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SWIFT Codes and Bank Names for Major Commercial Banks in Malaysia

Update: Malaysian AdSense publisher (since end of 2013) and Google Play merchants (Android developers, beginning Feb 6 2014) may use these swift codes too now that they can receive payment from Google via wire transfer.

While studying overseas, you might work some student part time jobs and earn some pocket money. You will need to provide SWIFT codes for your bank account in Malaysia in order to wire transfer the money from foreign bank accounts.
What is SWIFT code?
SWIFT code is a standard format of Bank Identifier Codes (BIC) and it is unique identification code for a particular bank.

These codes are used when transferring money between banks, particularly for international wire transfers. Banks also used the codes for exchanging other messages between them.

The SWIFT code consists of 8 or 11 characters. When 8-digits code is given, it refers to the primary office.
First 4 characters - bank code (only letters)Next 2 characters - ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code (only letters)Next 2 c…

Mohd Amin Jalaludin Replacing Ghauth Jasmon as Universiti Malaya Vice-Chancellor

News was out that Professor Datuk Dr Mohd Amin Jalaludin is new University of Malaya (UM) Vice-Chancellor (VC) replacing Tan Sri Ghauth Jasmon. Below is the official farewell note sent by Ghauth Jasmon to all staffs and students of University Malaya.
Subject: Note of Appreciation and Farewell
Assalamualaikum/Greetings,

All STAFF AND STUDENTS,
University of Malaya.

Note of Appreciation and Farewell

This is to inform that my tenure as Vice Chancellor will end 7th November 2013. Professor Dr. Mohd Amin Jalaludin of the Medical Faculty has been appointed to replace me.

Please allow me to take this opportunity to express my great happiness and appreciation to all staff and students of UM for the great encouragement and support given to me during my 5-year tenure as VC. The last 5 years has been the most fruitful and enjoyable period of my life where I have been able to do my best for this premier institution of the nation.

Allow me also to kindly request for your forgiveness should I have …