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Halal… or not: The times Malaysians jumped the gun and sparked a food war

Halal… or not: The times Malaysians jumped the gun and sparked a food war

March 28, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, March 28 — When it comes to what is “safe” to eat or drink, Muslims in Malaysia are pretty savvy. Of late, though, there has been a greater reliance on the stamp of approval or certification from the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) which sets the halal standards for restaurants even though the federal body has said that food without any official halal certification is not necessarily haram. Despite this, there has been a number of times Malaysian... Read more

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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor pose for a picture with Tayudin Anjut (seated, centre)and  Abd Rahim Summas (seated, left) in Kuala Lumpur March 27, 2017. — Bernama pic

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor pose for a picture with Tayudin Anjut (seated, centre)and Abd Rahim Summas (seated, left) in Kuala Lumpur March 27, 2017. — Bernama pic Read More