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Japan enters global halal market with food exports, Muslim tourism

| 16/08/2014 | Reply
Japan enters global halal market with food exports, Muslim tourism

The country plans to massively increase its halal food exports to Muslim countries in Southeast Asia, as well to the Middle East, and focus on Halal tourism.

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Japan Halal Summit 2014 paves the way for Halal in Japan

| 11/08/2014 | Reply
Japan Halal Summit 2014 paves the way for Halal in Japan

The Japan Halal Summit served as a first step to present accurate halal information to Japanese companies and government organizations.

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Japan sees gold in Muslim tourism

| 04/08/2014 | Reply
Japan sees gold in Muslim tourism

Muslim visitors to Japan are expected to reach one million a year by 2020, triple the 2013 level, as it further opens up to tourists.

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Japan: Halal certification offers big opportunities

| 04/08/2014 | Reply
Japan: Halal certification offers big opportunities

“We’d like to create ‘one halal standard,’ which is the best halal certification in Japan, to ensure it will be accepted in every Muslim country.”

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Malaysian Halal Exports Can Be Increased By Strengthening Trade Hub

| 02/08/2014 | Reply
Malaysian Halal Exports Can Be Increased By Strengthening Trade Hub

“The industry is still not crowded and firms must grab the opportunities not only as manufacturers but also as trading companies.”

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Halal tourism takes off in Japan

| 09/07/2014 | Reply
Halal tourism takes off in Japan

Prayer rooms, hijabs made from local silk and even halal-certified whale meat are appearing in Japan as tourism bosses wake up to the demand from Muslim travellers.

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Japan: Soy sauce maker shifts focus through halal certification

| 19/05/2014 | Reply
Japan: Soy sauce maker shifts focus through halal certification

In order to learn about production line management, 11 employees were sent to Japanese food company factories in Malaysia in February.

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Malaysia: HDC Signs Agreement With Kumamoto City Of Japan

| 10/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia:  HDC Signs Agreement With Kumamoto City Of Japan

HDC today signed a memorandum of agreement with Kumamoto City of Japan and A-Commerce to develop halal industries in both countries.

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Japan: Halal certified skin care Made in Japan

| 07/04/2014 | Reply
Japan: Halal certified skin care Made in Japan

MYYUKI Company Limited has gained Halal certification from JAKIM via Japan Halal Association (Osaka, Japan) for their BLACK PAINT Skin Care’s manufacturing factory and products.

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Japan: Chubu Airport to provide prayer rooms and Halal food

| 06/03/2014 | Reply
Japan: Chubu Airport to provide prayer rooms and Halal food

Chubu Airport will open prayer rooms and offer halal foods for Muslim travelers to coincide with the start of a new route to Malaysia, Central Japan International Airport Co. announced March 4.

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Japan: Halal Development Foundation Japan hold Halal seminar

| 06/02/2014 | Reply
Japan: Halal Development Foundation Japan hold Halal seminar

At the opening ceremony, MajelisUlama Indonesia and HDFJ signed a MoU, confirming their deep cooperation and working relations.

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Japan’s whaling ship gets Halal certification

| 22/01/2014 | Reply
Japan’s whaling ship gets Halal certification

Japan’s whaling mothership has been awarded a halal certificate to prove the whales it takes from the Antarctic Ocean are Halal slaughtered.

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Japan: Firms pin hopes on selling halal rice to Muslims

| 22/01/2014 | Reply
Japan: Firms pin hopes on selling halal rice to Muslims

A group of small companies has launched a program to offer the Akita Komachi variety of rice to Muslim visitors to Japan.

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Japan: Kyoto aims to be Muslim-friendly city

| 23/12/2013 | Reply
Japan: Kyoto aims to be Muslim-friendly city

Kyoto established a study group to make the city more Muslim-friendly. It consists of hotel managers, convention bureau officials, restaurateurs and others interested in attracting more Muslims.

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Japan beckons Muslim tourists

| 30/11/2013 | Reply
Japan beckons Muslim tourists

Japan is going all out to woo Muslim tourists as it issues special guide of halal eateries and mosques around the country.

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Japan to increase Halal food export

| 31/10/2013 | Reply
Japan to increase Halal food export

Japan plans to increase its export of Halal food as demand for Japanese food grows in Muslim countries in the Middle-East and Asia.

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Opinion: Asian countries capture big revenues from Muslim tourists

| 29/09/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Asian countries capture big revenues from Muslim tourists

The move is part of a larger effort throughout Asian countries to capitalize on the growing Muslim middle class in a variety of Asian countries.

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Japan: Udon Restaurant in Osaka Airport gets Halal certification

| 26/07/2013 | Reply
Japan: Udon Restaurant in Osaka Airport gets Halal certification

A self-service udon noodle restaurant in Kansai International Airport, Za U-don got halal accreditation from the Malaysian Halal Consultation & Training, according to Kansai In-flight Catering Co.

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Japan Satisfies Halal Appetite

| 04/07/2013 | Reply
Japan Satisfies Halal Appetite

“Halal foods are currently delivered only within the 23 wards of Tokyo, but we want to expand the delivery area,” a member of the Halal Deli’s staff told The Japan Times.

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Opinion: Halal travel, Japanese- style

| 16/04/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Halal travel, Japanese- style

Japan wants Malaysian Muslim tourists, but how much are travellers willing to bend for a halal experience?

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