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About AJAP
Formerly known as the Journal of Accounting Perspectives (JAP) and renamed in the year 2015 as the Asian Journal of Accounting Perspectives. Also known as AJAP, is a refereed journal published by the Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya and published in an open-access platform powered by the OJS/PKP. For ten years AJAP has been published its annual issue in December, for Volume 11 (2018), AJAP published end of August 2018. Starting Volume 12 (2019) onwards, AJAP will be published bi-annually, at the end of February and August.

Aims and scope
AJAP is dedicated to provides a platform for researchers to discuss and put forward issues in Asian countries, exchange ideas and share experiences related to their areas of expertise and interest covers all topics in accounting and finance.

Review process
All submitted manuscripts to AJAP will undergo a plagiarism screening before Editors evaluate the feasibility and suitability of manuscript with the journal's aims and scope. Then, at least, two independent referees who are expert in the research area are appointed to perform a double-blind peer-review process.

Statement of Publication Ethics
This statement clarifies the ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in the AJAP. The statement of publication ethics documented in this journal is based on the Ethical Code of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). The statement can be further reading at the following link:

Submit to the journal
Submission can be made through the Open Journal System, using online submission and review. Manual submission via email also accepted. All submissions must be using the journal template that can be requested from our Assistant Editor via email (see the Format section below). No submission/process/publication fee for this journal. However, accepted papers for publication in AJAP (if necessary) are to be sent for language editing/proofreading and at the expense of the Authors. Manuscript requirements can be further reading at the following link:

Originality and publication
The manuscript must be original work that is not under submission to another journal or under consideration for publication in another form such chapter of a book. Authors of submitted manuscripts are obligated not to submit their manuscript for publication elsewhere until an editorial decision is rendered. All published paper in AJAP is under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license. Further reading at the following link:


Asian Journal of Accounting Perspectives now publish bi-annually


We will be published bi-annually starting Vol 12 in February and August 2019. We are now moving forward and working hard to be indexed in international indexation including the Scopus and Web of Science. Thus, we keen to encouraged submission with international collaboration, researchers from many countries to discuss and put forward issues in Asian countries, exchange ideas and share experiences related to their areas of expertise and interest covers all topics of accounting and finance.

We looking forward to receiving your new research paper. 

Vol 12 No 2: AJAP (August 2019)

Published: 2019-08-30

Editorial Note Vol 12 No 2 (2019)

Rusnah Muhamad, Ervina Alfan, Mazni Abdullah
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