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2016/07/27 | Shuhei Omi
UNIQLO Hijab: Giving Taiwan's Muslims Choices in Mainstream Apparel
Taiwan’s Islamic community has welcomed the move by UNIQLO to supply 'modest fashion' in Taiwan, including the hijab.
2016/07/06 | Edward White
[PHOTO STORY] Eid al-Fitr in Taipei
Worshipers spilled out onto the streets in Taiwan’s capital this morning as thousands of people from Taipei’s Islamic community gathered at the Taipei Grand Mosque to celebrate Eid al-Fitr. The festival marks the ‘breaking of the fast’ at the end of the month-long Ramadan, which is observed by an estimated 1.5 billion people around the world. Taiwan, with a population of 23.5 million, has about 60,000 Muslims.
2016/06/16 | Yuan-ling Liang
Halal Food in Taiwan — Fed Up Looking for It?
The Tourism Bureau is promoting halal certification for the catering industry to boost tourism. But long-term Muslim residents still face many difficulties dealing with their daily meals.
2015/12/23 | Sid Weng
Celebrating Christmas in Brunei May Lead to Five Years in Jail
Brunei introduced its ban on Christmas last year over fear that celebrating it excessively and openly could lead its Muslim population astray. Local Islamic religious leaders have promoted the ban, warning that celebrating Christmas is tantamount to imitation of another faith and is prohibited in some interpretations of Islam.