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Category: Asia

Opinion: Shari’ah Principles for Halal Standardisation

| 21/02/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Shari’ah Principles for Halal Standardisation

An academic overview of the Halaal and Haraam Standards which have already been prepared or are currently being prepared both locally and internationally.

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Pakistan: PHDA Launches Poultry Butchers Training Programme

| 21/02/2018 | Reply
Pakistan: PHDA Launches Poultry Butchers Training Programme

Chairman PHDA, Justice Khalil-ur-Rehman while inaugurating the first phase added that this training would provide the practical knowledge to the butchers about Halal slaughtering standards

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UAE: International food buyers and sellers meet in Dubai, with focus on Halal

| 19/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: International food buyers and sellers meet in Dubai, with focus on Halal

The world’s largest annual food and hospitality exhibition, according to its organisers, returned to Dubai 18th February, with exhibitors from across the globe, including Halal World Food.

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Uzbekistan introduces Halal standards

| 10/02/2018 | Reply
Uzbekistan introduces Halal standards

The introduction of new standards and certification of compliance are expected to provide an excellent opportunity to expand sales markets for domestic producers.

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Malaysia: Jakim to introduce halal certification for medical devices

| 09/02/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: Jakim to introduce halal certification for medical devices

Sirajuddin said industries had been waiting for the Jakim medical devices halal certification including manufacturers of liquids used in dialysis machines.

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UAE, Malaysia forge stronger ties

| 07/02/2018 | Reply
UAE, Malaysia forge stronger ties

The UAE is intensifying its efforts to promote its relations with Southeast Asian countries, which are among the fastest growing economies in the world.

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Bangladesh: PM seeks joint efforts with OIC to tap tourism opportunities

| 07/02/2018 | Reply
Bangladesh: PM seeks joint efforts with OIC to tap tourism opportunities

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said tourism is one of the areas where Islamic countries can work together to explore greater opportunities and potentials.

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UK: How Britain’s ‘Netflix for Muslims’ now plans to woo Asia

| 06/02/2018 | Reply
UK: How Britain’s ‘Netflix for Muslims’ now plans to woo Asia

Alchemiya, frequently dubbed as ‘Netflix for Muslims’, currently features a small but high-brow menu of Muslim-related lifestyle content, from travel and history to cooking and the arts, as well as films and documentaries.

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GulfTIC Global network of companies at the forefront of Halal certification and compliance

| 06/02/2018 | Reply
GulfTIC Global network of companies at the forefront of Halal certification and compliance

The word ‘Halal’ has now become a new brand in the world, not only in the worldwide discussions at various forums and expos, but this is also proven by the growing Halal market in many countries.

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From Farm to Fork – Issues with Fish Farming for Halal Certifying Bodies

| 04/02/2018 | Reply
From Farm to Fork – Issues with Fish Farming for Halal Certifying Bodies

The role of Halal Certifying Bodies is missed in fish farming, or is less visible, on farmed fish, there being the belief among Muslims that all fish are Halal is dangerous and short sighted.

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Malaysia: MIHAS 2018 To Be Largest, Best Platform To Showcase Halal Products

| 02/02/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: MIHAS 2018 To Be Largest, Best Platform To Showcase Halal Products

Matrade: We expect visitors to increase by 10-15 per cent, or 26,000, at MIHAS 2018 in our new MITEC trade and exhibition centre , which will have over 1,000 exhibition booths.

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Russia: Moscow Halal Expo exhibition rebranded to HALFOOD brand

| 02/02/2018 | Reply
Russia: Moscow Halal Expo exhibition rebranded to HALFOOD brand

On April 25-26 2018 the 9th International Exhibition of Halal Products “Moscow Halal Expo” (HALFOOD 2018) — will be held at the Crocus Expo International Exhibition Centre in Moscow.

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Philippines: DOST leads World Halal Assembly PH

| 25/01/2018 | Reply
Philippines: DOST leads World Halal Assembly PH

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) recently led the World Halal Assembly Philippines (WHAP) to develop and create vast opportunities and programs for Halal industry.

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Global Muslim Population Grows 18 Percent, Driving Record Demand of Halal Products

| 18/01/2018 | 1 Reply
Global Muslim Population Grows 18 Percent, Driving Record Demand of Halal Products

Global market research company Euromonitor International unveiled via webinar the latest trends shaping the halal market as companies race to benefit from a pool of untapped consumers.

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Philippines: Manila to host 2-day World Halal Assembly

| 17/01/2018 | Reply
Philippines: Manila to host 2-day World Halal Assembly

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Region 12 will hold the World Halal Assembly in Manila on January 18 and 19 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel.

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Pakistan: Preferential trade deal with Saudi Arabia

| 16/01/2018 | Reply
Pakistan: Preferential trade deal with Saudi Arabia

PAKISTAN has evolved a comprehensive package in line with Saudi Vision-2030 to promote bilateral trade and investment between the two countries. The package envisages measures to ease procedures for business visa, remove non-tariff barriers and initiate talks on a preferential trade agreement (PTA). The package will be discussed at a high-level forum — Saudi-Pak Joint […]

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Japanese sugar firm Mitsui invests $7.6m in halal production drive

| 16/01/2018 | Reply
Japanese sugar firm Mitsui invests $7.6m in halal production drive

To cater to the halal market, Mitsui Sugar has decided to entirely eliminate bone char from its sugar production processes. Instead, it will use filtration with activated charcoal.

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Indonesian university to assist new government organisation as ‘halal guarantor’

| 16/01/2018 | Reply
Indonesian university to assist new government organisation as ‘halal guarantor’

The University of Indonesia’s (UI) new Halal Centre is now assisting the government’s recently-formed Halal Products Certification Agency (BPJPH) on halal certification and testing.

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UAE: DIEDC to Enhance Cooperation in Islamic Economy With RIW Group

| 15/01/2018 | Reply
UAE: DIEDC to Enhance Cooperation in Islamic Economy With RIW Group

Group of Strategic Vision ‘Russia – Islamic World’ (RIW Group) to exchange expertise and best practices in the field of Islamic economy with the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre.

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AJ Pharma to turn Malaysia into halal vaccine hub

| 06/01/2018 | Reply
AJ Pharma to turn Malaysia into halal vaccine hub

Malaysia is set to become a hub for halal vaccines with the completion of formulation and fill-finish facilities built by AJ Pharma Holding Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Saudi-based AJ Vaccines Group.

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