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Malaysia: HDC and Nestlé Join Hands towards Greater Halal Commitment

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC and Nestlé Join Hands towards Greater Halal Commitment

MoU seeks to empower local SMEs to compete and create a stronger presence in the global Halal market, as well as to further promote Halal Malaysian products.

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Opening China’s Halal markets to Malaysian SMEs

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Opening China’s Halal markets to Malaysian SMEs

A new collaboration is set to double Malaysia’s halal exports to China in four years, further expanding China’s status as Malaysia’s largest export destination since 2009.

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Malaysia Remains Strong in the Halal Trade Industry despite Strong Economic Headwinds

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia Remains Strong in the Halal Trade Industry despite Strong Economic Headwinds

An expected 1000 delegates converge at the 9th World Halal Conference entitled ‘Halal at the Forefront of Economic and Social change’

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UK: New owner for scandal-hit abattoir

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
UK: New owner for scandal-hit abattoir

An abattoir whose former owner collapsed into administration following allegations of animal cruelty has been acquired by a family-owned former rival.

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Malaysia: DagangHalal On Track For LSE Listing

| 29/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: DagangHalal On Track For LSE Listing

DagangHalal plans to raise about four million pounds (RM24 million) from a planned Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

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Opinion: A starter’s guide to Islamic entertainment

| 29/03/2016 | 1 Reply
Opinion: A starter’s guide to Islamic entertainment

Islamic-oriented and family-friendly entertainment? Nine examples of what you need started to keep up with the scene.

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China: Group seeks to broaden ties with Muslim world

| 29/03/2016 | Reply
China: Group seeks to broaden ties with Muslim world

The Islamic Association of China wants to serve as a think tank for Chinese businesses looking to expand into Muslim countries as part of the country’s Belt and Road Initiative.

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Iran in interaction with Muslim states to develop Halal tourism

| 29/03/2016 | Reply
Iran in interaction with Muslim states to develop Halal tourism

Movahhed said that tourism is not a political subject, but a popular interaction in an international level.

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Malaysia: Jakim’s Halal Certification Highly Regarded By International Community

| 29/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Jakim’s Halal Certification Highly Regarded By International Community

A total of 54 certification bodies from 32 countries and four authorities from the OIC have managed to obtain Halal certification from Jakim.

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Indonesia: MUI urged to provide financial reports to public

| 29/03/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: MUI urged to provide financial reports to public

Although it is not a government body, the MUI receives funds from the state budget and from several ministries for programs.

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Indonesia: Govt targets 5 millions Muslim travelers in 2019

| 29/03/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: Govt targets 5 millions Muslim travelers in 2019

The government will introduce halal certification for foods and hotels in major tourist destinations for Muslim tourists traveling in the country.

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Malaysia: Seize the halal opportunity

| 29/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Seize the halal opportunity

Only 20% of global demand for halal product is met at the moment, and Malaysia — a leader in this segment — must capitalise fully on its expertise.

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South Africa: Jakim questions MJC compliance with international Halal standards

| 26/03/2016 | Reply
South Africa: Jakim questions MJC compliance with international Halal standards

The Muslim Judicial Council Halal Trust has been delisted from the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) after failing an external audit for the first time in 19 years.

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Swiss firms look to profit from halal market

| 25/03/2016 | Reply
Swiss firms look to profit from halal market

A number of big Swiss and European firms are already active in this market, such as Merck, Nespresso, Givaudan, Emmi, Firmenich, Stella, DSM and Lindt.

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Canada: CFIA Introduces new halal labelling and advertising requirements

| 23/03/2016 | Reply
Canada: CFIA Introduces new halal labelling and advertising requirements

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will take compliance and enforcement actions if the requirements are not met.

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Makkah leads hotel construction in Saudi Arabia

| 22/03/2016 | Reply
Makkah leads hotel construction in Saudi Arabia

The Holy City of Makkah is leading hotel development in Saudi Arabia with 24,133 rooms currently in the construction pipeline, according to a new report.

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Thailand: New halal hotel aims to cash in on growing global Muslim population

| 22/03/2016 | Reply
Thailand: New halal hotel aims to cash in on growing global Muslim population

It was admitted to “The Halal Hotel” by the Gulf Halal organisation from Dubai, which assures constant and exacting standards of high quality for visitors.

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UK: New body-covering swimsuits for Muslim women

| 21/03/2016 | Reply
UK: New body-covering swimsuits for Muslim women

Marks and Spencer has launched a new full-length Islamic range of swimwear, designed to protect the modesty of Muslim woman.

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UK: Over 3,000 Halal butcher shops ignored during National Butchers’ Week 2016

| 18/03/2016 | 3 Replies
UK: Over 3,000 Halal butcher shops ignored during National Butchers’ Week 2016

Over 3,000 independent Halal butchers’ shops have been ignored due to their religious’ beliefs. National Butchers’ Week 2016 – 14th to 20th March.

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UAE: DIAC discusses effort to make Dubai center of Islamic economy

| 17/03/2016 | Reply
UAE: DIAC discusses effort to make Dubai center of Islamic economy

The Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), a branch of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, recently released its important provisions and action plan.

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