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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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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 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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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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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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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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