Manuscripts should be written should be typed in single-spacing on one side of an A4 size paper with margins of at least 25mm. Each manuscript should not exceed 20 pages. Copy of the paper should be submitted in MSWord compatible to IBM or Macintosh machines. Use Times New Roman font size 12, (except for title size 16).


The abstract should be brief, self-contained and explicit, and should not exceed 200 words. Contributor who submits a manuscript in Bahasa Melayu and Arabic Language is required to submit an extended abstract and title in English not exceeding 300 words.


References should be carefully checked. The references are to be cited in the text in the author-date format (APA style e.g. Azman & Mahmud, 1977; Sally & Iskandar,1996). A reference list only of works cited, should be provided at the end of the text arranged in alphabetical order.


Full names of agencies should be used in the first citation in any article. Accepted abbreviations or acronyms may be used for subsequent citations.


Tables should be numbered with Arabic numerals. Title and column headings should be brief.


Photographs, if any, should be large, clear, glossy prints, showing high-contrast.


Contributors must provide their full names, email and full addresses.



**JHLCB cover topic on Humanities, language, culture and business.