BACKGROUND TO MAH FAMILY Mohd Salleh Mah Soo Lan 马 苏蓝 was of 回族Hui descent. He was the only son of very strict Hui parents  born and brought up in Shanghai. His parents were doing business in Shanghai. When World War 2 broke out and the Japanese occupied  SouthEast Asia, Salleh Mah sailed to Singapore to Read More
IN MEMORIAM     Bro Jaafar Mah was one of the pioneers of Muslim Converts Association Singapore (MCAS) He served the association as a Council Member from 1991 to 1995, in his capacity as one of the registrars for conversion, coaching converts in Islamic practices.     Bro Jaafar Mah met the President of China Muslim Read More

The fragrant, oily but not greasy zongzi is the favorite of the Chinese, but for Chinese Muslims in Singapore, it is very difficult to find halal and delicious zongzi. In order to let Chinese Muslims eat delicious zongzi, the Singapore Huihui Cultural Association held an online live broadcast during the Dragon Boat Festival to teach zongzi

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Eid-ul-Fitr, also known as the Festival of Breaking the Fast, is a significant religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide. Recently, a magnificent Eid-ul-Fitr celebration was organized, bringing together families and communities to mark the end of Ramadan with joy, gratitude, and festivities. The recent Eid-ul-Fitr celebration was a memorable event that united communities, celebrated diversity, and Read More

In Chinese, halal food is translated as Qingzhen cai. It is easily found in most major cities because of the large Muslim population in China. Muslim restaurants & eateries are widely available due to the large number of Muslim migrants from western part of China and abroad. Majority of these restaurants are run by these migrants.

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According to the historical records in China, “Da Shi” (Arabia) was already known to the Chinese during the rule of the Han dynasty when China opened trade into the West.   It was recorded that an envoy, Zhang Qian, (206 BC – 220 CE) took the expedition to Arabia in a caravan. Besides this, “The Old Tang

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Malay-Chinese Muslim Celebrates Chinese New Year. Chinese muslim celebrate chinese new year Sakinah Rafiq Tan Hui Ling, 28, sometimes feels like “a platypus of the human race”. She can communicate in 6 languages including Korean, Arabic and American sign language. She’s Chinese but wears the tudung (Muslim headscarf). She’s Singaporean Muslim but doesn’t speak Malay. In

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We were thrilled to speak to Guangtian Ha of Haverford College on the Hui Muslims of China. We discuss the history of Hui Muslims and how the Hui have (so far) avoided the State violence inflicted on Uighurs, Kazakhs and Inner Mongolians. Dr. Ha was game for all my questions, and with a cheeky sense of

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The long history of Islam in China can be found hidden in the old city of Suzhou At one point it was thought that China could become the largest Islamic country in the world. What happened?   The labyrinth of alleys and lanes in the old city of Suzhou hides a secret: historical fragments of the

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Imagine hundreds of mighty ships, sailing over the horizon with bright red sails, with some vessels being the biggest of the time. This would have been the magnificent and terrifying sight that coastal peoples would have seen in the 15th century, thanks to the voyages of one Admiral Zheng He. Almost every Malaysian knows of Zheng,

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