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Opinion: Putting Islam centre stage in the digital age

| 21/08/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Putting Islam centre stage in the digital age

Peter Gould is fast becoming the face of a new mode of engaging with spirituality through digital and creative spaces.

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Brunei: Simpor eyes Halal cosmetics contract manufacturing

| 18/08/2016 | Reply
Brunei:  Simpor eyes Halal cosmetics contract manufacturing

SIMPOR Pharma Sdn Bhd, Brunei’s first halal pharmaceutical company, is in talks with cosmetics manufacturers for the production of Halal cosmetics in the Sultanate.

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Halal tourism: Osaka agency offering Muslim-friendly tours

| 11/08/2016 | Reply
Halal tourism: Osaka agency offering Muslim-friendly tours

Miyako International Tourist Co says its most popular route starts from Tokyo and takes participants to Osaka, Kyoto and Nara, all major tourist destinations.

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Algeria: Validating a statutory body for Halal certification

| 11/08/2016 | Reply
Algeria: Validating a statutory body for Halal certification

A new ministerial decree setting the conditions for affixing the mark “Halal” on exportable food products is being validated by government.

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Halal food certification proving a problem in Japan

| 11/08/2016 | Reply
Halal food certification proving a problem in Japan

Some Japanese producers operating within the country worry that the proliferation of certification bodies is a potential problem, and which are actually authorised.

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Malaysia: Govt calls on more bumiputera companies to venture into Halal industry

| 09/08/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Govt calls on more bumiputera companies to venture into Halal industry

Last year, bumiputra companies made up only 30% of 6,458 companies involved in the Halal industry.

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Opinion: If we can’t ban halal meat, we should at least label it

| 09/08/2016 | Reply
Opinion: If we can’t ban halal meat, we should at least label it

The UK now carries out more halal slaughter than the rest of Europe. Most of us eat Halal meat unwittingly on a daily basis without being labelled as such.

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Partake in a short global survey for SGIE Report 2016

| 07/08/2016 | Reply
Partake in a short global survey for SGIE Report 2016

Please take this short survey to add your views and valuable perspective on your Halal sector and see the results in the State of the Global Islamic Economy 2016 Report.

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PHDA registered as national Halal certification body for Pakistan

| 06/08/2016 | Reply
PHDA registered as national Halal certification body for Pakistan

After an audit by Jakim Malaysia, the Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) is now registered as a recognised national Halal certification body for Pakistan

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Malaysia: Johor Halal Park Gets Boost With 3 Landmark Agreements

| 04/08/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Johor Halal Park Gets Boost With 3 Landmark Agreements

A joint-venture company between United Malayan Land Bhd (UMLand) and Johor Biotechnology & Biodiversity Corporation (J-Biotech) have signed MoUs with three separate entities.

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Halal hub to be built in Indonesia

| 04/08/2016 | Reply
Halal hub to be built in Indonesia

The halal hub will ensure that Halal products, including food, clothing, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, which are imported by and exported from Indonesia, meet the halal criteria.

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Philippines: Government wants to produce commercial organic chicken

| 04/08/2016 | Reply
Philippines: Government wants to produce commercial organic chicken

The government is mulling the plan to start raising organic chicken on a commercial scale to take advantage of the markets like South Korea willing to buy our export products.

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Chinese Halal meat business helps employ 10,000 families

| 04/08/2016 | Reply
Chinese Halal meat business helps employ 10,000 families

One of China’s biggest producers of packaged halal meat products have relocated to Guangxi, bringing meat factory jobs to one of the country’s poorest regions.

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UK: Mayor opens Halal butchers in Asda, High Wycombe

| 03/08/2016 | Reply
UK: Mayor opens Halal butchers in Asda, High Wycombe

Recently rolled out to some of the other 614 Asda stores, ‘Haji Baba’ will offer customers different varieties of meat, handled and prepared using Halal butchery techniques.

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Taiwan: Taichung firms told how to get halal certification

| 03/08/2016 | Reply
Taiwan: Taichung firms told how to get halal certification

The committee held a conference to brief interested firms in Taichung on how to get halal certification and explore the international Muslim market.

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Indonesia joins Malaysian halal e-commerce business

| 03/08/2016 | Reply
Indonesia joins Malaysian halal e-commerce business

The portal serves not as an online store to sell products but rather as a catalogue that lists halal products available for sale.

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UK: Changes to assurance standards impact halal poultry meat

| 30/07/2016 | Reply
UK: Changes to assurance standards impact halal poultry meat

It would appear that permissible killing methods used in an RSPCA approved abattoir may not comply with the requirements of Islamic law.

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Dubai Accreditation Department launches new service

| 30/07/2016 | Reply
Dubai Accreditation Department launches new service

The service in laboratories will be part of the services provided by the department, including accreditation, granting of certificates, and inspection of halal food.

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Japan: International Islamic Halal Organization Japan inauguration

| 28/07/2016 | Reply
Japan: International Islamic Halal Organization Japan inauguration

IIHO Japan has been launched on Tuesday, July 27 as a Halal Certifying body recognized by IIHO Saudi Arabia as a chapter organization in Japan.

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UAE: Market for Indian ‘halal’ products rising in Gulf

| 27/07/2016 | Reply
UAE: Market for Indian ‘halal’ products rising in Gulf

With the largest chunk of overseas Indian population living in the Gulf countries, the market potential for ‘halal’-certified products from India in this region continues to grow.

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