Designers love to push boundaries in the search for that sexy catwalk look, but Nzinga Knight, an American Muslim, takes an even more daring tack: covering her models up. At New York Fashion Week, which starts Thursday, impossibly tall, slinky creatures will sashay down the runways at Lincoln Center in clothes ...
Opportunity knocks The time is right for tapping into Islamic finance – KK MUSTAFAH Come November and Dubai will play host to the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF). This is not just another attempt by the emirate to push itself as an alternative to the much larger version which takes ...
One of the top 100 thinkers in the world, Turkish born Nouriel Roubini, was at Dubai?s Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES), and he stated,? ??there is a need for a more resilient system, and that?s where there is potential for the Islamic system. It is less volatile and potentially more ...
With the UAE taking the lead in introducing standardisation and certification of halal meat products and slaughtering, halal producers are moving fast to put in place necessary measures to meet the requirements of the mandatory accreditation that will come into effect from next year.Currently, companies operating in the nearly US$3 ...
Before you sink your teeth into the next Zabiha slaughtered meat product, ask yourself: is it Halal? This is a question most Muslims don't think to ask, according to Ahmad Sakr, professor emeritus of Food Science and author of "Understanding Halal Food" and "A Muslim Guide to Food Ingredients" in an ...
The lists below have been taken with permission from the book 'Islamic Dietary Laws and Practices by Mohammad Mazhar Hussaini and M S Ahmad Hussein Sakr, Ph.D . It should be noted that a product being imported from a Muslim country is not necessarily a guarantee that it is completely Halal. ...
The introduction of Halal 2.0 - the convergence of Islamic Finance and Halal World Halal Forum, the Halal industry's premier event opened with over 600 delegates from over 40 countries at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on April 4th, 2011. This international forum which is held in Malaysia annually marked the start ...
A high level seminar for government, corporate & investment policy makers and senior executives The Organisers NBI International The Nation Branding & Investment Expo is a global meeting place for the international trade community looking for economic development opportunities. This high level ?nation-to-business? event is a dynamic platform for countries looking to increase ...
Malaysia has been a pioneer in the development of Halal standards and to date the published Malaysian Standards on Halal are described as follows: MS 1500:2009, Halal Food ? Production, preparation, handling and storage ? General guidelines (Second revision) This Malaysian Standard provides practical guidance for the food industry on the preparation ...