Category: Japan

Japan launches six new destinations for Indonesian tourists

| 04/03/2017 | Reply
Japan launches six new destinations for Indonesian tourists

While Osaka and Tokyo have been Indonesians favorites, Japan also has six other attractive regions for tourists who want to experience the country’s four seasons.

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Emirates Halal Center authorized by UAE opens in Tokyo to facilitate granting Halal certification

| 23/02/2017 | Reply
Emirates Halal Center authorized by UAE opens in Tokyo to facilitate granting Halal certification

Emirates Halal Center, a Halal certification agency authorized by the Government of United Arab Emirates (UAE), was set up at Minato ward, Tokyo on February 13.

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New Zealand rises as key exporter of halal meat

| 24/12/2016 | Reply
New Zealand rises as key exporter of halal meat

New Zealand is known for an economy dependent on agriculture, but it is also a leading exporter of halal meat to Muslim countries including Indonesia.

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Japan: NH Foods to make Malaysia export hub for Halal foods

| 21/12/2016 | Reply
Japan: NH Foods to make Malaysia export hub for Halal foods

The group’s unit NHF Manufacturing, a 51:49 joint venture with poultry producer Lay Hong, will build a new factory in Selangor, a state adjacent to the Malaysian capital.

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Brunei participates in Halal Expo Japan 2016

| 25/11/2016 | Reply
Brunei participates in Halal Expo Japan 2016

BRUNEI Darussalam recently participated in the Japan Halal Expo 2016 in Tokyo, and also held the Brunei Halal Business Seminar on the sidelines of the expo.

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Japan’s Okayama seeks to attract Malaysians with Muslim-friendly tourism

| 18/11/2016 | Reply
Japan’s Okayama seeks to attract Malaysians with Muslim-friendly tourism

A deal inked this Tuesday with a Kuala Lumpur-based travel agency is expected to help bring in 240 to 480 Muslim tourists to the Okayama Prefecture in 2017.

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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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Japan opens up to Halal tourism

| 30/08/2016 | Reply
Japan opens up to Halal tourism

The Japanese government wants to attract more Muslim tourists from the Middle East and last year eased visa restrictions for citizens of several regional countries.

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Malaysia: Brahim’s Dewina Group eyeing local partners in Halal food manufacturing

| 21/08/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Brahim’s Dewina Group eyeing local partners in Halal food manufacturing

Brahim’s receive enquiries from several companies in Japan and Australia which are already producing halal products and need Muslim partners to build their credibility.

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Halal tourism: Osaka agency offering Muslim-friendly tours

| 11/08/2016 | Reply
Halal tourism: Osaka agency offering Muslim-friendly tours

Miyako International Tourist Co says its most popular route starts from Tokyo and takes participants to Osaka, Kyoto and Nara, all major tourist destinations.

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Halal food certification proving a problem in Japan

| 11/08/2016 | Reply
Halal food certification proving a problem in Japan

Some Japanese producers operating within the country worry that the proliferation of certification bodies is a potential problem, and which are actually authorised.

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Japan: International Islamic Halal Organization Japan inauguration

| 28/07/2016 | Reply
Japan: International Islamic Halal Organization Japan inauguration

IIHO Japan has been launched on Tuesday, July 27 as a Halal Certifying body recognized by IIHO Saudi Arabia as a chapter organization in Japan.

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Brunei: Japanese businesses advised to adopt Brunei Halal standards

| 11/06/2016 | Reply
Brunei:  Japanese businesses advised to adopt Brunei Halal standards

THE increasing number of Muslim travellers visiting Japan annually and the high standard of Brunei’s Halal certification presents investment opportunities for businessmen from both countries.

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Opinion: Asia’s growing Halal demand spurs innovation, profit

| 03/06/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Asia’s growing Halal demand spurs innovation, profit

In countries with predominantly Muslim populations, even nonfood halal markets, such as daily necessities and cosmetics, are already thriving.

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Japan Airlines to provide Halal certified Muslim meals

| 31/05/2016 | Reply
Japan Airlines to provide Halal certified Muslim meals

Recently the airline received Halal Certification from the Japan Islamic Trust (JIT) for the whole processing of its Muslim meal menus aboard all international flights departing from Japan.

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Japan was Malaysia’s fourth largest trading partner in 2015

| 15/03/2016 | Reply
Japan was Malaysia’s fourth largest trading partner in 2015

Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, said the bilateral trade accounted for 8.72 per cent of Malaysia’s total global trade.

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Opinion: Modesty means different things to different women

| 19/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Modesty means different things to different women

Here’s Why Uniqlo Is Poised To Nail The Muslim Fashion Market.

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Japan joins bandwagon to tap ‘halal’ food market

| 15/02/2016 | Reply
Japan joins bandwagon to tap ‘halal’ food market

Japanese firms are also starting to test the waters and exporting small quantities of halal food.

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Australia: Beef exports to US and Japan slowdown in January

| 13/02/2016 | Reply
Australia: Beef exports to US and Japan slowdown in January

Australian beef processors are getting strangled by tightening cattle supply, higher prices at home, and a fall in international beef prices.

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Japan to help boost Malaysia’s halal industry

| 05/02/2016 | Reply
Japan to help boost Malaysia’s halal industry

Japanese investors continue to show interest in investing in Malaysia. For the first nine months of 2015, they approved 52 manufacturing projects from Japan.

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