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 Chi-ping said...
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University highlights importance of Islamic Finance education

University highlights importance of Islamic Finance education

KUALA LUMPUR: With the rising importance of Islamic Finance in the global financial services industry, the University of Reading Malaysia is positioning itself to be a leader in the delivery of higher education programmes centred on the discipline. Henley Busi...
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Marrybrown hopes to be 1st halal fast food to enter Japan in time for 2020 Olympics

Marrybrown hopes to be 1st halal fast food to enter Japan in time for 2020 Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR: THE Marrybrown restaurant chain, is expected to be the first halal fast food brand to enter the Japanese market with opening of outlets in Osaka and Tokyo, in time for the upcoming Olympics in 2020. Marrybrown Sdn Bhd...
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Malaysia University lecturer receives King Faisal International Prize 2018 award

Malaysia University lecturer receives King Faisal International Prize 2018 award

KUALA LUMPUR: International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) lecturer Prof Dr Irwandi Jaswir has been awarded the King Faisal International Prize 2018 for his contribution to Islam through the field of science. The Deputy Dean (Academics, Publication and Res...
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Malaysia’s big market for modest wear

Malaysia’s big market for modest wear

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian engineer Aliaa Mohd Sharizan likes to keep ahead when it comes to fashion. In a country where most Muslim women wear a headdress, the fashionable 36-year-old has several thousand dollars’ worth of headscarves from two brands that....
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BTMU provides $353m Islamic loan to Malaysian Saudi Telecom unit

BTMU provides $353m Islamic loan to Malaysian Saudi Telecom unit

TOKYO: The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ has provided an Islamic syndicated loan to a Malaysian affiliate of Saudi Arabia’s state-owned telecom company, Saudi Telecom. The ringgit-based loan amount is about 41.7 billion yen ($353 million). Islamic finance...
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