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Halal industry players rights given attention by Malaysia Halal Council

| 31/10/2016 | Reply
Halal industry players rights given attention by Malaysia Halal Council

The council has been set up to develop the halal industry not only in the country but also at international level with Malaysia as an industry leader.

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Opinion: Entrepreneurship & Trends in the Global Islamic Economy

| 28/10/2016 | 1 Reply
Opinion: Entrepreneurship & Trends in the Global Islamic Economy

Over 4 jam-packed days in Dubai, the best minds in the business of the Islamic Economy & Entrepreneurship came together to share, learn, and grow.

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Brunei: Minister launches country’s 1st commercial biotech facility

| 27/10/2016 | Reply
Brunei: Minister launches country’s 1st commercial biotech facility

The opportunity it presents to Brunei Darussalam is that it allows us to tap into our target industries in new, sustainable ways.

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Opinion: Don’t make this about Islam or Halal, it’s just slaughter

| 27/10/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Don’t make this about Islam or Halal, it’s just slaughter

Doesn’t reserving hysteria only for halal miss the point entirely in the context of the wider meat industry? It’s a distraction from the real issue: that we slaughter animals at all.

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USA: ArKay Halal whiskey made without alcohol goes on sale

| 26/10/2016 | 4 Replies
USA: ArKay Halal whiskey made without alcohol goes on sale

They are conformed to Halal guidelines and meet the ingredient requirements of both the US Food and Drug Administration and the European Economic Community.

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Brunei: MoU signed between Ghanim, Pure Fresh China and Golden Tree

| 26/10/2016 | Reply
Brunei: MoU signed between Ghanim, Pure Fresh China and Golden Tree

Pure Fresh International Holdings Limited is located in the People’s Republic of China, and is the leading O2O (online to offline) fresh product chain platform worldwide.

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UAE: Muslims’ spending on F&B ranks first worldwide

| 26/10/2016 | Reply
UAE: Muslims’ spending on F&B ranks first worldwide

The Halal industry is set to reap the benefits given the right drivers are in place as the IHAF pushes the Halal standardisation agenda forward.

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UK: Does Halal meat mean ‘animals are dying in pain’?

| 26/10/2016 | Reply
UK: Does Halal meat mean ‘animals are dying in pain’?

British Muslims are divided over whether pre-slaughter stunning is a legitimate practice. But the study concluded that it is increasingly being considered forbidden.

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Malaysia: HDC calls for Bumiputera entrepreneurs to venture into the booming halal industry

| 23/10/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC calls for Bumiputera entrepreneurs to venture into the booming halal industry

The 2017 Budget will not only empower Bumiputera entrepreneurs but also spur the development of the country’s halal industry.

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Northern Irish produce gaining ground in UAE

| 23/10/2016 | Reply
Northern Irish produce gaining ground in UAE

From 2011 to 2015, this tiny nation has seen an increase of 24 per cent when it comes to food and beverage exports to the Middle East & Africa (MEA).

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Singapore: New global hub to help scale up halal food exports

| 22/10/2016 | Reply
Singapore: New global hub to help scale up halal food exports

The hub would allow companies to share resources for product development, production and distribution.

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Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur to have one Halal certification

| 21/10/2016 | Reply
Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur to have one Halal certification

Indonesia and Malaysia are going to review their halal certifications that are currently different from each other and lead to inefficient export and import processes.

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UK: The rise and rise of the UK’s Muslim mumpreneurs

| 21/10/2016 | Reply
UK: The rise and rise of the UK’s Muslim mumpreneurs

Say hello to a rising crop of female Muslim mumpreneurs who are shattering stereotypes and inspiring confidence in fellow women to start new businesses.

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Malaysia: First Global third party logistics to receive International Halal certification

| 21/10/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: First Global third party logistics to receive International Halal certification

This recognition is timely as Halal supply chain management is an emerging requirement for FMCG brands.

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Malaysia plans to give “hot dogs” halal rebrand

| 20/10/2016 | Reply
Malaysia plans to give “hot dogs” halal rebrand

Food outlets will not receive certification if they do not rename the popular American dish and others such as “root beer” and “coney dog”.

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Philippines: Halal-certified producers bet on global market potential

| 19/10/2016 | Reply
Philippines: Halal-certified producers bet on global market potential

A fast-growing number of Philippine companies seek the halal certification of their products from local certifying bodies recognized internationally.

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Korean cosmetics makers eye new opportunities in Middle East

| 19/10/2016 | Reply
Korean cosmetics makers eye new opportunities in Middle East

Muslim spending on cosmetics is expected to grow from $46 billion in 2013 to $73 billion by 2019 to account for over 8.2 percent of global expenditure.

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Saudi Arabia set to become world’s biggest tech investor

| 19/10/2016 | Reply
Saudi Arabia set to become world’s biggest tech investor

The Kingdom is joining forces with Japan’s Softbank to create a giant $100 billion fund which could become a dominant player in the industry.

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Indonesia: Halal Draft Bill Shows No Sign of Completion

| 18/10/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: Halal Draft Bill Shows No Sign of Completion

The government regulation on the halal guarantee is nowhere near finalization as not many halal certificates are attached on pharmacy products.

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Brunei to help PH tap trillion dollar halal market

| 17/10/2016 | 1 Reply
Brunei to help PH tap trillion dollar halal market

The Philippines also seeks to revive the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) initiative.

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