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Guangzhou has a substantial Muslim community, hence numerous halal restaurants.

Culture club

The African community is almost as large, adding its own zest to the city's culture and cuisine.

Friday, 15 April, 2011, 12:00am

Halal restaurant sues over signature beef bun

Islam Food prides itself on what it claims is its signature beef bun, so a restaurant was irate when it found another establishment was allegedly using a similar name and attempting to pass it off as the same bun.

16 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

The chickens are possibly as tortured as the language

Most food companies prefer to emphasise the humane way they dispatch animals. Thai food group Betagro and its Hong Kong distributer Sutherland seem to do the opposite. A reader was shopping in one of the big supermarket chains when she picked up this chicken breast package (top) and noticed its alarming message. 'Our chicken is healthy ...

13 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Halal food makes business sense

Restaurants in Hong Kong interested in attracting more big-spending Arab diners should consider offering halal food. Concern has been voiced among Muslims visiting the city who find it difficult to find menus items that are not contrary to principles of their faith, says United Arab Emirates Consul General Saeed Hamad Ali Aljunaibi.

2 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

TDC ensures that Muslim guests will feel at home

Muslim visitors coming to Hong Kong for the HKTDC Summer Sourcing Show for Gifts, Houseware and Toys will find everything they need to continue observing their daily religious rituals, including suggestions for appropriate restaurants, places for worship in the city, and an on-site prayer room at the event.

2 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Survivors turn to religion for solace, sustenance and shelter

Muslim cleric Sha Fuquan has the answer when his followers ask him why an earthquake struck Sichuan province , killing 16 members of the Hui ethnic group in Dujiangyan city where his mosque is located.

'From a religious point of view, many people have done wrong. Allah will remind you. You can only accept it and know how to change,' he said.

2 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Muslim mindset

Imagine strolling down a broad street beneath palm trees, breathing in aromas of falafel and hummus, hearing the hiss of the hookah.

Mixed groups of men and women are relaxing in low chairs, inhaling honeyed aromatic tobacco through shisha pipes, perhaps even watching Arabic- language satellite television, and drinking sweet tea. Could this be Hong Kong? Not yet.

25 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Intolerance blamed as turkey taken off the table

Government officials blame a bureaucratic blunder, but some Christians suspect 'creeping Islam'.

26 Dec 2006 - 12:00am


These halal restaurants offer dishes from dim sum to pizza and curries. Alcohol is not allowed.

Aroma, 3/F Lyton Bldg, 36-38 Mody Rd, TST, tel: 2311 8077. From curries to pizza and pasta.

Islamic Centre Canteen, 5/F Masjid Ammar and Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Centre, 40 Oi Kwan Rd, Wan Chai, tel: 2834 8211. Chinese dishes - the most popular is dim sum.

29 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Halal food plea

I am concerned that there are no food outlets at Hong Kong International Airport which serve halal food for Muslim passengers.

I have come across many Muslim travellers looking for halal food. Surely, at least a McDonald's restaurant could have some halal items. This would be very popular with Muslims.

10 May 2001 - 12:00am