29 July 16 | The Straits Times by CHIA YAN MIN
A company co-founded by the first Malaysian in space will launch an e-commerce platform specialising in halal goods and services here by year-end.
Called Aladdin Street, the platform will eventually have offices in 30 countries and aims to promote halal products as a healthy, premium option even for non-Muslims.
Aladdin Group, the company behind the e-marketplace, is headquartered in Kuala Lump...
20 July 16 | The Business Times
TEE YIH JIA, a company familiar to supermarket aunties and corporate towkays alike, is best known for its "Spring Home" brand of popiah skin and in more recent years, frozen parathas. Despite being one of Singapore's most well-known food brands, it is not resting on its laurels. Earlier this year, it launched a new product: frozen hargow crystal skin, or the skin for Chinese shrimp dumplings, beco...
07 July 16 | The Straits Times by MELISSA LIN
To cater to a burgeoning number of Muslim travellers to Singapore, hotels are installing prayer rooms, offering iftar room service menus and providing the qibla - or the direction to Mecca - in its guest rooms.
This comes amid a rise in the number of halal-certified premises in town.
The Muslim travel segment is one of the world's fastest-growing tourism sectors with an estimated 117 million Mu...
17 June 16 | The Straits Times by GURVEEN KAUR
The Hari Raya Bazaar in Geylang Serai is going hip, young and international this year.
On offer are snacks from all over the world, such as fluffy mini Dutch pancakes or poffertjes, Indian street fare such as pani puri (hollow shells filled with potatoes and topped with spice water and sauce) and double-fried Russet potatoes modelled after crispy frites found on the streets of Amsterdam.
15 June 16 | The Straits Times by ZHAKI ABDULLAH,ADRIAN LIM
An online portal aimed at ensuring that the Muslim community gets religious knowledge from recognised sources was launched yesterday by the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis).
Besides being able to access articles from accredited religious teachers, users on LearnIslam.sg can also sign up for Islamic education programmes run by mosques and other Islamic education providers.