Category: Asia

Opinion: Malaysia cosmetics brands’ huge potential

| 03/11/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Malaysia cosmetics brands’ huge potential

Many mainstream cosmetics brands in the cosmetics industry, such as Estee Lauder and L’Oreal, play important roles in expanding the cosmetics business.

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Demand for Halal products rising: Report

| 31/10/2015 | Reply
Demand for Halal products rising: Report

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are set play more crucial role in the fast growing halal market in coming years, according to a report by the International Trade Centre.

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Pakistan: Al Shaheer profit up by Rs76m

| 31/10/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Al Shaheer profit up by Rs76m

Al Shaheer Corporation Limited, which recently held its initial public offering (IPO), boosted its net profit by more than half for the quarter ended September 30, 2015.

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Malaysia: HDC and EDTRIN Seal a Global Education and Training Agreement

| 30/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC and EDTRIN Seal a Global Education and Training Agreement

The Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) and EDTRIN have sealed an agreement regarding education and training programs on the Global Halal industry.

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New Hospitality Standard for Hotels for Muslim travellers

| 30/10/2015 | Reply
New Hospitality Standard for Hotels for Muslim travellers

Salam Standard provides Muslim travellers with a one-of-a-kind reference tool enabling them to choose Muslim-friendly accommodation, which adheres to their Islamic principles.

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Malaysia-OIC trade to climb 19pc this year

| 29/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia-OIC trade to climb 19pc this year

Malaysia has successfully signed a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Turkey and Pakistan as a catalyst to boost bilateral trade between the Muslim nations.

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Malaysia: Call to position Malaysia at the forefront of healthcare and pharma industry

| 29/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Call to position Malaysia at the forefront of healthcare and pharma industry

Malaysia calls on global pharmaceutical producers to consider it a new regional hub for the expanding global halal market.

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Malaysia: RM500mil to be invested in Halal medical inventory

| 28/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: RM500mil to be invested in Halal medical inventory

The Saudi based Jomaih Group plans to invest up to RM500mil in the halal healthcare industry in the near future.

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Brunei: Halal industry to benefit from new R&D facility

| 27/10/2015 | Reply
Brunei: Halal industry to benefit from new R&D facility

Sengenics yesterday officially opened its DNA sequencing and microarray facility at Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD).

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Malaysia: Forum on Halal Healthcare Industry

| 25/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Forum on Halal Healthcare Industry

More than a thousand medical and healthcare practitioners, players, manufacturers, givers and academia will gather and deliberate on the latest developments, trends and best practices.

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A Week of Glitz and Glamour at Jakarta Fashion Week 2016

| 25/10/2015 | Reply
A Week of Glitz and Glamour at Jakarta Fashion Week 2016

Indonesia’s fashion crowds will be celebrating the local industry during Jakarta Fashion Week 2016, hosted by Senayan City for the third year running.

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Malaysia: SMEs need to give emphasis to labelling, branding, halal certification

| 25/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: SMEs need to give emphasis to labelling, branding, halal certification

SME exports account for over 30 per cent of gross domestic product in other countries, while that of Malaysia only 19 per cent.

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Cities step up campaigns to woo Muslim visitors

| 25/10/2015 | Reply
Cities step up campaigns to woo Muslim visitors

Muslims are emerging as a greater force in global travel spending and Southeast Asia is becoming a favored destination of this growing consumer market.

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Qatar: Businesses sign $80m deals at export development forum

| 23/10/2015 | Reply
Qatar: Businesses sign $80m deals at export development forum

‘From Niche to Mainstream: Halal Goes Global’ is the first publication to provide an overview of the global halal food and beverage market.

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Malaysia: UMP, Mara tie up to set up RM20m halal gelatine project

| 23/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: UMP, Mara tie up to set up RM20m halal gelatine project

UMP is cooperating with Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) to set up the country’s first gelatin capsules halal gelatine incubator project estimated to cost RM20 million.

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Brunei to build $90 million halal food manufacturing plant

| 23/10/2015 | Reply
Brunei to build $90 million halal food manufacturing plant

Local food company AZ Food (B) Sdn Bhd, Tunisia-based Catering and International Trading (CIT) and the Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

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China: Need for Standard Halal certification

| 23/10/2015 | Reply
China: Need for Standard Halal certification

Regulations pertaining to Halal food preparation in China varied according to regions and Muslim ethnic groups due to the lack of such Halal standardisation.

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Opinion: ‘Halal tourism’ market emerges

| 21/10/2015 | Reply
Opinion: ‘Halal tourism’ market emerges

Now there’s a movement in the tourism industry to widen the “halal tourism” market to cater to Muslim travelers worldwide, particularly those from wealthy Gulf Arab states.

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World’s first hotel standard for Muslim travellers launches

| 20/10/2015 | Reply
World’s first hotel standard for Muslim travellers launches

Salam Standard is pitched as a unique hotel reference tool for the global Muslim travel community .

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Malaysia in talks on FTA with Bosnia and Herzegovina

| 20/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia in talks on FTA with Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Government is in discussions on establishing a free trade agreement (FTA) with Bosnia and Herzegovina, Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed said.

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