Ramadan wrapping up in Xinjiang

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In one more week, Muslims in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region will celebrate the last day of Ramadan. Like Muslims everywhere, they will end their month of fasting from dawn to dusk. CCTV’s Wu Guoxiu filed this report from Urumqi.

Ramadan in Xinjiang

Ramadan in Xinjiang

In one more week, Muslims in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region will celebrate the last day of Ramadan. Like Muslims everywhere, they will end their month of fasting from dawn to dusk. CCTV's Wu Guoxiu filed this report from Urumqi


Sluggish economy affects Malaysia’s holiday spending
The Muslim fasting month is traditionally a time of plenty in Indonesia: shoppers throng Jakarta`s markets snapping up gifts to exchange at extravagant fast-breaking celebrations. Amidst a slowing economy, consumer spending has dropped significantly. While the government has announced an exemption of luxury taxes to spur spending, it may not be the best solution to the problem. CCTV’s Andy Saputra filed this report from Jakarta.

Sluggish economy affects Malaysia\'s holiday spending

Sluggish economy affects Malaysia\'s holiday spending

The Muslim fasting month is traditionally a time of plenty in Indonesia: shoppers throng Jakarta`s markets snapping up gifts to exchange at extravagant fast-breaking celebrations. Amidst a slowing economy, consumer spending has dropped significantly. While the government has announced an exemption of luxury taxes to spur spending, it may not be the best solution to the problem.