3rd China-UAE Conference on Islamic Banking & Finance to explore potential for participative economy

3rd China-UAE Conference on Islamic Banking & Finance to explore potential for participative economy

DUBAI:  Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has reaffirmed its commitment to building bridges of knowledge, cultural, and economic exchange with China by organizing the China-UAE Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance (CUCIBF III) for the third consecutive year, on...
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Oman’s Al Yusr finances Movenpick Hotel

Oman’s Al Yusr finances Movenpick Hotel

MUSCAT: Al Yusr, the Islamic Banking Window of Oman Arab Bank (OAB), recently hosted the signing ceremony for the financing of the 4-star Movenpick hotel – Bowsher; a step that will boost Islamic banking finance for local projects within the...
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CIMB clinches 12 prestigious awards at The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2018

CIMB clinches 12 prestigious awards at The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Group (CIMB) garnered 12 notable awards at The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2018 including ‘Sukuk Adviser of the Year in Asia Pacific’ for the seventh year in a row and Best Islamic Investment Bank in...
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Philippine Stock Exchange review finds 62 firms are Shariah-compliant

Philippine Stock Exchange review finds 62 firms are Shariah-compliant

MANILA: The Philippine Stock Exchange said it classified 62 securities as compliant with Islamic finance principles, as of June 25. In its quarterly review, the PSE said the compliant stocks include 2GO Group, Inc., D&L Industrues, Inc. and MRC Allied,...
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Growing need for retail green bonds

Growing need for retail green bonds

KUALA LUMPUR: Issuances of green bonds — funds specifically raised to support climate-related or environmental projects — have grown exponentially over the past few years. While the bonds have attracted large inflows from institutional investors, there are...
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Shantou New Oriental Hotel Amenities to focus on halal-certified cosmetics market

Shantou New Oriental Hotel Amenities to focus on halal-certified cosmetics market

SHANTOU:  The halal standards organization, Halal Authority Board has awarded Shantou New Oriental Hotel Amenities Co., Ltd  the HAB Halal certificate that would help the Chinese company to further enhance its position in the halal-certified cosmetic market....
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Deliveroo introduces halal-only delivery bags in Singapore

Deliveroo introduces halal-only delivery bags in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Food delivery service Deliveroo has begun distributing halal-only delivery bags to half of its riders in Singapore to cater to the growing number of Muslim customers and halal restaurants. The bags are being given out to 3,000 riders in...
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Halal Japanese Restaurant Origami Asakusa opens in Tokyo

Halal Japanese Restaurant Origami Asakusa opens in Tokyo

TOKYO: Leading Japanese hospitality company Fujita Kanko Inc. has opened Origami Asakusa, a halal Japanese restaurant in Asakusa, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Tokyo. According to the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), the number of...
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Taiwan keen on encouraging more Muslim tourists from Malaysia

Taiwan keen on encouraging more Muslim tourists from Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Taiwan is keen on encouraging more Malaysians especially Muslims to visit the island republic as it continues to expand its halal hub facilities throughout the country. Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia representative James Chang Ch...
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YallaKOREA draws Muslim travelers to Seoul

YallaKOREA draws Muslim travelers to Seoul

SEOUL: Until early last year, the backbone for Korea’s tourism industry was Chinese tourists. However, as the flow of Chinese tourists declined due to the deployment of a U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery, Muslim tourists have fill...
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