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Will China Again Forbid its Muslim Uighurs to Fast During Ramadan?

August 21, 2009


During Ramadan in 2008, our Muslim brothers and sisters were forbidden from fasting by Chinese authorities in Xinjiang. Students, teachers and civil servants were barred from fasting. For example, students in schools through out this region were being ordered to eat. Children under 18 years were being specifically targeted: they could not fast or enter […]

Repression of Muslims in China

October 18, 2008


Edward Wong, New York Times KHOTAN, China — The grand mosque that draws thousands of Muslims each week in this oasis town has all the usual trappings of piety: dusty wool carpets on which to kneel in prayer, a row of turbans and skullcaps for men without headwear, a wall niche facing the holy city […]

Ramadan Limits Imposed in China

September 8, 2008


By EDWARD WONG, New York Times Published: September 8, 2008 BEIJING — Local governments in a Muslim desert region in western China have imposed strict limits on religious practices during the traditional Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, which began last week, according to the Web sites of four of those governments. The rules include prohibiting […]

Investment by Saudis in China Grows

May 19, 2008


Javid Hassan, Arab News Saudi investments have been flowing into China on three levels — industrial ventures, refinery joint ventures and investment in the capital market. The low cost in China of both production and skilled manpower, together with mounting energy needs, have always acted as a magnet for institutional investors from the Kingdom. Even […]

China looks at Malaysia to develop halal industry

May 3, 2008


By JACK WONG, the star, Malaysia, KUCHING: China, which has more than 18 million Muslims, is looking to Malaysian companies for collaboration to develop its halal food and consumer goods industries. Vice-Consul (Economic and Commercial) of the China Consulate in Kuching Ma Yu said the Chinese Government had provided preferential policies and financial support to […]