Category: Asia

Brunei: Halal cosmetics guidelines readied

| 14/02/2014 | Reply
Brunei: Halal cosmetics guidelines readied

“Most of the cosmetics now contain placenta and non-halal ingredients, and we don’t want to be associated with that because of our prayers,” she said.

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Brunei: Halal centre operational in July

| 12/02/2014 | Reply
Brunei: Halal centre operational in July

The centre will have a team of six halal science officers carrying out research work and analysis.

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Malaysia: HDC’s Halal Executive Program Graduation

| 12/02/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC’s Halal Executive Program Graduation

150 graduates from 2013 intake completed the 6-month HEP, serve as Halal Executives in various sectors in the Halal industry.

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Opinion: Challenges for private equity in Halal industry

| 09/02/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Challenges for private equity in Halal industry

The challenge comes down to integrity risks. We need to start the process of owning the halal-agro-food supply chain.

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Malaysia moves to maintain Halal edge

| 09/02/2014 | Reply
Malaysia moves to maintain Halal edge

Plans include a push to attract non-Muslim consumers to halal foods as healthier and higher-quality options.

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Opinion: Welcome to the Halal economy

| 06/02/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Welcome to the Halal economy

Dubai now sees a much larger story unfolding, which goes well beyond the boundaries of mere Islamic banking or finance.

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Malaysia needs ‘Islamic economy’ to avoid stagnation

| 06/02/2014 | Reply
Malaysia needs ‘Islamic economy’ to avoid stagnation

Malaysia should develop a strong Islamic economic system to beef up its leading role in Islamic banking and finance, says IFBIM CEO.

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Japan: Halal Development Foundation Japan hold Halal seminar

| 06/02/2014 | Reply
Japan: Halal Development Foundation Japan hold Halal seminar

At the opening ceremony, MajelisUlama Indonesia and HDFJ signed a MoU, confirming their deep cooperation and working relations.

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Malaysia: Matrade and HDC launch World Halal Week

| 05/02/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Matrade and HDC launch World Halal Week

Themed, “Energising Halal Business Growth”, the World Halal Week 2014 – 9-12 April, will consist of the 11th MIHAS and the World Halal Conference.

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UAE: MoEW officials check Philippine halal facilities

| 31/01/2014 | Reply
UAE: MoEW officials check Philippine halal facilities

So far, eggs and poultry as well as some meat products from the Philippines have passed halal accreditation.

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Singapore strengthens presence at Gulfood

| 30/01/2014 | Reply
Singapore strengthens presence at Gulfood

Currently, four GCC countries, namely Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and the UAE, recognise the Singapore MUIS Halal Standards.

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Malaysia, Brunei Agree To Boost Cooperation

| 29/01/2014 | Reply
Malaysia, Brunei Agree To Boost Cooperation

Malaysia and Brunei have agreed to boost cooperation in the cooperative movement including trading and halal food.

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Department of Standards Malaysia presents Halal AQL certificates

| 29/01/2014 | Reply
Department of Standards Malaysia presents Halal AQL certificates

The training program provided individuals with the capabilities to apply the Halal Assurance Management System into their business operations.

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Japan’s whaling ship gets Halal certification

| 22/01/2014 | Reply
Japan’s whaling ship gets Halal certification

Japan’s whaling mothership has been awarded a halal certificate to prove the whales it takes from the Antarctic Ocean are Halal slaughtered.

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Iskandar Malaysia has attracted about RM131 billion of investment

| 22/01/2014 | Reply
Iskandar Malaysia  has attracted about RM131 billion of investment

Iskandar Malaysia has attracted about RM131 billion of investment as at December 2013 since the economic corridor was established in 2006.

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Pakistan: Going into the international halal food market

| 21/01/2014 | Reply
Pakistan: Going into the international halal food market

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) is ready to step up to foster the halal industry of Pakistan by maintaining international standards.

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Malaysia: ECERDC Receives Courtesy Call From China Ningxia Delegation

| 15/01/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: ECERDC Receives Courtesy Call From China Ningxia Delegation

Gambang Halal Park carries the internationally-recognised Halmas accreditation, a mark of excellence awarded by Halal Development Corporation.

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Malaysia: Use of Halal verified engine expected to rise

| 15/01/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Use of Halal verified engine expected to rise

HVE data base, which uses cloud computing, acts as a resource centre for product list, service and halal certification bodies that have been certified halal by JAKIM.

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Dubai Chamber begins preparations for the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum

| 15/01/2014 | Reply
Dubai Chamber begins preparations for the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum

The Malaysian delegation travelled to Dubai to attend the First Coordinating Committee Meeting of the 10th WIEF, held at the Chamber head office.

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Malaysia: Kellogg to build RM425m halal plant

| 13/01/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Kellogg to build RM425m halal plant

US food manufacturer Kellogg Co or Kellogg’s is building a US$130 million (RM425.1 million) Halal facility in Malaysia.

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