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Singapore halal blockchain start-up looks to speed up market entry for new products

| 08/05/2019 | Reply
Singapore halal blockchain start-up looks to speed up market entry for new products

Singaporean start-up WhatsHalal aims to benefit both F&B manufacturers and consumers in terms of market entry and food safety.

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“CollabDeen is disrupting the MuslimTech Domain with AI Platform”

| 07/05/2019 | Reply
“CollabDeen is disrupting the MuslimTech Domain with AI Platform”

CollabDeen is a Deep-Tech, AI-Powered, community management platform that helps faith-based communities, brands, business and influencers to grow their social community.

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SDGs: “Current assault on nature is threatening human survival – transformative change is needed”

| 07/05/2019 | Reply
SDGs: “Current assault on nature is threatening human survival – transformative change is needed”

We are not on track to meet universal goals for biodiversity conservation and sustainable development.

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UK: Salam Planet Acquires Halal Dining Club

| 07/05/2019 | Reply
UK: Salam Planet Acquires Halal Dining Club

Salam Planet is an important step forward for Halal Dining Club to create a broader lifestyle app for Muslims aligns perfectly with their own expansion model.

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Tatarstan exporters asking for compensation: “Crossing the border, our halal becomes not halal”

| 06/05/2019 | Reply
Tatarstan exporters asking for compensation: “Crossing the border, our halal becomes not halal”

“On the shelves of our stores, we see more pastel colours, because we associate it with natural products. China should have bright, ultra-bright colours.”

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Malaysia’s Halal International Selangor to be flagship Halal training and education centre

| 06/05/2019 | Reply
Malaysia’s Halal International Selangor to be flagship Halal training and education centre

As part of the agreement signed, the halal training will be both comprehensive and accessible via the Halal Academy’s online learning portal.

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Malaysia: Cosmetics firm among first to join global halal blockchain registry

| 06/05/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Cosmetics firm among first to join global halal blockchain registry

Halal Street The Halal Digital Chain aims to create an integrated and secure digital halal ecosystem to inform consumers if a product has been certified in other countries, and what that certification entails. The blockchain ledger database is expected to seamlessly connect components throughout the halal value chain. “It will allow Malaysia’s halal industry to […]

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Opinion: Corporate West embraces Ramadan but culturally it’s a work in progress

| 06/05/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Corporate West embraces Ramadan but culturally it’s a work in progress

Business knows Muslims are a valuable part of the Western market. In this appreciation, it is well ahead of the rest of society.

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Singapore: Terminal M Becomes First Halal-Certified Gourmet Food Hall In Changi Airport

| 06/05/2019 | Reply
Singapore: Terminal M Becomes First Halal-Certified Gourmet Food Hall In Changi Airport

The decision to convert Terminal M into a halal-certified gourmet food hall is most definitely a sound one, especially in a space where halal options are sorely lacking.

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Opinion: Ethical is the new black: it’s time for a fashion revolution

| 05/05/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Ethical is the new black: it’s time for a fashion revolution

We can all agree that fast fashion is bad, but what can you as an individual do about it? I have some great news: WE ALL HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE POSITIVE CHANGE.

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Is your cosmetics business ready for Indonesia’s new Halal Product Assurance Law?

| 03/05/2019 | Reply
Is your cosmetics business ready for Indonesia’s new Halal Product Assurance Law?

Home to world’s largest Muslim population, Indonesia is gearing up for huge sea change with the implementation of the country’s new Halal Product Assurance (HPA) Law on October 17, 2019.

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Cambodia’s Halal strategy paves way to diversify economy

| 03/05/2019 | Reply
Cambodia’s Halal strategy paves way to diversify economy

Last March the commerce ministry unveiled new regulations to standardise halal certification. These were drafted with the support of Malaysian halal officials.

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Malaysia: MIHAS generates $42M for Philippine firms

| 03/05/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: MIHAS generates $42M for Philippine firms

Among the best-selling Philippine halal products were cassava chips, coconut water, virgin coconut oil, turmeric brew and canned tuna.

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Malaysia to unify worldwide halal certs for Muslim countries

| 02/05/2019 | Reply
Malaysia to unify worldwide halal certs for Muslim countries

Mohd Redzuan said if the halal unification is successfully implemented it would mean that one single halal certification will govern everything in the entire world.

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Singapore to develop ‘most advanced’ halal hub in Southeast Asia

| 01/05/2019 | Reply
Singapore to develop ‘most advanced’ halal hub in Southeast Asia

Located in the western region of the republic, it will house halal food processing units, central kitchens, cold-rooms, a Halal Excellence Centre and logistics operations in a multi-storey state-of-the-art complex.

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Canada: HMA Aims to Simplify Halal Certification by integrating into Supply Chains

| 30/04/2019 | Reply
Canada: HMA Aims to Simplify Halal Certification by integrating into Supply Chains

HMA works closely to recommend adjustments and simplify operations in order to allow companies to be confident in the product they are distributing to the Muslim community.

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The UAE signed a massive, $3.4 billion deal with China

| 30/04/2019 | Reply
The UAE signed a massive, $3.4 billion deal with China

“China is now the second largest economy in the world and Asia is now 50 percent of global GDP. A lot of countries like the UAE see huge market opportunities in China.”

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UAE: DAFZA partners with Penang International Halal Hub

| 27/04/2019 | Reply
UAE: DAFZA partners with Penang International Halal Hub

The agreement will provide the Halal Trade and Marketing Centre (HTMC) with a range of world-class services, supporting companies and businessmen locally, regionally and globally.

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Indonesia to launch Sharia Economy Masterplan in May

| 26/04/2019 | Reply
Indonesia to launch Sharia Economy Masterplan in May

The draft stresses the importance of optimizing the use of the digital economy in the form of e-commerce, marketplaces and financial technology.

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USA: Beyond Meat’s IPO plans give it a $1.2 billion valuation

| 24/04/2019 | 1 Reply
USA: Beyond Meat’s IPO plans give it a $1.2 billion valuation

Today, customers can buy Beyond Meat protein in stores, or eat items made with Beyond Meat proteins at some fast food chains, such as Carl’s Jr.

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