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Posted in Asia Education Research and Awareness

Test strip detects prohibited meats in Halal food

BANGKOK: Researchers at Chulalongkorn University’s Halal Science Center have developed an all-in-one strip test to quickly detect the DNA of five forbidden meats in a…

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Posted in Asia Business and Banking

Kimly to buy 75% stake in halal food business Tenderfresh for $54m

SINGAPORE: Coffee-shop operator Kimly has proposed to acquire a 75 per cent stake in home-grown food business Tenderfresh for $54 million, giving it an opportunity…

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Posted in Americas Food Halal

Jewish nonprofit distributes halal food for Ramadan

NEW YORK: The Met Council has long been known for providing kosher food to dozens of food banks across New York City. Now the Jewish…

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Posted in Asia Halal

Celebrating Ramadan during a pandemic: ‘As Muslims in Japan, we have to make the vibes by ourselves’

LONDON: Normally, Indonesia-born Nazaya Zulaikha, 31, would go to one of her preferred mosques in Tokyo at least once a week during the Muslim holy…

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Birria LES Is the halal Mexican spot blowing Up TikTok

NEW YORK: Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A pair of Muslim Bangladeshis decide to open a Halal Mexican spot near where they…

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A halal taco truck helps vaccinate Orange County Muslims

LOS ANGELES:  When Rida Hamida approached a mosque with the idea of breaking Ramadhan fast with a taco truck, she faced a tough sell. When…

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South and Southeast Asia a bright growth spot for Islamic banking, says Moody’s

SELANGOR: Growth prospects for Islamic banking will remain strong in South and Southeast Asia (SEA) over the long term with demand expected to be driven…

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Posted in Middle East Regulatory Agencies

IHAF strengthens global halal trade integrity with members topping the list of halal food exporters in 2019-2020

DUBAI: The global halal integrity in trade has reached a major milestone in 2020, with the members of the International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF), the…

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Posted in Asia Tourism

Developing Muslim-friendly tourist industry to ensure sustainability

JAKARTA: According to Global Islamic Economy Indicator Report 2020, the spending of Muslims on travel increased by 2.7 per cent in 2019 from $189 billion…

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Posted in Beauty & Skincare Europe Fashion & Lifestyle

7 Best Halal Makeup and Beauty Brands of 2021

NEW YORK: Hot tip: If you’re on the hunt for new makeup brands to add to your lineup, you don’t want to sleep on the…

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Posted in Asia Halal

Understanding the Islamic perspective of Covid vaccines

KUALA LUMPUR: While Malaysia awaits its first consignment of the COVID-19 vaccine next month, certain quarters are still disputing the safety and halal status of…

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The benefits of using grasshoppers for animal nutrition

MISGAV, Israel: Zero-waste farming, very low GHG emissions, and a low water footprint make grasshoppers a sustainable source of protein, but that’s not all. As…

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COVID-19 vaccine is permissible for Muslim use, preservation of life is key consideration: MUIS

SINGAPORE: The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS) said that it “holds the position that a COVID-19 vaccine is permissible for Muslim use”.”We would advise and…

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Posted in Fashion & Lifestyle

Muslim model Halima Aden quits after being unable to reconcile her beliefs with the industry

SYDNEY: Somali-American model Halima Aden, a trailblazer in the fashion industry, has decided to quit modeling after feeling she’s had to compromise her faith. Aden…

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Posted in Tourism

‘Halal tourism’ on the rise, with apps and curtained pool decks

WELLINGTON: A rental company in Orlando, Florida is offering “halal vacation homes” with curtained pool decks and rooms with prayer mats and copies of the…

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Posted in Fashion & Lifestyle

‘Modest fashion’ looks to move from niche to mainstream

LONDON: When Kerim Ture was first building his online fashion retailer for Muslim women, would-be investors would make Islamophobic jokes. “They would say: ‘Let me…

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Posted in Food

How mufti of Estonia and his wife open first Tatar teahouse in Tallinn

TALLINN:The first Tatar tea house with halal food Tatari Chaihana & Restoran has opened in Tallinn on the iconic street of Tatari tänav. The initiators…

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The Hidden History of Peri Peri Chicken

HOUSTON: South African spicy chicken is sweeping across Texas. In the past decade, the number of peri peri restaurants in the state has jumped from…

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Posted in Events & Exhibitions Research and Awareness

DAFZA Highlights Growth Opportunities Within the Islamic Economy

DUBAI:  The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) hosted a webinar to highlight the growth opportunities in the Islamic economy. The webinar took place after the…

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Posted in Halal

Why is Sri Lanka planning to ban cattle slaughter?

COLOMBO: Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa submitted a proposal that legislates against the slaughter of cattle across the island nation – a decision that could inflame…

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Halal economy estimated to be worth $3.2 trillion by 2024

DUBAI: The Halal economy is estimated to be worth $3.2 trillion by 2024, according to the newly launched second edition of the Halal Guidebook titled…

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UK start-up fills recipe box gap for Muslim communities

LONDON: London-based Saima Duhare launched recipe box start-up Halal Fresh in April 2019. Close to 18 months on, and the ‘one woman band’ business is…

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Millennium launches international operations in Dubai to support $2.5 trillion global Islamic finance sector

DUBAI: Millennium Information Solution FZ-LLC a well-reputed core banking solutions provider for the US$2.5 trillion(Dh9.1 trillion) global Islamic finance sector, has recently launched its international…

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Posted in Food Halal

Tauriga Sciences, Inc. Obtains HALAL Certification for Its Flagship Brand Tauri-Gum, america

NEW YORK:  Tauriga Sciences, Inc, a revenue generating, diversified life sciences company, with a proprietary line of functional “supplement & chewing gums (Flavors: Pomegranate, Blood…

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