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Webinar: The Philippine Halal Landscape

WEBINAR INVITATION: The UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies-Islamic Studies Program invites you to the webinar on “The Philippine Halal Landscape” on May 24, 2021 (Monday), 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (PHT), via Zoom. The webinar shall moderate idea and information exchange among… Continue Reading “Webinar: The Philippine Halal Landscape”


The University of the Philippines Institute of Islamic Studies (UP-IIS) joins the Muslim Ummah worldwide in welcoming Ramadan 2021 that started Tuesday, the 13th Day of April following the sighting of the new moon. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and… Continue Reading “UP-IIS WELCOMES RAMADAN 2021”

“Everyone’s Reading Him” Awarding Ceremony

As the saying goes, “Every beginning has its end,” the contest that highlights the compassionate life of our dear Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him), dubbed “Everyone’s Reading Him,” will come to an end too. The awarding ceremony will be held online via Zoom.… Continue Reading ““Everyone’s Reading Him” Awarding Ceremony”

10 UP-IIS Students Pass 2020 Special Bar Exam for Shari’a Courts

The Office of the Bar Confidant of the Supreme Court released the result of the 2020 Special Bar Examinations for Shari’a Courts on March 9, 2021confirming 71 passers out of the 653 examinees. Ten (10) students of the University of the Philippines – Institute… Continue Reading “10 UP-IIS Students Pass 2020 Special Bar Exam for Shari’a Courts”

Webinar: Women’s Rights to Inheritance Law

Muslim women’s rights to inheritance are frequently questioned by many. Inheritance in Islam or Mirath, includes many properties that are seen, touched, and felt, acquired in the present time, or passed down from generations to generation, and more. People without knowledge about this matter… Continue Reading “Webinar: Women’s Rights to Inheritance Law”