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New Zealand: more Halal meat for the world

| 01/04/2014 | Reply
New Zealand: more Halal meat for the world

If a big Muslim country wanted “a huge amount” of meat, audited right back to the paddock, then it could happen. New Zealand has been exporting halal meat since the 1970s.

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UK: Halal Meat Is Safe With Me, Says David Cameron

| 01/04/2014 | Reply
UK:  Halal Meat Is Safe With Me, Says David Cameron

He promised that the government would “keep on challenging the intolerant view of Muslims that exists in some parts of our country”.

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Opinion: Ibn Battuta, the first ‘Islamic’ tourist

| 01/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Ibn Battuta, the first ‘Islamic’ tourist

The Muslim dollar is respectably contributing to world tourism, and companies and countries want to access, retain, and grow this segment of the market.

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World Halal Food Council sees Italy as potential Halal hub

| 31/03/2014 | Reply
World Halal Food Council sees Italy as potential Halal hub

The message was delivered by WHFC at an event organized by the Italian section of the Halal International Authority (HIA) recently held in Rome.

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China aims to change perceptions of halal

| 31/03/2014 | Reply
China aims to change perceptions of halal

China has yet to develop a standardized accreditation process. Currently, local ethnic affairs commissions handle certification in accordance with provincial and regional regulations.

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Indonesia: Religious minister: Govt to issue halal certification

| 28/03/2014 | Reply
Indonesia: Religious minister: Govt to issue halal certification

Religious Affairs Minister Suryadharma Ali insists the government should issue halal certification instead of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI).

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UK: Lancashire Council of Mosques produce own ‘Halal certificate’ for schools

| 28/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Lancashire Council of Mosques produce own ‘Halal certificate’ for schools

The LCM has produced it’s own certificate for schools to display. The LCM Halal Sub group says the certificate is free.

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Muslim and Jewish leaders visit Denmark to call for meat ban to be reversed

| 28/03/2014 | Reply
Muslim and Jewish leaders visit Denmark to call for meat ban to be reversed

Organised by Samia Hathroubi, co-ordinator of the Foundation For Ethnic Understanding, was formed to respond to growing Islamophobia and anti-Semitism in Europe.

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Malaysia should try to penetrate Russia’s Halal food market

| 27/03/2014 | Reply
Malaysia should try to penetrate Russia’s Halal food market

Russia is seeking to build greater business collaboration with both the government and private sector in Malaysia.

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UAE: Islamic finance talent gap to reach 8,000 plus

| 27/03/2014 | Reply
UAE:  Islamic finance talent gap to reach 8,000 plus

Recruiters in the UAE are already seeing a 50 per cent growth in demand for candidates with Islamic finance experience.

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UK: Big Daddy Burger not sold at ‘halal’ KFC in Rochdale

| 27/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Big Daddy Burger not sold at ‘halal’ KFC in Rochdale

Some customers have complained to the store, and other Halal KFC branches, about the fact that they are not selling the company’s most popular burger.

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France: French prison ordered to serve up halal meals

| 26/03/2014 | Reply
France: French prison ordered to serve up halal meals

Halal meals to be served pending a definitive ruling on the latest issue to pit the country’s secular tradition against Islamic practice.

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ASEAN links rising but 2015 integration hard

| 25/03/2014 | 1 Reply
ASEAN links rising but 2015 integration hard

Southeast Asia is unlikely to hit a target of integrating its 10 economies by 2015, but the group has much potential to be a trading hub for Asia.

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Malaysia: Expand Businesses Overseas, Halal-certified Firms Urged

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Expand Businesses Overseas, Halal-certified Firms Urged

More halal-certified companies should expand their businesses overseas as currently only 700 of the 4,000 are doing it.

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UK: Halal Food Intrinsic to UK Economic Growth

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal Food Intrinsic to UK Economic Growth

International markets are now looking at UK Halal companies to provide produce and expertise overseas opening a key export market for UK Halal producers.

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New UAE Halal Scheme likely to have big impact on global Islamic economy

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
New UAE Halal Scheme likely to have big impact on global Islamic economy

UAE’s new Halal Scheme will be applying a UAE-developed set of halal standards that reflect its diverse population to the country’s imports of goods.

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Japan Woos Gulf Tourists

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
Japan Woos Gulf Tourists

A shift in policy is now seeing Japan take steps to embrace the Muslim traveller.

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Pakistan shares 0.5pc share of Halal food market: Zahid

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
Pakistan shares 0.5pc share of Halal food market: Zahid

The minister was speaking at a meeting held here under his chairmanship to discuss draft bill of Pakistan Halal Authority 2014.

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Opinion: Halal Industry: Fact, Fiction or ‘Faction’

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Halal Industry: Fact, Fiction or ‘Faction’

The key for halal industry growth development entails separating fact from fiction and ‘faction’, much like its more established brethren, Islamic finance.

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Opinion: To stun or not to stun, that is not the question

| 23/03/2014 | Reply
Opinion: To stun or not to stun, that is not the question

By banning religious slaughter in Denmark and Poland it has highlighted the inhumane treatment of animals in the dark world of factory farming.

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