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Shanghai noodle shop is at the center of a controversy over an age-old halal food treaty

ian Gulin found himself in hot water when he opened a restaurant in Shanghai last month, which apparently violated a customary agreement among Chinese Hui Muslims not to open halal noodle shops in close proximity to each other.
1 year ago
Sky Canaves
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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