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Malaysia: Jakim denies certifying liquor cans

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) today denied approving the use of the halal logo on alcoholic drinks as depicted on a beer can shown on Facebook and the Whatsapp application. The department’s Halal Hub director Hakimah Mohd Yusoff ...

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Opinion: Islamic economy – leap of faith

By Dr Jonathan A.J. Wilson Senior Lecturer & Course Leader in Advertising & Marketing Communications Management The Islamic economy is rising rapidly as a major economic paradigm driving growth in the post-crisis world and Dubai is quickly becoming a key ...

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Dubai: Noor Islamic Bank Rebrands

By Aarti Nagraj, Gulf Business The bank will continue to offer shari’ah compliant products, but hopes to widen its appeal to customers. Dubai-based Noor Islamic Bank has rebranded itself, removing the Islamic from its name. The lender, now called Noor ...

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