Category: Asia

Opinion: New Halal frontier products

| 08/08/2017 | Reply
Opinion: New Halal frontier products

Halal pharmaceuticals (HPs) are a natural extension of the traditional manufacture of pharmaceuticals and a logical leap forward.

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Malaysia: Fast approval not a reason to compromise halal certification

| 07/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Fast approval not a reason to compromise halal certification

Jakim to introduce faster approval process for the Malaysia Halal Certificate from one month to only three working days.

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Korean Hotels Competitively Attract Muslim Tourists

| 07/08/2017 | Reply
Korean Hotels Competitively Attract Muslim Tourists

The number of Muslim tourists stood at 980,000 last year, up 33 percent from the previous year, and is expected to reach 1.2 million this year.

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UAE-based halal forum ‘ready to support India’

| 06/08/2017 | Reply
UAE-based halal forum ‘ready to support India’

UAE-headquartered International Halal Accreditation Forum is ready to support India in its halal industry and in bridging consumer awareness gaps, said a top official.

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Philippines enter $3-trillion global Halal market

| 04/08/2017 | Reply
Philippines enter $3-trillion global Halal market

DTI adopted on July 26 the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10817, or the Philippine Halal Export Development and Promotion Act of 2016.

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Singapore: Vitafoods Asia 2017: – Industry Players Optimistic of Future

| 02/08/2017 | Reply
Singapore: Vitafoods Asia 2017: – Industry Players Optimistic of Future

The global nutraceuticals market size is expected to reach $302,306 million by 2022, with a CAGR of 7.04% from 2016 to 2022.

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Brunei Halal products enter UAE market in Mideast push

| 27/07/2017 | Reply
Brunei Halal products enter UAE market in Mideast push

Halal major Ghanim International Corporation Sdn Bhd is setting its sights on the massive Middle East market, in bid to build bruneihalalfoods.

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Sime Darby’s subsidiary inks MoU to develop Halal compliant infrastructure in China

| 27/07/2017 | Reply
Sime Darby’s subsidiary inks MoU to develop Halal compliant infrastructure in China

Sime Darby said HDC will be working with both WSD in China and Sime Darby in Malaysia to further strengthen Malaysia’s leadership in the Halal industry.

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Malaysia: HALFEST ASEAN 2017

| 27/07/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: HALFEST ASEAN 2017

Malaysia and ASEAN Halal industry players now have the perfect platform to be competitive, progressive, and sustainable by helping them expand their business network.

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Amanah Halal Research Centre Launches Certified Halal Auditor Online Study Program

| 27/07/2017 | Reply
Amanah Halal Research Centre Launches Certified Halal Auditor Online Study Program

Amanah Halal Research Centre has launched Certified Halal Auditor, an online 3 months study program.

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“Taiwan Halal Center” Vanguard of the New Muslim Expansion Plan

| 21/07/2017 | Reply
“Taiwan Halal Center” Vanguard of the New Muslim Expansion Plan

Taiwan External Trade Development Council has commissioned the Bureau of Foreign Trade to establish the “Taiwan Halal Center” (THC).

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Cambodia: Cooperation for Halal food standards

| 21/07/2017 | Reply
Cambodia: Cooperation for Halal food standards

Cambodia will cooperate with Thailand and Malaysia to establish halal standards to cater to the rising number of national and international tourists visiting Cambodia.

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Indonesia: Halal certification shouldn’t burden industry: F&B producers

| 20/07/2017 | Reply
Indonesia: Halal certification shouldn’t burden industry: F&B producers

The halal certification will give added value to the products on the global market, but we hope the certification process will not add to the industry’s burden.

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Opinion: The Shari’ah Rules Regarding Vinegar

| 14/07/2017 | Reply
Opinion: The Shari’ah Rules Regarding Vinegar

There is a difference of opinion among the jurists with regards to the permissibility of keeping wine with the intention of turning it into vinegar.

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The customer base for halal cosmetics is growing gradually in Bangladesh

| 11/07/2017 | Reply
The customer base for halal cosmetics is growing gradually in Bangladesh

People in Muslim-majority Bangladesh have become more brand conscious and are following global trends, particularly in fashion and cosmetics.

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Thailand yet to reach full potential as top Muslim travel destination

| 11/07/2017 | Reply
Thailand yet to reach full potential as top Muslim travel destination

Work was underway to finalise a common certification system for Thailand’s growing number of hotels, restaurants and other products.

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Malaysia: What you need to know about Halal beauty in Malaysia

| 10/07/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: What you need to know about Halal beauty in Malaysia

ELLE magazine speaks to PrettySuci and mySMINK, two of Malaysia’s rising beauty platforms about their products and the demand for halal cosmetics.

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Malaysia: HDC sees 5%-6% Halal exports growth this year

| 03/07/2017 | Reply
Malaysia:  HDC sees 5%-6% Halal exports growth this year

“We see a lot of potential, particularly in the halal ingredients segment, which is still in its infancy and we also see the need to increase the number of experts in this segment,” HDC CEO said.

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Singapore: Vitafoods Asia Elevates 2017 Learning Programme

| 03/07/2017 | Reply
Singapore: Vitafoods Asia Elevates 2017 Learning Programme

Vitafoods Asia, the only event dedicated to the nutraceutical, functional food and beverages, and dietary supplement industries in Asia, today announces the agenda for its 2017 Conference Programme.

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Singapore companies well-placed to tap China’s Halal market

| 29/06/2017 | Reply
Singapore companies well-placed to tap China’s Halal market

China’s halal market is valued at US$21 billion and is one of the fastest-growing in the world. But it lacks national standards and legislative support as its certification centres are only regional.

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