syariah – United Kingdom!  

Retail banks wake up to digital lending this year

There’s one way and only one way to determine if an animal is intelligent. Dissect its brain! It’s a T. It goes “tuh”. Anyone who laughs is a communist! Morbo will now introduce tonight’s candidates… Morbo’s good friend, Richard Nixon.