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UK: Arbitration Hearing regarding the machine slaughter of Halal animals.

| 01/05/2016 | Reply
UK: Arbitration Hearing regarding the machine slaughter of Halal animals.

The MAT has been requested by leading authorities within the Halal slaughter industry to arbitrate on whether the machine slaughter of animals is legal under Islamic Law.

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UK: Halal horror house as undercover video exposes cruel abattoir

| 01/05/2016 | Reply
UK: Halal horror house as undercover video exposes cruel abattoir

The abattoir which provides halal and kosher meat appears to ignore all standards of animal welfare despite the presence of a government inspector and two vets.

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Turkish PM to open international Halal Tourism Conference

| 30/04/2016 | Reply
Turkish PM to open international Halal Tourism Conference

The two-day conference themed “Developing Halal Tourism Industries” aims to shape the future of the Halal tourism sector currently worth $150 billion.

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Malaysia:DagangHalal set to be world’s largest digital halal marketplace

| 30/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia:DagangHalal set to be world’s largest digital halal marketplace

DagangHalal Plc is poised to become the world’s largest digital Halal marketplace and a focal centre for the -1global halal industry following a successful listing in London.

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Russia: Miratorg gains Angus Beef certification

| 29/04/2016 | Reply
Russia: Miratorg gains Angus Beef certification

Halal certification has opened up access for the company’s meat to the Middle East and North Africa.

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Amadeus’ study sheds light on the needs of Halal travellers

| 29/04/2016 | Reply
Amadeus’ study sheds light on the needs of Halal travellers

Halal (sanctioned by Islamic law) tourism numbers are expected to hit 150 million in travellers volume and collectively spend an estimated $200bn by 2020.

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Islam means business: Meet the new generation of Muslim entrepreneurs

| 27/04/2016 | Reply
Islam means business: Meet the new generation of Muslim entrepreneurs

From halal ready meals to dating and Ramadan apps, the UK has seen a host of innovative businesses serving the Islamic community.

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Canada: The next hub of Islamic finance?

| 27/04/2016 | Reply
Canada: The next hub of Islamic finance?

With a growing Muslim population, stable economy and openness to the world, Canada is poised to become the North American hub for Islamic finance.

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Muslim-friendly hotel booking portal launched

| 27/04/2016 | 2 Replies
Muslim-friendly hotel booking portal launched

The unique portal features a portfolio of 200,000 hotels and resorts globally, more than 20,000 of which have been classified halal-friendly by sister company Salam Standard.

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Brunei must diversify its spluttering economy

| 27/04/2016 | Reply
Brunei must diversify its spluttering economy

Although Brunei does not export beef internationally, it has cultivated a premium halal brand sought after in many predominantly Muslim countries.

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Dubai: Halal travellers poised to spend $200b

| 27/04/2016 | Reply
Dubai: Halal travellers poised to spend $200b

Recent figures have shown that the halal tourism sector was valued at $145 billion in 2014, and is one of the fastest-growing travel segments in the world.

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Philippines: Davao’s Halal ordinance approved on 3rd reading

| 20/04/2016 | Reply
Philippines: Davao’s Halal ordinance approved on 3rd reading

The ordinance requiring supermarkets, grocery stores, and other food establishments in Davao City to establish “halal lanes”.

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China: Halal food law dropped from China’s 2016 legislation plan

| 20/04/2016 | Reply
China: Halal food law dropped from China’s 2016 legislation plan

The legislation was opposed by many scholars who said it “violates the principle of separation of State and religion”.

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Opinion: Halal make-up gaining ground in cosmetics industry

| 17/04/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Halal make-up gaining ground in cosmetics industry

The industry worth around US$20 billion in 2014 is expected to double by 2019, when it will represent 6 per cent of the global cosmetics market.

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UK: Brands are failing to tap into £1.2 trillion Muslim lifestyle sector, says MLE Connect

| 15/04/2016 | Reply
UK: Brands are failing to tap into £1.2 trillion Muslim lifestyle sector, says MLE Connect

The event welcomed big brand names such as Tesco, Asda and Oglivy Noor as it ran seminars chaired by industry experts, panel discussions and networking sessions across a number of sectors.

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UAE: International Travel Week Abu Dhabi 2016

| 13/04/2016 | Reply
UAE: International Travel Week Abu Dhabi 2016

The exhibition and conference will be held over 2 days (22 – 23 November) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and will host the travel industry’s biggest ever international hosted buyer programme.

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Saudi Arabia to Adopt Indonesian Vaccine Technology

| 13/04/2016 | Reply
Saudi Arabia to Adopt Indonesian Vaccine Technology

BioFarma, the largest pharmaceutical firm in the archipelago, is currently in talks with the Indonesian Trade vaccinePromotion Center in Saudi Arabia.

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7th Moscow International Halal Industry Exhibition Moscow Halal Expo 2016

| 11/04/2016 | Reply
7th Moscow International Halal Industry Exhibition Moscow Halal Expo 2016

On June 2-5, 2016, Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Centre will host the 7th Moscow International halal exhibition.

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Australia: Overwhelming success of IHC 2016 in Sydney

| 10/04/2016 | Reply
Australia: Overwhelming success of IHC 2016 in Sydney

The first International Halal Conference (IHC) 2016 made a new addition to Australian history when 12 top international speaker spoke on national and global Halal issues.

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Malaysia: Seeking regional Halal guidelines for Asean

| 09/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Seeking regional Halal guidelines for Asean

There needs to be common standards for halal products and services within Asean to support the growth of the industry here.

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